Entries by Jack Walker

Gender representation must be tackled in film industry

As a cinema and media studies student at the School of Cinematic Arts, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to dissect film and television under specific critical lenses I would’ve never thought to use had I not been here. Classes taught on 1960s culture as portrayed, have all effectively given me a broad scope to look […]

Black students settle lawsuit against police

Six USC students successfully passed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday after a 2013 incident in which LAPD officers allegedly raided an off-campus party and used excessive force against the mostly-black attendees. The settlement for $450,000 was approved by LA City Council according to the Los Angeles Times. Around 2 a.m. […]

Students teach health with soccer in Uganda

Approximately eight USC graduate and undergraduate students traveled to a Ugandan camp for a week this summer to educate children living in rural areas about health and well-being through the universal language of soccer. The camp was located outside of the capital city of Kampala in a small farming town called Mpigi. Heather Wipfli, associate […]