If you’re a fan of drone videos shot at the USC Village construction site, enjoy them while you can: The project is nearly finished, and soon there won’t be any construction to photograph. The Target store has its grand opening Sunday, and the first of 2,700 student residents move in Aug. 14. The $700 million retail-residential development is the largest in the history of South Los Angeles.
Top stories on USC News
Meet Wanda Austin, the first woman and African-American to lead USC
The USC alumna and trustee talks about the challenges and opportunities ahead for the university, her plans as interim president, and a lifetime of breaking through barriers — but don’t call her a “pioneer.”
Chickenpox, shingles and vaccines: USC expert shares what you need to know
Sharon Orrange explains the factors going into the decision on whether the vaccination is right for adults.
Southern California’s coast emerges as a toxic algae hot spot
New research by USC scientists shows domoic acid from ocean algae is a chronic problem with natural and man-made origins.