Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Events

Irvine Barclay Theatre Showcases Author of “Crazy Rich Asians”

"Crazy Rich Asians" author Kevin Kwan discussed aspects of his upbringing, his journey to literary fame and his views on Asian American representation in the media at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on Feb. 6.

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.

NEWS

‘Astro Boy:’ The Turning Point of Manga and Anime

UCI Libraries hosted a Zoom webinar in light of the growing collection of manga and anime in their 30 year anniversary of...

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...

OPINION

Banning Simps Won’t Get Rid of Harrasment On Twitch

Twitch, a popular video live streaming platform, is a hub for all gamers where they can make connections with their audience and...

A New Way to Look at Cancel Culture

“Cancel culture,” or call-out culture, is a term that has gained a lot of traction these past few years. New York Times...

Why California Must Reinvest in the UC System

On July 1, CA Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature instituted a $300.8 million budget cut to the University of California...

SPORTS

NFL Blows 10 Month Lead to COVID-19

The beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown in March marked a sudden end to youth, collegiate and professional sports mid-season, either suspending or...

Joshua Lane’s Sports Journey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Joshua Lane, aged 18, imagined his senior year of high school to go the opposite way it ended. Throughout...

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...

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