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USG reveals mental health initiatives, passes SLAC resolution

USG hopes to educate the student body about this year’s mental health focus.

Thornton student receives Latin GRAMMY nomination

Doctoral candidate Juan Pablo Contreras composes classical mariachi music.

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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Winston Crisp is no stranger to the job


After 26 years at UNC Chapel Hill, Vice President of Student Affairs Winston Crisp hopes to bring renewed support to USC.

International relations, political science merges programs


The School of International Relations and Department of Political Science, two programs housed in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Science, merged to form the Department of Political Science and International Relations this semester. The new department is chaired by professors Saori Katada and Ann Crigler.  Dornsife Dean Amber Miller wrote in an email […]

USC ranked no. 22 on US News and World Rankings


The U.S. News & World Report released its 2020 rankings, listing USC one of the top 25 universities, tying with UC Berkeley for the No. 22 spot.  All rankings are decided by scoring colleges across 15 academic indicators like class size, student-faculty ratio, selectivity of admissions and alumni donations and then using the score out […]