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Satire: New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the new year and we all know how hard it is to keep a new year’s resolution from falling apart. If you...

New Year’s Resolutions 2017

After an eventful 2016, I decided to do something drastic for my New Year's resolution. As the year came to a close, I...

How the UC Administration Can Respond to Aleppo and the Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

Over the past few days, we have witnessed the climax of the Syrian conflict as forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad have gained control...

Black Friday: How the Capitalist System Hijacks the Holidays

Mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and a nice, juicy turkey. Growing up, these words described the essence of Thanksgiving. They summoned an image of...

Bernie Sanders: A Politician for the People

If this election cycle has taught me anything, it’s that America is ready for a radical change from the career politicians who seem...

Jack Falahee Uses Straight Privilege for Activism

“How to Get Away with Murder” star Jack Falahee, who is acclaimed for his portrayal of gay character Connor Walsh, dropped a bombshell...

Buyer Beware: The Not-So-Smart Internet of Things

If there were ever a buzzword to capture the zeitgeist of the early teens of the 21st century, it would be the ubiquitous,...

Where’s Our Water? Why Regulations Aren’t Enough to Solve California’s Drought Epidemic

In 2015, Governor Jerry Brown proposed measures to restrict water usage statewide, which passed due to California's drought status. Last year’s cutback...

Not Bern-ed Out: Post-Election Sanders Supporters Should Stay Strong

Despite Bernie Sanders losing the Democratic presidential nomination in June, the revolution he started is still alive and well. He has not faded...

How a Rock Star’s Nomination for the Nobel Prize Changes the Way We Should Think About Literarture

A rock star, a physicist, a chemist, a doctor, and a South American President win the highest international award there is — but...

The Whitewashing Epidemic in Hollywood

It’s a classic storyline: Prince Charming comes to save the day. He’s dashing, he’s handsome and he’s almost always white. His luscious blonde...

Thoughts on #CalExit

With the election finally over, Americans are preparing to say farewell to President Barack Obama and to welcome President Donald Trump. Now, some...

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

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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