The parents of two USC graduate students from China called on the university to pay restitution and help their families set up a scholarship in the victims' names.
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The article addresses the pain of the families of their deceased children. Both Ying Wu and MIng Qu engineering students of the age 23 were killed in April 2012. Wu and Qu's killer pleaded guilty almost two years later on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. The killer of age 21 was sentenced to life in prison with maybe no possibility of parole. The family addressed the media the next day to ask for money from the university for a donation to start a fund. The author lets the reader know that the family has to deal with the loss as if it were a loss again since the family is remembered of what unfortunately happened. A police officer and insurance salesman flew in from China to speak at the hearing to demand for the death penalty but the killer was only sentenced to life in prison. The article informs that the money being asked by the families of the deceased is a total of $200,000.00 the total of the tuition paid by both students to attend USC. The article as well informs that the families will use the money for a fund in which scholarships will be given to Chinese students to help pay for high school tuition in China. This article comes from a newspaper the LA Times and in unbiased since only facts are stated and no opinion is part of the article.