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Achieving Academic Success

The rigors of an academic environment require students to complete a myriad of assignments, papers, projects and prepare for long, taxing...

The Fool’s March

As the COVID-19 pandemic’s curve flattens in some parts of the world, some Americans feel like the state-by-state stay-at-home orders are...

Veganism (Oh, Boy, Buckle Up)

Oh, vegans. For some, the mere thought of veganism is gut-wrenching and appalling. Sacrificing meat? How on earth is such a...

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...

Letter From The Managing Editor: Addressing Faulty Assumptions Made By The ASUCI Senate Parliamentarian

Usually a letter of this nature comes from the Editor-In-Chief, but given that the Editor-In-Chief is the reporter in this situation,...

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...

NEWS

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...

Orange County Moves Into Stage Two of California’s Resilience Roadmap

The City of Irvine announced on May 23 that Orange County had officially been given permission to move into the second stage...

Great Plates Delivery Program Launched in Irvine

The City of Irvine announced their participation in California’s Great Plates Delivery Program on April 24 to support seniors and local businesses...

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

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...

COVID-19’s Effect On Sports

The day began like any ordinary day at UCI on Tuesday, March 10.

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