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University of Southern California: Private research university in Los Angeles, California, United States
The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest private research university in California. For the 2018–19 academic year, there were 20,000 students enrolled in four-year undergraduate programs. USC also has 27,500 graduate and professional students in a number of different programs, including business, law, engineering, social work, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and medicine. It is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles and generates $8 billion in economic impact on Los Angeles and California.

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Lori Loughlin And Husband Plead Guilty To College Admission Fraud [Video]

Lori Loughlin And Husband Plead Guilty To College Admission Fraud

Lori Loughlin and her husband pleaded guilty to participating in the U.S. college admissions scandal. According to Reuters, they committed fraud to secure spots for their daughters at the University of..

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Lori Loughlin And Husband Plead Guilty To College Admissions Scandal [Video]

Lori Loughlin And Husband Plead Guilty To College Admissions Scandal

According to Reuters, actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband will appear by Zoom video on Friday to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. They will admit to..

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Lori Loughlin, husband to plead guilty to college admissions scam [Video]

Lori Loughlin, husband to plead guilty to college admissions scam

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband have agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges they conspired to fraudulently secure their daughters admission to the University of Southern California,..

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Combination of fasting, vitamin C effective on hard-to-treat cancers, suggests study [Video]

Combination of fasting, vitamin C effective on hard-to-treat cancers, suggests study

A fasting-mimicking diet could be more effective at treating some types of cancer when combined with vitamin C, suggests a new study conducted by the scientists from USC and the IFOM Cancer Institute..

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Hello, social distancing. Goodbye, handshakes? [Video]

Hello, social distancing. Goodbye, handshakes?

The need for social distances has forced a rethink of the handshake. No matter how friendly, it is an exchange of potentially infectious microorganisms. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Early study points to far more infections in LA [Video]

Early study points to far more infections in LA

Some 4.1% of adults tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in a study of Los Angeles County residents, health officials said on Monday, suggesting the rate of infection may be 40 times higher than..

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TV star Lori Loughlin and husband await fate after college bribery admission

tv star lori loughlin and husband await fate after college bribery admission
A US TV star and her fashion designer husband have pleaded guilty to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California (USC) as part of a college..
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Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband on Friday pleaded guilty to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme to secure spots for their daughters at the University of..
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Los Angeles County - home to six NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB teams - will 'with all certainty' stay at home into August

L.A. County is home to Lakers, Clippers, Rams, Chargers, Kings, Dodgers, MLB All-Star Game, Sparks, Galaxy, Los Angeles FC and USC and UCLA.
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Los Angeles study indicates higher infection rate

A study conducted by the University of Southern California indicates that the true infection rate for COVID-19 in Los Angeles County may be 40 times more than the number of confirmed cases. (April..
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Bill Withers once pulled off classic prank on USC football team

Singer and songwriter Bill Withers, who died Friday at 81, worked with Pete Carroll in 2009 to pull major prank on USC's football team.
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DeVos Orders U.S.C. to Address ‘Systemic Failures’ Over Arrested Gynecologist

The Education Department demanded that the University of Southern California overhaul the way it addresses sexual misconduct charges and offer remedies to the doctor’s patients.
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'Extraordinarily egregious': USC slammed for not stopping predatory doctor George Tyndall

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall had been able to sexually abuse students since as far back as 1989 because USC failed to respond, the feds said
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Hot Pockets heiress faces sentencing in U.S. college admissions scandal

A California woman whose family's company created the microwavable snack Hot Pockets faces sentencing on Tuesday for paying $300,000 to people who helped her two daughters cheat on college entrance..
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USC will offer free tuition to students from families making $80K or less

University of Southern California's $80,000 threshold for the program is comfortably above California's median household income.
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U.S.C. Will Offer Free Tuition to Low-Income Students

Recognizing the high cost of living in California, the university will also no longer include the value of a home in the calculation used to determine a student’s financial need.
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New Emails Show How U.S.C. Courted Lori Loughlin and Husband for Donations

They are among more than a dozen parents who are still fighting charges against them in the sprawling admissions prosecution.
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Lori Loughlin's husband was told to keep USC athletic director 'out of' scheme, emails show

In an email to Rick Singer, Lori Loughlin's husband Mossimo Giannulli wrote of meeting University of Southern California Athletics Director Pat Haden.
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Judge Signals Approval of U.S.C.’s $215 Million Settlement With Ex-Gynecologist’s Patients

More than 18,000 women are expected to receive $2,500 to $250,000 from the University of Southern California.
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USC issues warning about drug use after 9th student death this semester

Nine students have died this semester at the University of Southern California. Authorities suspect drugs are to blame for several of the deaths. Los Angeles Times Reporter Colleen Shalby joined CBSN..
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9 students have died at USC since the start of fall semester

