Category Archives: Clips

MSW@USC Student Wins Children’s Book Award

Donalisa Helsley has been writing since she was in first grade. Now all that practice has paid off. “I was only allowed to watch one television show a week, so I spent my time reading and writing my own stories,” … Continue reading

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Performer Tammy Lang channels late singer, Velvet Underground collaborator Nico in “Chelsea Mädchen”

She sang for the Velvet Underground, acted for Fellini, and posed for Warhol, but Nico the German-born singer also led a chaotic life — she was a heroin addict for years — and died in 1988. Singer Tammy Lang, who … Continue reading

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MSW@USC Student to Compete in 2012 Paralympics

Virtual Academic Center student Eric Hollen was tending his horse farm about 10 years ago when his tractor tipped over, pinning him. He spent five months in a hospital being treated for the dislocation of his third and fourth lumbar … Continue reading

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Cal State LA Professors March for Students

Whistles and chants of “We are, we teach the 99 percent!” resounded outside of California State University Los Angeles’ King Hall lecture building on Tuesday. Dozens touted signs reading  “My education, my future” and “Enough is enough!” “We’re out here … Continue reading

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FAIR Act May Help Reduce Homophobia, Students Say

“When I was a little kid, I didn’t know what I was. I was afraid,” said David Columbus, a student at Downtown Magnets High School. “The FAIR Education Act is something that should’ve been done a long time ago.” On … Continue reading

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