Film student earns academy recognition

Teng Cheng, a graduate student majoring in animation and cinematic arts, has been announced as a winner in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Cheng is one of 15 students selected, and was awarded under the animation category for his film “Higher Sky.” The other four categories include […]

City must encourage use of summer programs

As the summer for students at the University of Southern California begins, the school year is still winding to an end for kids within the Los Angeles Unified School District. When I was in middle school and high school, those three months of summer break that laid ahead of me were ideal for spending all […]

Fallen DPS officer honored at National Memorial

Former USC Department of Public Safety officer Keith Lawrence will be honored for his service this week in Washington D.C. as part of National Police Week May 11-17. His name will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial that honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Lawrence and his fiancée […]

UPDATE: Kappa Sigma expelled by Interfraternity Council

The Interfraternity Council Judicial Appeals Board upheld the ruling of the Interfraternity Council Judicial Board to expel the Delta Eta chapter of Kappa Sigma from the USC Interfraternity Council on Tuesday. IFC President Tanner Sandoval sent a notice of Kappa Sigma’s expulsion from the IFC to members of the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils Wednesday. According […]

Graduate students launch charity campaign in China

This summer, a team of international graduate students will be launching a charity campaign known as DanXingDao or OneWay, which hope to collaborate with companies and students across the world to raise funds to provide lunches for hungry children living in the undeveloped areas of mainland China. “I think it’s a simple and meaningful campaign,” […]