Transparency and Operations Blog

TrojansAlert fails to inform students


At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, USC students received a TrojansAlert text message warning of police activity in the area, quickly assuring students there was “no threat to USC” and that the “area [was] safe.” The Los Angeles Police Department activity, which the TrojansAlert did not expand on, involved a shooting in which a victim was […]

Thanksgiving and Notre Dame


The Daily Trojan staff would like to wish the USC community a Happy Thanksgiving. As part of the school-wide break, the DT’s print production staff will be observing the November holiday until Monday, Nov. 26. The next print edition will hit newsstands Tuesday, Nov. 27. Until then, follow @dailytrojan on Twitter and like our Facebook […]

Weekend update


In an effort to keep the USC community up to date on a bevy of important issues and events, the Daily Trojan has produced a large amount of content both online and in print. Here’s a rundown of (and some links to) what’s been going on: Last Wednesday a Halloween shooting rattled the campus. The Daily […]

Endorsement: Yes on Prop 30


The debate between Propositions 30 and 38 is intensifying for California residents. Unfortunately, neither proposition is perfect. Prop. 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure, plans to increase taxes on the richest Californians to help close the budget gap, generating revenue for schools and local public safety programs. Prop. 38, lawyer Molly Munger’s proposal, would raise the […]

Labor Day


The Daily Trojan’s print production staff will be observing Labor Day. Because of the holiday there will be no newspaper printed for Tuesday. Check newsstands Wednesday for continuation of the print edition. For the time being, our online staff will continue to update the website and social media pages. The long weekend has proven to […]

Orientation Issue


Daily Trojan will be sharing content from this semester’s Orientation Issue throughout the week. Divided into the DT’s four regular sections — News, Opinion, Lifestyle and Sports — O Issue is a special edition released at the beginning of each academic year that highlights USC and Los Angeles for incoming freshmen and new transfer students. […]