A report on University of Southern California

Robert M. Widney, founder of the university, photographed in 1885
The Widney Alumni House, the campus's first building
"Tommy Trojan" is a major symbol of the university, though he is not the mascot.
Doheny Library
The Bovard Auditorium houses many of USC's administrative offices as well as the auditorium
Zumberge Hall, one of the original buildings on the University Park Campus
The Center for International and Public Affairs, topped by a 5500 lb globe, is the tallest structure on campus. Built under the second master plan, it reflects a trend towards modernism during that period.
Waite Phillips Hall, home to the USC Rossier School of Education, is one of the university's main landmarks
The original Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
Bovard Hall, shortly after completion in 1921; the streets later became pedestrian-only
The Gwynn Wilson Student Union on the University Park campus
The Law School building is one of the handful of examples of Brutalist architecture on the main campus.
Mudd Hall of Philosophy
School of Cinematic Arts.
The Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
The Leavey Library, completed in the mid-1990s, reflected a shift to earlier Romanesque architecture in that era. It is USC's newest library
Interior of the Doheny Memorial Library
The Eileen L. Norris Cinema Theatre, where the THX sound system was first developed and installed by Tomlinson Holman.
The Galen Center, home of USC basketball and volleyball
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during a USC football game
USC mascot Traveler with Trojan Warrior and The Spirit of Troy
During the week prior to the traditional USC-UCLA rivalry football game, the Tommy Trojan statue is covered to prevent UCLA vandalism.
The drum major of the Spirit of Troy wears a more elaborate uniform and conducts the band with a sword.
The Song Girls celebrating a USC Trojans football victory
Fountain outside of Doheny Library with the Center for International and Public Affairs; both buildings were used in the film The Graduate as stand-ins for UC Berkeley.
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Marcus Allen
Herb Alpert
Judd Apatow
Neil Armstrong
Beck Bennett
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LeVar Burton
Jerry Buss
John Carpenter
Julie Chen
Warren Christopher
Jon M. Chu
Lily Collins
Teresa Teng
Ryan Coogler
Mark Z. Danielewski
Jenna Dewan
Will Ferrell
America Ferrera
Flea
Frank Gehry
David S. Goyer
Topher Grace
Macy Gray
Daryl Hannah
Dean Heller
Barron Hilton
Dexter Holland
Ron Howard
Jon Huntsman Sr.
Regina King
Pablo Kleinman
George Lucas
Takeo Miki
Ron Mix
CeCe Moore
Mohamed Morsi
Pat Nixon
Kelly Preston
Shonda Rhimes
John Ritter
Jay Roach
Mark Rober
Gene Roddenberry
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John Wayne
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Private research university in Los Angeles, California.

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University of California, Los Angeles

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Public land-grant research university in Los Angeles, California.

Public land-grant research university in Los Angeles, California.

The Los Angeles branch of the California State Normal School, 1881.
Reginaldo Francisco del Valle was instrumental in the creation of the Los Angeles California State Normal School, predecessor to UCLA.
Southern Branch of the University of California's Vermont Campus, 1922.
Postcard circa 1930 to 1945 of the new Westwood campus.
Royce Hall, one of the original four buildings, inspired by Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio
The Bruin statue, designed by Billy Fitzgerald, in Bruin Plaza.
Vaulted arches of Royce Hall
The front lawn of UCLA's Kerckhoff Hall, as seen during the orientation scene in Legally Blonde.
California NanoSystems Institute interior walkways above a parking structure.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, near the main entrance to the campus
South entrance to the School of Law.
Fielding School of Public Health
Anderson School of Management
Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (now UCLA Samueli School Of Engineering)
Powell Library, across the quad from Royce Hall
Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library, UCLA School of Law
A hoodie from the UCLA Store
Official logo of UCLA Athletics
The Solid Gold Sound of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band
Basketball at Pauley Pavilion
A UCLA-USC rivalry game.
Spring Sing 2009
Kerckhoff Hall houses the student government and the Daily Bruin.
The Daily Bruin began publication in 1919, the same year that UCLA was founded.
Sproul Landing dorms above B-plate dining hall at Charles E Young and De Neve Drive.
Jackie Robinson, first African-American player in the MLB
James Franco, Academy Award-nominated actor
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA all-time scoring leader
Sean Astin, actor
Arthur Ashe, former world #1 tennis player, who won three Grand Slam titles
Sara Bareilles, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter
Randy Newman, singer-songwriter
Leonard Nimoy, actor, who played Spock in Star Trek
Ben Shapiro, conservative political commentator
Jack Black, actor and comedian
Mayim Bialik, actress and host of Jeopardy!
Tom Bradley, first African-American Mayor of Los Angeles
Carol Burnett, actress
Steve Martin, actor and comedian
Rob Reiner, actor and filmmaker
Ben Stiller, actor and comedian
Johnnie Cochran, lawyer and civil rights activist
Francis Ford Coppola, Academy Award-winning filmmaker
Paul Schrader, screenwriter and film director
Troy Aikman, Pro Football Hall of Fame member
Mark Harmon, actor and producer
George Takei, actor and activist
Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator from New York
James Dean, actor
H.R. Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff
Bill Walton, Basketball Hall of Fame member
Jimmy Conners, former world #1 tennis player, who won eight Grand Slam titles
Michael Morhaime, co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment
Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors
Tim Robbins, Academy Award-winning actor
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Stefano Bloch, author, graffiti artist, academic
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Southern Californians were furious that their so-called "branch" provided only an inferior junior college program (mocked at the time by University of Southern California students as "the twig"), and continued to fight Northern Californians (specifically, Berkeley) for the right to three and then four years of instruction, culminating in bachelor's degrees.

