Tag Archive for: diversity

International student body is a positive step

We live in an increasingly globalized world. Generation Z has created an interconnected society, and people will point to Twitter, Facebook and Google-Plus. USC is making a transition from a primarily Californian school to one that has the largest international student body in the nation. There are many positive aspects to the ever-growing international population […]

USC’s diversity highlighted by faults in Bahrain

As my family sat in anticipation, awaiting their daughter and sister’s name to be called, they were approached by a young Middle Eastern man. He asked if his mother could sit with my family. Noticing my brothers’ uncertainty, the gentleman in his black robe and class of 2011 sash assured them, “We are from Iran. […]

Students should engage diversity at USC

At the beginning of this semester, I entered a Monday class early to find several students sporadically placed around the 50-seat room. The class was “diversely” composed of white Americans, Asian-Americans and international students from China, South Korea and India. When I entered the room the following Wednesday, the class had completely self-segregated, with each […]