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Football therapeutic during tragedy


Death tends to put things in perspective, even when we don’t ask for it. It teaches us that the big things aren’t so big and in times of need, it’s important to appreciate the small things that typically get overlooked. Our campus community was dealt a cruel and unfair blow last Wednesday morning, when two […]

City offers $75,000 reward


The City of Los Angeles is offering a $75,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter of Ming Qu and Ying Wu, two Viterbi School of Engineering graduate students fatally shot early Wednesday morning. Councilmember Bernard C. Parks introduced the reward motion to the city council in this morning’s […]

USC tragedy demands unity, not division


On Wednesday, graduate students Ying Wu and Ming Qu were fatally shot in front of Wu’s residence west of campus. The university has delivered a heartwarming response to the shooting. But varying community responses have also highlighted campus divisions. Wu and Qu were international students from China — and that fact has received more attention […]