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  • 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...
  • UCI student leaders condemn denial of Armenian genocide

    The UC Irvine student legislative council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to commemorate the Armenian genocide and "condemn its denial." The measure follows similar resolutions passed at UCLA and other state campuses meant to mark the 100th...
  • 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...
  • Man with gun at UCI called police after seeing alert, authorities say

    Man with gun at UCI called police after seeing alert, authorities say
    A man with a gun on the UC Irvine campus called police Tuesday to tell them where he was, officials said, but not before officials locked down the school, including the theater in which the new chancellor was being officially installed. University...
  • Men's Basketball: UCI's Ndiaye mulls pro future

    Men's Basketball: UCI's Ndiaye mulls pro future
    At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level. Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
  • UCI chancellor describes growth plans during his installment

    UCI chancellor describes growth plans during his installment
    Howard Gillman was officially installed as the sixth chancellor at UC Irvine during a formal investiture ceremony Tuesday, and he outlined his vision for the 50-year-old campus. The political scientist sketched out plans to increase the number of...
  • Mailbag: Nationalistic outrage is much more frightening

    I see yet another letter writer complaining about UC Irvine students banning the American flag at an American university ("Flag ban by students was absurd" March 28). If these people would do a minimal amount of fact checking, rather than watching Fox...
  • UCI student dies after rave in San Bernardino County

    A 22-year-old UC Irvine student who attended the "Beyond Wonderland" rave in San Bernardino County died after collapsing at the event, authorities said. John Hoang Dinh Vo of San Diego went into cardiac arrest after suffering a possible seizure at the...