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FunPlus Phoenix Defeats Reigning World Champion Invictus Gaming at League of Legends World Championship Semifinals

FunPlus Phoenix defeated Invictus Gaming 3-1 during one of the semifinals for the 2019 League of Legends World Championships held in Madrid, Spain on Nov. 2. FunPlus Phoenix advanced to the World Finals in their first international competition.

North American Dreams Dashed at 2019 League of Legends World Championship

Over five months ago, North America’s number one League of Legends team, Team Liquid, stood proudly in front of fans after they defeated the reigning world champions, China’s Invictus Gaming, to advance to the finals of the 2019 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational, also known as MSI.

Profile: Super Smash club president – Justin Muscat

Approaching the one-year anniversary of the release of the Super Smash series’ Ultimate installment⁠—a crossover fighting game series whose playable and non-playable characters span across a plethora of Nintendo games⁠—many would find it quite necessary to spotlight one of the most impactful and integral figures of the gaming community not only at UC Irvine, but possibly in all of college gaming, Justin Muscat.

Arena of Valor: UCI Holds Lantern Cup

by Iris Wang “It’s such a pity we lost to UC San Diego by 2-3 this time, but we look forward to so many...

LA Overwatch Teams Battle in Crystal Cove

by Isaac Espinosa Of all the pastimes the internet provides, yelling at over-sensitive gamers in Overwatch is my favorite. Although most matches are among...

NEWS

First COVID-19 Death In Orange County

Orange County officials reported the county's first death due to COVID-19 on March 24. The individual was a man in his 70s...

Undergraduate Creates Brave Spaces Program To Empower Students

Brave Spaces, a year long course, seeks for students to share their narrative through digital storytelling. The student initiated program was created...

First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 At UCI

A non-student resident of UCI’s graduate housing tested positive for COVID-19 according to an announcement from the Medical Director of the UCI...

OPINION

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 proximity...

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, this...

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 learning...

ENTERTAINMENT

UCI Drama’s “Living Out” Sparks Empathy And Awareness

Plunging their audience into the brutally truthful world of working mothers in today’s culture, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama...

“Onward,” Pixar’s Latest Original Film, Is An Emotional Standout

The 2010s marked a dominance of sequels for Pixar, with the studio releasing only four original films during the decade — “Brave,”...

Bakugo And Deku Finally Team Up In the Beautifully Animated Movie “My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising”

It is no surprise that it has become a smash hit at the box office as it left fans, both old and new, craving more and setting the bar high for future anime films to come.

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