Though a handful of big productions grace the Claire Trevor School of the Arts theaters each quarter, drama students make sure every stage is bustling with activity. At any given weekend of the academic year, there’s either a main stage show or a student-run workshop. While the main stages are advertised in local publications, featured [...]
Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus once wrote, “You must spend money to make money.” Growing up we have all been encouraged to be innovators and entrepreneurs, to invest time and money into promising businesses and careers, but it seems that lately this idea is a little too old-fashioned. With the economy at one of its all time lows, America is experiencing its lowest rate of U.S. mobility since World War II. Everyone from the young to the old is refraining from moving out. College students are no longer chasing their elusive dream job in New York, and the older are not able to seek refuge in their luxurious lakeside retirement homes anymore.
FANTASY: The “Lost” writers bring intrigue to our childhood with the ABC fairy-tale drama “Once Upon a Time.”
Over the ages, Californians have, through an infinite number of decisions and conditions, decided that they like driving in cars and flying on airplanes. For whatever reasons — and the reasons do not really matter — Californians prefer to be in a car or flying on an airplane than on public transportation. Every major attempt to alter California’s transportation culture, externally or internally, has been an utter failure.
Protest: UC Irvine students and faculty gather to protest upcoming UC and CSU meetings.
By Gregory Yee
CHAMPS: A year after getting snubbed by the selection committee, the men’s soccer team is tourney bound.
UC Irvine saw its first large protest of the year as roughly 300 students gathered at the flagpoles for a teach in and protest at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, joining thousands of college students on 10 different campuses across the state in observance of a Statewide Day of Action. Wednesday’s rallies were designed to [...]
BIOPIC: A terrific lead performance and great period detail counteract a sputtering story in Clint Eastwood’s latest.
Let me start out by saying that it’s very rare of me to support “big government’s” laws forced on the little guy. Legislation telling me how much of a tax I should pay, or how much carbon my car can poison the Earth with, or what drugs I can and can’t use for my mild insomnia are not my favorite.