Untold history: How Rufus von KleinSmid supported the eugenics movement at USC


The Von KleinSmid Center for International Relations stands tall with its distinct globed tower high above campus. Under the structure’s grand arches, more than 100 international flags drape over its walkways, representing the home countries of international students at the University. The image of the building — emblematic of the University itself — is one […]

50 years later, these Trojans still have a place to call home


The USC campus is at its best. The shrubs are manicured, the unblemished cardinal and gold flowers line the planters of Alumni Park, and thousands of white folding chairs line the grass outside Doheny Memorial Library. It’s showtime. A sea of black gowns flood into the ceremony. Underneath the caps are mostly faces freshly into […]