USC Trojans

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Willis O. Hunter, USC athletic director 1925-1957
Matt Leinart's Heisman Trophy
Dedeaux Field
Galen Center - The Los Angeles Skyline visible through the north windows.
Merle Norman Stadium
Uytengsu Aquatics Center
David X. Marks Tennis Stadium
Cromwell Field and Loker Stadium
USC Women of Troy Volleyball team.
USC Trojan's Water Polo.
USC's possession of the Victory Bell.
The First Jeweled Shillelagh.
USC UCLA Lexus Gauntlet.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during a USC game.
National and Olympic Champion Monuments inside Cromwell Field and Loker Stadium
Dedeaux Field
The Galen Center
McAlister Field
Trojan atop the Physical Education building
Lynn Swann, 2016–2019
USC Band before a game in 2006.
Mike Bohn, 2019-present

The USC Trojans are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent the University of Southern California (USC), located in Los Angeles, California.

Pac-12 Conference

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Collegiate athletic conference, that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.

Collegiate athletic conference, that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.

Locations of current Pac-12 Conference full member institutions.
Final Pac-10 Conference logo
NCAA National Championship trophies, rings, watches won by UCLA teams
UCLA–USC rivalry football game at the Rose Bowl; the 2008 edition marked a return to the tradition of both teams wearing color jerseys.
Big Game, 2004 between California and Stanford
Locations of the conference's full members.

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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2019

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

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Multi-purpose stadium in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Multi-purpose stadium in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2019
The Coliseum under construction in 1922
The Peristyle plaza entrance to the Coliseum, including the two bronze Olympic statues
The Coliseum during the 1959 World Series
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during Super Bowl I
The Coliseum during the opening ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics
Soccer players Ricardo Bochini and Diego Maradona at the Coliseum, where the Argentine representative played against Mexico in May 1985
Panorama of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before renovations, with first game under the 2008 seating configuration: a capacity 93,607 crowd attends Ohio State at USC
Aerial view of the Coliseum in August 2017 with the Los Angeles Rams field. Banc of California Stadium is being constructed in the background.
An aerial view of the Coliseum
The Coliseum in 1923
The Rams manage a home victory against the Seattle Seahawks during the 2019 season, their final season at the Coliseum before the opening of Sofi Stadium

The stadium serves as the home of the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans football team of the Pac-12 Conference and the LA Giltinis of Major League Rugby (MLR).

Los Angeles

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Major city in the U.S. state of California.

Major city in the U.S. state of California.

