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UPDATE: LAPD response angers students, raises questions


UPDATE: Photos from the scene, courtesy of USC student Christopher James.    Multiple USC students were detained after approximately 70+ Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to a noise complaint at a student party early Saturday morning on 23rd and Hoover streets, according to several student accounts. At approximately 2 a.m., the LAPD officers arrived at […]

Campus fire extinguished, LAFD says


The Los Angeles Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to an alert reporting heavy smoke on the university park campus, according to the Los Angeles Times. LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey said the firefighters were called to the fourth-floor of Vivian Hall, located on Watt Way, at approximately 9:40 a.m. The crews were able to quickly extinguish […]

Dorner escapade reveals racial problems


The death of ex-Los Angeles Police Department officer and murder suspect Christopher Dorner provided closure for the families and friends of those who were murdered at his hands, not to mention the Southern Californian community at large.   His actions? Inexcusable. Yet the entire Dorner debacle has forced dialogue regarding the effect race has in […]