Police are investigating a series of student deaths at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Since the fall semester began in August, nine students have died. The school says three of..
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After 9 USC deaths, students slam school's "weirdly written" letter

After recent student deaths, a letter was sent out to every USC student discussing mental health and the dangers of opioid use
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Judge calls USC dad a 'thief,' gives longest prison sentence so far in college admissions scandal

Toby MacFarlane, a California real estate executive, received six months for his actions in the college admissions scandal. It's the longest so far.
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9 USC students have died since late August

Nine students at the University of Southern California have died since late August. The ninth student who died was found in off-campus housing. Chris Holmstrom of CBS Los Angeles reports.
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USC student found dead, bringing semester death toll to 9

9 University of Southern California students have died since August – at least three by suicide, others by unknown means
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Surfing executive sentenced to prison in college admissions scam

Prosecutors said Jeffrey Bizzack paid $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a volleyball recruit, even though he didn't play the sport
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California businessman gets prison for U.S. college admissions scam

A former California business executive was sentenced on Wednesday to two months in prison for taking part in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying $250,000 to secure his son's admission..
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Lori Loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme

lori loughlin, other parents charged again in college scheme
‘Full House’ actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and nine other parents faced new federal charges on Tuesday in a scandal involving dozens of wealthy parents accused of bribing..
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Lori Loughlin's daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Giannulli, are no longer USC students

Olivia Jade and Isabella Gianulli, Lori Loughlin's daughters, have left USC in the wake of the college admissions scandal.
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Dr. Dre, Iovine unveil high-tech new building at USC

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine launch the new University of Southern California Academy for Arts and Technology, a high-tech building that they donated a combined $70 million for in 2013. (Oct. 3)  
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ShowBiz Minute: Miller, R. Kelly, Dr. Dre

Three men charged with providing drugs that killed rapper Mac Miller; Judge denies bail for R. Kelly in NYC sex-abuse case; Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine unveil high-tech new building at USC. (Oct. 3)
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The eight college football coaches on the hot seat after the first month of season

After the first month of the season there are several college football coaches on the hot seat, led by Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and USC's Clay Helton.
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ShowBiz Minute: Markle, Dr Dre, Perry

UK tabloid to fight Meghan Markle's lawsuit on letter to dad; Dr. Dre, Iovine to unveil high-tech new building at USC; Tyler Perry dedicates Walk of Fame star to underdogs. (Oct. 2)  
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Dad faces sentencing for paying $250K to get son into USC as fake water polo recruit

Devin Sloane, a Los Angles business executive, is set to become the second parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal.
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Bryce Young, standout 2020 quarterback prospect, flips commitment to Alabama from USC

Bryce Young, a standout dual-threat quarterback from California’s Mater Dei, has flipped his commitment from USC to Alabama.
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Helton confident at USC after supporter Swann resigns as AD

Southern California football coach Clay Helton says he is unconcerned about his future after athletic director Lynn Swann's resignation
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USC's athletic director abruptly steps down

The University of Southern California’s Athletic Director abruptly stepped down amid the school's alleged involvement in the college admissions scandal. Lynn Swann's resignation was announced Tuesday..
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A School for Scandal Is a Haven for Student Journalists

As part of an investigative journalism program at the University of Southern California, a student found dozens of new sexual abuse allegations against a former campus doctor.
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What Was It Like Aboard the Conception?

Wednesday: Readers who have been on scuba diving trips recall their experiences. Also: U.S.C.’s entanglement in the college admissions scandal deepens with new court filings, and Gem-O-Rama.
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In Crunch for College Admission, U.S.C. Tracks Applicants’ Ties to Big Donations

New documents made public as part of the college admissions bribery case show officials at U.S.C. keeping donation information about applicants in spreadsheets.
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USC loses QB Daniels to injury, outlasts Fresno State 31-23

Southern California overcame the loss of starting quarterback J.T. Daniels to a right leg injury in a 31-23 victory over Fresno State
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US actress Lori Loughlin in Boston court for hearing on college admissions scandal

us actress lori loughlin in boston court for hearing on college admissions scandal
Actress Lori Loughlin appeared in Boston federal court on Tuesday for a hearing on whether the lawyers defending her against charges she took part in a large college admissions scam have a conflict and..
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Lori Loughlin Due in Court as Admissions Scandal Looms Over New School Year

No college found itself as deeply embroiled in the scandal as U.S.C. Months after the case began, nearly 20 of its students remain in limbo about their futures.
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The Debate Team

The "Great Debaters" was a movie that was about the first African-American championship debate team. It was based on the (mostly) true story of the Wiley College debate team back in 1930. The movie..
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Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault

A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of..
Reuters - Published


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