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January 12, 1999 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lupe Del Rio and her daughter, Michelle, a high school student, have made their way from their home in East Los Angeles through the USC campus to an office of burgundy and gold, the colors of the prestigious school. The prestige is nothing Raul Vargas has to emphasize as he sits with the Del Rios at a small wooden table.
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January 21, 2010 | By Carol J. Williams
Would a reasonable person confuse a USC logo on a garnet-and-black ball cap in Columbia, S.C., with the same letters on cardinal-and-gold sportswear worn by a Trojans fan at the Coliseum? Apparently so, a federal appeals court has decided in rejecting a petition from the Palmetto State to use the letters on baseball team clothing for the University of South Carolina Fighting Gamecocks. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday upheld a decision last year by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office review board to recognize the University of Southern California's century-old claim to the logo letters.
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May 10, 1986
USC held its 103rd spring graduation ceremony Friday in Alumni Memorial Park. Degrees: USC President James H. Zumberge conferred degrees on 6,426 students, including 3,056 undergraduate, 2,467 master's, 295 doctoral and 608 professional candidates. Speakers: Dr. David A. Hamburg, president of Carnegie Corp. of New York, said, ". . .
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January 18, 2004 | David L. Ulin, David L. Ulin is the editor of "Another City: Writing From Los Angeles" and "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology" and is the author of the forthcoming "The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith."
What is the appropriate form of storytelling for Los Angeles? L.A., after all, is a city that defies traditional narrative, even as it requires us to impose our own structures on the chaos of the place. It's no coincidence that some of the most iconic Southern California art has not been narrative but imagistic, as are the Light and Space creations of Robert Irwin and David Hockney, or aggressively elusive, like the barely controlled bombast of the 1970s punk scene.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 2010 | By Carol J. Williams
Would a reasonable person confuse a USC logo on a garnet-and-black ball cap in Columbia, S.C., with the same letters on cardinal-and-gold sportswear worn by a Trojans fan at the Coliseum? Apparently so, a federal appeals court has decided in rejecting a petition from the Palmetto State to use the letters on baseball team clothing for the University of South Carolina Fighting Gamecocks. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday upheld a decision last year by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office review board to recognize the University of Southern California's century-old claim to the logo letters.
BOOKS
January 18, 2004 | David L. Ulin, David L. Ulin is the editor of "Another City: Writing From Los Angeles" and "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology" and is the author of the forthcoming "The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith."
What is the appropriate form of storytelling for Los Angeles? L.A., after all, is a city that defies traditional narrative, even as it requires us to impose our own structures on the chaos of the place. It's no coincidence that some of the most iconic Southern California art has not been narrative but imagistic, as are the Light and Space creations of Robert Irwin and David Hockney, or aggressively elusive, like the barely controlled bombast of the 1970s punk scene.
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April 14, 2012 | By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times
For the last decade, USC has enrolled the largest number of international students of any college in the country: 8,615 last year. The Los Angeles university worked hard to achieve that - recruiting students from China, India and South Korea, among 100 countries in all, and providing services for the foreign students once they get here. Now campus officials are faced with the slayings this week of two graduate engineering students from China in a shooting about a mile off campus.
BUSINESS
February 11, 1986
John R. Curry has been named vice president-budget and planning at the University of Southern California.
NEWS
February 11, 1988 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN, Times Staff Writer
Teaching Russian may be the loneliest job in town. As few as five of the 200-plus high schools, public and private, in Los Angeles and Ventura counties offer programs in the language of Gogol and Gorbachev. In Pasadena, Long Beach, West Los Angeles, Camarillo and Studio City, five Russian teachers instruct handfuls of students, exotics in a world where more and more study Spanish. There are 11 Russian teachers in all of California's public schools, a state education department spokesman said.
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January 12, 1999 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lupe Del Rio and her daughter, Michelle, a high school student, have made their way from their home in East Los Angeles through the USC campus to an office of burgundy and gold, the colors of the prestigious school. The prestige is nothing Raul Vargas has to emphasize as he sits with the Del Rios at a small wooden table.
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May 10, 1991 | Times Researcher Michael Meyers
The University of Southern California conferred degrees on 7,145 graduates Thursday at the school's Alumni Memorial Park. New USC President Steven B. Sample, who was installed March 31, presided. The school awarded 1,631 bachelor of arts and 2,027 bachelor of science degrees; 1,411 students were given a master's of arts degrees and 1,206 received master's of science degrees; 361 received doctor of philosophy degrees and 509 were awarded professional doctorates. Peter V.
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