| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:01 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:06 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson.
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:24 PM
UC Irvine ranked 112 on Forbes Magazine's list of the 650 top colleges in the United States, released last week.
UCI was the highest-ranked Orange County college on the list and 13th in California.
Two California institutions took the top spots...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:18 PM
United Red Water Polo, which featured eight Newport Beach residents, captured the gold medal after beating Del Mar, 10-8, at UC Irvine in the highly competitive 18U platinum championship division Tuesday.
The championship match featured a tough and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Tim Hanson, a Corona del Mar High student, played a big role in the Irvine-based Aquazot Swim Club breaking the 13-14 boys' national age-group record in the 400-yard medley relay at the Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics meet in Riverside last...