Former athletic director files to dismiss lawsuit


Former USC football star and Athletic Director Mike Garrett and his lawyers are filing a motion to dismiss a case against him alleging he sexually harassed a colleague working at Cal State Los Angeles. The initial case against Garrett was filed Aug. 29, 2016 in the Los Angeles Superior Court by Cal State L.A. senior […]

In Photos: LA Pride and #ResistMarch


Daily Trojan photographer Adrian Hernandez captured the scene at the LA Pride #ResistMarch on June 11 in Hollywood. Instead of using the event to celebrate strides of the past, the organizers asked that this year, participants “march to ensure our collective futures.” The march drew tens of thousands of people. “This was my first Pride […]

USC professors participate in LA homelessness research, census


A core team of five USC professors partnered with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority to conduct the annual homeless count in L.A. County. This marked the first time USC was involved in the LAHSA count. More than 350 volunteers, including students and alumni, assisted in collecting the data for the three-day count in January. […]

APASS director works to build a community


Asian Pacific American Student Services Director Jonathan Wang is dedicated to making sure the students he works with get the support they need — and not just because that’s his job description. As a first-generation Taiwanese American college student at UC San Diego,  Wang struggled to find his own calling. “When I was at UCSD, […]

New Lyon Center renovations near completion


The Lyon Center, which was originally built in the 1980s, has been undergoing renovations this summer and is scheduled to reopen all of its facilities in early August, well before move-in day. Michael Munson, the associate director of facilities at the Lyon Center, said that this remodel would reflect many external changes that fitness centers […]

Professor Emeritus Gerald ‘Jerry’ Bender dies at 75


Gerald “Jerry” Bender, associate professor emeritus of international relations and 31-year USC faculty member, died May 22 in Los Angeles from emphysema and kidney failure. He was 75. Bender was considered one of the leading experts on the politics, languages and culture of Angola. He had an interest in United States foreign policy toward southern […]