Quick releases email addressing diversity issues

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Michael Quick, sent out a memorandum to the USC community on Monday in response to the various acts of bias and disrespect against minorities at USC. Titled “Access and Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion,” the memorandum comes after the Undergraduate Student Government’s resolution on campus climate that was […]

Students, administrators discuss campus climate resolution

Following protests on campus earlier in the day, student leaders and key authors of the campus climate resolution passed by the Undergraduate Student Government on Tuesday met with Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry and Provost Michael Quick at an open forum Thursday evening in the United University Church. “I’m the highest ranking academic […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/26/15

USC News Diversity Delay: The USG Senate met Tuesday to vote on the campus climate resolution presented a week ago. The meeting didn’t quite go as planned. Large crowds packed into the small room to watch the discussion heat up among the USG leaders. The plan has become a big issue for student assemblies all […]

George Lucas pledges funds for diversity in entertainment

In an effort to increase the number of minority storytellers in the entertainment industry, USC announced yesterday that the George Lucas Family Foundation will apportion $10 million from a previous donation to fund the education and recruitment of black and Hispanic students. “This gift will nurture the next generation of artists, supporting scholarships that enhance […]

Opposition to diversity plan is unfounded

In presenting its resolution on campus climate reform this past Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government provided a much-needed structural answer for overt racial discrimination present on campus. Moreover, the Daily Trojan editorial board is pleased to see that its recommendation to include a vice president for equity, diversity and inclusion is included in the resolution […]