University on a conquest for excellence


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 […]

FROM THE EDITOR: Daily Trojan looking to adapt to times


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 continues commitment to refinement


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 […]

USC primed to develop its own identity


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 […]

The trouble with shrinking media access


When USC instituted a new football practice policy in August barring media members from reporting injuries, it joined a number of its Pac-12 counterparts in the clampdown of information in the name of maintaining a competitive advantage. USC now prohibits the reporting of injuries observed during in-season practices — much like conference foes, such as […]