Dr. Sarah Banet-Weiser will become the first professor to work between the USC and UPenn in this capacity. Her efforts, she said, will be spent thinking about the ways she “can connect and or facilitate connections between faculty and students” at both institutions.
For USC professors, travel challenges differ depending on their individual citizenship status. Many don’t want to risk the prospect of infection from traveling, but for some, the U.S. maintains travel restrictions that legally ban them from getting aboard airplanes to return home.
When USC closed its doors in March 2020, many students assumed they would return to campus after spring break, never imagining that campus would be closed for more than a year. For some students, the upcoming fall semester will mark their first time on campus
The Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously voted to cut one-third of LAUSD officers in schools and reallocate funding to support Black students on Feb. 16. The new plan, called the Black Student Achievement Plan, will create new resources for Black students’ education and safety.
Local activist group USC Forward led a car caravan through the University Park neighborhood to push for the reallocation of DPS funds amid increased debate over what the future of student safety should look like.