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  • Student project a triumph for O.C.

    Student project a triumph for O.C.
    Alex McDonald's road to graduate school started with a grant and a desire to build a solar-powered house. The 30-year-old first approached UC Irvine with his idea for Casa Del Sol, a sustainable, drought-resistant home inspired by California's state...
  • 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...
  • The Latest: Gentle 'Warnings'; Heads 'Change' again

    Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston Cornelia H. Dayton and Sharon V. Salinger University of Pennsylvania Press; 237 pages If you're familiar with Tom Stoppard's play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," which...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • The summer fun multiplies at math fair

    The summer fun multiplies at math fair
    Try selling this to typical school-age kids as a fun family outing on a warm summer day: Let's go do some math! Ironically, no sales pitch seemed necessary to draw the nearly 4,000 visitors to the inaugural Math Fair: At the Square Root of Fun, held...
  • Defense lawyer: UCI grad student didn't plan killing of ex-wife

    The trial for a UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting his ex-wife to death will focus more on his motivation than the facts of the case, lawyers for both sides said in opening statements Tuesday. Brian Benedict, 40, is accused of chasing...
  • OCC's Reyes wins Costa Mesa City Championship

    OCC's Reyes wins Costa Mesa City Championship
    Marc Reyes enjoys talking about a past winner of the Costa Mesa City Championship. He's quick to point out Mark O'Meara won the golf tournament also known as the Will Jordan Classic. Reyes is happy to now be in that group of champs and have a cool...
  • 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...