There are a ton of reasons to hate amusement parks. The long lines, the heat, the exorbitant price for food … But as much as you may hate being put in that situation, we ride operators hate dealing with customers who come to the park surprised that this is the experience.
No matter which college you attend, there are always horror stories that you learn of after you move in as a freshman; murderers hiding in the closets of school buildings and haunted dorm halls, for instance. However, there is one story we freshmen are constantly warned of; a story that is even more terrifying and gruesome than all the rest because it can actually happen to us. Yes, this threat is the “freshman 15.” Cue the frightening screams and the piercing shrieks.
I don’t need to try very hard to convince anyone I’m a big eater. Before I became a vegetarian, I would go to Cham Sut Gol for Korean barbeque with a few of my hallmates and finish 6 platters of meat with two others. I would also occasionally go to Brandywine and devour up to 5 chicken breasts along with a ham sandwich and top it all off with a grilled cheese.
I’ve probably driven by Salon Meritage more than a hundred times in my life. I can’t possibly count how many times I’ve walked right past it on my way to Main Street, or to the Shore House Café, or just to a friend’s house.
Passers-by may have thought that a riot was taking place or sirens were ringing in Winifred Smith Hall on Thursday, Nov. 3 — but it was only the sounds of Bob Ostertag, a prolific electronic music composer, journalist, professor and political activist. Bob Ostertag may be an unfamiliar name to some, but when looking at [...]
INSIDER: UCI Basketball to Make a Wish Against Cal on 11/11/11
Reform: The nationally renowned movement comes to UCI to educate students about fiscal irresponsibility.
By Jasreen Gupta and Soraya Azzawi
There is not much worse than looking forward to a much-deserved weekend free of school, only to look down at your class schedule and realize that you have hundreds of pages to read before the next class meeting — only three days to get it all done.
BLACK: The women’s soccer team lost 1-0 to LBSU in the Big West Tournament final for the second straight year.
According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, 36 percent of Americans would, if they could pick from a selection of past presidents, want Ronald Reagan to run the country today. Support for Reagan even topped the 29 percent for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the president who led the United States through the Great Depression and most of World War II.