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News: January 2012

Former USC Student Featured in Controversial Web Clip Speaks Out


By Matthew Leland
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 5:23 p.m. PST

Evan Paley is one of several USC students featured in the trailer for James Franco's new webseries "Undergrads."

'Discover the Arts' Campaign Kicks Off


By ATVN
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 4:40 p.m. PST

Initiative offers discounts on show tickets and museum admission through the end of April.

Southern California Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Workers Go On Strike


By Alyssa Nakamoto
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 3:28 p.m. PST

Southern California Kaiser nurses want to improve staffing deficiencies and patient care.

New Email Authentication System Seeks to Cut Down on Online Scams


By Serene Mao
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 3:08 p.m. PST

15 major technology and financial companies have developed a defense against fake e-mails.

Donation Jump Starts Keck Medicine Initiative


By David Gutierrez
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 2:24 p.m. PST

USC's School of Medicine is $150 million richer thanks to the Keck family.

Romney Wins Florida GOP Primary [UPDATED]


By Kelly Hanelt and Matthew Leland
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 1:29 p.m. PST

Romney appears to be pulling ahead in the head-to-head battle for the GOP Presidential nomination.

Claremont McKenna Administrator Resigns over Fake SAT Scores


By Lindsay Becker
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 11:39 a.m. PST

A senior administrator at the small liberal arts college has resigned, admitting to fabricating student’s SAT scores.

Teacher in Molestation Case Investigated as Early as 1994 [Updated]


By Gianna Osorio, Christianne Rojo and Lauren Furniss
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 11:30 a.m. PST

The Director of Communications claims that there is not sufficient evidence to convict Berndt yet.

Turnitin Used to Catch Cheaters in College Admissions


By Carly Santiago and Sara Ramsey
Monday, January 30, 2012 | 7:19 p.m. PST

Institutions are looking to use the plagarism database service to reject potential plagarizing applicants.

Fit Families Program Honored For Commitment to Latino Community


By Tallie Johnson
Monday, January 30, 2012 | 5:25 p.m. PST

The USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy helps kids get fit.

Four Arrests Made in Grad Student Killing


By Alexa Liacko, Faith Miller and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 4:01 p.m. PDT

Two adults and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 24-year-old USC grad student Xinran Ji...

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

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USC Graduate Student Found Dead in Apartment


By Kate Flexter
07/24/14 | 1:41 p.m. PDT

A 24-year-old Chinese USC engineering graduate student was found dead on Thursday at an apartment in the University Park area...

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.