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Professor writes books on history of Nazis in Los Angeles

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Steven Ross’ new novel provides commentary on combating hate in modern America.

Alumni develop app to increase access, convenience of medical care

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Heal allows users to call for a medical professional to come to their location.

Featured: Diversity on Campus

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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Two schools added to USC charter network


Two new charter high schools recently opened in Los Angeles with help from the USC Rossier School of Education, completing a plan to establish five high schools that the school announced in 2012. USC Brío College Prep and USC Esperanza College Prep, located in Westlake and East Los Angeles, respectively, are part of the Ednovate […]

Professor named as MacArthur Fellow for 2017


Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen was selected as a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, the MacArthur Foundation announced on Wednesday. Nguyen’s work was chosen for calling into question how the Vietnam War is depicted in popular media and for exploring how the war still affects many individuals today, the foundation’s website said. The MacArthur Fellowship is a […]

Former linebacker Osa Masina takes plea deal in sexual battery case


Former USC linebacker Osa Masina pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual battery at Utah’s Third District Court on Thursday. Masina accepted a plea deal that allows him to avoid trial and prison time. He originally faced one count of first-degree felony rape and two counts of forced sodomy in September 2016, which could have […]

Trustee roski given circle of honor award


Chairman and Trustee Edward Roski Jr. was awarded the Circle of Honor Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation this weekend. The Roski School of Fine Arts was renamed after him and his wife after they donated $23 million in 2006. Roski is also the co-owner of the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers […]

USC rejects gift from Harvey Weinstein


USC will not accept Harvey Weinstein’s $5 million pledge to the School of Cinematic Arts, according to a statement issued by the University on Tuesday. “In light of the admitted behavior by Mr. Weinstein and the subsequent reports there is no way the school would move forward,” SCA spokeswoman Kristin Borella told NBC4 on Tuesday. […]