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Ali Wong Gets Up Close And Personal In ‘Dear Girls’

Wong’s distinctly unfiltered voice continues to add a necessary perspective as one of the loudest and boldest Asian American female presences in today’s cultural zeitgeist. As expected, her book will entertain dedicated followers and new fans alike.

“B l u e W a v e”: Lutz Bacher’s Final Exhibition

The University Art Gallery opened its doors for Lutz Bacher’s final multimedia artwork “Blue Wave” on Oct. 5. The artist passed away in May, but the public has an opportunity to see her seven-month project on full display at UCI until Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019.

An Overview of UCI Illuminations’ “Masks of Sri Lanka”

The importance of these masks is not just within the level of detail and care that went into crafting them, but also the faces of those who wore them in illustrative performances.

Reforming The Digitized Experience: MFA Thesis Exhibition explores “Terms of Use”

Shortly after entering the exhibit, an unusual proposition was presented by the Archive of Privatized Experience: volunteer to check in your phone for the duration of your time in the exhibit and get paid.

A Grape Fall Quarter Release

A flock of approximately 40 people filtered into HIB 1030 on Nov. 28 for New Forum’s Fall Release Party.

New Forum Presents: Alumni Poetry Reading

Even from Ring Road, the sound of laughter and chatter emanating from HG1030 was audible as poetry fans flocked to hear renowned poets E.J. Koh and Carly Joy Miller read.

“Saga” is the Comic You Need to Read Right Now

When most people think of comics, they automatically think of that section in Sunday’s newspaper or the massive Marvel and DC comics universes.

Open Mic and Minds: New Forum’s First Fall Event

With the new quarter comes New Forum’s first event of the season: Open Mic. HG 1010 was alight with laughter and delicious smells of food at 6pm as New Forum invited Anteaters to their first reading on October 10th. The immediate draw of the room was the sight of strawberries, cookies, cheese, and crackers, ready to appease starving college students seeking free food and a chance to share their creativity. The delicious snacks, however, were not the best part of New Forum’s open mic.

MFA Thesis Exhibitions Round 2

The second part of the MFA Thesis Exhibitions debuted on May 20, and works from artists Rachel Borenstein, Niloufar Emamifar, Miranda Javid, Joshua Ross and Eva Słapa went up on display.

The Distinctive Works of UCI’s MFA Artists

  On April 28, the first part of the MFA Thesis Exhibitions, comprised of works from artists Sasha Bergstrom Katz, Kim Garcia, Amy Mackay...

Colson Whitehead’s Road to Writing

UC Irvine students, faculty and Orange County residents filled Crystal Cove last Tuesday to see Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead discuss his book...

University Art Gallery: The 14th Annual Guest Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

By Aneesah Akbar UCI’s University Art Gallery is currently hosting the 14th Annual Guest Juried Undergraduate Exhibition. The exhibit, juried by Deborah Oliver and...

NEWS

Trump Administration Rescinds ICE International Student Visa Policy Amidst Panic Over Fall Quarter

UCI Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Willie L. Banks, Jr. announced that international students are now required to enroll in at least...

California Sues Trump Administration Over International Student Visa Policy

California has become the first state to sue the Trump administration over newly announced visa rules that could force thousands of international...

UCI Student Receives 2020 Strauss Scholarship

UCI junior and cognitive sciences major Karishma Muthukumar has received the 2020 Strauss Scholarship. Provided by the Donald A. Strauss Public Service...

OPINION

George Floyd Would Still Be Alive Today

We watched another Black man get murdered at the hands of the police. George Floyd told the officer who had his knee...

Orange County: The Shame of California

At a time as critical as this one, the popular saying, “Orange County is the Florida of California” has never felt more...

Artificial Crisis at UCI: Austerity or Humanity? How Disposability Politics Guides the University’s Treatment of Students and Workers

Editor's Note: This article has been updated with links to resources for Student-Worker Week of Action, USASUCI and the BSU at UCI.

SPORTS

Big West Postpones Fall Sports

The Big West Board of Directors announced on July 20 that the Big West Conference (BWC) fall sports competition would not be...

UCI Men’s Basketball Player Tommy Rutherford Laments Abrupt End To Season

On game days, UCI Men’s Basketball senior Tommy Rutherford eats breakfast at around eight or nine in the morning, begins his stretches in the weight room, shoots around and grabs a balanced pre-game meal that consists of carbs, protein and some veggies. He prepares for the game by going over the film of the opposing team and discussing the team’s game plan with his coaches and teammates. Sometimes he allows himself to take a nap and takes about an hour more for shooting around. When all his ritualistic pre-game preparations are over, his team has their warm-up time on the court. Finally, it’s time to play basketball.

Letter From The Sports Editors: Changes In The Sports Section Due To COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic occurring, it is evident that live sporting events are in a hiatus during this time. There...

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