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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...

ASUCI Not Leaving UCSA

After being granted a fee waiver for the remainder of the 2016-17 academic year, ASUCI reconsidered its proposal to leave the University of...

ASUCI Announces Special Elections Candidates

This week, ASUCI is hosting a special election to fill vacant positions in the ASUCI Senate. Voting began yesterday, Jan. 16 at 9...

OPINION

George Floyd Would Still Be Alive Today

We watched another Black man get murdered at the hands of the police. George Floyd told the officer who had his knee...

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.

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...