24th Annual Empowerment Congress held at USC


Government officials, organization leaders and community members convened at USC Saturday for the 24th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit to tackle the issues faced by the Los Angeles community in the new year. The conference was organized by the Empowerment Congress, a coalition of business, community and government leaders who meet throughout the year to tackle […]

Victim killed in non-USC shooting near campus


The Los Angeles Police Department responded to reports of shots fired Tuesday night at Jesse Brewer Park at the intersection of Vermont and Exposition Boulevard. The suspect fled on the Metro and was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Department shortly after. One victim, not affiliated with the University,  suffered gunshot wounds and was transported […]

Spring forward, Fall back?


In the mid-1990s, the University began the spring admit program due to the increased competition for university admission. Many spring admits have expressed concerns about acclimating to college life, and the University has introduced programs to help ease that transition.