On Tuesday, Pat Haden gave a press conference in which he defended the hire of former head football coach Steve Sarkisian. “He was vetted. You can disagree with the vetting, but he was vetted,” Haden said. The conference came after many called for Haden’s job in light of Sarkisian’s firing and rumored alcohol problems. It […]
In the wake of the shooting at Umpqua Community College, media coverage has sensationalized the deaths of nine students and a professor into a defamation of the mentally ill, unfairly portraying an entire group of people to avoid the intersecting issues of gun control, political dysfunction and racism. It is time for policymakers, health professionals […]
Trojans may have just had 14 weeks off from school, but in that time USC has hardly been sitting idle. While students were taking the opportunity to work, intern or just catch up on some sleep, the University has opened a new school, reached more than $4.5 billion in its $6 billion fundraising campaign, continued […]
Administration must be held accountable for unexplained tuition hikes.
There’s something different about the Daily Trojan today. If you haven’t visited our website in the past 24 hours, then you haven’t seen the Daily Trojan’s new look — and we think you’re missing out. The Daily Trojan has been a fixture at USC since its establishment. You can find us in newsstands situated across […]
Allow me to state the obvious: The media landscape is rapidly evolving. Though, for journalists, this evolution feels like the breaking news story that won’t quit. The Daily Trojan does not typically report on the state of the media — print or otherwise — because it’s simply not why we’re here. To discuss the challenges […]
USC is a university in a constant state of progress.This sentiment is perhaps best reflected in the various improvements to the University both physically — the building of the new Wallis Annenberg Hall, The Village construction — and academically with USC’s sustained rise to prominence as an elite international research university. This progress has occurred […]
Voting — it is one of those tasks that all too often falls into the category of routine chores. Too often, voting seems no more important than taking the car in for an oil change, going to the dentist or picking up the dry cleaning. In the midst of hectic daily grind, it can seem […]
USC starts the year in a state of flux. The university has changed its personality over the years. With each decade, and each new leader, USC’s image has changed. Ask three different people to tell you about USC, and they’ll describe three different schools. Depending on who you ask, USC is a school under investigation […]
This year, USG elects should focus on changing salaries and optimizing spending for students.