Sunday, September 27, 2020


8th Annual Soulstice Explores Campus-wide Culture

By Maud Charlet UCI brought back Soulstice to the Bren Events Center for the eighth time on Thursday,...

Improv Revolution’s “Unionize the Workers Show” Sets High Hopes for the Quarter

Friday nights in California are unpredictable in the best of ways.

Uncultivated Rabbits Presents “Express U.R.self”

Crystal Cove Auditorium has never looked so serene — softly dimmed string lights, two ordinary mic stands and a modest lava lamp on either end of the stage foretold the poetic evening that was to come.

Nicholas Meyer Explores Star Trek’s Literary Roots

UCI Illuminations welcomed special guest Nicholas Meyer — director of “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” and, “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” — to discuss the influence of William Shakespeare's work on the latter film last Tuesday, May 15.

PACN Presents Artistic Insight Into Filipinx Culture

By Aneesah Akbar and Chelsea Pan On Friday, May 11, UCI’s Kababayan Club hosted the 39th Annual Pilipinx American Culture Night (PACN) in the...

FADA: UCI’s Collaborative Project

Sophie Prettyman-Beauchamp, Ryan Gonzales and Sarah Brandenburg, are three prominent members of the Film Arts Drama Alliance, FADA, and when asked to “Describe...

The Vagina Monologues In The Age Of Time’s Up

By Frida Ayala, “We were worried about vaginas,” declare the women of the Vagina Monologues, the staple of college campuses which continues to be...

Soulstice Showcases The Best of UCI

By Maya Lyubomirsky Student-run events have a bad reputation. Despite the hype, people often expect something messy or half-assed. However, ASUCI’s Soulstice completely subverted...

The Power of Poetry: Healing and Hope

The discipline of “Medical Humanities” might seem oxymoronic; what do the arts have to do with the work of physicians and clinicians?

Irvine’s Own Millennial Club And KUCI Pop-Up Shop

Irvine’s Own Millennial Club Irvine has a history of being the home of successful bands such as indie band Young the Giant, rock band...

Hope Reborn in “Is There Life After Birth?”

In partnership with UCI Illuminations, “Is There Life After Birth?”, directed by MFA Directing Candidate Melissa Livingston, had a moving opening night on Friday, Nov. 17, here on campus in Studio 4 at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Artists Ask: What About Puerto Rico?

By Jocelyn Contreras Last month’s natural disasters have united countries and communities to raise funds for Hurricane relief programs for Texas, Florida, Mexico, and...


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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