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Schools In Southern California Alter Grading Policies In Light Of COVID-19

California schools and universities are altering their pass/no pass policies to suit the new virtual learning environment as students are impacted...

Sanders Drops Out of the Democratic Primary Election Leaving Biden to Become the Presumptive Nominee

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders officially dropped out of the Democratic Primary on April 8 following major losses in key states, clearing...

UCI Students Struggle To Pay Off-Campus Student Housing Apartment Lease Termination Fees

In light of the COVID-19 shutdown, student residents in off-campus housing communities are concerned with lease termination fees exceeding $8,000 per...

OC Food Bank Ensures Aid During Desperate Times

COVID-19 has caused the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which provides food to more than 250,000 people in Orange...

District Attorney of Orange County Establishes COVID-19 Scam Hotline

The Orange County District Attorney has informed businesses that price gouging during the coronavirus outbreak and other scams are illegal and...

Irvine Adopts Resolutions to Implement New Regulations in Response to COVID-19

Irvine officially declared a state of local emergency following the passage of several City Council resolutions last month which implemented new...

Gov. Newsom Secures 200 Million Masks Per Month For California Despite Nationwide Shortage

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has secured production that will provide over 200 million medical-grade masks per month to the state despite...

COVID-19 Closes California Schools For The Remainder Of The Academic School Year

California Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed on Wednesday, April 1 that California schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school...

First COVID-19 Death In Orange County

Orange County officials reported the county's first death due to COVID-19 on March 24. The individual was a man in his...

Democratic Primary Field Narrows To Biden And Sanders

The field in the Presidential Democratic Primary Election has narrowed to former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders...

California Governor Issues Statewide Lockdown And Orange County Bans Private And Public Gatherings To Limit COVID-19 Spread

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order on Thursday, March 19 as an executive precaution against rising numbers of...

Swarm Of Killer Bees Attack In Southern California

A swarm of 40,000 African killer (Africanized) bees attacked first responders in Pasadena California on Feb. 20, resulting in the hospitalization...

OPINION

So Long, Shrek: A Follow Up

It feels like a lifetime has passed since the Claire Trevor School of the Arts decided to cancel their production of “Shrek”...

The Road To Guaranteed College Acceptance

To avoid paying thousands of dollars for online courses, more high school students have considered community college over their admission offers in...

Editorial: UCI Must Not Remain On The Side Of The Oppressor

We cannot stay silent as we see who we believe is a UCI student hitting protesters...

ENTERTAINMENT

‘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...

UCI’s Dance Department Hosts Their First Online Performance

May 14 would’ve marked the opening night of UCI Dance Department’s annual undergraduate choreography showcase, “Physical Graffiti.” The shift to remote rehearsals...

SPORTS

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...

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...