Felipe de Neve led the Los Angeles Pobladores in founding the city in 1781.
Hill Street, looking north from 6th Street, c. 1913. Notable sites include Central Park (today's Pershing Square) (the trees, lower left), Hotel Portsmouth (lower right), and the Hill Street tunnel (at end of street).
General George Patton during a welcome-home parade in Los Angeles, June 9, 1945
Satellite photo showing the city of Los Angeles
Nighttime photograph of South Bay (Los Angeles County), 2017, with the Pacific Ocean to the left (dark region), Palos Verdes next to the right (few lights), San Pedro in the center foreground, and Terminal Island in the right foreground (bright region)
Oldest palm tree in Los Angeles, 2019, with the Los Angeles Coliseum in the background
A view of Downtown Los Angeles in the background and the Hollywood district with the circular Capitol Records Building in the foreground
MacArthur Park in Westlake
A clear evening view of Mount Lee and the Hollywood Sign from the Griffith Observatory lawn
The city is often covered in smog, December 2005.
Percentage of households with incomes above $150k across LA County census tracts
Map of racial and ethnic distribution in Los Angeles, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the mother cathedral for the Los Angeles archdiocese.
Homeless people outside city hall, 2021
The LAPD on May Day 2006 in front of the new Caltrans District 7 Headquarters
Employment by industry in Los Angeles County (2015)
Kaiser Sunset Hospital in Los Angeles. Kaiser Permanente was the largest non-government employer in Los Angeles County in 2018.
Hollywood Bowl
The Dolby Theatre, venue for the Academy Awards
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dodger Stadium
Crypto.com Arena is a sports arena, home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Sparks.
The Tom Bradley Room, making up the whole interior of L.A. City Hall's 27th floor
Los Angeles branch of the California State Normal School on Vermont Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, between 1882 and 1914. The site is now occupied by the Los Angeles Central Library.
California State University, Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Central Library is in Downtown Los Angeles.
Former Los Angeles Times headquarters in the Civic Center
The Fox Plaza in Century City, headquarters for 20th Century Fox
The Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, connecting the Century Freeway (I-105) and the Harbor Freeway (I-110)
Los Angeles Metro Rail and Metro Transitway map
The Vincent Thomas Bridge is at Terminal Island.
A sign near City Hall points to the sister cities of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Metro Rail and Metro Transitway map

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Los Angeles County, California

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Most populous county in the United States and in the U.S. state of California, with 9,861,224 residents estimated as of 2022.

Most populous county in the United States and in the U.S. state of California, with 9,861,224 residents estimated as of 2022.

Brochure for Los Angeles, ca. 1930.
Los Angeles County before the secession of Orange County in 1889.
Partial map of Los Angeles County showing population density in 2000 by census tract
Percent of households with incomes above $150k across LA County census tracts.
The Grand Avenue entrance of the Stanley Mosk Courthouse.
Employment by industry in Los Angeles County (2015)
L.A. County Fair at dusk, 2008
Photo of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art during its 2005 Ancient Egypt exhibit.
Disney Concert Hall
Angeles National Forest
Los Angeles International Airport

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles

The Eileen Norris Cinema Theater, a 340-seat theater that regularly hosts film screenings, lectures, and special events. It was where THX was first developed and installed.

USC School of Cinematic Arts

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The Eileen Norris Cinema Theater, a 340-seat theater that regularly hosts film screenings, lectures, and special events. It was where THX was first developed and installed.

The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts (SCA)’s seven divisions—Film & Television Production; Cinema & Media Studies; John C. Hench Division of Animation + Digital Arts; John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television; Interactive Media & Games; Media Arts + Practice; Peter Stark Producing Program—offer programs in the cinematic arts.

Keck School of Medicine of USC

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The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California teaches and trains physicians, biomedical scientists and other healthcare professionals, conducts medical research, and treats patients.

Orange County, California

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Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in Southern California.

Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in Southern California.

Orange County map, 1921
Laguna Beach (with Newport beach in background).
Los Angeles County before the secession of Orange County in 1889
A billboard for Nixon's Restaurant in Orange County, circa 1955
One of the few remaining farms near the ocean, 1975. Photo by Charles O'Rear.
Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach, Southern Orange County
View of Newport Center and the Santa Ana Mountains from Newport Harbor
Aerial view of an edge city: Irvine Business Complex (top), John Wayne Airport runway (upper center), South Coast Metro buildings (lower center) and below, the South Coast Plaza mall
Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley from over Costa Mesa
Major facilities in the Anaheim–Santa Ana edge city, plus the locations of the adjacent downtowns
MainPlace Mall
Orange County Density Map. Darker shades indicate more densely populated areas.
The developing urban core in the City of Irvine.
Newport Center and Fashion Island
State Route 1 winds down the coast over Corona Del Mar State Beach
Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)
Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center
1965 aerial photo of Anaheim Disneyland, Disneyland Hotel with its Monorail Station. The Disneyland Heliport, surrounding orange groves, Santa Ana Freeway (now I-5) and the Melodyland Theater "in the round," and part of the City of Anaheim. Anaheim Stadium can be seen under construction near the upper left.
Street banners promoting the county's two major league teams, the Ducks and the Angels.

Some institutions not based in Orange County operate satellite campuses, including the University of Southern California, National University, Pepperdine University, and Springfield College.

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

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Annenberg Building on the edge of Founder's Park
Entrance to the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
Wallis Annenberg Hall, unveiled on Oct. 1, 2014, is a five-story, 88,000 square-foot building.

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism comprises a School of Communication and a School of Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC).