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Fox 11, July 26, 2016
Rams training camp at UC Irvine
They are doing a nice job of it at UC Irvine. … Now let me show you a little bit of UC Irvine. … It looks gorgeous down here at UC Irvine. … It really does just look really beautiful. So if you’re an alum of UC Irvine, you haven’t seen this.

The New York Times, July 26, 2016
Jared Goff leads Rams’ rookies into training camp
The players will share dormitories at UC Irvine for the next five weeks or so …. The Rams aren’t exactly roughing it on UC Irvine’s beautiful campus, and the players hope this extended trip back to school will build their chemistry. “I thought I left college, but it seems like we’re right back at it,” rookie tight end Temarrick Hemingway said. “I guess I’ll get my textbooks and start studying for my chemistry test tomorrow.”

Southern California Public Radio, July 26, 2016
Is California Clinton’s poster child for the Democratic Party?
The Democratic caucus was raucous in Philadelphia Monday. Throughout the day, at the Democratic convention, speakers were heckled and booed by Bernie Sanders supporters. … For more on this, Take Two spoke to Louis DeSipio, professor of political science and Chicano studies at UC Irvine.

NPR, July 27, 2016
A letter from young Asian-Americans to their families about Black Lives Matter
This episode, we talked with: Claire Kim, a professor of Asian-American studies and political science at the University of California, Irvine whose work focuses on anti-blackness.

The Huffington Post, July 26, 2016
Five things about Trump’s rise that would make Xi Jinping smile
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chinese and world history professor at UC Irvine, [writes]: There are obvious reasons why Vladimir Putin would like the next occupant of the White House to be someone who questions whether America should give unconditional support to NATO allies. What, though, does Xi Jinping think of the prospect of a Donald Trump victory in November?

The Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2016
Heated rhetoric aside, what effect has increased Seattle minimum wage had?
Increasing the minimum wage benefits some while harming others, David Neumark, a professor of economics at the University of California Irvine who has spoken against a $15 minimum wage, tells the Monitor. The small scale of the increases thus far likely accounts for the result of only small effects, he says.

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