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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.

King Princess Delivers A Powerful Message Of Acceptance With Her New Album ‘Cheap Queen’

King Princess is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in the music industry and a powerful icon for the queer community. Her latest album “Cheap Queen” has demonstrated not only her unique voice, but also her complete mastery over music production.

“The King”: Paradoxically Stale But Engaging

“The King” manages to be a film that is uninspired while also being engaging, creating a film that is decent at best.

“The Laundromat” Is A Bizarre Interpretation Of Corruption

“The Laundromat” is a biographical adaptation of the Panama Papers incident that occurred in 2015 that teaches viewers about the different branches of money laundering.

Ali Wong Gets Up Close And Personal In ‘Dear Girls’

Wong’s distinctly unfiltered voice continues to add a necessary perspective as one of the loudest and boldest Asian American female presences in today’s cultural zeitgeist. As expected, her book will entertain dedicated followers and new fans alike.

88rising’s “Head in the Clouds II” Album Review

A celebration of youth and diversity, “Head in the Clouds II” showcases the exemplary talents of 88rising, bringing positive Asian representation into pop culture.

She’s Back! Selena Gomez Releases New, Heartfelt Music

After four quiet years, Selena Gomez finally dropped two new tracks from her much anticipated upcoming album. She released an emotional ballad “Lose You to Love Me,” followed by an upbeat banger titled “Look at Her Now.”

Rex Orange County Rides Into Uncharted Territory With His New Album ‘Pony’

Rex Orange County released his third album “Pony” on Oct. 25. Serving as Rex’s first studio album with the major label Sony, “Pony” is a more refined version of his trademark bedroom pop sound, which made him an intrinsic part of the Gen X cannon.

The Fragile State Of Reggaeton In The Latin Grammys

The Latin Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards on Sept. 24. However, controversy began stirring after a noticeable lack of reggaeton and urban artists from the main categories, such as Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Record of the Year.

2019 Viet Film Fest

The Viet Film Festival, which ran from Oct. 11, 2019 to Oct. 13, 2019 in Orange, California, is one of many film festivals that serve the purpose of showcasing the efforts of a minority group.

Two People Walk in to See “Joker”: Here is Their Review

Overall, “Joker” is a well-made film that makes parallels between the modern day and the 1970s. However, the film is not really able to tie those parallels together completely.


First COVID-19 Death In Orange County

Orange County officials reported the county's first death due to COVID-19 on March 24. The individual was a man in his 70s...

Undergraduate Creates Brave Spaces Program To Empower Students

Brave Spaces, a year long course, seeks for students to share their narrative through digital storytelling. The student initiated program was created...

First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 At UCI

A non-student resident of UCI’s graduate housing tested positive for COVID-19 according to an announcement from the Medical Director of the UCI...


The World Should Learn From Taiwan In Fighting The COVID-19 Crisis

If the world learns from anyone about how to handle the COVID-19 crisis, it should learn from Taiwan. Despite its close proximity...

Letter From The Managing Editor: Addressing Faulty Assumptions Made By The ASUCI Senate Parliamentarian

Usually a letter of this nature comes from the Editor-In-Chief, but given that the Editor-In-Chief is the reporter in this situation, this...

Chancellor Gillman, It’s Time To Cancel Class

Editor’s Note: Today, March 10, UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman released an email stating that UCI will be transitioning to a remote learning...


COVID-19’s Effect On Sports

The day began like any ordinary day at UCI on Tuesday, March 10.

UCI Men’s Basketball Suffers Defeat To CSUN 72-70 On Senior Night

The UC Irvine Men’s Basketball team lost to the Cal State Northridge Matadors in their final regular season game ending 72-70 at...

UCI Men’s Volleyball Defeats Grand Canyon University In Four Sets

No. 7 UCI Men’s Volleyball team defeated No. 8 Grand Canyon University Antelopes, 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 24-26, 25-18) on Feb. 28 at...

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