Writing program relocates to Vermont

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Vice Dean for Academic Programs Steven Lamy announced this past week that the Master of Professional Writing program, which was slated to shut its doors in May of 2016, will find a new home at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Last November, Dornsife Dean Steve Kay informed […]

Panelists speak on the piracy of adult films

On Wednesday night, the School of Cinematic Arts in conjunction with Wicked Pictures and Takedown Piracy hosted a panel called “The Piracy of Sex: A Conversation with Jessica Drake and Nate Glass,” hosted by David Lerner, an adjunct faculty at SCA. Jessica Drake is a sex educator and performer, writer and director for Wicked Pictures, […]

USC DPS Roundup

The following incidents were reported in the USC Department of Public Safety incident report summary between Sunday, April 27 and Monday, April 28.  Crimes against a person At 1:47 A.M. on April 27, DPS officers observed a non-USC male appear to lose consciousness after getting punched by another non-USC male during an altercation outside Jack […]

Annenberg professor named Company Officer

Judy Johnson, an adjunct professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, was appointed this past week as the chief marketing and communications officer for Caruso Affiliated, a  Los Angeles-based company that is one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the United States. Johnson brings a wide range of industry experience […]


Alison Levine (left), associate director of USC Hillel, waits patiently as Julia Dwyer (right), a sophomore majoring in industrial and systems engineering, finishes a henna tattoo during Tuesday’s event, which  took place in McCarthy Quad. Israpalooza celebrated the 66th anniversary of Israel’s Independence Day.  

Shopowners reflect on time at the UV

In May, the remaining shops and restaurants at the University Village will finally close their doors as construction begins on the USC Village, the university’s $1-billion project to turn the area University Village now occupies into dining, retail and student housing space. The Daily Trojan interviewed some of the current UV patrons about their shops, […]