Letter to the editor


Support the Half in Ten bill to help Los Angeles’ poor.  As a social worker at the Good Shepherd Center serving the homeless women and children of Los Angeles, I have seen dozens of people who are newly homeless at age 50. Many people have paid their own way their whole lives, only to be […]

Letter to the editor


USC should rethink its unrealistic parking rules.  Have you ever gotten a parking ticket at USC? Or better yet, received more parking tickets from USC than from the Los Angeles Police Department? The USC parking enforcement regulations should be revised according to state law. When the parking enforcement at a college campus is stricter than […]

Letter to the editor


Graduating seniors should rethink career-related entitlement.  Somehow, February ran away from us, midterm season is here and the mild Los Angeles winter has broken into spring. Not far ahead, graduation stares the class of 2012 in the face. Those of us planning to enter the workforce need to face the facts: We think we are […]

Letter to the editor


USC must ban all smoking  Though California boasts the second lowest rate of adult smokers in the nation and many American college campuses have banned smoking, USC is still bafflingly hesitant to issue an anti-smoking policy. USC should ban smoking on campus because it is unfair for non-smokers, who are the majority, to involuntarily breathe […]