Stories by Mark Rivard:
Two Trojans share how they’ve changed, grown and flourished in four years
We first met Sam Hardy and Hunter Harper in August 2016, the day before they moved to USC as freshmen. Now, the two new graduates talk about their journeys as they meet each other for the first time.
Garcetti helps make COVID-19 protective equipment at USC Iovine and Young Academy
The Los Angeles mayor toured the 3D printing facility at the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy, where high-tech machinery is used to produce equipment for health care workers fighting the pandemic.
Trojans hoop it up at wheelchair basketball tournament
The annual USC event gives students with disabilities an opportunity to compete in organized sports.
Trojan Sofia Deak works to get Syrian refugees help learning English
The USC senior organized a group of student tutors who give the newcomers one-on-one help learning a new language.
The making of Hecuba: From an abstract idea to an iconic USC landmark
Follow along with the fascinating process as sculptor Christopher Slatoff brings USC President C. L. Max Nikias’ vision to life.
USC posts big Rivalry Week win over UCLA (in flag football)
Trojan football equipment managers head to enemy territory to take on their Bruin counterparts — and come away with a long-awaited victory.
Victory Bell back in Trojan colors
After Saturday’s big win over UCLA, watch as the Trojan Knights strip away three years of Bruin blue.
Trojan Knights pull late duty on Tommy watch
Members of the university service group guard USC’s iconic statue around the clock during Rivalry Week.
Bruin bonfire gets Trojan faithful ready for crosstown challenge
As the big USC-UCLA game approaches, nothing fires up the fans like the annual Conquest rally.
Petraeus on hand as panels honoring USC veterans are unveiled
Event is among scheduled to honor veterans as holiday approaches.
Coliseum crew gets ready for some football
Watch as the field gets its shine on for Saturday’s season opener against Arkansas State.
A life-changing accident leads to USC, and an unexpected future
Stephen Wilson never thought much about college. Now it’s an integral part of his new life.
From soldier to student: University life inspires veteran
After serving more than four years in the U.S. Army, USC Leventhal School of Accounting student David Flores is closing in on his dream of a college degree.
Graduating? USC leaders and mentors share some words of wisdom
From a historian and best-selling author to an Olympic gold medalist and coach, USC’s faculty and staff have a few choice lessons from experience for graduating seniors.