USC’s 1970 game at Alabama marked the first time an integrated team played in that state. The Trojans’ blowout victory forever changed college football — and more.
No scientist has seen one alive, but it’s out there: Zenkerella, an elusive, scaly tailed squirrel. Erik Seiffert of the Keck School of Medicine of USC says three newly found bodies are helping scientists understand how the animal evolved over 49 million years.
A USC study finds that tax incentives handed to filmmakers offer minimal return in terms of job or wage growth — yet some states opt to outbid each other for films. “The incentives are a bad investment,” said lead author Michael Thom of the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Nia Ali wins silver in the 100-meter high hurdles, while April Ross captures bronze in beach volleyball. They’re keeping with tradition: USC has produced more Olympians, more overall medalists and more gold medal winners than any other U.S. university.
Allyson Felix won a gold medal with the USA women’s 4×100-meter relay and Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse won a bronze medal with the Canada men’s 4x100-meter relay at the Summer Olympics on Friday. Earlier Kami Craig and Kaleigh Gilchrist won gold in water polo.