Mark Marino, an associate professor at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, takes a selfie with students. (credit: USC/YouTube)

USC Class Examines The Selfie As Cultural Artifact

The #SelfieClass, formerly called Writing 150: Writing and Critical Reasoning: Identity and Diversity, analyzes “gender, sexuality and race portrayed in social media,” school officials state in a press release.


Actor James Deen (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Porn Actor’s Lecture At Pasadena City College Relocated Due To Potential Protest

Pasadena City College officials are concerned about protestors potentially disrupting a guest lecture Wednesday featuring porn star James Deen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

Actor James Deen (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Porn Lecture Stirs Up Fuss At Pasadena City College

He may be the new face of adult films, but it seems not everyone is ready to embrace the image of “James Deen, Porn Star and College Lecturer.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2013


Dali Lama Cancels Appearance At UCLA

The Dalai Lama has canceled a scheduled lecture at University of California-Los Angeles because of ill health.