USC Security Roundup

The following incidents were reported in the USC Department of Public Safety incident report summary on Tuesday, April 29.  Crimes against property at 8:38 A.m. on April 29, DPS officers detained a suspect riding a bicycle near Parkside Apartments while holding a second bike. The officers determined that the second bike was stolen from the […]

Writing program relocates to Vermont

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Vice Dean for Academic Programs Steven Lamy announced this past week that the Master of Professional Writing program, which was slated to shut its doors in May of 2016, will find a new home at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Last November, Dornsife Dean Steve Kay informed […]

Panelists speak on the piracy of adult films

On Wednesday night, the School of Cinematic Arts in conjunction with Wicked Pictures and Takedown Piracy hosted a panel called “The Piracy of Sex: A Conversation with Jessica Drake and Nate Glass,” hosted by David Lerner, an adjunct faculty at SCA. Jessica Drake is a sex educator and performer, writer and director for Wicked Pictures, […]

Star Wars needs an Expanded Universe

“I felt a great disturbance in the Force,” a shaken Obi-Wan Kenobi (Sir Alec Guinness) tells Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) during a pivotal scene in George Lucas’ original Star Wars. “As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced.” The wizened old Jedi was responding to the psychic aftershocks of […]

Letter to the editor

In response to “Students Should Broaden View of Political Activism” As the current director of the Political Student Assembly, I read the criticisms that Luke Phillips, my successor, presented regarding recent campus protests and sit-ins with a mixture of excitement and concern. Though much of what Luke points out has a great deal of merit […]