Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 11/16

USC News Mental Health: This week, the Daily Trojan staff took a special, in-depth look at mental health at USC. Here’s what we wrote about: Can USG combat USC’s mental health stigma? Minorities face a unique fight with mental health Good-bye, for now: taking a leave of absence Trigger warnings’ spark a battle in the […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 11/9

USC News Diversity – The Sequel: After postponing the vote two weeks ago, the Undergraduate Student Government finally approved the campus climate resolution. The resolution passed with an 11-1 vote, but not without some heated debate over a plethora of issues. The 411: The resolution is one step toward improving diversity on campus. LGBT Community: […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 11/2

USC News DPS Icebreakers: Department of Public Safety officers began carrying USC football trading cards this past week. Why, you ask? They want to improve their relationship with the greater USC community. I like the sound of that! The 411: DPS is making a big effort to create a safer community. Campus Activities Fresh & […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/26/15

USC News Diversity Delay: The USG Senate met Tuesday to vote on the campus climate resolution presented a week ago. The meeting didn’t quite go as planned. Large crowds packed into the small room to watch the discussion heat up among the USG leaders. The plan has become a big issue for student assemblies all […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/19

USC News Campus Climate Reform:The undergraduate and graduate student governments met this past week to discuss campus climate at USC. Their resolutions were chock full of new administrative reforms. Both groups want to see more policies created to improve diversity on campus. The 411: The student governments are not messing around when it comes to […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/12

USC News Sark Sacked: On Monday, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden fired head football coach Steve Sarkisian. His forced leave of absence after he didn’t show up to practice on Sunday was short-lived. Haden deemed Sark unhealthy after several incidents showed the coach had a drinking problem. Offensive coordinator Clay Helton will take over as […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/5

USC News Jailhouse Rock: Here’s a scenario. What happens when a USC Thornton student plays classical music for prisoners at jails throughout the state of Arizona? Magic… With a little bit of community service to boot! The 411: The band was jumpin’ and the joint began to swing. You should’ve heard those knocked out jailbirds […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 9/28

USC News Justice For Janitors: This past month, 200 janitorial and custodial staff members at USC marched through campus calling for higher wages and better health care benefits. Contract negotiations can take months, so the service workers decided to stage rallies instead. Turns out the protest had a lot to do with paying rent and […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 9/21

USC News Let’s Get Uncomfortable: According to the results of a survey conducted by Student Affairs last spring, a large percentage of female undergraduates have experienced sexual assault since they started at USC. In response, the University will hold open forums to discuss sexual misconduct. The 411: USC had one of the highest percentage of […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 9/14

USC News Nikias vs. The Numbers: The U.S. Dept. of Education released a new college scorecard featuring 7,000 schools throughout the country. It’s supposed to give future students the ability to compare schools based on statistics. However, USC president C. L. Max Nikias was not a big fan. Turns out there’s more to college than […]