University of Southern California

SCampus Student Guidebook

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Student Publications

Director: Mona H. Cravens
(213) 740-2707
Student Union 400

The Office of Student Publications supports and coordinates the administrative and technical needs of students who elect to participate in and learn from the opportunities in student publications such as the Daily Trojan and El Rodeo. Student Publications provides an educational environment and professional equipment to ensure an optimal learning experience, as an enhancement to formal classroom instruction. A primary goal is to build a broad base of student writers, editors, photographers and artists for future generations and to promote the values of team effort, completion of goals and pursuit of excellence.

Campus Newspaper

The campus newspaper, the Daily Trojan, is a valuable aid in establishing and maintaining an atmosphere of free and responsible discussion and intellectual exploration of the campus. It is recognized as one of the principal means of bringing student concerns to the attention of the university’s faculty members and administrators and of formulating student opinion on various issues on the campus and in the world at large. The electronic version of the Daily Trojan is available at Email:

USC Yearbook

The yearbook, El Rodeo, provides a permanent pictorial and written record of each academic year at the university. The editors strive to highlight programs, student organizations and other particularly noteworthy influences on the campus and in the community.

Individual portraits for the graduates section are taken during the fall semester. In addition, all group photography, including clubs, organizations, fraternities and sororities are reserved and arranged during the fall semester. For more information, visit

In addition, students may order copies of the El Rodeo online at Pre-orders at discounted prices are available during the fall semester. For more information, call 740-2707 or email

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