Two Fridays ago, I went to see “New Slate,” the yearly graduate choreography exhibition. The phrase “New Slate” promises a start-over, something new — a place to sketch a vision.Did the promise deliver? In some very remarkable ways it did — and did not. Even so, it was a vivid, memorable show. The first piece, [...]
The Fro. The man. The legend. Mike Wilder is fro-tastic. He is fro-lific. He is fro-tabulous. And this is fro-terrible. If you have no idea who is being described, then you’ve been living under a rock. Michael Wilder is one of the many faces of the Anteaters’ 2012-2013 basketball team. The senior guard out of [...]
The student-founded Irvine Global Innovation Group seeks to build a global strategic innovation network betwen UCI and foreign economies.
When first I walked into Bowls, a new healthy fast food joint on Pacific Coast Hwy and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach, I was immediately asked if I would like to try their steak and handed a hearty chunk of meat on a toothpick. After just one bite, I knew I had come to a [...]
China has a plumbing problem. Actually, it has a pollution problem mixed with a daunting water crisis. The country that is currently second in the world’s economy is one of the 13 countries with the most severe water shortages. China is such a powerful country, yet something doesn’t seem right. But let’s not forget that [...]
This week on campus, a number of movements picketed and soapboxed to prevent sexual assault. And don’t get me wrong; that’s a very good thing. Rape and sexual assault are some of the more heinous and damaging crimes that human beings can enact upon one another. My problem is not with groups determined to prevent [...]
I’ve never felt so many emotions rushing through my mind and feelings rippling through my body as I did the night my father passed away. Though his battle with leukemia had been a long one and I’d seen the life fading out of him gradually over the years, there was no way that I, an [...]
“PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” is Sony’s direct answer to Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros.” While many would love to have a worthy alternative to “Smash Bros.,” “PlayStation All-Stars’” high barrier to entry limits its appeal to only determined hardcore players. On the surface, “All-Stars” and “Smash Bros.” look very similar to each other. Instead of picking [...]
“I hate Orange County,” “Irvine is the worst,” “there is seriously nothing to do here” are just a few phrases that I’ve overheard during my past three years here at UC Irvine. I’ll be honest, I’ve thrown around some of them too. But for former LA County native and 2011 UCI alumna Astgik Khatchatryan, Orange [...]
Student group hosts campaign dedicated to informing and educating others on the issue of sexual assault.