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Special Olympians Receive Free Screenings, Glasses For Vision Problems

Nearly 1,000 Special Olympics athletes will leave this week’s World Games in Los Angeles with more than medals and memories.

4 hours ago

"MacGyver" creator Lee Zlotoff (left) is part of the panel of Hollywood producers and leading engineers looking for "The Next MacGyver" (Photo courtesy Twitter/@TheNextMacGyver)

Hollywood Producers, Engineers Looking For ‘The Next MacGyver’

Hollywood producers are hoping to team up with local scientists for a possible reboot of a classic 80s TV show.

13 hours ago

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Boston’s Withdrawal From Olympics Bid May Propel LA’s Chances As 2024 Host

As Boston drops out of the running to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles finds itself as a possible frontrunner to host the games for the third time.

07/27/2015

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13:  (L-R) Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon, and Marcus Mariota pose for a picture with the Heisman Trophy during a press conference at the New York Marriott Marquis on December 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Credit: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Top 5 NFL Rookies To Make Biggest Impact In 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the first overall selection in the draft, and used it on Florida St. quarterback Jameis Winston. However, Winston is not on our list of the top-5 rookies who will have the largest impact on the field this season.

07/24/2015

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City Attorney Announces Conviction Of Serial Groper Who Preyed Upon Women Jogging Near USC

Javier Cardoza, 21, entered a plea of no contest to four counts of battery on school grounds.

06/12/2015

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Gordon Marshall, Namesake Of USC Business School, Dies At 95

Gordon Marshall, who founded electronics giant Marshall Industries and donated millions of dollars to the University of Southern California, where the business school is named after him, has died. He was 95.

06/04/2015

Vahn Bozoian as he appeared in his USC playing days. (credit: USC)

Former USC Student Sues 3 Members Of School’s Baseball Team Over Release Of Sex Tape

“Plaintiff was immediately embarrassed, disgusted, humiliated and distraught,” the suit states.

05/29/2015

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Man Paralyzed From Neck Down Controls Robotic Arm With His Thoughts

Brain electrodes developed at Caltech and implanted at the Keck Medicine of USC are allowing a Southern California man to control a robotic arm using only his thoughts.

05/21/2015

Former USC Students From China Charged With Economic Espionage

Two Chinese professors who attended the University of Southern California are among six Chinese nationals accused by federal prosecutors of stealing trade secrets from two U.S. tech companies.

05/19/2015

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Entire MFA Class At USC’s Roski School Of Art And Design Drops Out Due To ‘Unethical Treatment’

In a joint statement, the students say they were misled about “faculty, curriculum, program structure and funding packages” and have decided to dissolve their candidacies before going into their second and final year.

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Umbrella Ban Forces USC Grads To Don Waterproof Ponchos For Ceremony

It was a soggy ceremony for thousands of graduates at the University of Southern California.

05/15/2015

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Despite Ongoing Showers, USC Says Don’t Expect To Have Umbrellas, Tents At Friday’s Graduation Ceremonies

Thousands of students at USC are gearing up for Friday morning graduation ceremonies. But it’s looking like it might be a soggy situation. Despite the expected downpour, the school says they won’t allow umbrellas and there won’t be tents over the outdoor ceremonies.

05/14/2015

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Fire Reportedly Starts In Mattress At USC Dormitory

Los Angeles firefighters quickly put out a fire in a top floor unit of a dormitory on the University of Southern California campus, authorities said Monday.

05/11/2015

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.

05/04/2015

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