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Disney and DreamWorks workers discuss animation industry

The creators of shows like "Phineas and Ferb" and movies like "Finding Nemo" and "Tarzan" spoke to students Monday.

Concerts Committee creates first Springfest after-party

The party will take place at a bar in Expo Park and will be open to students 18 and up.

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What do rising sexual assault rates mean for USC?

Students must take action to combat the rising trend of harmful behaviors.

Campus diversity initiatives lose momentum

One year later, the Campus Climate Resolution resulted in discussion, but not action.

Event tackles use of racial slur against two USC students

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Shortly after Donald Trump became President-elect, two USC students faced racial harassment on campus.

Inclusion narrows achievement gap

A positive campus climate can do much for marginalized students.

#TogetherUSC promotes campus diversity

Tuesday’s event featured a flash mob by Department of Public Safety officers who helped to plan the festivities.
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Incident in Cardinal Gardens not a hate crime, LAPD says

The incident will be handled by the Office of Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards.
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Third campus climate forum focuses on cultural resource centers

Increased resources for cultural resource centers was part of the Campus Climate Resolution passed by the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Governments last semester.
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LAPD investigating racist incident in USC Housing

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Ivan Tsang had eggs and racial slurs hurled at him by another student on Sunday.
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Frustrations linger despite campus climate reform efforts

Students are still calling for a Vice President of Diversity and expanded Title IX office.

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USC announces 3.5% tuition hike


The Board of Trustees approved the 3.5 percent tuition increase for the 2019-20 academic school year, citing rising costs.

Cohen, School of Cinematic Arts deny daughters were admitted because of donation


An article in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday alleged that the School of Cinematic Arts admitted hedge fund manager Steven Cohen’s daughters in 2014 because of a $5 million donation made by Cohen’s foundation. However, according to spokespeople for Cohen and the School of Cinematic Arts, those allegations are false. The claim came after an FBI […]

Associate athletic director, water polo coach fired in wake of FBI investigation of admissions scam


USC terminated senior associate athletics director Donna Heinel and men’s and women’s water polo head coach Jovan Vavic Tuesday in connection to a FBI investigation accusing nearly 50 celebrities and executives of participating in admission scams. They were accused of portraying their children as athletic recruits, despite little to no prior athletic experience. Vavic and […]

Student organizations, leaders publish statement on sexual assault


Over 20 student organizations and student leaders from across USC released a statement Thursday to show support for the victims of former campus doctors George Tyndall and Dennis Kelly and demand the University to take accountability. “We are deeply ashamed of USC’s inability to fully address and take fault in the sexual assault allegations that […]