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2007 Stories by DEREK OLSON

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Merry Eid Ul-adha to All!

    published December 27, 2007

    In October, I set out to write a story about UC Irvine's Muslim Student Union, in hopes of giving the controversial group more of a voice than... More >>

  • Chicken Babies, Bondage Nights and Severed Monkey Heads

    published December 20, 2007

    From behind the wheel of a parked Ford Crown Victoria yellow cab with 485,000 miles on the odometer, Richard Johnson accidentally stumbles for... More >>

  • Wheel of Misfortune

    published November 15, 2007

    Advocate for the disabled Charles Monson was also a medical-marijuana patient—until late last month More >>

  • Taken to School

    published November 8, 2007

    Judge dismisses a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by professors alleging class-hour fraud against Chapman University More >>

  • Bad Fires, Good News

    published November 1, 2007

    The Times and Reg websites cover the blazes with innovation, improvisation and a lot of help from their readers More >>

  • Against the Wall

    published October 18, 2007

    Praying, eating and bowling with the most hated student group at UC Irvine More >>

  • Who Watches the Watchdog?

    published September 27, 2007

    In the shadow of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, Chapman University is accused of being a bit too close to its accrediting agency More >>

  • Get in the Cage!

    published September 6, 2007

    After this weekend, Irvine’s Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson just might make mixed martial arts everyone’s favorite... More >>

  • Roll Player

    published August 23, 2007

    Charles Monson works the system to help fellow quadriplegics get the high-tech wheelchairs they need More >>

  • Litigating It Old-School

    published August 2, 2007

    Former Chapman instructors invoke a Civil War-era law in their multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the university More >>

  • 'Gaff!'

    published June 21, 2007

    On deck with weekend warriors angling for the mighty Humboldt squid More >>

  • On the Borderline

    published June 21, 2007

    Its all anti-illegal talk at the Tom Tancredo rally at the Nixon library More >>

  • Trestles Tussle

    published June 7, 2007

    The TCA’s expansion plans spark renewed activism More >>

  • Spare the Child

    published May 31, 2007

    Amy Bril wants to make sure her kids dont grow up like she didinside the notorious cult known as the Family More >>

  • Scarlet Letters

    published May 10, 2007

    Chapman U. dean under scrutiny for scolding outcast fraternity More >>

  • Teaching an Old Dick New Tricks

    published May 3, 2007

    Thank God weve still got Dick Nixon to kick around More >>

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