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East Asian studies professor remembered for collaboration efforts


John “Jack” Wills Jr., professor emeritus of history, died on Jan. 13 in Pasadena, Calif. He was 80. Wills was known for teaching Chinese history. He helped found the East Asian Studies Center in 1975, and he directed the center from 1990 to 1994. “This is a man who grew intellectually more and more the […]

Show goes on in Buss’ absence


On Monday, Los Angeles Lakers owner and USC alumnus Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80. Buss had owned the team since 1979, winning 10 championships at the helm of one of the NBA’s most profitable and successful franchises. Buss’ legacy has been covered extensively since his death — he reinvigorated the Lakers, […]

In Memoriam


An on-going vigil is being held at the Dept. of Public Safety office on the University Park Campus to honor slain DPS officer Keith Lawrence, who was killed on Sunday, Feb. 3 alongside his fiancee, Monica Quan. Lawrence began working for DPS in August 2012. Christopher Dorner is the suspect-at-large wanted for their murders.