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Online piracy poses little risk to business


When 26-year-old computer programmer and political activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide last Friday, news of his death spread across the Internet with the same speed as the viral videos and the applications he had helped to produce. At the time of his death, he faced unnecessarily harsh felony charges entailing a possible 35-year sentence and […]

Smoke-free campus must become reality


Here’s a question: What do the entrance of Leavey, the area near Trojan Grounds and the courtyard of VKC have in common? If you answered “a frequent haze of cigarette smoke,” give yourself a congratulatory pat on the back. Or rather — don’t. We should be ashamed USC still permits smoking on campus. Even with […]