During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across Los Angeles adapted to online learning and got creative in finding new ways to engage with students in the virtual classroom. This was no different for the Critical Media Project (CMP) at USC, which transformed its curriculum and mentorship into the Critical Makers Lab — a virtual program to teach teens about the power of representation and identity.
Former police officer convicted on two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter after months of protests for racial justice.
She claims she faced a hostile work environment where she was discriminated against for being a Black woman.
This year marked the first time USC offered Wellness Days instead of a traditional, week-long spring break to its students. Without the break, some professors have noticed their students burning out more so than usual. So they decided to offer their own solution: a week of no class and a lighter workload.
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The developing educational program will teach high school students about the arts, technology, entrepreneurship, and more.
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.
USC's office of admissions announced they would extend the university's test-optional admissions policy for two more years, after enacting it during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tree Yoga Cooperative is hosting a special two-day Yoga Teacher Training workshop over Zoom this weekend in South Los Angeles to expand on their celebration of Black history this month.