Evidence suggests that standardized testing has become a faulty measure of preparedness that favors students from affluent backgrounds.
On Tuesday, the Hechinger Report published a report looking at what actions different U.S. colleges are taking to support undocumented students. Some of these actions included establishing emergency legal funds, and, of course, declaring themselves sanctuary campuses. In the weeks following the election of President Donald Trump, who ran his presidential campaign relying on the […]
EDITORIAL BOARD: When it comes to athletic coaches and adjunct faculty, USC must rethink salary distribution
The University must relinquish some of its emphasis on the athletics program, and that starts with reconsidering the vast amount of money they pay some head coaches each year.
On Wednesday, USC announced that tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year will rise by roughly 3.93 percent of the current total. In its press release, the University marked the tuition increase as a five-year low, while highlighting increases in the financial aid offered. “USC’s average net tuition is ranked 134th out of all private, nonprofit […]
USC takes many steps to protect students, but individuals must also take responsibility for their own safety — as well as realize that there is more to the University Park neighborhood than crime and danger.
On what was otherwise a normal Wednesday afternoon, students noticed something out of the ordinary sold by a campus vendor on Trousdale Parkway. According to reports from the Daily Trojan, the booth sold T-shirts and albums with the swastika symbol. The booth set off debates between nearby students. Many found the presence of the products […]
Thursday marks the final day of voting for Undergraduate Student Government candidates. Looking back on the election cycle as students cast their last ballots, the campaign process has been filled with intense vitriol, especially in the face of accusations made by the tickets against one another. At the beginning of the semester, for our first editorial […]
Over the last two years, voter turnout at USC has seen a dramatic decline, indicating an alarming trend of voter disengagement among the University’s student population. After the 2016 Undergraduate Student Government election, the USG elections committee announced that students cast a mere 3,700 ballots — 39 percent less than the year before. Informed voting […]
Socioeconomic disparities continue to plague students’ access to higher education on a national scale at our University.
Though the Trump administration’s tone toward journalists will set a precedent for the treatment of media, the Daily Trojan Spring 2017 editorial board will help members of this campus decide what kind of university we want to be.