The dean of California political reporters, Dan Walters, didn't like the idea of UC Irvine opening a law school six years ago and, in his syndicated column Monday, expressed vindication for that view thanks to a Los Angeles Times story that reports several law school graduates can't find jobs while ... More >>
Back in my grad school days at UCLA, I made frequent use of my health care there--not because I suffered from anything more than the occasional stomach ulcer, but because I was a hypochondriac. Besides, it was cheap, accessible, and it was the first time in my life I ever had health care. That was i ... More >>
The end of our October blog post on University of California at Irvine School of Law students helping Nigerian activists present a case to the U.S. Supreme Court mentioned that the local school has its critics.The blasts to the law school and its founding dean, Erwin Chemerinsky, began in 2009, but ... More >>
See the latest update at the bottom of the page... ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 14, 8:00 A.M.: On Nov. 30, Brea resident Jack Culolias went out with around 200 other people in fraternities and sororities from Arizona State University to the Cadillac Ranch in Tempe. Culolias was about to start Hell Week in a ... More >>
When the U.S. Supreme Court opened what's billed to be a contentious new term Monday, UC Irvine School of Law students were there.But the future legal eagles were not in Washington, D.C., to observe the proceedings as bystanders but to help one of their professors argue a case before the Supremes.
As this gets published, I'll most likely be reading my commencement speech to the graduates of Long Beach City College. So I'm speaking to you right now from the future--WEIRD...Anyhoo, the entirety of the speech follows. I reserve the right to change words on the drive to campus in the next hour, b ... More >>
Cypress College is reaching out to the community in the wake of a female student's 3:10 p.m. Monday report to Cypress Police that a man tried to photograph or videotape her as she was using a restroom in the campus Humanities Building. By evening, Campus Safety officers released a still image of ... More >>
If the homespun head of Huell Howser Productions was going to donate his vast catalog of past and future shows--California's Gold, Visiting ... with Huell Howser, Road Trip with Huell Howser and other Golden State-centric television programs--to anyone in Orange County, you'd assume it would be C ... More >>
Dean ChemerinskyUC Irvine's School of Law was informed today that it has been granted provisional accreditation by the American Bar Association."The ABA's decision puts the official seal of approval on the hard work of scores of faculty, administrators, students, and supporters--both on campus ... More >>
The school is banking big on computer games as an emerging discipline
Irvine Ranch Water District
(Image from kogibbq.com) If you already had it up to here with articles about Kogi, here's another one. But wait! You want to read this one. In a piece called "Who Owns The Korean Taco" two experts in counterfeiting and intellectual property, Kal Raustiala (a professor at UCLA Law School an ... More >>
Remember those UC Irvine students who visited the Newport Center office of Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach) on Tuesday afternoon? As the video above shows, the future doctors, lawyers and researchers from UCI's law and medical schools are singing traditional Christmas carols with new lyrics pert ... More >>
UC Irvine officials issued a telephone text message to students this afternoon warning about "a suspicious man carrying a possible rifle" on campus on Mesa Drive near the Bren Events Center.According to the message, obtained by the Weekly, the subject is a white male, 6-feet, 180 pounds, blond hair, ... More >>
At noon, the ho-hum shuffle of another Tuesday afternoon was interrupted with a jarring burst of voices. They echoed from the Cal State Fullerton quad in front of the Humanities and Social Sciences building. A noose was throw over a tree branch and dropped in the dirt. Today students from across L.A ... More >>
Judge dismisses a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by professors alleging class-hour fraud against Chapman University
As reported yesterday on Navel Gazing, a group hoping to start a Jewish Fraternity at Chapman, see [Scarlet Letters, May 10] has issued a warning through the American Civil Liberties Union that the school cease what they consider violations of their First Amendment rights on campus or face the cons ... More >>
In the shadow of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, Chapman University is accused of being a bit too close to its accrediting agency
Want to start a jihad against jihadis? You'll get your chance this October, when the David Horowitz Freedom Center plans to organize "the biggest conservative campus protest ever" with something called Islamo-Facism Awareness Week in college campuses across America. It didn't surprise us that UC Irv ... More >>
Former Chapman instructors invoke a Civil War-era law in their multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the university
According to an article today by James Sterngold in the San Francisco Chronicle, California will soon have the dubious honor of being the first state to spend more on prisons than higher education. Sterngold says that beginning in fiscal 2012-2013 the state will spend $15.4 billion annually on inca ... More >>
Chapman U. dean under scrutiny for scolding outcast fraternity
If you belong to one of the groups targeted for a good squeezin' called on to sacrifice in the governor's budget plan-- college students, public school teachers, families on welfare-- rest assured that the truly needy will still be well taken care of. Kate Folmar reports in the San Jose Mercury New ... More >>
Earlier this month when the governor's budget plan was unveiled, three groups-- poor families with children, teachers, and college students at UC's and CSU's-- were particularly singled out for sacrifice, so the gov. could cling to his no new taxes pledge. CSU students are expect to part with an a ... More >>
Ask me how: Talking taxes and trilaterals in Irvine
'Where the party at?'
Cops say wannabe doctor faces charges in UCI bomb hoax
Tom Fuentes and friends axe Saddleback Colleges Spain study abroad program
Tom Fuentes and friends ax Saddleback Colleges Spain study-abroad program
Reg embarrasses itself with Corinthian Colleges story
The other woman falls for a kid who is maybe her reincarnated lover movie
Trailer for Sale or Rent
Fullerton College looks back at sex, sex and the Old West
Who lives the better life?
The Court affirms racial preferences in universities, so long as they work for white people
The Republican campaign to dominate universities comes to Fullerton
Theres a club for every taste
Rigoberta Menchu Tum gives OC a new definition of terrorism
Is Net speed or censorship behind Napster spat?
How does UCIs medical-school dean stay healthy?
Inside a real college sorority
Life in the fast lane brings little reward for part-time teachers
At UCI, they're likely to return
Why is cyberspace sucking the college experience into a black hole? 'It all comes down to money'
The finer (and lesser) points of local institutions
Democrat, nuts use anti-gay hysteria to win college board seats