Although non-cinema students might occasionally notice USC’s close ties with the film industry, they might not be aware of the behind-the-scenes effort to preserve Hollywood’s most precious moments for our intellectual benefit.
Whether in the classroom, in student organizations, in Greek life or in internships, the opportunities for knowledge outside of our own culture are vast.
Anyone of the opinion that USC is too rooted in tradition, campus pride and old money to be open to substantive changes in our university makeup just got a reality check.
Trojan students, staff, faculty and alumni have every reason to be cheerful about Elizabeth Garrett’s appointment to the second-ranking position within the university.
As many universities are struggling to attract large investments as the country crawls out of the recession, USC must utilize — and strengthen — its partnerships now more than ever before.
Although this event will prompt many of us to put aside our academic and social commitments for a few hours to hear the president speak, we might also be asking ourselves: Why USC?
The inauguration of President C.L. Max Nikias on Friday is anything but a routine passing of the torch at USC — it will be a defining moment for our university.
Is there hope for philanthropic organizations during a time when people seem less able to make charitable donations?
Knowing why the event was relocated is vital to understanding our university’s increasing standing in the greater Los Angeles area.
A USC alumnus recently said, “You’re making all this money off these kids and you’re giving them crumbs.” But this wasn’t just any alumnus — it was former Trojan football sensation Reggie Bush.