When performing synth-propelled brooding electro-pop on stage, singer/songwriter Monica Birkenese goes by Mr. Little Jeans. But, in the morning after a show, in a hotel room somewhere in Vancouver, waiting on a California-bound flight home, she prefers simply, Monica. Sonically, this Angeleno-via-Norway ranks among acts like Banks and St. Lucia, overlaying breathy, hissing hook-driven vocals […]
The lights have dimmed, casting vague, eerie shadows everywhere. The band is already on stage playing a familiar, indie-pop tune. The crowd of UCI students tenses with anticipation and after the fog begins rolling in, she materializes. “UC Irvine,” Yuna greets the crowd in her haunting, soothing voice. She raises her arms––the folds and drapes […]
REGENTS: The New University interviews UC President Mark Yudof about the fee increase and budget.
Do you ever wonder if President Yudof has a public relations person? Because if he does, he needs to fire the idiot and get someone better. Last week, in an head-desk filled interview entitled “The Big Man on Campus,” President Yudof told the New York Times Magazine that his career in education was an “accident,” […]
MURDER: The first school shooting in UCI history leaves behind shock and many unanswered questions
You show up to the first day of class ready to tackle the new school year. As your professor begins to lecture, you suddenly realize that you are still in summer mode. You find that you can’t focus enough to take quality notes and can barely understand what is going on. However, if you have a voice recorder and around $9.95 to spend on each hour of class, you may not have to stay in the dark.
Demonstration: GreeNeda event hosted at UC Irvine’s Aldrich Park rallies for human rights.
Academics: UC Irvine’s School of Law discusses its goals for the highly anticipated addition to campus.
My cover letter is written, my resume turned in. I have waited on pins and needles for a week when, at last! The employer calls: “When would you like to come in for an interview?”
So, this is the last week of the last school quarter — oh, I can already taste the sweet summer freedom — and though many students are deluged with papers and finals, many other students plan to drift aimlessly through this week. Instead of getting intoxicated and watching hours of YouTube videos, why not check out some of the events that UC Irvine’s art departments have to offer?