The beach beat
Students in Keith Plocek’s surf journalism class dig deep, going beyond clichés to find out what makes Southern California’s beach community tick.
USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi join forces to examine years of traffic data. In “Crosstown Traffic,” the student journalists and engineers discovered the most accident-prone roadways, worst interchanges, least “on-time” city bus route and most hazardous travel time.
With affordable housing in short supply in L.A., some tenants are turning to the USC Housing Law Clinic for help. The clinic provides referrals, information and representation at no charge for residents who face discrimination, eviction, landlord disputes and other housing challenges.
USC’s women’s water polo team not only stayed undefeated this weekend — but the No. 1 Women of Troy also set a new national record win streak. With victories against Indiana and Hawai’i, they notched their 47th and 48th wins in a row without a loss.
In a spring ritual, nearly 200 Keck School of Medicine of USC students tear open envelopes that hold big news. It’s Match Day, the annual event that matches medical students to their residencies. For more than a quarter of students, those residencies will be at a place that’s oh so familiar.