(College Fix) The University of Southern California has long been known for its dichotomy of being a wealthy school located next to a poor and crime-ridden part of South Los Angeles.
In fact, as recently as last month a student op-ed in the Daily Trojan called for campus police to be armed, with the University Park region’s crime rate over the last six months being 300 percent higher than other LA areas, according to stats compiled by the Los Angeles Times.
Yet when Josh Masters, a 22-year-old USC student, posted a meme on a Facebook page suggesting people should lock their car doors when south of campus, it started a chain reaction that ultimately led him to be brought before his peers for a trial.
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Yes, literally a trial.