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Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    UC Irvine Puts Experts and Professors in the Field in Santa Ana to Abate Family Violence

    A new center dedicated to family violence that unites community partners with faculty from 20 UC Irvine departments launches this afternoon at the Delhi Center in Santa Ana.

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    UC Irvine Study Finds Children of Incarcerated Parents Suffer More Health, Behavioral Woes

    The children of parents who are incarcerated in the U.S. suffer significant health and behavioral problems, and in some cases these problems are worse than those experienced by kids dealing with divorce or a parent's death, according to a new UC Irvine study.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Sunshine Cavalluzzi, El Dorado High Teacher: Being Honored by First Lady "Awesometastic"

    See Update No. 2 at the end of this post where Sunshine Cavalluzzi describes her "awesometastic" day. Update No. 1 has what Michelle Obama said about her. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 16, 7:01 A.M.: During the second day of a two-day swing through Los Angeles, first lady Michelle Obama will attend a luncheo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    How Low Can Orange County's Birth Rate Go?

    Orange County's birth rate over the past decade declined substantially more than the state and the nation, according to an Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) report. The national birth date dipped 10 percent from 2000-10, the state's dropped 12 percent and Orange County's plummeted 23 percent ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Intel Inside UC Irvine

    Chip maker Intel says it is funding a $12.5 million research center at UC Irvine. The Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing apparently opened June 1, using existing facilities to apply social science and humanities to the design and analysis of digital information. Thus, our crude ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Bolsa Chica Mesa Landowner Fined $430,000 for Damaging Ancient Native American Village

    ​A near-unanimous California Coastal Commission and the Goodell Family Trust have agreed on a settlement that will have the property owner paying a $430,000 fine for unearthing artifacts at the Cogged Stone Site, the 9,000-year-old Native American village on the mesa overlooking the Bolsa Chica w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Psychopaths Are Misunderstood: UC Irvine Psychologist

    ​Could Hannibal Lecter maybe have not attacked nine people and eaten their flesh if he went through intensive treatment? Quite possibly, according to new research from a UC Irvine forensic psychologist.   Psychopaths don't just make for great movie characters that cause the sales of fava ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Cal State Fullerton Gets a Queer Studies Minor--And Its First Haters

    ​Cal State Fullerton recently approved a queer studies minor, and starting this fall, students will examine the culture of gender and sexuality in courses such as Queer Theory, Sexual Orientations and American Culture and The Psychological Study of LGB Experiences. The program was pushed for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Census 2010: Orange County African-American Community Increases in Size, Still Embarrassingly Low

    ​The figures from the 2010 Census that are freaking the Know Nothings out is news that the gabacho population shrank in size in Orange County, while wabs increased (as always) and Asians increased even more as a percentage. But the only figure that truly interested me was the number of people iden ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    2010 Census Doesn't Care About OC White People

    ​The Mexican earlier riffed on the 2010 U.S. Census and African Americans in Orange County. As he mentioned, the number of white people is down here, but the number of people overall is up. The number of brown people is up countywide but down in Santa Ana (which would still have enough Latinos to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Another University Gets Schooled on Lady Gaga

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Remember when we told you about the University of Virginia's Graduate Studies program that had a class on Lady Gaga?  It seems that now the University of South Carolina is also offering a course on the pop star called "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame."

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic!--Any Ecuadorian Restaurants in OC?

    ​From the free-for-all that is my Facebook page: Where is a good Ecuadorian restaurant in OC? Preferably CM or Santa Ana. I watched Anthony Bourdain's show about Eduador and I'm more than ready for some yummy soups, stews and ceviches. I'm sure your friends know all the best places, right? THANKS! ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 7, 2010

    The Odyssey

    Bowers Museum

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009

    Current Nobody

    The Queen Mary

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2009
  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Battle Over Bolsa Chica and Indian Bones Keeps Humming Along

    When the California Coastal Commission meets in Huntington Beach on Thursday, panelists will be staring into at least one familiar face: that of Chief Anthony Morales of the Gabrielino-Tongva Band of Mission Indians (pictured). While the commission deals with coastal development ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2008

