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DPS has created 12 USC football trading cards for officers to hand out to kids.


Spurred by the increase in campus shooting incidents in recent years, the Department of Public Safety has transitioned to a new protocol where officers immediately respond to active shooting situations on campus. In the past, DPS officers would set up a perimeter around the shooting area until a SWAT team from LAPD arrived. Now, DPS […]


Former USC wide receiver Victor Blackwell was arrested in a domestic violence incident on Wednesday night. USC head coach Steve Sarkisian announced Blackwell's removal from the team on Thursday morning.


The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Thursday, Oct. 2, and Friday, Oct. 3.   Crimes against property At 12:13 p.m. on Oct. 2, an unsecured iPod was taken from a university vehicle parked outside the Corwin D. Denney Research Center. At 2:56 p.m. on Oct. […]


USC announced new safety measures to improve security on the University Park Campus and the surrounding neighborhood on Thursday. The measures include adding additional neighborhood security ambassadors, upgrading security technology, instituting new safety education measures and expanding the service area of Campus Cruiser. The announcement comes three weeks after Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old male graduate […]


The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday to announce the arrest of four suspects in connection with the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji. According to LAPD Commander Bill Scott of the South Bureau, Johnathan DelCarmen, 19, and Andrew Garcia, 18, were arrested and will be charged with […]


A 24-year-old Chinese male graduate student was found dead Thursday morning on the fourth floor of City Park Apartments on W. 30th Street and Vermont Avenue. According to LAPD Sergeant Barry Montgomery, LAPD Southwest division received a radio call from an ambulance at 7 a.m. Thursday to investigate a death. When officers arrived, they discovered the […]


The annual ritual results in multiple students being transported for lacerations and intoxication.


I am a bike rider who respects rules. I walk my bike in dismount zones, I always ride with a helmet and I properly lock my bike to racks. For these reasons, last week I was both surprised and angry to see that the Department of Public Safety had cut my lock and impounded my […]


KXSC Fest, a free music and arts festival put on by the student volunteers at KXSC Radio, was this past Saturday, March 29th and was a spectacular event. Few know that KXSC receives no funding from USC or USG. Instead, KXSC paid the University more than $6,300 in required fees to host KXSC Fest, almost […]