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Entrepreneurs compete for funding at student showcase

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The Stevens Innovator Showcase involved 24 teams from different disciplines.
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Standing guard: USC prepares for crisis

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DPS uses the TrojansAlert system to inform the campus of emergency situations.

Featured: Diversity on Campus

What do rising sexual assault rates mean for USC?

Students must take action to combat the rising trend of harmful behaviors.

Campus diversity initiatives lose momentum

One year later, the Campus Climate Resolution resulted in discussion, but not action.

Event tackles use of racial slur against two USC students

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Shortly after Donald Trump became President-elect, two USC students faced racial harassment on campus.

Inclusion narrows achievement gap

A positive campus climate can do much for marginalized students.

#TogetherUSC promotes campus diversity

Tuesday’s event featured a flash mob by Department of Public Safety officers who helped to plan the festivities.
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Incident in Cardinal Gardens not a hate crime, LAPD says

The incident will be handled by the Office of Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards.
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Third campus climate forum focuses on cultural resource centers

Increased resources for cultural resource centers was part of the Campus Climate Resolution passed by the Undergraduate and Graduate Student Governments last semester.
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LAPD investigating racist incident in USC Housing

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Ivan Tsang had eggs and racial slurs hurled at him by another student on Sunday.
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Frustrations linger despite campus climate reform efforts

Students are still calling for a Vice President of Diversity and expanded Title IX office.

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Former linebacker Osa Masina takes plea deal in sexual battery case


Former USC linebacker Osa Masina pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual battery at Utah’s Third District Court on Thursday. Masina accepted a plea deal that allows him to avoid trial and prison time. He originally faced one count of first-degree felony rape and two counts of forced sodomy in September 2016, which could have […]

Trustee roski given circle of honor award


Chairman and Trustee Edward Roski Jr. was awarded the Circle of Honor Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation this weekend. The Roski School of Fine Arts was renamed after him and his wife after they donated $23 million in 2006. Roski is also the co-owner of the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers […]

USC rejects gift from Harvey Weinstein


USC will not accept Harvey Weinstein’s $5 million pledge to the School of Cinematic Arts, according to a statement issued by the University on Tuesday. “In light of the admitted behavior by Mr. Weinstein and the subsequent reports there is no way the school would move forward,” SCA spokeswoman Kristin Borella told NBC4 on Tuesday. […]

Harvey Weinstein pledges $5 million to SCA


Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein announced a $5 million scholarship foundation for female directors at USC in a statement released Thursday. The statement was made in response to a New York Times investigation detailing accusations of sexual harassment against him, spanning several decades. Weinstein was involved in numerous sexual harassment claims throughout his career as […]

USC ranks 15th in wall street journal report


USC ranked 15th in the second annual Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings report, up two positions from last year’s report. The survey, which includes more than 1,000 U.S. colleges, considers a variety of public data in its rankings, but also conducts a comprehensive student survey in conjunction with Times Higher Education in London […]