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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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Jets Select USC’s DT Leonard Williams With 6th Overall Pick In NFL Draft

The New York Jets added another big playmaker to its formidable defensive line.

04/30/2015

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Man Suspected Of Sexually Battering Female USC Students

A 21-year-old man is in custody Wednesday on suspicion of sexually battering female USC students for the past two months.

04/29/2015

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USC Students Prep For Age Of UAVs With Drone Safety Course

A scenario is unfolding inside a warehouse in El Sereno to give students an education into the safe operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

04/24/2015

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‘The Big One’ Could Trigger More Large Quakes On Nearby Faults, Study Finds

Researchers also determined that quake faults can stop moving for thousands of years. However, at some point, the pent-up energy stored in rocks will release in a series of sizable earthquakes.

04/22/2015

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LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher Pay

Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.

04/15/2015

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Race Relations In California Better Than Rest Of U.S.? Voters Say ‘Yes’ In New Poll

A new poll has found an overwhelming majority of California voters believe race relations in the state are better than elsewhere in America even as they acknowledge persistent tensions.

04/13/2015

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USC Issues Crime Alert For Alleged Oct. 2013 Sexual Assault

Authorities Friday were investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred two years ago at a University of Southern California fraternity house.

04/03/2015

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$50K Reward Offered In Deadly Hit-And-Run Accident Near USC

City officials Wednesday offered a $50,000 reward for information that would lead to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of a 58-year-old man.

04/01/2015

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden addresses the audience during the press conference to introduce Andy Enfield as USC's new basketball head coach on April 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Boycotts Indiana Due To Controversial Legislation

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is joining the boycott against Indiana’s Religious Freedom law by refusing to attend a college football committee meeting in Indianapolis this weekend.

03/31/2015

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Coroner To Run Toxicology Exam On UC Berkeley Student Killed On 10 Freeway

The Coroner Tuesday will run a toxicology exam on the missing UC Berkeley student found dead on a local freeway.

03/31/2015

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Missing UC Berkeley Student Identified As Pedestrian Killed In 10 Freeway Accident

A missing UC Berkeley student who disappeared after attending a party at a USC fraternity died after being struck by a car on a freeway early Saturday morning, authorities said Monday.

03/30/2015

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Berkeley Student Reported Missing After Leaving Party At USC

A University of California freshman who was last seen at a fraternity party at USC early Saturday morning has been reported missing.

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Metro Expo Line Service Resumes After Saturday Crash

A damaged Metro train was removed from tracks near USC overnight, restoring full Expo Line service a day after a crash that caused a partial derailment.

03/29/2015

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USC Expert Concerned About Reaction To Alps Plane Crash

University of Southern California aviation expert Michael Barr is concerned about the flying public’s response to news that Tuesday’s Germanwings jetliner crash in the French Alps was a willful act.

03/26/2015

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