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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...

UCI Announces “What’s Next” For Fall Quarter

Chancellor Howard Gillman announced on May 11 that UCI will begin to share the initial plans for reengaging campus operations, while...

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...

UCI Nurses Hold Candlelight Vigil And Demand Access To Protective Gear Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The California Nurses Association organized a candlelight vigil outside of UCI Medical Center’s Douglas Hospital on April 20.  The event was...

Interactive Coronavirus Twitter Map Launched By UCI Research Team

An interactive coronavirus map, created by UCI computer science professor Chen Li and his research team, was officially launched on April...

UCI Team Develops App To Trace The Spread of COVID-19

A UCI team is in the process of developing a new app, TrackCOVID, that maintains user privacy while tracking the spread...

ASUCI Senate Passes Legislation That Conflicts With ASUCI Constitution

The ASUCI Senate passed a legislation that will allow recalled ASUCI senators to determine and manage the ASUCI budget for the...

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...

UCI’s FRESH Basic Needs Hub Continues To Serve Students Despite Recent Break-In

UCI’s FRESH Basic Needs Hub was broken into on Saturday, April 11. An email sent by UCIPD described the suspect as...

ASUCI Chief Justice Resigns From Judicial Board

ASUCI Chief Justice Michelle Abundis resigned from her seat on the ASUCI Judicial Board...

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...

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...