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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning

UCI faculty members are finding themselves educating students through Zoom due to the coronavirus. Despite Zoom’s meteoric rise in popularity, it...

We Should Only Solicialize In Moderation Once Lockdowns End

Wuhan, China lifted its lockdown restrictions on April 8 to little enthusiasm after the insurmountable damage COVID-19 caused to the city since...

There Are Reasons Why Tuition Hasn’t Changed

UCI Student Affairs, the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning and the Graduate Division sent out an email...

Vote Yes On The New ASUCI Constitution

Over the course of eight hours on Feb. 22, the ASUCI Constitutional Convention met to deliberate a new form of government....

The New Constitution Will Make It Impossible To Recall The Senate, Don’t Vote For It

On Feb. 25, the ASUCI Senate passed Legislation R55-43, The 2020 Constitutional Reform Act, with 14 yays and four nays, meaning...

The World Should Learn From Taiwan In Fighting The COVID-19 Crisis

If the world learns from anyone about how to handle the COVID-19 crisis, it should learn from Taiwan. Despite its close...

Chancellor Gillman, It’s Time To Cancel Class

Editor’s Note: Today, March 10, UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman released an email stating that UCI will be transitioning to a remote...

The Recall Of The Senate Is Not Unfounded

Every Senator in the ASUCI Senate is in jeopardy of being recalled as of March 7, as individual petitions for each...

5 Things That Would Be Better Than The Bullet Train

Recently, the California High Speed Rail Authority released its new plan for the construction of the long-awaited bullet train, putting the...

Animal Crossing New Horizons Shines In Nintendo’s Latest Direct

March 20 is an exciting day for video game fans worldwide for two equally exciting reasons. Bethesda and Nintendo, two well...

A Witch Walk Of Love

Soft yellow fairy lights and herbal aromas filled the streets. White tents selling crystals, teas and candles stood in front of...

“Anti-Greta” And The Audacity For Institutions To Use Youth To Fight Their Own Problems

A conservative think tank, Heartland Institute, hired a 19-year old girl from Germany as their spokesperson in a disappointing attempt at...

NEWS

Trump Administration Rescinds ICE International Student Visa Policy Amidst Panic Over Fall Quarter

UCI Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Willie L. Banks, Jr. announced that international students are now required to enroll in at least...

California Sues Trump Administration Over International Student Visa Policy

California has become the first state to sue the Trump administration over newly announced visa rules that could force thousands of international...

UCI Student Receives 2020 Strauss Scholarship

UCI junior and cognitive sciences major Karishma Muthukumar has received the 2020 Strauss Scholarship. Provided by the Donald A. Strauss Public Service...

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...

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