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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...

Stereoscope Coffee Co. Now Open In Newport Beach

Stereoscope Coffee Co., a popular Buena Park-based coffee shop, opened a new location near the UCI campus in Newport Beach on...

Trump Declares State Of Emergency In Wake Of COVID-19 Rising Death Toll

President Trump declared a national emergency to free up national resources for distribution to federal, state and local government in an...

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...