For 40 years, USC’s U101 has stressed freshman success

USC’s U101 program has a track record of success in helping new students. But it’s still just an option, and that means some students remain ambivalent about it. (Above – a page from one of the workbooks to help students organize their time.) By Brantley Fortenberry July 9, 2013 USC freshmen have a decision to… Read More For 40 years, USC’s U101 has stressed freshman success

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Wheeler Hill couple remembers thriving African-American neighborhood

By Caitlyn McGuire July 9, 2013 From the front porch of their Pickens Street house, Frances and Matthew Addison can look out at what seems to be an almost ideal city neighborhood tucked away just beside USC’s campus. Along Wheeler Hill’s winding roads are tall brick houses, neighbors washing their cars and walking their dogs,… Read More Wheeler Hill couple remembers thriving African-American neighborhood

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From ‘biscuit man’ to library: Sansbury still serves the public

By Isabelle Khurshudyan July 9, 2013 A week doesn’t go by that Gene Sansbury isn’t recognized as the biscuit man. But the former owner of the Biscuit House on Bluff Road has moved on. He says he often doesn’t recall most of his former customers when they stop to say “Hi.” He doesn’t even eat… Read More From ‘biscuit man’ to library: Sansbury still serves the public

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USC’s Boo Major makes sports world notice equestrian

USC’s equestrian coach has always loved horses. Now she’s making the rest of the sports world take notice too. By Kyle Heck July 9, 2013   USC equestrian coach Frances “Boo” Major’s first love was horses. For her, it was never a question of what she would do with her life. By age 3, Major… Read More USC’s Boo Major makes sports world notice equestrian

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