LETTER TO THE EDITOR: University must embrace student activism

As student government leaders, we work with some of the most remarkable students on our campus. Together, we’ve had great successes, including advocacy work on behalf of students with disabilities, Leavey Library renovations, our mental health awareness campaign, research symposiums, concerts and more. We believe these impactful projects leave our campus better than when we […]

Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 9/7

USC News Movin’ on Up: For the third year in a row, USC and UCLA have tied in the U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings. The annual report utilizes data on things like financial aid availability, graduation rates and student-to-faculty ratios. The 411: We moved up two spots while the Bruins stayed in […]

Meet the presidential tickets: Rini Sampath & Jordan Fowler

Aside from having set historical precedent as the first female presidential ticket, Rini Sampath and Jordan Fowler have created platform points that strive to produce their mantra of “real results.” During their campaign, Sampath and Fowler stressed the importance of collaboration and communication. By bringing together student organizations in a collaborative problem-solving effort, the duo […]

Looking back with Menard and Rini

If you’ve been hearing a lot more about Undergraduate Student Government than usual this past year, you’re not alone. The executive team behind USG President Andrew Menard and Vice President Rini Sampath has been hard at work publicizing and promoting the efforts of USG in order to make student government more transparent and accessible to […]

New USG senators present campaign platforms

The first meeting of the new USG Senate kicked off on Tuesday night, featuring the newly appointed senators presenting their campaign platforms. Commuter senators stressed USG’s role in connecting students who live off campus to the greater student body. “I want to make commuters feel more connected to campus, so they feel like they’re part […]