Giving roses or celebrating love on Valentine’s Day are now a normal part of courtship, but USC experts say the history behind these choices may surprise you.
With Krampus-based movies, comic books and festivities growing in popularity, the scary Alpine holiday legend has gained a firm foothold in America.
The Hollywood sign, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and many other points of interest are hitting their centenary this year. Historian Phil Ethington explains how the 1920s shaped today’s City of Angels.
“Mapping Los Angeles Landscape History” offers a first-of-its-kind look at the region’s natural ecology before European settlers arrived.
“Themes that came up in the magazine are still relevant and with us today,” says the exhibit’s curator, USC Libraries’ Alexis Bard Johnson.
Outlawing controlled burns didn't work. As demand for prescribed fire increases across California, experts explore traditional and modern methods for building wildfire resilience in a burning world.
The celebrated stadium — one of the most iconic venues in sports, entertainment and culture — has been part of USC life from the very beginning.
The iconic stadium, beloved by generations of USC fans, looks back on a century of sporting, entertainment and cultural history — and forward to the next 100 years.
USC Dornsife faculty are using VR and AR to provide unprecedented, close-up interaction with the past.
On average, African Americans born between 1960 and 1965 have about 300 African and 50 European ancestors dating back to 1619, USC and Stanford researchers say.