Steve Sarkisian

Yet another USC scandal requires blunt talk about money culture and values on campus

Yet another USC scandal requires blunt talk about money culture and values on campus

I don’t want to make too much of the fact that the word “scandal” begins with SC, but the current midsummer drama at the University of Southern California is certainly not the first in recent years.

The administration’s disastrous handling of former medical school dean Carmen Puliafito, who remained on the faculty after reports of drug use with criminals and addicts, drew this observation from a USC physician who asked that I not reveal his name:

“This reminds me of the Steve Sarkisian fiasco.”

That’s a reference to the former Trojan football coach, who was

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