Monday, November 23, 2020

Drama

“Plumas Negras” Tells The Story Of Generations

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama Department, “Plumas Negras” transported the intimate audience of its opening night to the fertile farmlands of Salinas, California to follow the incredible lives of three generations of gritty, strong-willed women.

UCI Actors Give Life To Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”

By Skyler Romero, UCI Illuminations presented a performance of Acts I and II of Anton Chekhov's play “Three Sisters,” beginning March 8 and running...

Acrobatic Adventures with Cirque Eloize’s “Saloon”

Cirque Éloize’s spectacular 80 minute, non-stop musical acrobatic adventure “Saloon” came to the Irvine Barclay Theatre on February 8th and 9th, this was a show more jam-packed with tricks than its description is with adjectives.

UCI To LA: Aladdin At Pantages

By Saad Siddiq Starting Jan. 10 until Mar. 31, the Hollywood Pantages Theater will be putting on a production of Disney’s “Aladdin.” Returning to...

UCI Drama Presents: “Mrs. Packard” Refuses to Be Silenced

Written by Emily Mann and directed by third-year MFA Directing candidate Melissa Livingston, “Mrs. Packard” tells the powerful true story of Elizabeth P.W. Packard’s relentless fight to be heard during a time when everything she stood for was being silenced.

Take A Look: Theater Edition

With the new year comes a whole new slate of shows touring the nation and playing at local theaters for us to enjoy....

Exploring Intimacy With “Intimate Apparel”

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama Department, “Intimate Apparel” leaves the audience in stitches while sewing together something wonderful on stage: a heartfelt quest for intimacy.

“Chess” Puts Politics To Music

By Liam Blume and Ashley Duong   With a backdrop emphasized by side-by-side fifty foot American and Russian flags, adorned with a double headed eagle,...

Illuminations Presents A Captivating Portrayal Of “An Iliad”

Almost everyone has encountered the omnipresent classic “Iliad” in some shape or form in their lives, a riveting tale of the gods, love,...

“A Perfect Union”: Just Like Us Hits Home

By: Jocelyn Contreras A bright pearl light shone on Tom Tancredo as he gave his speech of anti-immigration with an ending chant of people...

UCI Drama’s “Avenue Q” Puts Adulthood to Music, Comedy, and Puppets

By Hubert Ta I don’t remember much about “Sesame Street,” but I can recall the basic concept: to tell stories and life lessons that...

“I Dream of Chang and Eng” Offers Insight to Racial Identity in America

By Kevin Chang Barnum "They have not seen the likes of you in color of skin or shape of body.  It is yet to...

NEWS

UCI Center for Medical Humanities Hosts “Alternatives to Animal Testing,” Featuring Dr. Donald Ingber

The UCI Center for Medical Humanities held “Alternatives to Animal Testing,” a discussion featuring Donald Ingber, founding director of the Wyss Institute...

Huntington Beach Union High School District Reopens Schools for In-Person Instruction

After several months of remote instruction due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) granted around...

UCI Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion Hosts Weekly Meditation Mondays

The UCI Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion hosts Meditation Mondays with Wellness and Peer Education Programs Manager Natalie D’Azzo on...

OPINION

Free Britney From Her Father’s Control

Britney Spears has been a staple of pop culture since the 1990s — first appearing in “The Mickey Mouse Club” when she...

Biden’s Climate Plan: A Good Start, But Not A Great Finish

Biden’s climate change plan is a departure from the current U.S. administration’s plan of climate skepticism and pro-fossil fuel stance

Reminder: Biden Won, but the Country Is Still in Shambles.

There will be a point where we think that all of the work needed to ensure a successful Biden presidency is done. We will be wrong.

SPORTS

Women’s Tennis: A Glimpse Into Their Season During the Nationwide COVID-19 Pandemic

The UCI’s Women’s Tennis team reunited and held their first practice on Monday, Oct. 19, meeting again for the first time in...

NBA 2K21: Give it a Shot?

With another basketball season set in motion, 2K Sports has released their next annual installment of their popular NBA 2K series, a...

UCI Athletes Stress the Importance of Inclusivity and Voting in the Anteater Voices for Change Initiative

The UCI Athletics Department contributed to its ongoing commitment for racial justice, equality and inclusion through the Anteaters Voices for Change (AVC)...

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