The Daily Trojan is proud to endorse Eric Burse and Andy Greos for USG president and vice president.
President C. L. Max Nikias told the Daily Trojan last week that he has decided to invest a significant amount of money into increasing off-campus security, including in the area west of Vermont Avenue, where the university’s presence has long been conspicuously absent. This is the right decision for students, for the community and for […]
You can’t blame USC for looking forward. Our university is still rising in stature at a breakneck pace. In two decades we have begun to transition from a commuter to a residential school, seen our admission rate plummet by 46 percent and leapfrogged over our crosstown rival in the U.S. News & Word Report rankings, […]
It’s no secret that the University of California school system is struggling financially. The impact of the recession on education has been so thoroughly canvassed that “UC” and “budget cuts” go conversationally hand-in-hand. In the latest turn of events, UC regents are voting on whether or not undergraduate fees should be raised 8 percent. To […]
Leading up to Tuesday’s midterm elections, expectations for youth turnout at USC were predictably dismal. In the last few weeks, pundits have accused youth voters of everything from crippling laziness to lack of enthusiasm to naïve assumptions that the state will fix itself. But around campus on Tuesday, the problem was not getting students to […]
One of the most common motifs in California’s 2010 gubernatorial race is that the state is at a critical juncture. Unemployment, healthcare costs, taxes, crime rates and pollution are rising. Pensions, water supply, government services and job opportunities are not. It’s imperative that we keep these issues in mind as we select the next California […]
There is no denying that Friday’s rally with President Barack Obama focused more on promoting Democratic ideology than on the students who came to see the president speak. But setting aside the partisanship that characterized the event, the underlying call to arms was a crucial one: Vote in the upcoming midterm elections. There is a […]
From the Editors
From the Editors
Many things have been said about the loud and frustrating debacle that has been bike regulation on campus this semester. It’s gotten to the point where no one can quite differentiate between the fact, the fiction and the just plain absurd.