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1935 USC graduation photo at Coliseum
In 1935, faculty and graduating students gathered at the Coliseum to celebrate commencement. (Photo/Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive, Collection 1429. Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.)

USC Commencement at the Coliseum: Vintage Photos from 1924 to 1950

As Trojan 2020 and 2021 grads get ready to walk at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, join us in our wayback machine. See how decades’ worth of Trojans celebrated at the stadium

2021 salutatorian Ashwin Bhumbla
Ashwin Bhumbla initially resisted studying computer science — his mother and brother studied it — but ended up with degrees in computer science and narrative studies. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Salutatorian Ashwin Bhumbla wants to use his engineering and tech background to make an impact

Through student organizations like Code the Change and Engineers Without Borders, Bhumbla assists underserved communities at home and abroad. He’s also a proud member of the Trojan Marching Band.