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David Medzerian

David Medzerian

David is the managing editor of USC News and teaches at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He’s been a reporter and editor at the Miami Herald, a correspondent for the Orange County NewsChannel and senior editor, local columnist and occasional travel writer at The Orange County Register. Reach him at

Stories by David Medzerian:

Coliseum dedication
USC and community leaders cutting the ribbon are, from left, USC football coach Clay Helton, Lt. Cmdr. Mark Simpkins of the U.S. Navy Reserve, City Councilman Curren Price, County Supervisor Janice Hahn, USC President Carol L. Folt, Mayor Eric Garcetti, USC athletic director Lynn Swann and United Airlines’ Mark Krolick and Janet Lamkin. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

USC, L.A. leaders reintroduce the renovated Coliseum

The completed $315 million project — funded via private donations, including United Airlines’ naming gift — prepares the stadium for its next 100 years.