Thursday, July 9, 2020

TV

Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’ Rewrites Showbiz History

Some of the best shows and movies to come out of Hollywood are those that explore the glamourous world of Tinseltown...

‘Normal People’ Is Beautiful, Sex-Positive And, Yes, Normal

You do not need to have read the original novel to enjoy “Normal People.” Personally, I have not read it —...

Netflix’s ‘Middleditch & Schwartz’ Has All The Spontaneity And Energy Of A Live Performance

There’s no shortage of comedy specials available on Netflix. However, the streaming service ventured into new territory with the release of...

“Mrs. America” Is A Must-See Show About A Different Kind Of Feminist

Ever since the trailer for the miniseries “Mrs. America” was released on April 15, fans have been patiently waiting with hopes...

“Unorthodox” Is A Poignant And Powerful Coming-Of-Age Tale

In just four beautifully-crafted episodes, the new Netflix original miniseries “Unorthodox,” tells the story of Esty Shapiro, a young woman from...

“The Bachelor Presents: Listen To Your Heart” Is Surprisingly Entertaining (Or I’m Just Bored)

Singing competitions have been a hallmark of reality TV ever since “American Idol” brought us heartfelt journeys and early 2000s superstars....

SNL And Other Shows Make A Return To Late-Night Television

One thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly taught us is that late-night hosts and comedians can put on a show...

Tiger King: A Drug-Fueled Journey Of Danger And Debauchery

March of this year has seen the arrival of many earth-shattering and ground-breaking developments, from a nationwide lockdown to congressional insider...

“Seasons” Docu-Series begins a new era for Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber collaborated with YouTube to release a documentary titled “Seasons” on Jan. 27. With only a portion of the episodes currently released, viewers wonder what the first several episodes will reveal about the Canadian singer-songwriter.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Review

It has been nearly 13 years since the original “High School Musical” movies took the world by storm and became one...

Halloween Costume Inspiration From 2019’s Best Film & TV

Here are some Halloween costume ideas from 2019's best TV shows and films including "Midsommar", "Euphoria", "Black Mirror", and "Russian Doll".

“The Boys”: Too Gorey for its own Good

The trailer for Amazon’s “The Boys” reels in an audience with an intriguing premise and then sprinkles in enough clips of graphic violence to make that same audience queasy.

NEWS

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...

Orange County Moves Into Stage Two of California’s Resilience Roadmap

The City of Irvine announced on May 23 that Orange County had officially been given permission to move into the second stage...

Great Plates Delivery Program Launched in Irvine

The City of Irvine announced their participation in California’s Great Plates Delivery Program on April 24 to support seniors and local businesses...

OPINION

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.

Expressing Change Through Art: Black Lives Matter Hollywood Peaceful Protests

It’s been a revolutionary week in modern day America, as the people in this nation...

SPORTS

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...

COVID-19’s Effect On Sports

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

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