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Indifference At UCI Leads To Low Voter Turnout And Disappointing Election Results

Funding for UCI’s official student newspaper, the New University, will soon be nonexistent. The results of last week’s ASUCI elections have...

ASUCI Election Results

ASUCI’s Spring Elections Results were released last Wednesday, and while such positions as President are still unannounced due to pending complaints, 22.54 percent...

Experts Discuss Marijuana on 4/20

The UCI Wellness Center hosted a panel discussion on cannabis last week on April 20, colloquially known as “pot day.” Panelists included UCI...

Let’s Get Blunt: An Honest Event About Marijuana

By Ruth Guerrero Randy Haveson, the new manager for UCI’s Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion, was unashamed to admit at Thursday's "Let's...

Students Lead Fight Against Housing Insecurity

In an ongoing effort to secure affordable student housing in Irvine, ASUCI’s Legislative Affairs Commission met with the Irvine Land Trust Board on...

News in Brief 4/25/2017

UCI Gets DMV Kiosk The Department of Motor Vehicles recently installed the State of California’s first self-service kiosk at UC Irvine. The bright yellow...

Biking for Cancer: One Woman’s Journey for a Cure

by Aidan McGeath Cancer starts small with a single cell spiraling out of control. Yet this single, infinitesimally small speck of nothingness holds the...

UCI Student Wins Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship

Third-year biological sciences major Bhavesh Patel was awarded a $10,000 Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship on April 17, which will fund his...

UC Irvine Dances for Babies

UC Irvine’s Student Alumni Association hosted its 8th annual UCI Care-a-thon dance marathon on April 13 at the Bren Events Center. UCI Care-a-thon, the...

2017 ASUCI Senate Candidates

By Emilia Williamson The ASUCI Elections Commission held a Senate Candidates Forum on Tuesday, April 11. Each of the candidates was given approximately two...

Dean Chemerinsky Discusses Free Speech

By Helena Chen-Carlson UCI Student Life & Leadership hosted an event series last Monday and Tuesday on “Free Speech on Campus” and “The Nuances...

Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Their Visions for Campus Future

ASUCI held its vice presidential debates last Wednesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Pacific Ballroom in the Student Center. The debate...

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...

ENTERTAINMENT

Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ Reimagines Storytelling Through Perspective and Artistically-Crafted Lyrics

Taylor Swift surprised fans on July 24 with a 16-track album entitled “Folklore,” bringing a new, folksy sound to Swift’s eighth studio...

‘Defending Jacob’ Is An Unsettling Crime Drama Focused On Family

Created by Mark Bomback and based on William Landay’s novel of the same name, “Defending Jacob” is not your typical murder mystery...

The Show Must Go On(line): 10 Picks For Theatre-Related Content To Watch During Quarantine

The art and business of live theatre have taken an enormous hit in the wake of COVID-19. Broadway went dark on March...

SPORTS

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...