Stories by Dave Dulberg:
Student-athletes take part in Community Bowl
Student-athletes representing 11 of USC’s varsity sports came together to participate in the university’s first Community Bowl on Dec. 4.
USC Recreational Sports Gets Cagey
Don’t be intimidated by the term “caged” sports. Starting this spring, USC Recreational Sports will expand its intramural programming with caged soccer and hockey, which promise to be a lot more fun than the adjective suggests.
USC senior finds his calling
Asher Feldman, editor-in-chief of the Daily Trojan this fall, arrived at his current position by way of an existential crisis.
Latino Floor hosts Dia de Los Muertos celebration
USC’s Latino Floor welcomed hundreds of elementary school students from the community to Fluor Tower for a Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event that combined culture, history and a glimpse of the college experience.
USC Senior Lets Her Imagination Run Wild
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the painting in the left corner of the Ronald Tutor Campus Center’s fourth floor graduate study room speaks volumes about a USC student and her lifelong love affair with art.
USC Launches ‘We Are Considerate’ Campaign
Five traits are etched on Tommy Trojan’s pedestal: faithful, scholarly, skillful, courageous and ambitious. Through its new long-term campaign, the USC Division of Student Affairs hopes to unofficially add “considerate” to these classic traits of a Trojan.
USC Opens Doors for Models of Pride Conference
The USC campus rolled out the rainbow carpet for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center’s Models of Pride conference on Oct. 15, and a record 1,100 students and parents attended. Started in 1993, the free, daylong conference focused on the interests and concerns of LGBT youth ages 12 to 24 through roundtable discussions, workshops, a resource fair and a dance for high school attendees.
The power of friendship
When the Friday afternoon bell rings at high schools across America, students rush out of their classrooms in pursuit of weekend fun. But for a select group of girls from Los Angeles’ Thomas Riley High School, the Friday bell summons them back into the classroom.
She Relishes the Rainbow Floor
Riss Emond, the current resident adviser (RA) of the special interest community for LGBT and ally undergraduate and graduate students, opted to trust her instincts on a big decision.
Ground Zero Turns Up the Mic on Talent
There is something magical about the ambience at the Ground Zero Performance Café’s Open Mic Night that’s hard to find elsewhere on campus.
Giving back to the community
Four hundred USC students headed to campus early on the last Saturday before classes, grabbed tools and headed into the community to make a difference. The event was the 16th annual Friends and Neighbors Day sponsored by the university’s Volunteer Center.
Health Sciences Campus Gets Fit With New Center
USC’s Health Sciences campus kicked off the academic year with a new, 10,000-square-foot fitness center that opened on Aug. 22 in the 2001 Soto Street building.
Conference Supports LGBT Students
For the first time in the U.S. Department of Education’s history, the Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention held a conference that focused on improving the social climate for LGBT students at universities across the country.
Future Trojan Believes in Cost-effective Health Care
Incoming freshman Uriel Kim will begin USC’s eight-year Baccalaureate/M.D. program this fall. It guarantees a spot in the Keck School of Medicine of USC after he completes his undergraduate degree in biology.