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News: April 2012

USC's First Annual South Asian Awareness Week


By Ivana Dukanovic
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 2:27 p.m. PDT

Several cultural campus organizations team up for a week long celebration.

Villaraigosa Signs Ordinance to Help Small Businesses


By Alexa Liacko
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 1:40 p.m. PDT

LA City Planning Code is being revised to aid developer efficiency.

Study: Maternal Obesity Linked to Autism


By Carly Santiago
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 1:35 p.m. PDT

Researchers found that obese women during pregnancy were 67 percent more likely to have autistic children.

No Grand Jury in Trayvon Case


By Carly Santiago
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 12:29 p.m. PDT

The controversial trial continues to fuel protests nationwide.

Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion


By Ivana Dukanovic
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 12:22 p.m. PDT

Instagram gets a $1 billion dollar "like" from Facebook.

USC Professor Wins Ho-Am Award


By Jerome Campbell
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 11:02 a.m. PDT

USC Professor Jae U. Jung wins top Korean medical award.

$10K Offered in Inglewood Dad's Death [UPDATED]


By Alexis Houghtaling and Danica Ruberti
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 10:20 a.m. PDT

A reward will be announced for the fatal shooting of a father in Inglewood.

Polamalu on Tre Madden's Injury and Buck Allen's Transition


By Nick Burton
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 2:32 p.m. PDT

USC running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu laments the season-ending injury to the Trojans' new backfield sensation.

Buck Allen Struggling With Pass Protection


By Nick Burton
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 2:27 p.m. PDT

The redshirt freshman tailback says learning new pass blocking schemes is the most difficult part of his transition to fullback.

Vending Machines Sell More than Snacks


By Cassie Jasso
Friday, April 6, 2012 | 5:40 p.m. PDT

Vending machines are known as a quick place to grab a snack...but not a cupcake or underwear.

Hundreds Protest Police Brutality in Downtown LA


By Christina Cameron
10/22/14 | 4:44 p.m. PDT

Hundreds of people protested throughout Downtown LA on Wednesday as part of National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality. 

Testimony Continues in Bolden Double Murder Trial


By Rebecca Gibian
10/22/14 | 1:28 p.m. PDT

L.A. prosecutors attempt to draw connections between Bolden's phone calls and the murder of two USC graduate students.

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Plattenburg: "Do Something Great"


By dishak and Connor McGlynn
10/18/14 | 9:14 p.m. PDT

USC CB John Plattenburg discussed his emotions following his first career start for the Trojans against the Buffaloes.

Shark Attack Survivor Faces His Fears


By Julia Bakerink
10/16/14 | 11:51 a.m. PDT

L.A.’s only shark attack survivor gets back in the water. ATVN's Julia Bakerink reports.