Entries by Tomás Mier

OPINION: As USC deals with scandal after scandal, the struggles of first-generation students are ignored

As news of the nationwide college admissions bribery case and the celebrity stars involved continue to flood nightly newscasts and Facebook feeds months after the college admissions scandal was first made public, both the media and the USC administration are having trouble focusing on much else.  Articles examining the struggles of first-generation college students go […]

Chief of Staff to retire after nine years

“My job as the chief of staff was to keep all the engines running.” Dennis Cornell, who has served as chief of staff for two presidents, and worked under three, will retire June 30 after being at the University for almost 30 years. The chief of staff position reports directly to the president, managing their […]