Gould to offer legal, financial assistance to DACA recipients


The USC Gould Immigration Clinic will provide financial and legal assistance for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients looking to renew their work permits. The Immigration Clinic put out an “Urgent Message to DACA Recipients” on Thursday, encouraging undocumented USC students, employees and their family members with DACA work permits that expired after Sept. 5 […]

Easy Recipes for Busy Students


Welcome back to school. Those of us who no longer have unlimited meal swipes are facing the grim reality of finding cheap and easy food ourselves. Between busy schoolwork, extracurriculars and work, many of us will revert to instant noodles and microwave meals. While these may be easy, they are typically unhealthy and full of […]

Neely Center holds first ethics competition


Beginning this semester, students will be able participate in “Towards an Ethically Sensitive Society,” a competition on ethical decision making through the Jerry and Nancy Neely Center for Ethical Leadership. The competition is open to all USC students, and the institution encourages entries that reflect multiple facets of ethics and strategy. “There is a misconception […]

Debate team hires first female director


The oldest student organization at USC has just appointed its first female director. Kiran Dhillon, a lecturer of communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, will now lead the USC Trojan Debate Squad. Dhillon was first hired by USC in 2016 as the assistant director of the Trojan Debate Squad. Gordon Stables, the […]

USC community expresses concern over DACA decision


On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump formally rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, causing uncertainty and worry for many undocumented students such as sophomore Valeria Resendiz. “My mom just always told me to not tell anyone about my status because she was afraid people would find out,” Resendiz said. “My parents always tried […]

Panel explores the future of immigration


With President Donald Trump’s recent decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, immigration has become a topic of debate and discussion in the recent political climate, in regards to refugees, undocumented individuals and their experiences. On Tuesday evening, students, professors and community members gathered for a Visions and Voices event titled “Borders, […]

USG approves funding to aid DACA students


On Tuesday night, the USG Senate approved the allocation of $10,000 for students affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program policy change that will help fund their reapplication fee. After President Donald Trump’s announcement to phase out DACA, Dunn urged decisive action. “I will make it my absolute personal mission to ensure that […]

New club focuses on social media influence


With the expansion of social media, new tools and marketing conditions are now playing a large part in promoting brands, organizations and individuals. Reach, a new student organization focused on social media and online networking, aims to help those interested in these social networks by creating a space for influencers and digital marketers. Markian Benhamou, […]

Club project encourages sustainable eating habits


The USC Conscientious Living Organization: Veganism, Environmentalism, Reducetarianism club, a campus organization which encourages students and staff to consider sustainable eating habits, began its annual Reducetarian Project on Thursday, marking the beginning of a 30-day pledge to reduce animal product intake. “Through that 30-day process, you can choose whatever method works best for you, whether […]

Digital journalism class focuses on virtual reality


  Professor Robert Hernandez’s classroom is a unique, innovative space where digital journalism comes to life, immersing students and audiences alike with technologies like 360-degree video and augmented reality. “Hands on Disruption: Experimenting with Emerging Technologies” is a course at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism taught by Hernandez that creates an innovative and […]