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A Closer Look at the Purpose of Greek Life

We’ve all seen it in the movies. Young men in tank tops, with chiseled abs and an affinity for saying “dude” and...

The Financial Aid Office: Understaffed and Inefficient

For the fall 2016 quarter at UC Irvine, 98,000 applications were received for just 6,000 available spots in the Class of 2020. The...

UCI’s Inflated Parking Permit Prices: An Unnecessary Financial Burden for Students

Tuition rates leave half of UCI undergraduates an average of $18,000 in debt by the time they finish their degree, according to a...

The Quiet Side of Assault

My freshman year was finally over and I felt a rushing sense of independence as I stepped into my first real apartment. Dorming...

Let’s Talk About…The First Presidential Debate

For me, the first presidential debate felt more like an intimate roasting session between the two candidates instead of  an actual debate. There...

eSports Arena Attracts Unnecessary Student Criticism

At the opening ceremony of UC Irvine’s new eSports Arena, Thomas Parham, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, revealed that whenever he was asked...

National Coming Out Day: A Time of Celebration and Reflection

Almost 30 years ago, the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, or “The Great March,” was held in Washington...

Millennials and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Election

The year 2016 will sear itself into our collective memory as the longest-burning dumpster-fire ever witnessed. In its noxious wake I'm left  with...

Reconsidering the Prestige of the Campuswide Honors Program

It was the beginning of August before my freshman year when I stared at my fall schedule thinking, “What have I done?” A...

The Colin Kaepernick Conundrum

Colin Kaepernick has sparked a national controversy by performing a quiet act of resistance: kneeling during America’s pre-game National Anthem. His protest first...

What My College Essay Should Have Been

Dear Admissions Board, You have asked that I provide you with some insight into my world in 250-650 words. Below is my struggle, my...

Four Corners with the Editors: Does Ranking Matter?

Caitlin Antonios: UCI is ranked 9th among national public universities by US News and World Report and 39th nationally. So does ranking matter?...

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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