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  • Some afraid to speak up at UC Irvine

    Editor's note: This updated version changes a description of UC Irvine student Hadeer Soliman's demeanor. IRVINE — It was like any other day at UC Irvine's Cross-Cultural Center, a hub where campus groups congregate for official events or just...
  • Harris' many sides

    When Charles Harris says, "I've lived a couple different lives," he's probably selling himself short by a few lives, more or less. There's the Charles Harris who lived in Chicago until age 11, moved to the Bay Area where he went to high school before...
  • Olive Tree Initiative aims to hear both sides in Middle East conflict

    At multicultural UC Irvine, the Middle East and U.S. policy in that region can create fervent debate. While tensions sometimes escalate on campus — as they have with the Irvine 11 case against student protesters — in 2007 a group of...
  • Motion aimed at silencing Irvine 11 prosecutors

    SANTA ANA — Orange County prosecutors next week are scheduled to argue against a defense motion to keep them from speaking in public about their criminal case against 11 student activists accused of disrupting an Israeli ambassador's speech at UC...
  • Celebrate Israel's birthday at expo

    The Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County is inviting you to celebrate Israel's 63rd birthday Sunday in Irvine. From 1 to 6 p.m., thousands are expected to attend the 2011 Israel Expo on the Samueli Jewish Campus, One Federation Way in...
  • Judge rejects motion

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County judge on Thursday rejected a motion by prosecutors that he unseal the transcript of a grand jury investigation into the Irvine 11 case. Eleven students stand criminally charged for allegedly disrupting a speech at UC...
  • On Faith: Israel offers Arabs 'a genuine future'

    Joseph Farah, an Arab author, wrote: "As an Arab-American journalist who has spent a good deal of time covering the region, I can tell you there is more freedom for Arabs in Israel than in any Arab state." Salma Abedallah, an Israeli Arab-Muslim, echoed:...
  • The God Squad: Some words on angels, demons, ghosts

    Q: Most people avoid looking at the proof of ghosts. There are some that are stuck in time, some that interact with the living, and some that are not so good. The point is, there's overwhelming proof of ghosts out there, as well as my own experiences....
  • It's A Gray Area: Are TSA procedures really making us safer?

    Last year, thousands and thousands of Americans at the airport lost at least 30 minutes of their lifetimes by standing in longer lines and complying with all of the TSA's increasingly laborious, invasive and time-consuming restrictions. Has anyone...
  • On Faith: Respect is key to calming religious tensions

    Hearing the word "respect," one might be reminded of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who never got any. But, in the real world, callous lack of respect contributes powerfully to inter-ethnic and inter-religious violence and death. I recently...
  • Classically Trained: Yes, Beethoven is still very 'good'

    Classically Trained: Yes, Beethoven is still very 'good'
    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Pinchas Zukerman on the photo caption. Also, Beethoven's "Violin Concerto in D Major" is his only violin concerto, not only solo violin work, that he wrote. A while back a co-worker asked me a music question:...
  • UCI students could face grand jury

    The college students who interrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren's speech last year at UC Irvine -- the so-called "Irvine 11" -- may face a grand jury and criminal charges in the coming weeks, a lawyer representing some of the students said Friday....