Letter to the Editor: USC needs active shooter training


The notification went out at 12:23 p.m. last Monday morning, reading, “Police Activity at 610 Childs way JFF on UPC campus. Please avoid area, Shelter in place threat or danger to the USC community.” Out of all of the DPS notifications I have received, this one was different: It emphasized that there was a threat […]

Letter from the Editor


From the first time students step on the USC campus, they hear about the Trojan Family. They are welcomed into it, told of its legacy and embraced by its rich tradition. This can seem daunting, intangible, mythical, even far-fetched. But I can promise you that whether you are the first in your family to attend […]

Letter to the Editor


Memorandum To: USC faculty, staff and students From: Black Student Assembly Subject: Statement of purpose Date: August 20, 2017 BSA will fight to protect and expand diversity At USC, we aspire to create a safe environment that accommodates and protects all natural rights, including the right to forge cultural and political alliances. Due to recent […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GSG’s fund for foreign students is an important step


This week, USC’s Graduate Student Government will open the first known emergency fund for international and undocumented students at an American university. The fund will provide emergency support for students facing revocation of their student visas as a result of the current administration’s actions (including this week’s updated executive order barring the citizens of six […]

Illegal Adderall use must be curbed at USC


In a world riddled with deadlines and seemingly impossible study loads, the average college student is faced with constant feelings of uncertainty. Can I really get through midterms without feeling like a failure? In this same world, there are so many expectations students put on themselves to not only pass, but to excel, to essentially […]