Wednesday, December 7, 2022

NEWS

Zots Bots: UCI’s Relentlessly Bullied Unofficial Mascots

White, about the size of a medium dog, and constantly zooming around during...

UCI Students Place First in Observable Data Jam

A team of three UCI students — Physics Ph.D. candidate Dylan Green, physics...

Andrew Yang Visits UCI for Distinguished Speaker Series

Andrew Yang spoke to numerous attendees about his push for voting reform, the...

The Psychology Behind the Petr Stickers

Petr stickers were originally created in the fall of the 2018 school year...

Featured

Rupert Murdoch and the Growing Corporate Influence on Journalistic Freedom

Last month Trump announced his re-run for president, but his fiasco after a failed election in 2020 has left many apprehensive about the call.  The most noteworthy being Rupert Murdoch, founder of News Corporation Ltd. and owner of Fox Corp.

More Top Stories

The Psychology Behind the Petr Stickers

Petr stickers were originally created in the fall of the 2018 school year by the Instagram account @petr_the_anteatr. Although the original Petr creator graduated in 2019, the legacy of...

UC and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement for Some Bargaining Units, Strike Continues

The United Auto Worker (UAW) 5810 bargaining team reached a tentative agreement for post-doctoral scholars and academic researchers with the University of California (UC) after two weeks of negotiations...

Highlight’s ‘Alone’ Grieves Over Breakups but Finds Success

Highlight, a K-pop boy band from the South Korean independent company Around Us Entertainment, released their fourth mini album, “After Sunset” on Nov 7. Alongside the album’s release, they...

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Stars Bring Monochromatic Looks to the Purple Carpet

The cast, filmmakers and special guests of Marvel’s newly-released sequel “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” attended the purple carpet in Hollywood on Oct. 26. From breathtaking gowns to moving tributes,...

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Opinion

How Carceral Punishment and Policing Failed America’s Working Class

Ultimately, it’s up to the United States government to correct these wrongs, but considering their track record with incarceration policy, they cannot be trusted to make the changes necessary for a better, safer America.

Politicians Must Be Held Accountable for the Club Q Shooting and Many More LGBTQ+ Deaths

These politicians may not be the ones holding the gun, but they hide their hatred behind religion and motivate the ones who do.

The Future of the Metaverse Is Not Zuckerberg’s Meta

Zuckerberg’s Meta is simply not the metaverse people want, and it is not the metaverse that technology in the foreseeable future can enable.

Entertainment

‘Bones and All:’ A Devouring Love Story With a Hollow Soul

Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for “Bones and All.” Reviving the beloved young adult romance genre, “Bones and All”...

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Review

Nintendo, Game Freak and the Pokémon Company International released “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Pokémon Violet” — the first games of...

Kim Petras Teases Her Second Coming with Vulnerable Single ‘If Jesus Was A Rockstar’

Kim Petras has never shied away from anything. Her past work embodied the phrase “go big or go home,”...

Sports

UCI Women’s Volleyball Defeats CSU Bakersfield in 3-2 Battle

The UC Irvine Women’s Volleyball team (20-10, 13-7) went the full five set distance against the California State University...

UCI Women’s Basketball Wins Defensive Battle Over Long Island University, 65-56

The UCI Women’s Basketball team (4-1) defeated Long Island University (LIU) (2-5), 65-56, on at the Bren Events Center...

UCI Women’s Volleyball Takes the Victory From Cal Poly, 3-1

The UCI Women’s Volleyball team (19-10, 12-7) defeated the Cal Poly Mustangs (16-13, 13-6) 3-1 at the Mott Athletics...