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What Has California Been Doing to Address COVID-19?

California has implemented a number of measures aimed at protecting residents of the state and responding to the economic impact of...

Nonprofits in Orange County Look to find Donations and Volunteers

Southern California nonprofit organizations are struggling to find donations and volunteers to support the increasing need for aid during the quarantine. 

California Transitions Into Stage 2 Of Reopening The State

California transitioned into the early phases of Stage 2 in reopening the state on May 8. The implementation of this phase...

Trump Issues Suspension on Immigration in Response to COVID-19

President Trump issued a surprise Executive Order in April, suspending certain kinds of legal immigration to the United States for a...

All Irvine Residents to Receive Testing for COVID-19

Irvine officials plan to offer COVID-19 drive-thru testing to all Irvine residents starting May 26. Appointments will be made online to...

OC District Attorney Creates Video Tribute for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer created a video tribute for the 22nd National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, containing statements from...

Orange County Opens Golf Courses Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

Orange County officials allowed for the opening of public and private golf courses, but with added safety regulations, on April 23...

Vote-By-Mail Procedures To Be Used In Upcoming California Elections

California Gov. Gavin Newson issued an executive order which provides vote-by-mail procedures in upcoming special elections and extends the deadline for...

Orange County Beaches Reopen After Recent Closures

California Gov. Gavin Newsom closed the entire 42 miles of Orange County’s coast last week on April 30 after crowds swarmed...

California Gov. Issues Tax Exemption On Certain Medical Supplies To Combat State Shortage

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order on April 7 placing a suspension on taxes for certain protective medical supplies...

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...

OPINION

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.

Expressing Change Through Art: Black Lives Matter Hollywood Peaceful Protests

It’s been a revolutionary week in modern day America, as the people in this nation...

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...