USG election endorsement: Cheng-Ogbevoen


The candidates that assume the mantle of the Undergraduate Student Government president and vice president face the taxing responsibility of reconciling the workings of a complex institution with the needs of a diverse student body. Although some of the candidates have listed their many combined years of USG experience, undergraduates need a ticket that is […]

Letters to the Editor


Facilities available for special diets Danielle Nismov’s article “Dining options fail to meet special dietary needs” (Jan. 13, 2010) prompts me to remind students there is a vegetarian meal plan option available at the USC Honors House Residence, located at 2710 Severance St.  The Honors House is the only USC residence hall in North University […]

Bike regulation requires a more cohesive plan


Today, many student cyclists will dismount and walk their bikes through the two major intersections along Jefferson Boulevard, under the threat of a ticket. But tomorrow, they will most likely keep riding through. Today marks only the second day this semester that Los Angeles Police Department and Department of Public Safety officers have made a […]

Time for Greek, GLBT groups to come to the table


One of the most sensitive — and most important — issues facing our university community is how gay and lesbian individuals are treated in the Greek system. Over the last five years, a trickle of complaints regarding this matter has become a steady flow. The issue was highlighted in a letter sent to the Daily […]

Welcome to the new, improved dailytrojan.com


It seems that navigating news on the Internet is harder than ever. Blogs, aggregators and Tweets complement the slew of traditional sources, but the choice can breed confusion. To help our own readers steer through the clamor, and to better serve an audience whose online habits have shifted dramatically in recent years, the Daily Trojan […]

USC should aid students in housing search


Over the past few years USC has vastly improved in accommodating more students in on-campus housing. Once students are inevitably shooed off-campus, however, they continue to be plagued by unreliable landlords. USC currently only guarantees undergraduates two years of on-campus housing. Every year, an average of 800 students who apply for campus housing are denied. […]