USC Green Week gives students and faculty the opportunity to address the university’s sustainability strides, from reducing plastic waste to the goal of becoming carbon neutral.
The first round of elections in Brazil this weekend ended in a stalemate, with no definite winner declared. Far-right incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro surprised many experts and pollsters and performed far better than they had predicted. But former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva - known as "Lula!" - still won the most votes. With no clear winner in the first round, a run-off for the presidency of Brazil will be held October 30. Nicole Bednar has the story.
The highest court in the land will tackle contentious cases as it begins a new session today.
On today’s show, experts comment on the runoff election in Brazil, students talk sustainability at USC, we hear about the upcoming Supreme Court session and a conversation about mental health among young adults.
National Recovery Month, as in recovery from drug abuse, is coming to a close. But of course, the problem does not go away. About one American dies of a drug overdose every five minutes, many to Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid similar to morphine but 50 to 100 times more potent. Claire Fogarty spoke with a mom whose son died from being poisoned unwittingly by Fentanyl.
It’s midterms season at USC. Have you had the chance to slow down, calm your mind, and recharge your body? Well, some students turn to yoga, an ancient practice traced back to India over five thousand years ago, to help them through the midterms stress.
USC has struck a landmark agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, or LADWP. The university will help support LADWP’s Solar Farm in the Mojave Desert, called SpringBok 3.
We’ve reached peak hurricane season in Florida and Ian is making its name known as one of the strongest storms in U.S. history. Climate change remains a leading contender for the magnitude of its destruction.
Most people see traveling abroad as an adventure. And some people take that notion to the next level. Shona Takagi is a second year medical student from Sapporo, Japan. And as Ethan Huang reports, he’s on a journey across the states.
Although we have seen our gas gradually return to normal over the past few months, inflation in the United States still increased in August according to the Bureau Labor of Statistics. In order to counter these rising prices, the Federal Reserve made its toughest policy decision since the 1980s to fight inflation.
In light of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, it seems important to talk about something that connects us all: Food. A museum in downtown LA features a group of grandmothers who've cooked, preserved, and passed on Mexican food culture through generations. Prachi Singh paid a visit to the museum.
While Los Angeles County residents grieve a string of opioid-related deaths at local high schools, questions about how to prevent them are once again in the spotlight. As Philip Salata reports, the rise of the synthetic opiod, fentanyl, has only made matters more pressing.
Yesterday, USC launched its latest major, the Business Cinematic Arts (BCA) program. This new degree is offered at the Marshall School of Business, where students now have the opportunity to emphasize their business studies in cinematic arts.
Today marked the second day of celebration commemorating Annenberg's 50th anniversary. Ashley Nguyen sat down with Mariela Gomez, a journalism grad student and one of the speakers at yesterday's festivities, to reflect on the history, values, and challenges that make up the Annenberg experience.
Minors must be accompanied by a chaperone at the Halloween event, according to a policy update.