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USC Baseball Team Stands With Women’s Soccer

It isn’t every day an entire team comes out and stands against its athletic dept. But the USC baseball team has put out a statement supporting the women’s soccer team and decrying the decision to limit today’s game vs. UCLA to four people per player. This is obviously a cost issue because USC does not want to staff a Coliseum crowd for something other than … Continue reading USC Baseball Team Stands With Women’s Soccer

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Lynn Swann Sighting

Lynn Swann has kept an extremely low profile since he was fired as USC athletic director. But he has surfaced this week — unsurprisingly — at The Masters golf tournament. Swann is a member of Augusta National Golf Course. He got a mention in this story today. Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson. Sir Nick Faldo. Charles Coody. Cameron Champ. Corey Conners. Lynn Swann. Condoleezza Rice. They … Continue reading Lynn Swann Sighting

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USC Women’s Volleyball Does Not Make NCAA’s

For the first time since 1990, the USC women’s volleyball team did not make the NCAA Tournament. As Coach Bohn says, “it’s about the seed!” The Trojans were 7-8 this season and finished seventh in the Pac-12 under first-year coach Brad Keller. I’m sure COVID-19 will be an excuse. But it’s really something to see the women’s volleyball team experience a mediocre season. Continue reading USC Women’s Volleyball Does Not Make NCAA’s

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USC Admission Stats Are Out

USC accepted 12.4 percent of its applicants this year. USC received a record 70,971 applications. That is 7 percent more than the previous record, which was set in 2019. It was also 20 percent more than applied last year. There was a fierce recruitment between Oregon and USC a few years ago for offensive tackle Jonah Tauanu’u of Narbonne, who signed with the Ducks. It … Continue reading USC Admission Stats Are Out

USC Settles George Tyndall Case For More Than $1.1 Billion

USC is going to pay more than $1.1 billion to patients of former doctor George Tyndall, making it the largest payout for sexual abuse in college history. The $1.1 billion figure includes a payout of $852 million for 710 women suing USC. The university previously agreed to pay $215 million in a federal lawsuit in 2018. Michigan State paid $500 million in the Larry Nasser … Continue reading USC Settles George Tyndall Case For More Than $1.1 Billion

USC Increases Tuition (Again)

USC is increasing tuition again. Here’s an announcement from Provost Charles F. Zukoski: “After careful consideration, the USC Board of Trustees has approved a 2 percent tuition increase for the 2021-2022 academic year, the lowest year-over-year increment since 1967 and in line with inflation.” This tuition increase has to gall students, who just paid full tuition (including an increase) in 2020-21 for a year of … Continue reading USC Increases Tuition (Again)