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.
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.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) partnered with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the nation’s leading energy research lab, and the University of Southern California, to model an entirely renewable-based grid and plan a clean energy future for all of LA’s diverse communities.
South L.A. Residents reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic
Some spent their day off studying, others relaxing — few felt well
Netflix is set to release a docudrama retelling the college admissions scandal next week. The film, entitled “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal,” will mix fact and fiction, re-enacting real life conversations between parents and mastermind William “Rick” Singer, played by Matthew Modine.
After weeks of lobbying and campaigning, the results of the 2021 USC Undergraduate Student Government election are in: Alexis Areias and Lucy Warren will be the next president and vice president. This year, the election results also showed evidence of low voter turnout, and distrust in USG from some students.
Eco-friendly, deal-loving customers will be able to access leftover food from local restaurants at a discounted price thanks to Refresh L.A.
USC students are under a lot of pressure and stress as it is. With lease renewal looming, some popular living complexes are contributing to the burden.
While some professors and students feel frustrated, others support the change due to concerns about privacy and racial bias.
To calm fears that COVID would have a “second wave” in the winter months, USC moved the start of the Fall 2020 semester up one week earlier back in July. This move would lower the potential of students bringing the virus back to campus after Thanksgiving Travel. When the University later announced the majority of classes would be held online, the shortened schedule remained. Now, as Himani Pangal reports, students are noticing faults with the condensed calendar, and advocating for more flexible grading.
In a time of mandatory social distancing, we’re feeling more isolated than ever. This loneliness has led many USC students to seek out the companionship of a furry friend. But, as Himani Pangal reports the fostering and adoption boom might not be for everyone…. especially busy college students in the middle of midterms.
When Los Angeles residents look outside, the sky appears gray, the air smells smoky, and the sun is bright red. With more than 3 million acres burned by wildfires, L.A. County officials urge residents to limit their outdoor exposure as much as possible. Emily Bonilla reports on how these fires are impacting Angelenos daily lives, and what the "air quality index" you may find on Google actually means.