LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Students or StuHo — USC, Take Your Pick

The apartment smells. A fridge stands alone in the middle of the kitchen. Slimy brown larvae grow all over the inside of the freezer. The shower door leans against the bedroom wall, 10 feet from the tub. The dishwasher leaks, and dirty old pans fill the beaten-down oven. I find uncovered outlets, broken locks, a […]

USC Cribs: Episode 2 | Chic Chateau

In this episode of “USC Cribs,” host Drew Schwendiman visits sophomore Josie Andrews’s chic downtown apartment. Andrews is a fan of the Disney movie Tangled and aimed to channel a princess theme with her decor. She selected a black and white color scheme with lots of pink accents. The furniture is an eclectic mix of […]

Master plan will affect community ties

Last week, President Obama included USC on the President’s Higher Education Community Service honor roll, along with 700 other universities. This honor validates the unique quality of USC that President Sample envisioned in his 1991 inaugural address: USC is a university where boundaries between student life and the local community life are blurred. The university […]