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Kobe Bryant: An Italian Icon

“Ciao Kobe!,” yelled Luca Piazza, an Italian living in Orange County.  “Tutto apposto!?,” Kobe Bryant responded. He smiled...

Remembering John Altobelli

John Altobelli, former assistant baseball coach at UCI, passed away on Jan. 26 at age 56 in Calabasas. Altobelli was one of the nine victims killed in the helicopter crash that also took the lives of his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa, along with Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, and four other people — Christina Mauser, Ara Zobayan, Sarah Chester and her daughter Payton.

UCI Men’s Basketball Extends Their Win Streak To Four Games After An 83-72 Win Over UC Davis

The UCI Anteaters defeated the UC Davis Aggies with a score of 83-72 on Thursday, Feb. 6, granting them their longest win streak this season with four wins.

The Anteaters Dominate Cal State Fullerton And Win 91-61

The UCI Men’s Basketball team celebrated after a tremendous 91-61 win against the Cal State Fullerton Titans at the Bren Events Center on Feb. 1. The Anteaters improved their record, 14-9, and their Big West record,6-1.

Anteaters Men’s Volleyball Wins the Battle for Irvine in Four Sets

The No. 5 seed UCI Men’s Volleyball team defeated No. 13 seed Concordia University Irvine Eagles by a score of 3-1 (26-24, 25-20, 26-28, 25-23) at the Bren Events Center on Jan. 30.

Mamba 4 Life

A short poem about the late Kobe Bryant. By Stefan Curtis Jones

Remembering Kobe Bryant: The Man Who Made the Earth Stand Still

January 26, 2020 — Just like any other day, people woke up that Sunday and went about their weekly routine. Whether that was catching up on homework, running errands or even just relaxing from a long week of school or work. However, this Sunday felt off from the start. An overcast loomed over Southern California that made it feel different. Maybe not for everyone, as people were too busy being caught up with their own lives. This sort of routine is what makes people forget what it truly means to appreciate something before it is gone forever. Before it vanishes from reality itself.

Anteaters Close Out A Tough Battle Over A 74-67 Win Against Cal Poly

The UCI Men’s Basketball team celebrated a phenomenal 74-67 win against Cal Poly which improved their overall record to (12-9) and allowed them to remain in first place in the Big West (4-1) on Jan. 25 at the Bren Events Center. The team was hungry for a victory after their previous loss against Long Beach State.

UCI Men’s Volleyball Drops Hard fought Match Against BYU

No. 5 seed UCI Men’s Volleyball team was defeated by No. 2 seed Brigham Young University Cougars in a non-conference match with a score of 1-3 (17-25, 25-20, 19-25, 15-25) at the Bren Events Center on Jan. 22.

UCI Women’s Basketball Rallies Back From 20-Point Deficit But Falls Short In 56-51 Loss To Cal State Northridge

Though they trailed by 20 points early in the third quarter, the UCI Women’s Basketball team only lost by five points in a 56-51 back-and-forth battle against the Cal State Northridge Matadors at the Bren Events Center on Thursday, Jan. 23.

UC Irvine Men’s Volleyball Return To The Bren To Beat Loyola Chicago In Four Sets

No. 8 UCI Men’s Volleyball ((2-1), (0-0)) defeated No. 11 Loyola Chicago ((1-3), (0-0)) in their second home game of the season on Friday, Jan. 10 at the Bren Events Center. UCI won with three consecutive sets — two, three and four.

Anteaters Open Up Big West Conference Play With 74-60 Win Over Hawaii

The UCI men’s basketball team began their Big West Conference play against Hawaii at the Bren Events Center on Jan. 11, improving to 9-8 overall and 1-0 in conference as they ran away with a 74-60 victory. The team looked to bounce back after a close loss against Harvard in their previous match-up and looked to pick up right where they left off last season as the best team in the league.

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...

OPINION

Orange County: The Shame of California

At a time as critical as this one, the popular saying, “Orange County is the Florida of California” has never felt more...

Artificial Crisis at UCI: Austerity or Humanity? How Disposability Politics Guides the University’s Treatment of Students and Workers

Editor's Note: This article has been updated with links to resources for Student-Worker Week of Action, USASUCI and the BSU at UCI.

Expressing Change Through Art: Black Lives Matter Hollywood Peaceful Protests

It’s been a revolutionary week in modern day America, as the people in this nation...

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...

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