    Native American Saga, Part 2: So Many Bones, So Little Time

    "Next is another fun item," joked Chairman Bill Mungary as the California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) moved on to the controversy surrounding remains unearthed on the mesa above the Bolsa Chica wetlands after a lengthy debate over the treatment of buried remains at Miss ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    In Search of Lost Ships

    In Search of Lost Shps

  • News

    November 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Ra Feud

    Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Handle With Care

    Bolsa Chica Preservation

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 8/22-8/24

    Debra's Girls Present: Going Green Theme Party, Friday 7 p.m. Long Beach's favorite gay bar pitches in to help the environment. Ripples 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 562-433-0357 Hootie & The Blowfish, Friday 8 p.m. Hold My Hand! House of Blues 1530 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 714-778-2583 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    To Do This Weekend 8/15-8/17

    Air Supply, Friday 8:30 p.m. The Power of Love. The Grove of Anaheim 2200 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806 714-712-2750 '80s DJ, Saturday 10 p.m. Bust out the leg warmers The Royal Hawaiian 331 N. Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949-494-8001 Bernadette Peters with Orchestra, Saturday 8 p.m. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Ooh Ooh Ah Ah

    ‘Discovering Chimpanzees: The Remarkable World 
of Jane Goodall’

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    The Writing's on the Wall: Graffiti Archaeology

    Graffiti is one of the four elements of hip-hop. Ya heard? That's why I'm slapping this onto Heard Mentality. Graffiti Archaeology is an engrossing site that will eat up a good chunk of your day if you're not careful. Read the mission statement below. Graffiti Archaeology is a project devoted to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2008

    Rocco Recall Documentary Hits the Internets

    Chapman University political science professor Fred Smoller has been fascinated by the spectacular rise to power of Steve Rocco, the wacky Orange Unified School District trustee, ever since Rocco won his election in November 2004, and particularly after parents who voted for Rocco because the ballot ... More >>

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    Lifestyles of the Rich and Heinous

    The wealthy are just another savage tribe in Fierce People

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines

    More immigrants than ever: Bilingual folks ain't so special anymore. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English. The number of immigrants in the country is at an all time high at 37.5 million, according to 2006 data ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Rich Nixon

    Yorba Linda is now the richest city in the United States according to a newly released 2006 U.S. Census Bureau Report. The ultra-chic YL, famous for being the birthplace of Richard Nixon, boasts an impressive median household income of $121,075. That's almost $18,000 above Newport Beach, which onl ... More >>

  • Film

    March 8, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: Jacob's Ladder

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    Great Moments in Understatement

    From Elizabeth Keckley's 1868 memoir, Behind the Scenes: Slavery had its dark side as well as its bright side. Truly, a classic of understatement. And now, the most recent example. From this morning's Reg story "Putting a price on a home": … Californians are mindful of the surge in housing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2006

    Minimum Wage NO! Slavery YES!

    First off, behold the new look of the UC Irvine student newspaper New University's website. Much improved. Second, take a gander at Linda Domingo's story on social science professor David Neumark's recent address to the all-new Social Science Dinner Club gathered in the University Club. Neumark esse ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Someone Needs New Underwear

    Orange County Sheriff's Debate

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    CD Review

    Early Times
    Early Man and the Lost Songs of the Caveman

  • Film

    January 12, 2006

    Special Screenings

    Winter non-recommendation edition

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    No Bueno, Big Guy

    OC life is not the life for D.I.

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Monkey Love

    Intimacy on the primate family tree

  • Features

    May 5, 2005

    400 Dates

    Confessions of a club promoter

  • Features

    October 14, 2004

    Death Row Defender

    UC Irvines William Thompson exposes the soft underbelly of ironclad DNA evidence

  • Features

    September 9, 2004

    Memory & Manipulation

    The trials of Elizabeth Loftus, defender of the wrongly accused

  • Columns

    October 23, 2003
  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    University of Cheney

    Lynne rails against peace

  • Features

    November 8, 2001

    This is Where We Pray

    As earthmovers move in, local Indians move to save their sacred land

  • Columns

    December 28, 2000
  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Trivial Pursuit

    Online journal makes the irrelevant relevant

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Counter Culture

    Census officials join with OCs street vendors to count Latinos

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