Downtown as college town
As downtown LA grows, cultural attractions and transit create a corridor that draws USC students and alums to the core of the city.
Melanoma is the second-most-common cancer among the under-30 crowd. It's a particular threat for people who spend a lot of time outside—like rowers. USC junior Sara Bilimoria spreads the word on skin cancer's dangers, and the Women of Troy will raise funds this year to fight melanoma.
Whether you know her as Molly Fender or by MissMollyLolly—Fender's name on the video-game site Twitch—she's likely to make an impression. This USC junior and cognitive science major has big plans in the game world.
If you're a Trojan Football fan, remember this hashtag: #USCselfie. Tag your football gameday pics on Instagram with the hashtag and you may end up on the big screen at the Coliseum.
Thousands of students from abroad dream of going to college in the U.S., but learning university-level English and taking all the necessary entrance exams can be tough. Thanks to the USC International Academy, a new group of aspiring scholars is now getting the help they need.