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Carol Folt On Admissions Scandal

During her press conference today, new USC president Carol Folt addressed the college admissions scandal: “We have to dig deep, and it won’t just be USC. This is going to be all our universities, and I think, especially when you get down to admissions, trust is so important. Everybody wants to believe that we are doing the right thing for bringing people to our universities. … Continue reading Carol Folt On Admissions Scandal

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Afternoon Thoughts On USC Scandals/President

New USC president Carol Folt has a lot of scandals/issues to deal with when she starts July 1. Maybe interim president Wanda Austin should do her a favor by removing some inept administrators instead. USC is a mess and it needs an outsider to come in and restore order. Hopefully, Folt will do it. And without the interference of Rick Caruso, who should probably stop … Continue reading Afternoon Thoughts On USC Scandals/President

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USC Is 6-Point Favorite Over UCLA

More early lines for USC, this time from BetOnline: The Trojans are 6-point favorites over UCLA. USC is also a 1.5-point favorite over Oregon. USC is a 7.5-point underdog to Washington. Meanwhile, former USC long snapper Jake Olson raised $48,000 this morning with 17 reps on the bench press to raise funds to fight retinoblastoma, which took his eyesight. Continue reading USC Is 6-Point Favorite Over UCLA

Breaking: USC Hires New President

Carol Folt, who recently resigned as chancellor at North Carolina, was named president at USC today. Folt is no stranger to controversy.  She went along with with a controversial strategy of avoiding NCAA sanctions for North Carolina’s academic/athletic scandal. Ultimately, North Carolina avoided tough sanctions by arguing the violations did not actually break NCAA rules. More recently, Folt was involved in the “Silent Sam” controversy. … Continue reading Breaking: USC Hires New President

USC Morning Buzz: Bad Spin Comes In Many Forms

Whatever USC does regarding the college admissions scandal, everyone will need to try and forget USC interim president Wanda Austin said the school was the “victim” or that athletic director Lynn Swann said he was “blindsided” by the revelations. In other words: No accountability. It’s not even good spin. Speaking of bad spin, let’s switch over to football, where Clay Helton is back making public … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Bad Spin Comes In Many Forms