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AFscme Union workers go on strike

University of California workers went on strike for 24 hours on April 10 to protest continually stalled contract negotiations. The strike formally started at 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday and ended at 12:00 a.m. on Thursday.

UCI Makes History with Mesa Court COuncil’s First Drag Show

Mesa Court Council’s first-ever drag show hosted larger-than-life performances, emcee’d by Mayhem Miller, in Winifred Smith Hall, Mar. 6.

UCI Alumnus Tony barrett Donates His body to the uci school of medicine

Tony Barrett, a UCI alumnus from the class of ‘85, posted a photo of a letter on his Twitter, Monday April 1, stating that he intends to donate his body to the UCI School of Medicine after being diagnosed with a fatal disease.

UCI students participate in climate strike and introduce petition

A student-led climate strike took place by the UCI flagpoles and Student Center on March 15 as part of a larger global movement meant to draw awareness to climate change. Student leaders including Gianna Lum, president of UCI’s Climatepedia club, participated in the strike, which featured a variety of speakers and introduced a petition that is now available for signing and presents a series of demands to UCI.

Graduates compete at UCI’s Annual grad slam

The annual Grad Slam took place on Friday, March 8th, at The Cove - Applied Innovation. Graduate students from all disciplines awaited their turn in the spotlight and were hopeful to earn a coveted spot in the top three.

Zot n clothes thrift shop held at the Cross cultural center

Zot n Clothes set up a thrift shop at the Cross Cultural Center on March 8, where UCI students could choose up to three clothing items for free.

UCI’s Christian Club Hosts a Panel on stem and Faith

UCI’s Christian club Cru, hosted a science event, “A Panel on STEM and Faith,” on Feb. 28. Four prominent Christian science, technology, engineering and mathematics professors at UCI discussed their faith and how it coincides with their careers. The panel included Dr. Gregory Brewer, an adjunct professor in the Biomedical Engineering department; Dr. Elliot Hui, an assistant BME professor; Dr. David Reinkensmeyer, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology and BME; and Dr. Jack Brouwer, a professor in the MAE department.

UCI Student Stabbed At Camino Del Sol

A stabbing occurred near UC Irvine’s campus on March 10 in the student apartment complex Camino Del Sol. According to reports from CBS Los Angeles, the stabbing happened right before 10 p.m.

cross cultural center hosts CUlture night showcase

The Cross Cultural Center (CCC) held a “Culture Night Showcase” March 4 with performances by four different cultural clubs at UCI to give the student body a preview of what to expect from each group during their culture night performances, scheduled to take place in the 2019 spring quarter.

Recreating the Past with Hatsuko Mary Higuchi and Marlene Shigekawa

UCI’s Tomo No Kai Japanese Club hosted a “Paint the Past” event on Feb. 19 with two guest speakers, Hatsuko Mary Higuchi and Marlene Shigekawa. This event was held for the “Day of Remembrance” that recognizes the Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps 77 years ago during World War II.

The Future of climate justice

Well-known environmental activists, writers, and scientists discussed global warming within its most recent context on Feb. 8 and 9 at UC Irvine’s two-day conference, “Fire and Ice: The Shifting Narrative of Climate Change.”

“The Survival Project” Calls For Facing Racism And Rejection Together

The Robert Cohen Theater hosted the last of three showings of “The Survival Project” on Jan. 26.

OPINION

The New Constitution Will Make It Impossible To Recall The Senate, Don’t Vote For It

On Feb. 25, the ASUCI Senate passed Legislation R55-43, The 2020 Constitutional Reform Act, with 14 yays and four nays, meaning that...

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...

ENTERTAINMENT

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Provides A Virtual Escape For Millions Of People In Quarantine

How are you coping with the Coronavirus quarantine? Well, you may be escaping your confinement by embarking on a deserted island adventure...

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 trading....

UCI Drama’s “Living Out” Sparks Empathy And Awareness

Plunging their audience into the brutally truthful world of working mothers in today’s culture, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama...

SPORTS

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...