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UCI Students Compete in Hyperloop Competition   HyperXite, UC Irvine’s student hyperloop design team, competed in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition at the company’s headquarters in...

A Week in Protests: UCI Responds to Executive Actions

Monday - No Ban, No Wall Protest   Students at UCI, organized by the Muslim Student Union, protested on Monday, Jan. 30 against an executive...

ASUCI Senate Asks Administration to Make UCI Sanctuary Campus

In response to growing fears over the fate of undocumented students under President Donald Trump, ASUCI Senate passed a resolution last Tuesday, Jan....

ASUCI Announces Special Election Results

ASUCI Senate published the results of their special elections last Wednesday evening, filling 15 empty seats with new Senators. The Senate has 30...

UCI Students And UC Leaders Protest President Trump’s Immigration Ban

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday, Jan. 27 banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, and...

News in Brief

Higher Education Coalition Announces Plan for Tuition-Free Education The Reclaim California Higher Education Coalition announced their plans to make all California college education...

UC Regents Vote 7-2 to Raise Tuition Despite Student Protests

By Eliza Partika After a two-year tuition freeze, the UC Board of Regents passed a proposal on Thursday, Jan. 26 to raise annual UC...

Trump Inauguration Sparks Walkout at UCI and Protests Elsewhere

Nearly 200 UC Irvine students and faculty members protested and marched across UCI’s campus last Friday, Jan. 20 as Donald J. Trump was...

News in Brief

Janet Napolitano Announces She is Undergoing Cancer Treatments UC Regents President Janet Napolitano was hospitalized last Monday, Jan. 16 due to side effects from...

Plans for New Student Health Building Presented to ASUCI

UC Irvine administrators announced plans last week to run a student fee referendum for funds to build a new Student Wellness and Health...

A Conversation on Human Rights and Standing Together

By Eliza Partika UCI’s New Narratives: Conversations on Identity and Culture series continued Jan. 19 with a roundtable discussion titled, “In Search of Our...

First Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Announced

The University of California announced last Thursday that Kathleen Salvaty would become the first systemwide Title IX Coordinator for the UC. Title IX is...

OPINION

“The Bachelor” And Why The Model Minority Is Not A Model To Follow

It’s Season 24 of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” which entails the usual drama and intense engagement from the show’s loyal fans.

Kaitlin Bennett’s Call of Duty: Why It Stinks

While filming a video for her YouTube channel, “Liberty Hangout,” at Ohio University on Feb. 17, Kaitlin Bennett was met with a...

Napolitano’s Threat Against Striking Graduate Students Is A Threat To All Of Us

UC President Janet Napolitano has threatened to dismiss UC Santa Cruz graduate students after two months of non-union approved “wildcat” strikes if...

ENTERTAINMENT

The Weeknd is Back And More Manic Than Ever

R&B pop artist The Weeknd, released his third promotional single  “After Hours” on Feb 19 in anticipation of his fourth studio album,...

Moonlight Melodies Presents Love And Positivity On Valentine’s Day Featuring UMI And Jeremy Zucker

Over 4,000 students gathered in Aldrich Park to join R&B artist UMI and pop artist Jeremy Zucker at the first annual Moonlight...

“To All The Boys: P.S I Still Love You” Presents A Realistic Perspective On Teenage Relationships

Based on the second novel in Jenny Han’s young adult “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” series, Netflix’s “To All The...

SPORTS

UCI Men’s Basketball Beats Long Beach 70-55 In The Black And Blue Rivalry

The UCI Anteaters men’s basketball team defeated Long Beach State 70-55 in a Big West Conference rivalry battle on Feb. 19 at...

Kobe’s Cape

First and foremost, before I go on a spiel about Kobe Bryant, I’d like to send my condolences to the families and...

UCI Men’s Baseball Blows Out Rice University 10-1 In Game One Of Their Three Game Series

The UCI Men’s Baseball team bounced back from their 1-9 loss against the University of San Diego with a 10-1 blowout against...