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2007 Alum Bryan Petersen Called Up to the Show, Now a Florida Marlin

After raving about this for the last three years and a few times in the New University, my dreams have finally come true: Bryan...

Hernandez: The Doubles Machine

Hernandez: UCI third basemen Brian Hernandez has been on fire lately as the Anteater No. 3 hitter.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Coaching the UCI Men’s Basketball Team?

Dear Mr. Izzi, I know that you are busy in your search for the next UC Irvine men’s basketball coach. After all, this is arguably...

Miserable Weekend in Myrtle Beach

BASEBALL: New bullpen struggles in the Coastal Carolina Tournament, UCI only wins one of four.

Don’t Let Their Record Deceive You: UCI Volleyball Has Still Got a Shot

The UC Irvine men’s volleyball team is back at it again. Just when we thought that our beloved Anteaters were finally having a down...

UCI Attracts the Best Professionals; A Look at UCI’s Star Drawing Power

Where is Kobe Bryant’s training spot of choice? The ARC. Where did Mark McGwire provide hitting lessons to Chris Duncan and Matt Holliday last offseason?...

Nicknames, Costumes, and Being in Their Shoes for a Day

Many of us envy the fame and appeal of celebrities; the star treatment, the notoriety, and the fans. If we don’t envy, many of us are intrigued by the attention and support they receive. Then, one night every year most of us dress up as these “stars” for fun and for show. While many argue that Halloween is a get out of jail free card for girls to dress slutty, it offers us an opportunity to get the same attention as those who we dress up as. For one night, we are in their shoes.

Kicking it With Gym Class Heroes

Matt McGiney is the drummer for the hit punk-rap band Gym Class Heroes, which made its splash on the pop charts with “Cupid’s Chokehold.” After going gold with their first album, Gym Class came back with “The Quilt.” The album features the hit song “Cookie Jar,” with artist The Dream. The band, which came from small town Geneva, NY, began when McGiney and MC Travis McCoy met in gym class. They will rock the stage at Shocktoberfest alongside Shwayze. McGiney caught up with the New University on the road from Atlanta to Illinois.

THINK BLUE: The Los Angeles Dodgers Have Done it Again

The Los Angeles Dodgers did it again! They went against the Vegas odds and took out the heavier National League favorite for the second year in a row. And like they did last scene, the Dodgers brought their brooms with them.

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