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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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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.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 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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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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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.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 2012 | By Amy Kaufman
The registrar's office at the University of Southern California is about to get very busy. James Franco, the actor-Oscar-host-soap-star-artist-poet-novelist, is set to teach a film production class at USC next spring, according to an email sent to USC film students from the School of Cinematic Arts.  The class, which will be co-taught by Franco's business partner Vince Jolivette, will require students to direct a short film of no more than 10...
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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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April 8, 2013 | By Melissa Healy
While former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was reported to have died of stroke on Monday, few experts doubt that dementia, the disease she lived with for at least the final 12 years of her life, contributed powerfully to her demise. "Dementia means brain failure, and brain failure ultimately causes death from immobility, malnutrition and infection," among other downstream effects, said Dr. Paul S. Aisen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study at the University of California San Diego.
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October 26, 2010 | By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times
High-fructose corn syrup is often singled out as Food Enemy No. 1 because it has become ubiquitous in processed foods over about the last 30 years – a period that coincides with a steep rise in obesity. One of the primary sources of HFCS in the American diet is soda – in fact, many public health advocates refer to soda as “liquid candy.” That nickname is more apt than advocates realized, according to a study published online this month by the journal Obesity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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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