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Could a husband-and-wife team of math department eggheads at UC Irvine have picked a more controversial issue to explain through formulas? Professors Dominik Wodarz and Natalia Komarova are using numbers and grafs and whizzamabangs to chart whether gun owners are more likely to die via homicide and ... More >>
Lambda Theta Delta, the Asian-American fraternity under fire for a music video featuring a member in blackface, has announced it will suspend its status as a UC Irvine organization for one year, until fall 2014. The suspension is self-imposed, and the group may face additional consequences from the ... More >>
Another Sunday morning, another chance to celebrate the winner of a local writing competition and invite readers to a local publication celebration, on May Day, at UC Irvine. Gold Line Press seems to be a project of another area school, USC, and the judge of its 2012 Competition in Fiction was Dana ... More >>
Unit B Studio
The California Assembly recently passed a resolution that calls upon college and university leadership to condemn anti-Semitism on campus. Assemblywoman Linda Halderman (R-Fresno) authored the resolution, which demands "no public resources will be allowed to be used for any anti-Semitic or any ... More >>
There probably won't be an invocation. The Orange County Freethought Alliance Conference is taking place Saturday and Sunday at the University of California, Irvine, 210 C Student Center. A slew of skeptics are scheduled to talk about what they don't believe, and why they don't believe it.
The next big food trend, the one that I predict will inherit the frozen yogurt craze and the luxe lonchera boom, is going to be the Chipotle-inspired, custom-made pizza shop. In OC, we saw it first with Pie-ology, which debuted in Fullerton and plans to expand to Irvine Spectrum and beyond. T ... More >>
A Denver biotech company and Los Angeles nonprofit foundation dedicated to the treatment of autism are disavowing their previously announced partnership with UC Irvine.The clarification comes more into focus when you know the players. The firm, Cannabis Science, develops pharmaceutical products ... More >>
It's nearly that time of year again, when the beer flows freely from the taps and music sails through the air. No, we're not talking about Rush Week at UC Irvine; we're talking about OC Brew Ha Ha, set for Sept. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. in Irvine's Hidden Valley Park. (Insert your ranch-dressing jo ... More >>
UC Irvine law students are holding a first-ever, all-day conference today on climate justice. "A3 [Assemble. Advocate.Act]: A Conference on Climate Justice" examines "the social injustices faced by vulnerable populations who are disproportionately affected by climate change," according to organ ... More >>
Photos by Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklySeven of the Irvine 11UPDATE, MARCH 11, 4:08 P.M.: The arraignment of the Irvine 11 was continued this morning until April 15 so the court can consider defense motions to seal grand jury documents, remove the Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) from the ... More >>
The UC Irvine men's soccer team finished 14-3-3, won the Big West Conference regular-season title, were ranked No. 1 in the West Regional rankings most of the season and were in the national top 10 for the final six weeks of the regular season.So, how were the Anteaters rewarded? With another ... More >>
Tar balls created by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico reached the Texas shore today.But researchers from UC Irvine are not looking at the sands, shorelines and waters impacted by the muck, they are checking out the air hovering over the spill zone. The initial findings: all is not well.
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Do you know what the No. 1 destination is for sicko American adults who want to have sex with a child?America.
Claire Trevor Theatre, UC Irvine Arts Plaza
Parents concerned about joystick jockeys have nothing to fear. That pimple popper spending all day on the couch in his boxers playing video games has a bright college future ahead of him--if he can get into UC Irvine, that is.
UCI.eduComputing at UC Irvine is bearing down on middle age!Friday's "Celebrating 40 Years of Computing @ UCIrvine: Innovating for a Better World: yesterday's vision... today's research... tomorrow's technology" features events and panel discussions about the digital revolution's reach to the Irv ... More >>
UCI.orgAll's quiet in the center of campus at "second-tier" UC Irvine.Capitol Weekly reports about a radical proposal to spare the UC system major financial pain amid massive budget cuts: close three campuses.Don't worry: UC Irvine makes the cut. Barely.
Jeffrey N. WasserstromJeffrey N. Wasserstrom, a history professor at UC Irvine, has written a thoughtful piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education titled, "U. of California Cuts: A Faculty Member's Dispatch From the Front Lines." In the piece, Wasserstrom bemoans how the state budget crisis cou ... More >>
Film Screening: Rear Window, 7 p.m.View this Alfred Hitchcock classic starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, as it was intended to be seen: on the big screen.UC Irvine, Winifred Smith Hall, W. Peltason and Campus Dr., Irvine, CA; 949-637-0749 Salsa Group Class and Dan ... More >>
Great news at UCIUsing it's emergency text messaging system, UC Irvine officials alerted its students tonight just after 9 p.m. that today's scare over a potential rifleman on campus has been "resolved safely" after a suspect was located with an imitation gun.According to a team of six OC Register r ... More >>
Here at the OC Weekly, we're rather big fans of KUCI, UC Irvine's community radio station. So it's a no-brainer to suggest checking out their first ever "KUCI Nights," tonight at the Yost Theatre in Santa Ana. It's five bands, all from southern California: LA's Castledoor and Death to Anders, and OC ... More >>
UC Irvine pharmacological researchers may have hit on a new way to battle cocaine addiction. Material they shared with Science Daily suggests that blocking a hormone related to hunger regulation can limit coke cravings. A study led by Shinjae Chung and Olivier Civelli zeroed in on how the melanin-co ... More >>
Dance Visions, 8 p.m.This year's annual concert featuring faculty choreographers is dedicated to Claire Trevor Professor of Dance Donald McKayle, celebrating his 20 years in the UCI dance department.UC Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 300 Arts, Irvine, CA; 949-824-2787Happier Hour, 7 p.m.M ... More >>
Acrobatics Everyday, a student-run organization bringing all sorts of unique shows to the UC Irvine campus and generally making your college experience seem a lot less cool, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in existence this week(-ish).Their first show was Jan. 16, with Dan Deacon, Ultimate R ... More >>
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KIOSK: LAUNCH PARTY, 5pm Come celebrate the web launch of Kiosk, the first stand-alone publication of the Literary Journalism program that recognizes the best student writing from the classroom and beyond. Free snacks and live music! UCI Bookstore located at the UC Irvine Campus HOLIDAY GIFTS & DI ... More >>
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The Government has gone Plasma TV crazy: Even though they have an entire cable television channel to carry their lame communications, Santa Ana city officials are spending at least $242,000 more to install 10, 42-inch flat screen TVs at 10 public locations. These TVs will have no sound, and will br ... More >>
That's ambitious: A Long Beach city councilman hopes to "once again make our beaches a destination." Good luck cleaning up all that shit, buddy. Adios, Laguna: MTV's shipping out of Laguna Beach and pulling into Newport for the next installment of the 'Real OC.' Poached? The Register has an interes ... More >>
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