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  • NCAA upset hopes fade, but UCI fans hold heads high

    NCAA upset hopes fade, but UCI fans hold heads high
    Amid the smell of popcorn and pizza, the bobbing gold and blue balloons and the blaring 5-foot projection TVs, fans of UC Irvine basketball had the jitters. Hundreds of students and alumni crowded the Newkirk Alumni Center on campus Friday afternoon...
  • Commentary: Proposed law would protect flags on college campuses

    The recent vote by a student council at UC Irvine to ban the display of the American flag is truly a moment made for social media: baffling at first, difficult to fathom, easy to tweet. In today's media landscape, news travels fast, scandal even faster,...
  • Around Town: UCI Law School ranked No. 30 on U.S. News list

    The UC Irvine School of Law debuted at No. 30 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of 198 accredited law schools nationwide — the highest debut ranking of any new law school in the list's history. Additionally, UCI Law's clinical program...
  • Faulkner: UCI storms into tourney

    A big part of the college experience is doing things you have never done before. The UC Irvine men's basketball team capturing the school's first Big West Conference Tournament championship Saturday, and with it the program's inaugural berth into the...
  • Political liberals exhibit more happiness than conservatives, UCI study finds

    Renewing the debate over whether political conservatives or liberals have a lock on happiness, new research out of UC Irvine found that liberals behave happier. In a study published this month in the journal Science, UC Irvine psychologists found that...
  • State officials react to UCI flag controversy with constitutional amendment

    State lawmakers Monday announced plans to introduce an amendment to California's constitution that would bar state-funded colleges and universities from banning the American flag on school property. The announcement comes two days after a five-member...
  • UCI student meeting on flag-ban vote canceled because of threat

    A "viable threat of violence" prompted UC Irvine to cancel a student government meeting scheduled for Tuesday night, when student legislators planned to discuss whether to override the veto of a controversial measure that would have banned the American...
  • Mailbag: UC Irvine students disrespected Old Glory

    I find it disturbing and highly disrespectful that students would like to ban flags from a section of the UC Irvine campus ("UCI student government bans U.S., other flags from its lobby; veto likely," March 7). I have news for the student who wrote...
  • UCI student government bans U.S., other flags from its lobby; veto likely

    In a push for what has been described as cultural inclusion, the student government at UC Irvine voted to ban the display of all flags, including the American flag, in an area of the campus. The resolution passed Thursday by the legislative council of...
  • Not your standard mystery novel: 'City of Brick and Shadow'

    It figures. Tim Wirkus sits in a restaurant by UC Irvine talking about his book "City of Brick and Shadow," a novel about the elusive quest to nail down the truth, and his responses stymie a reporter's facile attempts to connect art to life. That...
  • UCI gets record number of applications

    Applications for admission to UC Irvine rose to a record 88,792 for the 2015 school year, up 7.7% from the previous year, according to figures released Monday. More in-state Latino students applied for freshman admission to the Irvine campus than any...
  • UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies

    UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies
    UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, a nuclear fusion pioneer who sought practical applications for clean energy, died on Christmas Day in Irvine. He was 89. Considered the father of breakthrough nuclear fusion techniques, Rostoker pursued the use of...