Rainn Wilson Speaks on Religion and Media

By Michael Tseng

Outside the steps of USC Bovard Auditorium, a line of students spanning nearly 150 feet stood anxiously, awaiting the arrival of Rainn Wilson, better known for his role as “Dwight Schrute” in the Emmy Award winning show, The Office.

Fans got an early sneak peek of Wilson as he made a surprise appearance outside the auditorium, riding on a golf cart as he passed by the line of crowding students. The venue became loud with fans screaming his name and taking photos on their phones.

“Black bear is best,” Wilson quoted from the show, eliciting loud cheering from the crowd.

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Opinion: College Admissions Scandal is Unsurprising

By Michael Tseng

The College Application

Two days ago, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and the U.S. Attorney’s Office exposed a national scheme where upper-class and celebrity figures have been accused of using bribery and other forms of fraud to gain admission into highly selective colleges. According to federal report of the case, published by Special Agent Laura Smith, parents used deceptive methods including: Bribing standardized testing employees to provide answers to examinations or take the test themselves, submitting falsified grades to college admissions, and bribing the athletic administration to designate admissions slots for students (even if they did not actually play the sport).

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