Students launch online marketplace


With the goal of creating a valuable platform to sell and exchange products on campus, two freshmen in the World Bachelor Business Program launched Agora, a streamlined marketplace for USC students, in Spring 2019. The website lets USC students sell and exchange goods on campus. Since Jacob Pielke and Ethan Aspin are leaving USC to […]

Senior takes on Kamala Harris senatorial internship


When news first broke about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last February, Tiana Lyew, who grew up in Coral Springs, Fla. was crushed.  “It was terrible — one of the worst days of my life,” said Lyew, a senior majoring in public relations. “I walked home and cried.”  While Lyew was always […]

Chief of Staff to retire after nine years


“My job as the chief of staff was to keep all the engines running.” Dennis Cornell, who has served as chief of staff for two presidents, and worked under three, will retire June 30 after being at the University for almost 30 years. The chief of staff position reports directly to the president, managing their […]

Family of slain student holds peace stand-in


“Stop the silence to stop the violence. We’re going to say something. Do something.” On Saturday, over 50 community members gathered on the corner of Maple Avenue and Adams Boulevard, where USC student Victor McElhaney was shot and killed in early March, to call for the identification of the 21-year-old’s killers and justice for his […]

Valedictorian Ivana Giang encourages Class of 2019 to spread love


The gloomy morning weather was overshadowed by the buzz of excitement from over 19,000 graduates as they held up USC’s “Fight On” sign one last time at the 136th Commencement Ceremony Friday. Interim President Wanda Austin, valedictorian Ivana Giang and commencement speaker Karen Bass delivered remarks to the graduates and attendees at the main ceremony. […]

Former soccer coach Laura Janke pleads guilty in college admissions bribery case


Former USC women’s assistant soccer coach Laura Janke pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge Tuesday. Janke created fake athletic profiles to admit the students of wealthy parents who bribed her and other University officials as part of the college admissions bribery scheme. In addition to Janke, several USC parents involved in the college admissions […]