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  • Why UC Berkeley student climbed onto freeway a mystery

    Why UC Berkeley student climbed onto freeway a mystery
    It remains a mystery exactly how and why 19-year-old UC Berkeley soccer player Eloi Vasquez, last seen early Saturday morning at a USC fraternity party, ended up on the 10 Freeway, where he was struck and killed. Los Angeles police Officer Tony Im...
  • USC Now morning report

    USC Now morning report
    Tweet of the day: "Former #USC football player Armond Armstead has reached a confidential settlement to his lawsuit against the school over its use of Toradol."    -- Nathan Fenno, Times sports enterprise reporter   In The Times:  USC's Pat Haden...
  • USC lineman Damien Mama feels good after shedding weight

    USC lineman Damien Mama feels good after shedding weight
    Damien Mama weighed 397 pounds when he arrived on campus as a freshman last summer. He now weighs 358, he said, and is on the way to his goal weight of 345. “I definitely feel the difference,” Mama said after practice on Tuesday. “I&...
  • USC football players show off their moves in dance contest

    USC football players show off their moves in dance contest
    USC Coach Steve Sarkisian gave his players a new way to show off their moves. He staged a dance contest. Sarkisian said he decided to "break up the monotony" of spring practice and have some fun with the brief dance competition during Tuesday’...
  • Universities add degree programs while spurning fads

    Universities add degree programs while spurning fads
    At Cal State Dominguez Hills, recreation and leisure studies are out and cyber-security is in. The geography major at USC has morphed into a new degree program called spatial studies. And Russian and German language programs at UC Riverside are...
  • Missing UC Berkeley soccer player Eloi Vasquez was killed on 10 Freeway

    Missing UC Berkeley soccer player Eloi Vasquez was killed on 10 Freeway
    A 19-year-old UC Berkeley student who went missing early Saturday near USC was struck and killed on the 10 Freeway, authorities said Monday after linking the two incidents. Eloi Vasquez -- whose disappearance spawned a citywide search as his family...
  • USC Now morning report: Spring countdown

    USC Now morning report: Spring countdown
    Fact of the day: USC has six remaining spring practices, including the spring game.  In The Times: Thorpe Award, Heisman Trophy and Olympics all goals of USC's Adoree' Jackson USC recruiting: Quarterback Matt Fink receives offer Home of USC...
  • In-house pick for provost aims for expanded research role for USC

     In-house pick for provost aims for expanded research role for USC
    As the newly named provost and No. 2 administrator at USC, neuroscientist Michael Quick said Monday he wants to help the university use its brain power and growing financial resources to keep improving the school's reputation and focus high-powered...
  • USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions

    USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions
    When some USC student government leaders voiced support for creating a cultural house for black students, Ama Amoafo-Yeboah thought that she and other undergraduates were closer to having a space where they could hang out and hold events. But before a...
  • USC's Pat Haden, citing gay son, won't attend meeting in Indiana

    USC's Pat Haden, citing gay son, won't attend meeting in Indiana
    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden will not attend a College Football Playoff meeting in Indianapolis this week because of a new Indiana law that has been called anti-gay. “I am the proud father of a gay son. In his honor, I will not be attending the...
  • Expo Line resumes service after collision near USC campus

    Expo Line resumes service after collision near USC campus
    Metro's Expo Line resumed regular service Sunday after a train collided with a passenger car near the University of Southern California campus on Saturday, injuring 12 people and disrupting service between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City. The...