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Matthew Quan
After nearly 10 years of active duty in the United States Air Force and at the Pentagon, Matthew Quan returned home to Southern California to pursue an advanced degree at the USC Price School of Public Policy. (Photo/Courtesy of Matthew Quan)

After 10 years in the Air Force, USC grad student wants to serve his fellow Californians

Once Matthew Quan finishes his master’s degree at the USC Price School, he wants to help solve the problems facing his home state.

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L.A. Barometer survey
The LABarometer survey will regularly engage with the same group of Los Angeles County residents over time, tracking how their individual lives change in the face of L.A.’s dynamic environment. (Photo/iStock)

High cost of living dampens L.A. County residents’ attitudes

The new LABarometer from USC Dornsife’s Center for Economic and Social Research finds county residents less satisfied with their lives and less optimistic about the economy than people living elsewhere in the country.

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Intellectual Property Technology Law Clinic Law
Game developer and USC Cinematic Arts student Aimee Zhang poses with Jef Pearlman of the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic and law students Austin Stenberg and Christine Cheung, clockwise from bottom left. (Photo/Tom Queally)

USC tech law clinic helps video game designers avoid intellectual property trouble

Thanks to USC Gould’s Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic, game designers can learn how to factor copyright and fair use laws into their creative choices.