Missin’ UCI Like Candy

My time at UC Irvine began almost two years ago when I arrived as a slightly disinterested transfer student, and the plan at that point was pretty straightfo rward. I envisioned myself commuting to school every day, heading to class with maybe a quick stop for coffee beforehand, then driving back home to chill out with my cats, just like I did at community college. I had already been informed that everyone at UCI was “anti-social” anyway, so I figured it would be easy enough.

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Drawn and Quoted

Calling BS on Soccer – Dear Everyone at UCI that Pretends They Like Soccer: Just stop. Look, we get it. You did a semester abroad and now you think there is an international element to your personality, and now you totally “get” soccer.

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Fleet Foxes

Of the seemingly innumerable new bands that have burst onto the music scene over the past few years, perhaps none was as prone to the stereotypical sophomore slump as Fleet Foxes. Their self-titled debut album, released almost three years ago, generated a profuse amount of buzz and sales to match, going platinum in the UK and topping almost every notable best-of-the-year list.

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Drawn and Quoted

Winning – Brace yourselves for a thrill, people. Charlie Sheen’s traveling train wreck, dubbed “Charlie Sheen Live: My Violent Torpedo of Truth,” is coming to a theater near you. It seems that tweeting 15 times a day and doing interviews with 20 cable network shows was not keeping Sheen busy enough in the wake of his ungraceful departure from the set of his sub-par sitcom. He is going out on the road, and some observers are predicting the worst. This begs the question: Is paying $100 to watch Sheen candy-flip in person a decision that can accurately be described as “winning”?

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Cats Rule, Dogs Totally Drool

The question of whether dogs or cats make better pets is a rather subjective one. Some people want certain things out of a pet, and other people want other things; there really isn’t a blanket answer that applies to everyone. But there are a number of things to explore here, and fortunately, I don’t have a dog, so I have time to explore the topic thoroughly because I don’t have to get up and walk my dog every two hours.

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