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USC In the News 10/27 to 10/29/2018

Los Angeles Times featured a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll on voters who don't like either party or its leaders. This "hold your nose and vote" group leans toward the Democrats, according to the poll.

U.S. News & World Report featured research by Raj Dasgupta of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on lucid dreaming, which is when a person dreams -- and they are aware of it. Some skeptics question whether it even happens. "REM sleep is one of the most restorative stages of sleep, where it helps out with your memory, helps out with your cognition; it's vital," Dasgupta said.

The New York Times, via Associated Press, quoted Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College on immigrants waiting on applications to become U.S. citizens.

The New York Times, via Associated Press, quoted Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on incivility in U.S. politics.

The Washington Post quoted Robert Shrum of USC's Center for the Political Future on the gas tax repeal.

The Washington Post quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School on whether Los Angeles can be an NFL town.

The Washington Post, via Associated Press, quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on how President Donald Trump has defined ethics in a partisan way.

U.S. News & World Report, via Kaiser Health News, Kaiser Health News quoted Paul Ginsburg of the USC Price School on local government regulating hospital prices.

Los Angeles Times quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on Inglewood's mayoral election.

Los Angeles Times quoted Michael Murphy of USC's Center for the Political Future on swing voters in California.

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Willow Bay of the USC Annenberg School on the global impact of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School on gubernatorial candidate John Cox.

Live Science quoted Mike Habib of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on how pigeons became a fixture in the world's urban landscape.

Everyday Health quoted Heinz-Josef Lenz of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on colorectal cancer patients.

U.S. News & World Report quoted Ruth White of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on how celebrities are working to normalize mental illness by talking openly about their struggles.

Science Magazine quoted Albert "Skip" Rizzo of USC's Institute for Creative Technologies on virtual reality and the perceptual experience.

Capital Public Radio, via CALmatters, quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on California's nonpartisan election system.

The Hechinger Report quoted Ron Avi Astor of the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on bullying-prevention programs.

Los Angeles Times mentioned a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll showing Democrats leading the so-called "generic ballot."

Glendale News-Press noted that Gary Shaffer of the USC Marshall School is Glendale's new director of the department of Library, Arts & Culture.

The San Diego Union-Tribune mentioned research by Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College and colleagues suggesting there are unseen cost benefits to rent control.

Marie Clare noted that USC has agreed to pay $215 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by women who say they were abused by a former doctor at USC's student health center.

Santa Fe New Mexican mentioned research by USC's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration on lawful permanent residents eligible to apply for citizenship in Santa Fe County.