• Shocktoberfest Cancelled After Famous Dex Jumps Into Crowd

    ASUCI’s annual concert event Shocktoberfest was cancelled following a security and safety hazard which was prompted by midliner Famous Dex, walking into the audience area. Video footage of the incident shows students rushing the floor after the rapper stepped down from the stage, causing a stampede. According to witnesses, the rush of students caused barricades to be knocked over.

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  • Famous Dex Appears as Shocktoberfest Midliner Despite Abuse Video

    The lineup for UCI’s annual fall concert Shocktoberfest was announced on Oct. 8 with Famous Dex slotted as the midliner despite a leaked security video from 2016 showing the rapper chasing down his girlfriend down a hallway and getting into a physical altercation with her.

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  • UCI Professors express “himpathy” towards Francisco J. Ayala

    Several UC Irvine professors have penned a letter to Science Magazine expressing their concern that injustice was committed against their “colleague and friend,” Francisco Ayala, who resigned from UCI July 1 upon multiple allegations of sexual harassment.

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  • Will Milo Yiannopoulous Make a Return to UCI?

    There had been recent speculation that the College Republicans at UCI (CRUCI) will be inviting controversial media speaker Milo Yiannopoulos this upcoming year. An invitation was also  extended to right-wing political commentator and host Dennis Prager. However, UCI event administration rejected the proposal to have Yiannopoulos to speak in the Pacific Ballroom located in the Student Center on campus citing security assessment concerns. Yiannopoulos spoke twice at UCI in 2016, the first visit leading to a year long suspension for the College Republicans due to private security insurance issues.

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  • Abortion Pill Veto Restricts Access to Safe Medical Services for Students

    On September 30th, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a measure that would require all public university student centers to provide abortion medication no later than January 1, 2022.

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  • McMurry, Algarve Pro Racing Battle the Rain in Belgium

    Junior Aerospace Engineering student Matt McMurry competed in his first race of the European Le Mans Series season at the challenging 4 Hours of Spa on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

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  • UCI Holds Public Forum on the Kavanaugh Controversy

    UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public, a collaborative conference and lecture series organized by the Literary Journalism program, hosted a “pop-up” panel on Oct. 2 to discuss Brett Kavanaugh’s controversial nomination to the United States supreme court in light of sexual assault allegations and its impact on American politics moving forward.

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