Sunday, September 27, 2020


“Dance Visions” Captivates Audiences At The Barclay

The UCI Dance Department faculty created some new incredibly choreographed works for this year’s “Dance Visions” at the Irvine Barclay Theatre...

Lighting to Awe, Laugh and Inspire: MOMIX Stuns at The Barclay

The audience at The Barclay Theater was treated to a dazzling display of light and sound from “Viva MOMIX” on Oct. 25.

“East Meets West” in a Dizzying Set of Diverse Performances

Audiences packed into the Barclay Theater to witness a program of dance and music that stimulated the senses on Oct. 22. The “East Meets West” International Dance and Music Festival ranged from group performances with heavy synchronization to solo performances with every movement onstage being measured.

Festival Ballet Theatre Presents “The Firebird” at the Barclay Theater

On Saturday, Oct. 12, “The Firebird” premiered at the Barclay in Cheng Hall, presented by the Festival Ballet Theatre. “The Firebird” is based on old Russian fairy tales about a radiant bird with magical abilities.

“Physical Graffiti” Showcases Dance Students’ Unique Talent

This year’s “Physical Graffiti” marked the last performance from the Department of Dance 2018-2019 season. The show featured 11 original pieces with a variety of styles, from contemporary to ballet.

Looking Back On Dance Visions 2019

UCI Dance Department’s annual faculty-run show, Dance Visions, featured incredibly choreographed works from renowned dancers during its four-performance run at the Irvine Barclay Theatre from Feb. 21 to Feb. 23.

“This Thing Called Love”

In the weeks leading up to Friday, September 29; equipment troubles plagued the Irvine Barclay Theater. However, everything was up and running in time for the first performance of the theatre’s 28th season.

“Physical Graffiti” Remembers Their Own

The audience’s breath was taken away by Claire Trevor’s last performance of the year: “Physical Graffiti.” The show was many things: exciting, surprising,...

Hālau O Kekuhi, A Mastery of Hawaiian Native Performance

Filled with complex and enthralling movement meant to dazzle your eyes, as well as the authentic  voices of the performers, the Hālau O...

Art in Motion: Dance Escape

Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Department of Dance brought their annual program of original graduate student choreography, Dance Escape 2018, to the...

Bare Bones Dance Theater Presents: “Between the Spaces”

Bare Bones Dance Theater, a non-profit organization from  UC Irvine, recently hosted their 31st annual show “Between the Spaces” on March 9 and...

Lar Lubovitch: Bringing His Vision To Light

By Emma Andres The dancers held their arms in position like those of a T-Rex, their elbows attached to their sides.  Their hands dangling...


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...


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.


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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