Former Undergraduate Student Government (USG) vice president Rose Ritch resigned in an email to students Wednesday afternoon. Her departure closely follows that of running mate Truman Fritz, after accusations of his racial insensitivity circulated in an online petition.
Westlake, the densely populated, predominantly Latinx neighborhood that surrounds LA’s MacArthur Park, has earned the grim distinction of having the most COVID-19 deaths of any community in the city.
Students can expect several changes to the Title IX offices in accordance with a federal investigation into USC.
Zac’s Sweet Shop, owned by USC student Zac Coughlin, was recently listed in a directory of Black-owned businesses curated by Beyonce.
Vice President for Student Affairs Winston Crisp announced his office will review the “fairness of bylaws and other rules” relating to impeachment procedure.
USC’s School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced Friday that it will be removing the John Wayne exhibit located on the second floor in the main building of the School of Cinematic Arts. Wayne’s exhibit was installed in the main building in 2012 and focused on his film career. This announcement reverses the initial decision made in December to keep the exhibit.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council released a statement calling for USG’s President, Vice President and Executive Cabinet to step down in solidarity.
International students in fully online programs must depart the United States this fall, the Student and Exchange Visitors Program (SEVP) announced Monday.
As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, technology, medical, literary and finance experts have published the COVID-19 Solutions Guide, which was released on June 17.
USC announced new guidelines, protocols and considerations for the return to campus this fall in an email to the university Monday. USC Student Health acknowledged that there will be cases and outbreaks and the focus is on limiting and tracking exposure.
The dean of the USC School of Dramatic Arts, David Bridel, resigned on Thursday, effective immediately, according to an email sent to SDA faculty, staff and students by the Provost.
An endowed scholarship has been established in honor of Victor McElhaney, a jazz studies student who tragically died near USC’s campus in March 2019. The Victor McElhaney Memorial Jazz Drumming Scholarship will be awarded to one undergraduate recipient each year who exhibits its namesake’s spirit and passion for jazz music, according to the Thornton School of Music.
President Carol Folt released a letter to the USC community showing support for international students, faculty and staff after President Donald Trump temporarily suspended certain visas to the United States Monday afternoon.
In an email to the community, Provost Charles Zukoski shared the steps the university plans to take to protect the well-being of students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community once the campus is reopened.
Academics, health and finance are the top three concerns for international students debating whether they will return to campus in the fall. USC recently announced that they will have in-person classes during the Fall 2020 semester.