USC RAs are in uproar over decreased financial compensation and are taking matters into their own hands this week. Myriam Alcala spoke with several RAs and students to get their perspectives on the situation.
Once a year, hundreds of USC students make the almost 400-mile trip up to our Northern California football rivals – UC Berkeley or Stanford depending on the year. This past weekend, the trip known as the weekender led students to make the trip to UC Berkeley. The real kicker? There was no actual football game to attend due to a Covid outbreak on the Golden Bears team. We spoke with some USC students who headed up North. Here’s Meredith McCabe with the story.
Students at USC are wondering whether they will be safe at future concerts after the tragedy at Travis Scott's Astroworld music festival with multiple casualties and dozens injured.
With flu season just around the corner, USC is taking steps to prevent illness from spreading among students by mandating the flu shot. Meredith McCabe has more.
Like many freshman, Alicia Liu has never taken a class on USC’s campus before, so the return to what we once called “regular” classes this fall will be anything but normal for her.
If you registered for classes this semester, odds are you spent hours poring over Rate My Professors — a Yelp-like site for college courses where students air grievances, give praise, and everything in between for classes they’ve taken. Maybe you’ve posted a comment to commend an incredible professor or left a nasty comment for an instructor who left you questioning if you really need your college degree. Some comments even offer fashion suggestions.
Dr. Kyung Jung sent an email to students suggesting they consider switching out of his organic chemistry class. Soon after, the chemistry department said he wouldn’t be teaching the course.
USC offered admission on Tuesday to more than 8,804 students from across the world to begin in fall 2021. Selected from nearly 71,000 applicants, this group is one of the most diverse accepted classes in USC history.
In a university-wide email, President Carol Folt called the shootings “hate crimes” and provided students with resources for support.
The man was reportedly shooting a gun into the air when SWAT officers were called to the scene.
USC’s first of five “mental wellness days” is this Friday, March 12. As the day approaches in the midst of midterms, many students are longing for more than a day break from classes.
Some students said they were surprised that the position had not existed before and shared their expectations for USC’s diversity efforts.
While some professors and students feel frustrated, others support the change due to concerns about privacy and racial bias.