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  • 4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say

    4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say
    All four teenagers arrested in connection with the fatal beating of a USC graduate student will be charged with murder as adults despite two of them being minors, sources said. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from China, was beaten with a...
  • Police arrest four in beating death of China grad student near USC

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people, two of them juveniles, have been arrested in the robbery and beating death last week of a Chinese graduate student near his off-campus apartment, Los Angeles Police officials said on Monday. The body of Xinran Ji, 24,...
  • LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student

    LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student
    Five people are in custody in connection with the deadly assault on a USC graduate student whose body was found in his apartment near campus last week, Los Angeles police said.  Los Angeles police said they believe Xinran Ji, 24, staggered into his 30th...
  • USC student fatally beaten with baseball bat; 4 teens arrested in case

    USC student fatally beaten with baseball bat; 4 teens arrested in case
    Four teenagers were arrested in Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student as he walked home from a study group, with police saying the incident was one of at least two robberies the group attempted that day. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old graduate...
  • Slain USC student left trail of blood that police followed

    Slain USC student left trail of blood that police followed
    Detectives determined that a USC graduate student found dead in his apartment Thursday morning had been attacked earlier just blocks away in part because of a “significant amount of blood” leading to the apartment from the crime scene, an LAPD...
  • Inclusive Admissions Yields Opportunity, Rewards

    This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own, Kenneth Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that...
  • USC grad student dies after being attacked near campus

    USC grad student dies after being attacked near campus
    A graduate student at USC walking home from a study group was attacked by at least three men early Thursday morning and died sometime later at his apartment, university officials and police said. Investigators said engineering student Xinran Ji was...
  • USC football summer workouts voluntary, but it doesn't feel that way

    USC football summer workouts voluntary, but it doesn't feel that way
    For much of June and July, USC is calm in the morning. A few students meander to summer classes, strolling next to a construction site where work won't pick up until later in the day. It's peaceful, really. But make a couple of turns and head past the...
  • UCLA football program is casting wider net in recruiting efforts

    UCLA football program is casting wider net in recruiting efforts
    UCLA appears to have found a winning football recruiting strategy, one that has allowed the Bruins to climb in the Pac-12 Conference standings and the national rankings in the last couple of years. Coach Jim Mora and his staff are working hard to...
  • Scripps Institute ends partnership talks with USC

    The Scripps Research Institute, which has a major research institute in Jupiter, said Thursday it has ended discussions with the University of Southern California. But Scripps Chair Dick Gephardt and CEO Michael Marletta said its board, administration...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist

    Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist
    For decades, epidemiologists have recognized that the highest rates of schizophrenia occur in children born in the winter and spring, about nine months after flu season. This pattern led researchers to examine the role that viral infections might play...