Not sure if you have been following the articles about racist incidents amongst students at USC that have been in the news everyday this week.  Yet another reminder of how important it is to have campus wide dialogues around issues of racism and how we can ensure school environments that are a safe and creative space for all students to flourish.  Beyond the headliner incident, the accounts of African American students assumed to be on sports scholarships, by other students is incredibly troubling.

Two LA Times articles are linked below.

Racism at USC Sparks Campus Debate

USC student president says frat member shouted racial epithet, threw drink at her

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