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UCI community sends message to Sacramento

“Candidate Write-in” event urges legislature to reinvest in education.

Players Breanna Downey and Rochelle Hoffman

World-record dodgeball game

We did it! UCI breaks dodgeball world record in Welcome Week event at the Bren Events Center.

Logan Frick with “Good Evening UCI” co-creator Steve Scifo

‘Good Evening UCI’: online, offbeat

UC Irvine undergrads Logan Frick and Steve Scifo saw a need for online video media covering the campus for students. So they created “Good Evening UCI.”

Jasmine Fang

Keen on kindness

Last summer, UC Irvine senior Jasmine Fang traveled to the rural Dominican Republic province of Elías Piña to build latrines for residents and teach public hygiene. She learned something too: the value of community. Evenings and weekends, families would gather to play basketball, jump rope or just socialize. Says Fang: “People in the Dominican Republic […]

Bringing hope and health to Duroville

  A dusty trailer-home park near the Salton Sea may seem like an unconventional venue for medical education, but to a group of UC Irvine students, it’s ideal. At Duroville — a 40-acre tract in the Coachella Valley that’s home to some 4,000 mostly Latino farmworkers and laborers — they’re providing essential healthcare to an […]

UCI students, workers occupy Aldrich Hall’s fifth floor

Coalition of UCI students and workers demonstrate to insource workers – process that has been long under way.

In Ansel Adams’ footsteps

Student and staff photographers walk in the footsteps of Ansel Adams, attempting to re-create the master’s photographs shot at UCI in the mid-1960s. Trees and time have changed the campus.

Jesse Cheng

Voice of the people

Whatever he’s done during his UC Irvine career — and he’s done a lot — Jesse Cheng has always tried to make his mother proud. “She sacrificed so much to get me here,” he explains. So when he recently called her to say he’d been chosen as student regent for the University of California, his […]

Michelle Spooner

Setting the stage for hope

In the lounge of a UC Irvine Greek house, a dozen students from Alpha Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon practice a number from “A Chorus Line,” gamely trying to stay in step, sing in harmony and avoid bumping into the furniture. For months, they’ve been rehearsing for “Greek Songfest,” a Broadway-style revue starring more than […]

Ruben Hipolito pictured with President Barack Obama

Scout’s honor

When UCI undergraduate Ruben Hipolito learned he was chosen from among 3.5 million Boy Scouts to represent the organization before the U.S. president and Congress this month, he followed the official scout motto: Be prepared. Hipolito, assistant scoutmaster of Huntington Beach Troop 1134, was one of seven distinguished scouts who met with President Barack Obama […]