| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Investigators believe the USC graduate student killed near campus last week may have tried to get away from his attackers after the beating began but was assaulted a second time, law enforcement sources said.
The sources, who were familiar with the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Four teenagers were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a USC graduate student, who law enforcement sources said may have tried to escape his attackers only to be assaulted again.
More details about Xinran Ji's death emerged as...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
USC is in talks to acquire or affiliate with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, the independent biomedical organization that is home to Nobel-winning scientists and has helped produce important drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Andres Ramos won his first race for public office when he was still a senior at USC in 2007, making the then-22-year-old among the youngest elected officials in California.
But shortly after securing a seat on the Compton Community College District...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:12 PM
USC will offer four-year athletic scholarships to all scholarship players in football, men's basketball, and women's basketball, the school announced Monday.
The new policy overrides the practice of offering one-year scholarships that were annually up...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tens of thousands of Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant. The gap between the demand for donated kidneys and the supply creates a situation that free-market cheerleaders can't bear to leave alone: People have two kidneys, so why not end our...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:56 PM
USC officials are attributing a drop in property crimes at the university to security measures put in place following an on-campus Halloween night shooting that left four teenagers wounded two years ago.
The biggest factor in the reduction, officials...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Midori, the renowned Japanese American violinist who shot to international fame as a child prodigy and grew up in the eyes of the public, is expecting a child of her own. A representative for Midori confirmed the musician's pregnancy, saying that she is...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday.
According to statements from both...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Pat Haden replaced Mike Garrett as USC's athletic director in August 2010, two months after the NCAA sanctioned USC for "lack of institutional control." Reporter Gary Klein recently met with Haden to talk about the last four years and the future.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Todd McNair is not coaching college or pro football, but the former USC assistant is trying to keep his hand in the sport.
As the defamation lawsuit he filed against the NCAA three years ago makes its way through the court system, McNair is drawing up...