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UCI Men’s Baseball beats USC in Preseason Exhibition Game

The UCI Men’s Baseball team went face to face against USC in an exhibition game at the Anteater Ballpark on Nov. 16. After nine scheduled innings, the Anteaters were up 8-3.

Men’s Water Polo Cruises To 16-5 Victory Over Concordia University

The UCI Men’s Water Polo team (7-13, 0-4) beat Concordia University (9-16, 3-4) at the Anteater Aquatics Complex on Wednesday Nov. 13. The final score was 16-5, with UCI defeating their inner-city rivals for the second time this season.

UCI Women’s Volleyball Triumphs Over UC Riverside

The UCI Anteaters won against the UCR Highlanders, 3-1, on Nov. 15 at the Bren Events Center.

FunPlus Phoenix Silence The Home Crowd And Sweep Aside G2 Esports In The League Of Legends World Championship Finals

FunPlus Phoenix claimed victory over G2 Esports, 3-0, at the finals of the League of Legends World Championship in Paris, France on Nov. 10.

UCI Men’s Basketball Blows Out Life Pacific University 98-52 in Non-Conference Matchup

The UCI Men’s Basketball team dominated the Life Pacific University Warriors and secured a 98-52 victory at the Bren Events Center on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The Anteaters broke their overall record, 2-1.

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.

UCI Women’s Basketball Start Season With Win Against San Jose State University

The UCI Women’s Basketball team emerged victorious with a 79-77 win against the San José State University Spartans after starting their season off with a home game on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Bren Events Center.

UCI Eliminated From Big West Soccer Tournament By Cal State Northridge in 2-3 Loss

The UCI Men’s Soccer team fell short one goal in their 2-3 loss to the No. 6 Cal State Northridge Matadors on Nov. 6. The UCI Anteaters struggled the entire game, but the encouragement of their home crowd sparked a 2-0 rally late in the game that ultimately wasn’t enough to leave them victorious. This game marked their second straight loss to CSUN and put an early end to their post-season championship run.

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.

Pre-season: UCI Men’s Basketball Defeats UCSD 80-64 in Record-Setting Student Attendance Night

The UCI men’s basketball team extended their record against UCSD to 10-1 on Nov. 1 at the Bren Events Center. This was a historic night for the 2019-2020 Anteaters as they unveiled their 2019 NCAA Tournament and Big West Conference Championship banners and also set a record for student attendance (2,038). Coming off their best record in school history last season (31-6), the Anteaters carried this energy into their inaugural game to kick off the 2019-2020 season.

UCI Women’s Volleyball Defeated by Hawaii In Conference Rematch

The UCI women’s volleyball team faced off against the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa last Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Bren Events Center where Irvine was swept in three straight sets (25-27, 17-25, 21-25). Their first match-up of the season took place on Oct. 4 in Honolulu, Hawai’i and the Anteaters returned home victorious with a 3-2 win over the Rainbow Wahine, their first in franchise history. UCI were unable to repeat this success this last Saturday and the Anteaters are now 4-16 overall and 1-7 in conference play.

UCI Men’s Soccer Moves Up To Second Place In Big West Conference After Win Against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

The UC Irvine men’s soccer team secured a vital Big West Conference win against the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Mustangs this past Saturday at the Anteater Stadium. The win prevented Cal Poly from surpassing the Anteaters in the standings, forcing them to stay in fourth place. UCI moved to second place in the conference, putting them just one win away from being tied with UC Davis.

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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