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  • What's in a name? A lot when a pope chooses it

    Habemus Papam! We have a pope! That was the word, or rather the words, from St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday, and it wasn't just a worldwide church that had awaited the news but the world itself. And the news was good, as in the Good News. For suddenly...
  • UCI students study Armenian genocide

    A group of students set out to understand the deep-rooted tension between Armenians and Turks in the wake of the continuing disputes over the 1915 Armenian genocide. After spending 10 days traveling around the two countries, talking to politicians,...
  • UCI students take stance against Israel

    UC Irvine's student council has asked the university to withdraw any investments that benefit from Israel's claim to land in the longstanding border dispute between Israel and Palestine. The Associated Students voted 16 to 0 to urge UCI to stop investing...
  • Mailbag: UCI students should consider 2-state solution

    The UC Irvine student council request for the university to withdraw investments in firms that contribute to settlement construction in the disputed territories of the West Bank is another in a long line of misguided and divisive actions that do nothing...
  • God Squad: Was post-Newtown sermon a misfire?

    Q: Upon retirement, my husband and I moved to the sunny South. We began attending services at his family's church. They're quite unlike what we're familiar with, in that the church is conservative and fundamentalist. We agreed to accept this in the...
  • Classically Trained: Seeing off a career in style

    Visits from the Vienna Philharmonic and the Boston Pops Orchestra are a few of the highlights ahead in the 2013-14 Philharmonic Society of Orange County concert season. The season for the Irvine-based nonprofit, which has presented world-class music...
  • Hope fills the air at Walk MS event

    Hope fills the air at Walk MS event
    Bill Bisch was in the midst of throwing a football during a family Thanksgiving game when his legs gave out and he fell face down. The 57-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was quickly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). "MS changed my life...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Sage Hill

    Samir Durrani GPA: 4.6 School Activities/Clubs: co-founder of the Organic Educational Center, Honor Committee, Sage Advocates of Multicultural Education, Environmental Club president, rowing team, golf team, Mock Trial captain, jazz band string bassist,...
  • Temple's Torah helps families spiritually connect

    Temple's Torah helps families spiritually connect
    When Kurt Lorig helped add the Hebrew letter "Lamed" to the Torah, it was just one of 304,805 letters written by hand into a copy of the holy book being completed at Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach. But for him, those few strokes of the pen brought...
  • UCI upholds MSU suspension

    UC Irvine officials announced Friday that they have cut in half the suspension of the Muslim Student Union but declined a formal request to lift it altogether. The suspension was reduced from an academic year to half of an academic year. The club,...
  • UC president to speak in Newport

    Mark Yudof, president of the University of California, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach. The event is part of the Rose Project Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, which aims to raise awareness about issues facing students...
  • On Faith: How does God fit into politics?

    This past week our nation voted in a sweeping referendum to send a message to Washington that we are not happy with the direction our country is taking. I will leave it to others to interpret the fact that the House of Representatives was taken away...