Entries by Tomás Mier

Senior takes on Kamala Harris senatorial internship

When news first broke about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last February, Tiana Lyew, who grew up in Coral Springs, Fla. was crushed.  “It was terrible — one of the worst days of my life,” said Lyew, a senior majoring in public relations. “I walked home and cried.”  While Lyew was always […]

Ramblin’ about Rams: Gurley’s health looms over 2019 season

The Los Angeles Rams have entered their final week of organized team activities to prepare for the upcoming NFL season. While this early offseason preparation marks the start of the team’s quest to return to the Super Bowl, possibly the most significant aspect is who is missing: most importantly among that group, star running back […]

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 […]