Saturday, January 16, 2021

Drama

The Show Must Go On(line): 10 Picks For Theatre-Related Content To Watch During Quarantine

The art and business of live theatre have taken an enormous hit in the wake of COVID-19. Broadway went dark on...

Getting To Know This Year’s Graduating UCI MFA Actors

The UCI MFA Acting program has inspired students to go further in their artistic...

UCI Drama’s “Living Out” Sparks Empathy And Awareness

Plunging their audience into the brutally truthful world of working mothers in today’s culture, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’...

UCI’s “The Penelopiad” Brings New Narrative to a Classic Greek Epic

Directed by Sara Rodriguez, “The Penelopiad'' takes the audience through the life of Odysseus’ wife Penelope as she examines themes of injustice, female identity and responsibility with regards to her own life.

Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” Finds Its Way Into Audience’s Hearts

The Costa Mesa Playhouse started the year off right with a production of Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers.” The story takes place in Yonkers, New York in 1942, depicting the dilemmas of a dysfunctional family during World War II.

UCI Drama’s Relevant Take On “Company”

Taking their audience back to the bright and groovy days of the 1970s, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama Department kicked off their 2019-2020 season on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Irvine Barclay Theater with a lively production of “Company,” directed by Eli Simon.

An Evening With David Henry Hwang

Students and faculty members gathered and filled the Crystal Cove Auditorium to enjoy a night of paying homage to the timeless Asian American playwright on Nov. 14.

Broadway’s Mandy Gonzalez Brings a Night of Musical Theater to the Barclay

Broadway actress Mandy Gonzalez returned to Irvine on Oct. 27 to bring “Mandy Gonzalez: From Stephen Schwartz to Lin-Manuel Miranda” to the Barclay Theater with “Hamilton” co-star, Javier Muñoz.

“Euphoria” Wouldn’t Be The Same Without Its Soundtrack

Singer-songwriter Labrinth has created a soundtrack for the HBO series “Euphoria” that is just as haunting as the show’s on-screen images. The 26-song album derives from the show’s authentic depiction of teen drug abuse, anxiety and relationships.

UCI Drama gets into “The Pajama Game”

All year long, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Drama Department has produced outstanding performances in adherence with their theme, “Against All Odds.” The 2018-2019 season will come to an end with the production of “The Pajama Game,” a story about a pajama factory suffering under a strike from workers who are waiting on the salary they deserve.

The Comedy and Tragedy of Shakespeare Shorts Festival 2019

To give William Shakespeare a belated birthday bash, UCI Drama and UCI Illuminations put together multiple, free showings of two shortened productions, “Comedy of Errors” and “Romeo and Juliet.”

The Refugee Hotel Has U.S. Premiere at UCI

By: Stephanie Osborne Families, lovers, teenagers, and adults have all been affected by the coup in Chile, and now must adjust to new lives and trauma thousands of miles away from their homeland.

NEWS

New Allegations Surface Regarding Impeached ASUCI Judge Kimo Gandall

New allegations are being made regarding Kimo Gandall, one of the ASUCI judges listed in the recent petition written with the goal...

Persisting Inequalities and Paths Forward: The State of Undocumented Students in California’s Public Universities

Representatives from the UC Collaborative to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity (UC PromISE) and the Undocumented Student Equity Project (USEP) discussed results...

ASUCI Judicial Board Impeached

On Dec. 3, all seven members of the ASUCI Judicial Board were impeached by the ASUCI Senate. 

OPINION

Let’s Transition from SAT Prep to STD Prep For Colleges

The interruption of the coronavirus pandemic on daily life has, at the very least, shown universities the importance of testing for and...

Does Facial Recognition Technology Discriminate Against Minorities?

The progression of mankind’s technological capacity has given us new opportunities and conveniences in daily life. However, it has also brought new...

Courts & College Campuses Have Failed Sexual Assault Survivors By Coddling Offenders

Content Warning: Sexual Assault/Sexual Violence. On the night of Jan. 17, 2015, 22-year-old Stanford student Chanel Miller fell unconscious...

SPORTS

Anteaters Win in Clutch Time, 62-60, Against the Highlanders

UCI Women’s Basketball beat the UC Riverside Highlanders, 62-60, with a comeback in the final seconds of their non-conference game at the...

UCI Women’s Basketball Falls To UC Riverside With a Final Score of 63-45

The UC Irvine Women’s Basketball team lost to UC Riverside, 63-45, after a tough battle in the Bren Events Center on Friday,...

UCI Men’s Basketball Team Defeats UCSD in First Game of 2021

The UCI Men’s Basketball team reigned victorious against the UC San Diego Tritons, 79-65, in a non-conference matchup at UCSD’s RIMAC Arena...

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