Letter to the editor

In response to security measures Dear USC community, The purpose of this letter is to oppose recent actions taken by the Office of the President: 1. Installation of fencing on north perimeter of University Park Campus 2. Failure to promptly notify the USC community of temporary fencing 3. Creation of after-hours access periods from 9 […]

What should the university’s approach to security be?

The last year at USC has been marked by two major violent crimes: the tragic killings of two graduate students in April and the shooting on Halloween night. USC was also marked by increased security measures, both on and off campus. The Los Angeles Police Department added extra patrols in addition to 30 officers, a […]

Students should choose wedges over heels

This advice will help you stumble a little bit less while walking on the notoriously uneven pavement of The Row. Take a stand, quite literally, against finding yourself two meters from where you intended because you’re stuck in the grass or cracks in the pavement. To solve these problems, ditch the high heels and wear […]

Non-Greeks can still maintain a social life

Going Greek remains a part of the college cliché: Join a house, get wasted every weekend, schlep your way through classes and make lifelong friends — essentially, Animal House but in real life. Last week, an article from a website called Betches Love This highlighted USC as a top national school, worthy of the “betchiest […]

Roommate struggles require crafty solutions

There once was a female USC freshman who slept soundly in her dorm room. All of a sudden, she heard a rustle. She assumed it was just her roommate coming in late, as she usually does, getting ready for bed. Unfortunately, this freshman was about to find out that her roommate was getting ready for […]

Officers involved in shooting near 30th and Figueroa streets

A DPS-involved shooting occurred on West 30th Street near the intersection of Shrine Place after officers confronted a robbery suspect on Wednesday at 12:40 a.m., according to Dept. of Public Safety Capt. David Carlisle. [Update 3:11 a.m.] Two male and two female students were walking westbound on 28th Street from Figueroa Street when a black male suspect […]