Archive for 2011
SPY: The film adaptation of John le Carré’s famous novel deftly combines suspense and humanity.
Nearly 200 protesters, including about 20 UC Irvine students, gathered outside of UCLA’s James West Alumni Center at 9:00 am on Nov. 28 in support of the speakers participating in the public comment segment of the University of California Board of Regents. Both the public comment participants and protesters outside accuse the Regents of postponing [...]
The Federated University Police Officers Association’s Response to Recent Incidents at UC Berkeley and UC Davis
Letter to the campus community from Federated University Police Officers Association (FUPOA)
For the first time in six years, it’s time to play the music and light the lights, time to put on makeup and dress up right. For the first time in seemingly forever, it’s time to raise the curtain and get things started. I met news of Disney’s latest reboot of the “Muppet” franchise with [...]
Rhetorical language has its place. However, the exaggerations used by Aminah and the argument put forward hardly constitutes anything constructive. A key to constructive writing is unwavering cogency — that is, it must make sense.
ROCK: The “American Idol” castoff has become a star in his own right, and his new album has a few new twists to it.
They break into our country and steal our benefits. This statement is harsh and unforgiving, but for many Americans who have a possessive and protective grasp on their country, it is a fair sentiment in response to roughly 13 million illegal immigrants.
REVOLUTIONARY: “The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword” is a fundamental step forward in how games can be played.
The women’s volleyball team at Irvine Valley College (IVC) ended their season last Saturday night on Nov. 11. Our record for this season came out to 15 wins and 6 losses, and we were ranked 10th in the state of California. During the season, Allie Cook recorded a season-high of 19 kills. Sophia Furlong directed her hitters with 50 assists against Golden West College. Captain Sarah Mendoza led the team with a tremendous effort of 41 digs for a win against Saddleback College. Sophomore middle blocker Emily Mount finished with 9 kills, 3 blocks and hit a team-high .438 to beat seventh-ranked Moorpark College.
As the quarter finishes, the time for finals is arriving and we all know how difficult it is to simply sit down and study. With daily distractions ranging from texting friends to catching up on the latest episode of our favorite show, it’s nearly impossible to focus solely on our studies. Yet, even with all the ways to put off reading chapters from our books, we know that we must finally focus if we really want to ace that class. Here are a few tips for getting started and kicking that procrastination habit.