Stories by David Medzerian:
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 D. Miller named dean of USC Dornsife College
The L.A.-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.
Play with a purpose: Therapy dogs, other events provide relief from the stress of final exams
The Engemann Student Health Center schedules a series of events to help students relax.
USC community pauses to remember Steven B. Sample
Several hundred gather around the Tommy Trojan statue to honor the university’s late president.
Pat Haden to retire as USC athletic director
The Trojan legend will stay on to guide the renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
USC Village tops off with placing of landmark spire
It marks the halfway point in construction of the $700 million residential-retail project, on track to open in fall 2017.
USC 2015: The year in social media
Whether it’s bragging about our incoming freshmen or savoring the return of the Victory Bell, Trojans are loud and proud online.
USC 2015: The year’s top USC News stories
From health and science to politics and, of course, football, here are some of the stories you made among our most popular.
USC 2015: Our favorite images of the year
Every picture tells a story, and here are some of the most memorable pictures of the year gone by.
USC 2015: The year in student stories
From hiking with professors to interning with the mayor, take a look back at some of the year’s most fascinating student stories.
More than just a movie series, Star Wars is also inspiration for some of USC’s top thinkers
From computer science to journalism to business, the Force is with these Trojans.
Steven Spielberg presented Presidential Medal of Freedom
The filmmaker and founder of USC Shoah Foundation is awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Who’s the most active? Pac-12 Recreation Challenge pits schools against each other
Participants in this week’s Fall Recreation Challenge get free access and classes at the Lyon Center and the Health Sciences Campus gym.
USC President Nikias signs up for a spring class — as the instructor
He’ll join Thomas Habinek in teaching ‘The Culture of the Athenian Democracy’ to a select group of freshmen and sophomores.