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  • Child welfare advocate knows the system firsthand

    Child welfare advocate knows the system firsthand
    Stephanie Krol's memories of her earliest years are blessedly spare and remarkably benign. She remembers going back and forth between foster care and street life with her mother, who was homeless and often resorted to prostitution. She remembers being...
  • Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

    Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers
    Sarah Luna wants to buy a home in up-and-coming northeast Los Angeles before it's too late. At 31, she has a master's degree and earns more than $70,000 as a court reporter and freelance editor. She daydreams about trading the Glendale apartment she...
  • New USC grad had meager beginnings but plenty of drive

    New USC grad had meager beginnings but plenty of drive
    There are journeys and there are journeys. Nana Numapau's has been long. He was born in a village in Ghana. He just earned a graduate degree in Los Angeles. He came here in 2001 at age 19 and worked for years before taking his first class. He hawked...
  • Student Academy Awards Announce Winners

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...
  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • Up next for USC basketball: at Washington State on Thursday night

    When: 8. Where: Friel Court, Pullman, Wash. On the air: TV: ESPNU; Radio: 710 Records: USC 10-19, 1-15 in Pac-12; Washington State 9-19, 2-14. Update: It's been a long season, but the Trojans have something to play for against the Cougars. A USC...
  • Up next for USC basketball: Saturday at Washington

    USC AT WASHINGTON When: 1:30 p.m. Where: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710. Records: USC 11-19, 2-15 Pac-12; Washington 16-14, 8-9. Update: USC hopes to finish the regular season with momentum heading...
  • USC quarterback Max Browne tries to work himself into starter equation

    Max Browne worked out the calculations long before he arrived at USC. Cody Kessler and Max Wittek would be third-year sophomore quarterbacks, with three seasons of eligibility remaining, when Browne enrolled in January 2013. Browne correctly...
  • As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead

    As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead
    LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision. The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
  • USC women fall in NCAA tournament on foe's last-gasp shot, 71-68

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Briana Brown waited nearly 40 minutes for her first basket on Saturday, but she made it count. The senior guard from St. John's hit a three-point dagger with 0.4 seconds remaining to beat USC, 71-68, in a first-round NCAA women'...
  • Steve Sarkisian to select USC's starting quarterback in a few days

    Two weeks remain in USC's spring practice, and Coach Steve Sarkisian indicated Tuesday that he would announce a starting quarterback before the Trojans conclude workouts April 19. "I would suspect we'll do it before the end of spring," Sarkisian said....