USC beefs up security in wake of campus shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The University of Southern California has beefed up security measures following a campus shooting last week that wounded four people. The Los Angeles Times says USC announced Tuesday that only students, […]


Groundbreaking for new USC aquatics center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today at USC for the Uytengsu Aquatics Center, a $16 million improvement to the McDonald’s Olympic Swim Stadium, which opened in 1983. The project will […]


UCLA, USC tie in study of best colleges

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC were tied in 24th place along with the University of Virginia today in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which […]


USC athletic building to be dedicated today

(CNS) – The John McKay Center, a $70 million, 110,000-square foot building that will be an expanded home base for USC‘s coaches and athletes, will be dedicated today. The two-story (plus basement) building will include […]


Schwarzenegger policy think tank planned at USC

(AP) – Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the University of Southern California are partnering to create a policy think tank. The Los Angeles Times reports the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy […]


USC improved safety plans

(CNS) – With USC picking up the tab, the Los Angeles Police Department will increase patrols around the university in response to recent high-profile violence in the area, including the slayings of two graduate students […]


Festival of Books this weekend

Join KFWB NEWS TALK 980 for a weekend of live broadcasts from the Los Angeles Times 17th Annual Festival of Books April 21 and 22 from 2pm to 5pm on the Campus of USC. Enjoy […]


USC to offer $125k reward

USC will offer a $125,000 reward this afternoon for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the slayings of two electrical-engineering graduate students from China as they sat in a BMW near the campus. […]


USC reassures students campus is safe

(CNS) – University of Southern California officials sought today to reassure students, faculty and staff that the campus is safe, in the wake of the slayings of two foreign students who were gunned down blocks […]


Japanese-American WWII students sought

The University of Southern California has joined the Nisei College Diploma Project to track down surviving Japanese-American students and grant them honorary degrees. The students’ college careers were interrupted when they were sent to World […]