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Students waver Texas storms, keep up with school

Following multiple days of freezing temperatures and power shortages, students living in Texas are now trying to catch up on their school work.

USC distributes vaccines to surrounding community, will vaccinate on-campus employees

Beginning March 1, USC will begin distributing the vaccine to on-campus workers, beginning with workers who have maintained campus throughout the pandemic.

Areias, Warren win 2021 USG election

The ticket won with 53.9% of the voter turnout, comprising 1,902 votes, and beat two other tickets.

Viterbi researchers make disease-fighting robot

Researchers at USC Viterbi have created a four-legged robot as a form of coronavirus prevention

New mental health publication created by and for students

The GIVE Foundation was created to help students through the transition from high school to college.

Anonymous mental health app for students arrives at USC

Originally developed at Dartmouth College, Unmasked serves as a virtual support forum for students to discuss mental health issues with classmates.

Viterbi houses James E. Ballinger engineer of the year

Darin Gray won the award for his long-term work in the USC Viterbi K-12 STEM Center.
An image of the building Bovard on campus, showing its red brick entrance

USC’s research labs accused of animal cruelty again

The nonprofit watchdog Stop Animal Exploitation Now! obtained documents that allege lab technicians performed unnecessary amputations on mice and knowingly created excessive neck wounds on pigs.

USC plans in-person return for fall, increased access to facilities for spring

In a Universitywide memo, President Carol Folt announced that a full return to campus was being planned with in-person classes and residential life.

USC community gives back to Quik-Pix owner

After a difficult few years for owner Akm Alam, students have raised funds to donate to demonstrate their support.

Researchers collaborate with LA County to plant and maintain trees

The USC Urban Trees Initiative’s goal is to combat rising temperatures and global warming in Los Angeles.

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General Education S7E1: Profiling the 2021 USG candidates


As voting opens for the Undergraduate Student Government elections, podcast editor Eduardo Ocampo speaks to the three USG presidential tickets to talk about their platforms and what makes their agenda stand out amongst the rest.  Here are each of the candidates’ campaign websites if you want to learn more:Alexis Areias and Lucy Warren: https://www.areiaswarren.comAlexandra Gill and […]