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From the archives: Nixon, Kennedy agree to speak on campus


Original Date of Publication: Oct. 4, 1960 The eagerness with which political candidates gather youthful votes will reach nationwide status with the individual appearances of Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy on the USC campus. This was the opinion voiced by Dr. Carl Q. Christol, political science department head, who noted that both presidential […]

Origins: Editors lay foundation for campus news outlet


Historic American newspapers, such as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post, have all passed the 100-year mark. As of Sunday, the Daily Trojan joined the club. The first issue of the DT, then called The Daily Southern Californian, was published Sept. 16, 1912, after W.R. “Ralph” La Porte, the […]

Commentary: Campus publications continue to forge paths


For college students, student-run university newspapers and other university publications serve as a constant, always readily available as a source of community information and a snapshot of the campus experience. But student publications, small and large, provide more than just a slate of stories: They offer students a place to learn professional skills while serving […]