Stories by David Medzerian:
Does Black Friday still matter? You might be surprised
Thanksgiving openings and a new role for Cyber Monday are just a few ways retailers are adapting to our changing shopping patterns.
B-52s conversation, concert kick off Trojan Family Weekend on McCarthy Quad
Band members share their thoughts on social activism before a lively set that kept Trojans on their feet.
Prominent Angelenos and generous donors join in celebration of USC Village
Guests from politicians to philanthropists share in an evening of fun and fireworks to mark the massive project’s completion and show continued support for the university.
USC leaders call for solution to protect DACA students
President and provost underscore university’s support for scholars
Football Saturdays bring game-day fun to USC campus and the Coliseum
Fans will notice a few small changes — and two huge new scoreboards — when the Trojans face Western Michigan in Saturday’s opener.
USC University Park Campus parking structures, entrances get new names
Forget three-letter abbreviations and numbered gates: The new names are based on locations you already know.
What Trojans will be reading this summer: President Nikias’ picks
This year’s summer reading list is an eclectic assortment, from Dostoyevsky to Edward Snowden.
Wisdom from Will Ferrell: Gags and guidance from his USC commencement address
The comedian, a 1990 USC graduate, keeps the audience laughing but has some thoughtful observations, too.
USC commencement: Through the years in photos
Catch the famous faces that have been part of past ceremonies — and much more — in a pictorial walk down memory lane.
Friday’s the big day: What you need to know about USC commencement 2017
Don’t worry about the weather this year. Traffic? That’s a different story, especially because of road projects around the University Park Campus.
State of the University: ‘If we lose an inclusive spirit, we lose our souls and our selves’
President C. L. Max Nikias underscores importance of diversity, extends the Campaign for USC and sets out grand vision for a new hospital.
Trojans’ Rose Bowl and Rose Parade memories: the day in pictures
USC definitely came out on top Monday, from high-profile appearances in the Tournament of Roses to a last-minute shocker on the playing field.
Year in review: At a place like USC, someone’s always making headlines
USC 2016 | Highs (academic rankings) and lows (admission rate) are among the USC stories that made the news this year, along with the return of a football star and a final farewell to an inspirational leader.
Year in review: Some beautiful, some emotional — our favorite images of the year
USC 2016 | Our team of photographers kept an eye — and a lens — on the university all year. Here are our picks from among the many memorable images they captured.
Year in review: New buildings are popping up all over USC, with more to come
USC 2016 | From Currie to Fertitta to Kaufman to Stevens, several important new facilities made their debuts — and there’s more to come.
USC to face Penn State in 2017 Rose Bowl
It’s the first time in Pasadena for both teams since they faced off there in 2009.
USC service remembers 15th anniversary of 9/11
Commemoration includes moment of silence, laying of wreath at 9/11 Memorial on the University Park Campus.
There’s nothing like it in college football: game day on the USC campus
More fun is in store for fans and families on campus when Trojans play at the Coliseum. The home opener is Saturday against Utah State.
Former Trojans team up to take American football to China
Weeklong camp for student-athletes combines on-field work with intense English-language courses.
USC President Nikias honored by Greek academic institutions
The president receives two honorary degrees and is inducted into the Academy of Athens, the nation’s leading research institution.
Here’s what Trojans will be reading this summer
USC President C. L. Max Nikias’ summer reading list is a university tradition; here are this year’s selections.
Physicist Amber Miller named dean of USC Dornsife College
The LA-area native has focused on enhancing the basic sciences and building cross-disciplinary connections at Columbia, where she is dean of science.
USC and Los Angeles say a final farewell to the Sports Arena
Official closing ceremony is held for the facility, once home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and 47 years of Trojan basketball.
We’ve got a horse in this race: Trojan Nation seeks Kentucky Derby win
The horse’s owners are part of a family of diehard USC fans.