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USC7 Respond to Roski School Dean as Faculty Weigh In

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES —The seven first-year MFA students who dropped out of the University of Southern California's Roski School of Art and Design have issued a statement in response to last week's letter from Dean Erica Muhlo, rejecting her offer of a two-year leave of absence.

USC Baseball -- Standing By Pitcher ... In Sex Tape Lawsuit

The University of Southern California is standing behind one of their baseball players who was sued by a woman in a sex tape lawsuit... TMZ Sports has learned.  The accuser -- a former USC student -- filed a lawsuit against Vahn Bozoian, Sean…

Misfit Summer Camp: The Early Days and the Start of Warped Tour

All photos courtesy of Lisa Johnson. During the late 1970s and early ‘80s, much of the excitement surrounding Southern California’s punk rock scene and skateboard universe was relegated to backyards throughout the lower regions of the state, and was experienced by just a handful of people. Show More Summary

A Few Good Reasons to Drop Out of Art School

Nestled among the exhibition reviews and auction reports in contemporary-art journalism last week were scattered items about the Roski School of Art and Design, at the University of Southern California. On Friday, the first-year students in the school’s M.F.A. Show More Summary

State Of Emergency in California

Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for the Santa Barbara oil spill. Phyllis Grifman, associate director of the USC Sea Grant Program, is quoted i a a University of Southern California press release as saying, “Nothing worked – they found out about this because people camping nearby or living nearby smelled it.…

US charges 6 Chinese nationals with stealing trade secrets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California, with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies. Federal officials say foreign governments' theft of U.S. Show More Summary

Baseball: SoCal players help Emory reach Division III World Series

Emory University  in Atlanta is headed back to the NCAA Division III World Series aided by a strong contingent of Southern California players.

Entire MFA Class Quits At USC, Protesting Curriculum Changes

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The entire graduate class of 2016 at the University of Southern California's art and design school has dropped out, protesting faculty and curriculum changes. The seven fine arts students on Friday posted a letter...Show More Summary

Attraction Spotlight: The San Diego Zoo

By Rick Bridger: When planning a trip to Southern California, a theme park fan has plenty of options. The Los Angeles area is a big draw, in close proximity to Disneyland, Universal, and Knott?s Berry Farm. San Diego also provides several attractions, including Sea World, Legoland California, Belmont Park, and the San Diego Zoo. Show More Summary

University of Southern California MFAs Boycott Graduation in Solidarity with #USC7

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — Yesterday was Graduation Day at the University of Southern California, however there was a conspicuous absence at the commencement ceremony for the Roski School of Art and Design.

Snapchat's CEO on the question he's asked the most: 'Why didn't you sell?'

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel came full circle on Friday when he gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. The 24-year-old entrepreneur dropped out of Stanford University three years...Show More Summary

Seeing the Townships

In the summer of 2015, I lived in Cape Town, South Africa as part of an international graduate internship program through the University of Southern California. Going to Africa was chance I could not pass up, and I feel blessed everyday that I'm could visit the Motherland. Show More Summary

Snapchat CEO explains what it was like not selling his company for billions of dollars to Facebook

Snapchat's 24-year-old CEO Evan Spiegel spoke at University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business commencement on Friday. Spiegel came up with the idea for Snapchat while working on a class project as a student at Stanford in 2010. He initially called it Picaboo. Show More Summary

Bait And Switch? Entire First-Year MFA Class Quits University Of Southern California

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“[F]aculty voices are silenced and adjunct faculty expands, affecting their overall ability to advocate for students. We seven students lost time, money, and trust in a classic bait-­and-­switch, and the larger community lost an exemplary funding model that attempted to rectify at least some of these economic disparities. What we experienced is the true ‘disruption’ […]

Entire First-Year MFA Class Drops Out in Protest at the University of Southern California

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — Citing “the University’s unethical treatment of its students,” the entire class of first year MFA students at USC’s Roski School of Art has decided to leave the school, according to a statement they released today.

Making Sense of Profit Shifting: Edward Kleinbard

Edward Kleinbard is the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business at University of Southern California. Professor Kleinbard is a leading expert on international tax issues related to corporate tax avoidance and profit shifting. Show More Summary

Vote of the Week: Will Disneyland or Universal Studios Hollywood Own the Summer of 2015?

By Robert Niles: Harry Potter and Disney's New Fantasyland put Orlando in the spotlight in the summer of 2014. But in 2015, it's Southern California's turn. Disneyland will kick off its 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration in two weeks with a 24-hour party that will introduce its new "Paint the Night" parade and "Disneyland Forever" fireworks. Show More Summary

Censored: USC Officials Take Down Banners of Unborn Babies From Students for Life Display

On April 21, the University of Southern California (USC) removed banners of 11-week old unborn babies only a few hours after Students for Life placed them on campus. The banners featured quotes from Mother Teresa like, “Life is a promise, fulfill it” and “at 8 weeks she began to hear … at 11 weeks every […]

South L.A. residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

South Los Angeles residents marched and rallied Thursday to protest noise, odors and other day-to-day irritants from an oil drilling site west of the University of Southern California campus.

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