With no school and the campus usually locked down, there hasn’t been a protest at USC . . . until now. A protest started this morning and was making a 3-mile loop around the campus. March headed north down McClintock. Students will make a 3-mile loop around campus. pic.twitter.com/0DDLRramnh — Alexis Timko (@AlexisTimko) June 6, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Continue reading Morning Buzz: USC Holds First Protest
Is there any surprise USC is having students on campus in the fall? Safety comes first but from a financial standpoint, it seems impossible that a school the size of USC could offer only online classes for the fall semester. There’s too much money involved. Would you want to pay $28,000 in tuition for a semester of online teaching? No way. USC needs students on … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Bringing Students Back Was Necessary
USC announced it plans to hold an in-person fall semester that begins on Aug. 17, a week earlier than scheduled. The semester will end at Thanksgiving break, which is about two weeks earlier than normal. The move is obviously a good step forward for football. All on-campus facilities will be reconfigured to help students/faculty follow physical-distancing guidelines. USC will require face coverings on campus. Some … Continue reading USC Announces Plans For School Year
USC dealt swiftly with Marla Brown yesterday by revoking her season tickets and Trojan Athletic Fund membership. It was interesting, however, how some reports made her out to be a significant booster. You can join the TAF for $200. I don’t know how much Brown gave but my definition of significant is a little different. Wayne Hughes ($400-450 million) is a significant donor. Brian Kennedy … Continue reading What Is A Significant Booster?
USC has revoked the season tickets and Trojan Athletic Fund membership of Marla Brown after some tweets suggesting protestors should be shot. Here’s the statement from Mike Bohn: Continue reading USC Revokes Ties To Booster
WINNERS USC rapid response team Carol Folt and Mike Bohn put out statements Sunday — the second for each — in an attempt to stay with current events. This might be a good time for USC to offer partial refunds of spring tuition to needy students. Just a thought. Coaching hires Ex-USC linebackers Chris Claiborne and Hayes Pullard were hired last week — Claiborne for … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Winners And Losers Of The Week