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In Photos: Ferguson protest reaches USC campus

Daily Trojan reporters and photographers were on the scene Monday night following the protesters marching near the university on Figueroa Street, causing the USC campus to lockdown. The demonstrators were protesting following a Missouri grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of black teenager Michael Brown. For […]

Mayor’s gang-prevention program ineffective

Gang activity is difficult to measure. Different organizations have different ways of defining a gang member, and the competing systems lead to discrepancies in reports on levels of gang activity. This ambiguity makes it hard to tell whether gang-prevention programs are effective. It’s even harder to connect the efforts of any one program to perceived […]