• USC Medical Program Loses National Accreditation

    The University of Southern California is losing national accreditation for a medical training program dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education notified USC and Los Angeles County this week that their joint-run fellowship in cardiovascular disease will be stripped of accreditation next year. The decision is final and would […]

  • USC Students Linked to Admissions Scandal Can’t Enroll

    The University of Southern California on Monday said that it had taken action that prevents students who may be associated with an alleged admissions scheme from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts, NBC News reported. In a statement posted on Twitter, the school said the students have been notified that their status is under review. “Following […]

  • Fourth Attacker Sentenced in the Beating Death of USC Grad Student

    A 22-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for a brutal baseball bat attack that killed a USC electrical engineering graduate student. Alberto Ochoa was convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the beating death of the student from China who was attacked near campus while walking back to his apartment after a […]

  • Local Golf Star Charlie Reiter to Play in Desert Classic

    La Quinta native and USC star golfer Charlie Reiter has received a sponsor exemption to compete again this year in the Desert Classic presented by Workday PGA TOUR event , January 17-20 at PGA West and La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta. Reiter, who plays golf for the University of Southern California, will return again this […]

  • Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison in Killing of USC Grad Student From China

    A 20-year-old woman was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for her role in the 2014 baseball bat beating death of a USC graduate student from China. Alejandra Guerrero was convicted in October 2016. She was sentenced along with a co-defendant Friday in the brutal attack on electrical engineering student Xinran Ji, […]

  • LAPD Raids Home of Former USC Gynecologist Facing Sex Abuse Allegations

    Police have raided the home of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall, officials said. The raid took place at his home Thursday morning, said LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar. He lives about three miles north of the campus. Details about the raid were not immediately available. Aguilar said the warrants were investigative in nature, but didn’t elaborate. […]

  • 4 Ex-Trojans File Lawsuit Over USC Handling of Embattled Gynecologist

    Four former USC students Monday filed what is believed to be the first lawsuit against the university stemming from revelations of years-old misconduct complaints against Dr. George Tyndall, the longtime gynecologist at the university Student Health Center. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, who are identified only as Jane Does, contend in the suit that Tyndall forced […]

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