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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

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.

Explosion And Gas Leak At Ronald Tutor Hall

By Sam Bergum
11/24/15 | 9:01 p.m. PST

No one was injured in the blast. DPS and L.A. Fire officials are on the scene.

FDA Approves GMO Salmon

By Daniel Tran
11/20/15 | 12:05 a.m. PST

The FDA approved its first genetically modified animal for consumption.