Stories by Marla Schevker:
USC rolls out adaptive recreation program for disabled students
Staying active isn’t easy, but junior Robert Scott is working to change that for athletes with disabilities at USC.
USC community comes first for undergrad
“I came to this university with nothing, and it has given me everything,” said senior David Horacio Hernandez, a double major in political science and American studies and ethnicity.
Administrator has health center on his mind
The grand opening of the USC Engemann Student Health Center in January was the culmination of 13 years of hard work and dedication by Larry Neinstein.
USC traits worth singing about
The USC all-male a cappella group Trojan Men brings new meaning to being a Trojan through their music video “Trojans for Life.”
Rivalry doesn’t lead to double trouble
Sophomores Bryan and Justin Yee perform for rival marching bands — USC and UCLA, respectively — but the twins don’t let that get in the way of their brotherly relationship.
Schweitzer fellowship winner puts patients first
Joy Wang, USC Doctor of Pharmacy student and Albert Schweitzer Fellow, is working to become a pharmacist who does more than dispense prescribed medications.
Passion propels USC senior
The passions of USC senior Angela Ross have led her to become a resident assistant and vice president of Youth Exploring Passion, a mentoring program for pregnant and parenting teens.
A career defined by four simple ‘action words’
The Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs (CBCSA) turned 35 last year, and Director Corliss Bennett-McBride is poised to celebrate her 14th year of running the center.
USC Global Fellows program receives funding
USC’s Global Fellows International Internship Program, a Student Affairs program administered by the USC Career Center, has received $150,000 in funding from the Freeman Foundation to continue its 2013 program.
Customer service with a smile
For immigration adviser Ariel Suarez, working in the Office of International Services is an exercise in customer service.
USC dietician shares appetite for 25 healthy foods
The 25 foods that will change your life can be found in any grocery store, said Patrice Barber, dietician for the University Park Health Center.
Friends and Neighbors Service Days celebrate 20 years
USC’s Friends and Neighbors Service Days program is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
Lambert reflects on her Panhellenic Council presidency
Senior Megan Lambert’s Panhellenic Council presidency comes to an end later next month, but she still has more to accomplish.
Merriman puts her heart into her work
Family and friends, learning and heart: That’s what matters most to Lynette Merriman, senior associate dean for Student Affairs.
Finding a home by offering advice
As a transfer student, Aleek Sherikian was well aware of the “get your units and get out” stereotype applied to her and students like her.
Smartphone app brings USC to one’s fingertips
Looking for a campus map, schedule of events and compilation of photos all in one place? USC Campus Activities has just the app for you.
The keys to adding more music on campus
Visitors at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center’s International Plaza are playing a different tune, thanks to the addition of a new piano.
Campus Center buttoned up with presidential memorabilia
USC is getting into the campaign spirit with a new exhibition featuring presidential election buttons from the 20th and 21st centuries.