A new research group collective explores the intersection of media, technology and social issue

MASTS started out as an Annenberg class but transformed into a group where students can discuss the interdisciplinary nature of the digital world.
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Students react with happiness, skepticism to Fall 2021 reopening plans

Following President Carol Folt’s announcement on Friday, students expressed mixed feelings about the viability of an on-campus fall semester.
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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.

Marshall team wins major case competition focused on racial justice

The team, Coalition 4 Change, was composed of four MBA students, and won $25,000.

USC halts fossil fuel investment

The University will cease new and liquidate current investments in an effort to prioritize and renew discussions on sustainability.

General Education S7E1: Profiling the 2021 USG candidates

As voting opens for the Undergraduate Student Government…

Two juniors partner up to develop ‘thermo-sanitizer’

The combination device was created to improve workplace and school safety.

Freshman’s design fights food insecurity

The T-shirt brings awareness to the anti-Asian racism during the pandemic.

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Election stress workshops help students

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To help students navigate the emotions and stress of a divisive election season, Counseling and Mental Health Services in USC Student Health has offered election stress workshops.

Students make plans for Spring 2021

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Following President Folt’s announcement that a mix of in-person and hybrid classes would depend on L.A. County’s approval, students decide what to do for the spring semester.