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In a culture of increasing awareness of — and openness toward — the transgender community, how can we better understand the nuances of gender identity and help to ensure equal rights for all? By Laura Paisley

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Defying the Labels

Millennials are stereotyped as lazy, entitled and narcissistic with a thirst for validation. Is this justified, or are millennials just misunderstood?

Molecular You

Science has laid bare the human genome, giving each of us extraordinary access to our genetic blueprint — and the promise and problems that come with it.

The Craftsman

For filmmaker Edoardo Ponti, poetry was the key to unlocking his talents as a cinematic storyteller.

Personal Net Worth

Social media and other digitial channels allow nearly any of us to be heard and to reap the rewards — or consequences — of our online identities.

Unapologetically Glamorous

Entrepreneur and style icon Lauren Santo Domingo ’98 connects fashion lovers with runway looks using an innovative business model.

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Never Too Late

Alfonso Gonzales reflects on being a member of the Class of 2016 and becoming — at 96 — USC’s oldest graduate.

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