Features & Essays

State of the Art

State of the Art

Publication - Trojan Family Magazine

During pandemic closures, museums put innovation into overdrive to bring art into people's homes. Will the way we view art ever be the same? read more

A Misguided Crackdown

A Misguided Crackdown

Publication - KCET

How 'law and order' rhetoric hurts communities reeling from COVID-related spike in violence read more

Journaling Helps with COVID-19 Emotions

Journaling Helps with COVID-19 Emotions

Publication - Pasadena Weekly

Five research-backed ways that journal writing can benefit your wellbeing in the time of the coronavirus and beyond. read more

How to Save a Sanctuary

How to Save a Sanctuary

Publication - Alive Magazine

Charlie's Acres and other farm animal sanctuaries have used technology to stay afloat during the pandemic. Goat Zoom-bomb, anyone?! read more

Votes of Confidence

Votes of Confidence

Publication - Trojan Family Magazine

USC political sociologist Mindy Romero explores whether policy reforms can get young people and people of color to the polls. read more

Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Publication - Alive Magazine

Visionary architect Michael Green is building wood high-rises that can help cool the planet. read more

California’s Population Is Barely Budging, But Why?

California’s Population Is Barely Budging, But Why?

Publication - Trojan Family Magazine

USC demographer Dowell Myers explains why the Golden State is no longer a magnet for transplants. read more

Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

Publication - Alive Magazine

How swimmer-turned-sports tech entrepreneur Dan Eisenhardt brought his vision for smart swim goggles to life. read more

Speak for Yourself

Speak for Yourself

Publication - Trojan Family Magazine

USC experts discuss how language inevitably changes in controversial ways — and how no amount of grumbling can stop it. read more

Share a Selfie, Sell a House?

Share a Selfie, Sell a House?

Publication - California Real Estate Magazine

How a digital sea change in marketing is impacting real estate professionals and their social media strategies. read more

A Story in Black & White

A Story in Black & White

Publication - Southwest Airlines' Magazine

The story of a secret marriage between my Jewish cousin and her African-American husband in the 1950s. read more

Cartagena, Colombia: Gabriel García Márquez’s inspiration, the seaport mixes Old World and New

Cartagena, Colombia: Gabriel García Márquez’s inspiration, the seaport mixes Old World and New

Publication - Los Angeles Times

The audio tour "The Cartagena of Gabriel García Márquez" traces the influence of this enchanted city on the author's work. read more

LA Loves Dogs, but Is This City of Canine Lovers Going Too Far?

LA Loves Dogs, but Is This City of Canine Lovers Going Too Far?

Publication - Open Skies

In Los Angeles, dogs are entering into social and leisure territory once reserved only for humans. read more