Updated: To correct error. The four shot last Halloween were not USC students.
|Courtesy of Chris Matos|
|USC in 2024|
Security became far tighter, and way more paranoid, this week at the University of Southern California located a few blocks west of gang-riddled South Central Los Angeles, and some people might find the new lock-down rules a bit hard to take.
A new rule instituted on Monday, Jan. 14 forces students to "register" their friends who want to get on campus to see them for any late-night reason -- "late night" being, ahem, after 9 pm. How will this work? Students throw impromptu parties, sex breaks and the usual stuff done by 19-year-olds. And you have to "register" any pals arriving up until about dawn, 6 a.m. Security might get in your personal business -- if you don't "register" your pals, they aren't getting past eight guarded gates. More »