What we read is a picture of who we are


Books are all about learning and escaping to alternate realities — past or future, real or imaginary, possible or impossible. So what do the books that we are reading say about the state of our reality? More importantly, what do they say about us? Best-sellers lists, in a way, could be reflections of the national […]

City offers $75,000 reward


The City of Los Angeles is offering a $75,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter of Ming Qu and Ying Wu, two Viterbi School of Engineering graduate students fatally shot early Wednesday morning. Councilmember Bernard C. Parks introduced the reward motion to the city council in this morning’s […]

In Photos: LAPD/USC press conference


LAPD and USC held a press conference Friday to announce a $125, 000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect or suspects responsible for the deaths of graduate students Ying Wu and Ming Qu. The LAPD deputy chief, USC administrators, and Wu’s host mother spoke at the conference.     […]

LAPD, university hold press conference to announce reward, encourage public help


The Los Angeles Police Department and the university held a press conference Friday afternoon to encourage public help in finding the people responsible for the death of two graduate students shot dead early Wednesday morning. Viterbi School of Engineering graduate students Ming Qu and Ying Wu were fatally shot early Wednesday morning while sitting in Qu’s car […]