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  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
  • Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

    Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
    A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute. Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
  • Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies

    Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies
    Bob Newcomb, who founded the UC Irvine men's volleyball program and was the Anteaters' first coach, died on July 10. He was 81. Newcomb, known by UCI players, coaches and fans as the Godfather of a UCI men's program that has won four NCAA...
  • The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia

    The Crowd: The 'Stars' shine at Concordia
    Concordia University in Irvine celebrated its 14th annual Gala of Stars, honoring trustee Ruth DeNault and raising $575,000 for student scholarships. The gala unfolded on campus in the Concordia Arena, which had been transformed into an elegant dining...
  • Ann Lessig CorzineDecember 20, 1927 - July 14, 2014

    Eugenia Ann Lessig Corzine will be missed by her family and friends. She passed away on July 14. She was 86. Born in Warsaw, Indiana in 1927 to Moness and Donald Lessig, Ann spent her childhood with her brother Jerry, her Granny, and her beloved...
  • Irvine Barclay president recalls seasons of success

    In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground." Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin. The president of the venue on...
  • Apodaca: District working with teachers to make Common Core work

    Whether you're inclined to love it or hate it, or are reserving judgment, Common Core is here. The big experiment with new educational standards, adopted by most states, is in varying stages of roll out, with some districts further along in adapting...
  • Sierra Club: UCI top green campus

    UC Irvine placed first in Sierra Club's annual ranking of green campuses nationwide, the university announced Tuesday. UCI's most recent accolade marks the fifth consecutive year that the university has been included in the top 10 greenest campuses...
  • Briefs: UCI thrower lauded

    UC Irvine standout thrower Itos Aikhionbare has been named 2013-14 All-Academic recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. Aikhionbare, a biological sciences major entering her senior year at UCI, finished 14th in the shot...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • Kids grow up with 'Peter Pan'

    Kids grow up with 'Peter Pan'
    Peter Pan never grows up — but the musical that bears his name is well into old age. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the debut of J.M. Barrie's original play and the 60th anniversary of the award-winning Broadway musical. And at South...
  • Jury finds UCI grad student guilty of killing ex-wife

    The UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife outside of his campus apartment was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court Thursday. Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was found guilty of one felony count of special-...