From Long Island Press: “NYU is not the only university with a billion-dollar endowment to leave its poorest students with heavy debt loads. More than a quarter of the nation’s 60 wealthiest universities leave their low-income students owing an average of more than $20,000 in federal loans. At the University of Southern California, […]
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HyperAllergic on the latest in a long string of recent conflicts at Roski: As tensions between the students and the Dean heated up, especially surrounding the mass drop out of the #USC7 earlier this year, “the Tumblr turned into a hosting site for our many open letters and support comments from our petition to remove Dean […]
You read that right. From the LA Weekly: “It’s an absurdly small class for any MFA program, and particularly for USC’s Roski School of Art and Design. Last May, the once-lauded program suffered a devastating blow when the entire class of 2016 left the school in protest of alleged broken promises and a perceived corporate takeover […]
From the New York Times: “Who do you think received more cash from Yale’s endowment last year: Yale students, or the private equity fund managers hired to invest the university’s money? It’s not even close. Last year, Yale paid about $480 million to private equity fund managers as compensation — about $137 million […]
In the wake of his actions at the Salute to Troy rally, students are demanding accountability from the administration. From the Los Angeles Times: “I think it’s important to have some accountability,” Rainbolt said. “But I feel like football is a different thing. If football players do something wrong, it doesn’t really matter because […]
The Los Angeles Times reports: “But then at the annual “Salute to Troy” pep rally, before a campus crowd of well-heeled donors, players and their parents, an apparently intoxicated Coach Steve Sarkisian slurred his words, insulted opposing teams and added an expletive to the school’s rallying cry, “Fight On!” A video clip of […]
After weeks of turmoil at Roski, Dean Muhl sits down with the Los Angeles Times: “Regarding the MFA itself, we consider the changes we’ve made to be pretty minor especially in the context of a two-year course of study. Some don’t feel that is so. But I feel that we’re crafting it in a way […]
From The Los Angeles Times: “As alumni of the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design’s Master of Fine Arts Program, we are dismayed to hear that Dean Erica Muhl’s actions and lack of support for the Program have caused the entire graduating class of 2016 to withdraw,” reads the letter, […]
The Los Angeles times reports on the MFA class of 2016, who dropped in protest of faculty and curriculum changes at the school: The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art & Education. “We are a group of seven artists who made the decision to attend USC Roski School […]