24th Annual Empowerment Congress held at USC

Government officials, organization leaders and community members convened at USC Saturday for the 24th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit to tackle the issues faced by the Los Angeles community in the new year. The conference was organized by the Empowerment Congress, a coalition of business, community and government leaders who meet throughout the year to tackle […]

Victim killed in non-USC shooting near campus

The Los Angeles Police Department responded to reports of shots fired Tuesday night at Jesse Brewer Park at the intersection of Vermont and Exposition Boulevard. The suspect fled on the Metro and was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Department shortly after. One victim, not affiliated with the University,  suffered gunshot wounds and was transported […]

Spring forward, Fall back?

In the mid-1990s, the University began the spring admit program due to the increased competition for university admission. Many spring admits have expressed concerns about acclimating to college life, and the University has introduced programs to help ease that transition.

Repaye assists USC students with tuition

A new plan implemented by the Obama administration is helping college students repay their federal student loans. The plan, known as Revised Pay As You Earn, or REPAYE, expands the availability of the previous Pay As You Earn repayment plan to more student borrowers and modifies some of the terms of repayment. Under the REPAYE […]