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Representative Walters Educates Students on Self-Defense Issues

By Ian Edwards Representative Mimi Walters talks to students. U.S. Representative Mimi Walters, along with the UCI Panhellenic Society, the governing body for campus sororities,...

Nixon Library Reopens After $15 Million Renovation

The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum reopened on Friday, Oct. 14 after a $15 million renovation. The ribbon-cutting ceremony featured the former...

LAPD Chief Talks Race and Policing at UCI

LAPD Chief Charles Beck was the keynote speaker at UC Irvine’s “Race and Policing” symposium last Friday in Pacific Ballroom D, during which...

“Die-In” Protest Staged by Senior Citizen Activists

Local senior citizens’ activist group, Concerned Citizens of Laguna Woods Village, staged a “die-in” demonstration last Saturday outside of Representative Mimi Walters’s Irvine...

Representative Mimi Walters to Host Campus Safety Workshop

Representative Mimi Walters (CA-45) will be hosting a free campus safety workshop for UCI students featuring safety tips, self-defense tactics taught by a...

Orange County Garners C+ Infrastructure Rating

By Sara Chen After its last “C+” rating in 2010, Orange County again received a “C+” rating on infrastructure from the OC branch of...

Governor Brown Vetoes Mental Health Bill

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill on Saturday which would have established a mental health services grant program for California public colleges and...

Restaurants and Shops Coming to UTC After Construction

University Town Center opened a new restaurant over the summer, the first of six new businesses scheduled to open in UTC over the...

Postdoctoral Union Continues Contract Bargaining with UC

The union representing over 6,000 University of California postdoctoral researchers, United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 5810, voted earlier this month to authorize its...

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...