Letter to the editor

In response to security measures Dear USC community, The purpose of this letter is to oppose recent actions taken by the Office of the President: 1. Installation of fencing on north perimeter of University Park Campus 2. Failure to promptly notify the USC community of temporary fencing 3. Creation of after-hours access periods from 9 […]

DPS sends Trojans Alerts regarding alleged shooting

Reports of a shooting on Monday night led the Dept. of Public Safety to send two Trojans Alerts to the USC community. One alerted students, faculty and staff to an alleged shooting near Exposition Boulevard, and the second said that early reports were unfounded and the area was safe. According to DPS Capt. David Carlisle, […]


The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Thursday, Oct. 25, and Friday, Oct. 26.    Crimes against property at 3:58 a.m. on Oct. 26, DPS received a report of a suspect smashed a second floor lobby window in Harris Residence Hall, pushed out the screen and […]

DPS must acknowledge student crime

It’s any university’s worst nightmare when students don’t take their own safety seriously. But while USC’s Dept. of Public Safety does an excellent job informing students about potential dangers and risk prevention in the neighborhood, it doesn’t adequately address the threats students face from their own peers. The Daily Trojan reported last Thursday that new […]

Non-Greeks can still maintain a social life

Going Greek remains a part of the college cliché: Join a house, get wasted every weekend, schlep your way through classes and make lifelong friends — essentially, Animal House but in real life. Last week, an article from a website called Betches Love This highlighted USC as a top national school, worthy of the “betchiest […]