Students Struggle As UC Irvine Curtails Pass/No Pass Grading Options

Students Struggle As UC Irvine Curtails Pass/No Pass Grading Options March 6, 2021 | Written by Yasmin Miranda Associated Students of the University of California, Irvine released a petition regarding UC Irvine’s pass/no pass policies which restricted the pass/no pass deadline to week 6. When the COVID-19 pandemic started almost a year ago and UCI students …

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Student Article: Warner Bros. Faces Backlash After Moving Entire 2021 Catalog to HBO Max

Warner Bros. Faces Backlash After Moving Entire 2021 Catalog to HBO Max. February 11, 2021   Written by Yasmin Miranda At the end of 2020, Christopher Nolan, the director of “Inception,” “The Dark Knight,” and“Interstellar,” criticized Warner Brothers and AT&T for their move to release their entire 2021 catalog​ on HBO Max and in select …

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The United States Has a New President: Here Are His Plans

Cover Image Credit: CNN The United States Has a New President: Here Are His Plans A closer look at Joe Biden’s first days in office.   February 1, 2021 Written by Yasmin Miranda After a tumultuous presidential campaign, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was inaugurated on January 20th, 2021 and his first 100 days in office …

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The Capitol Riots and Trump’s Second Impeachment: What You Need To Know

The Capitol Riots and Trump’s Second Impeachment: What You Need To Know Written by Yasmin Miranda   January 21, 2020 On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 a mob of Donald Trump supporters breached and stormed the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. This was the first time the Capitol had been invaded since the War of …

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Student Opinion: The Newly “Woke” Billie Eilish Still Has a Long Way to Go

Student Opinion: The Newly “Woke” Billie Eilish Still Has a Long Way to Go Written by Kaitlin Aquino   December 13, 2020 For the fourth year in a row, Billie Eilish has demonstrated immense personal growth from the years previous in the recent Vanity Fair video titled “Billie Eilish: Same Interview, The Fourth Year.” The …

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Student Review: “Supernatural” Series Finale is a Mixed Bag

Cover Image Credits: VanityFair.com Student Review: “Supernatural” Series Finale is a Mixed Bag Written by Yasmin Miranda   November 29, 2020   Warning: Major Spoilers ahead! ‘Supernatural’ was never supposed to last for 15 seasons. Premiering in 2005 on the CW Network, “Supernatural” tells the story of two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki)  and Dean Wincherster …

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Billie the Badass is Back: A Student Review of “Therefore I Am”

COVER IMAGE CREDITS: Billie Eilish, January 2020 (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)   Billie the Badass is Back: A Student Review of “Therefore I Am” Written by Kaitlin Aquino   November 23, 2020 Billie Eilish is finally back to being the badass many of us first knew her to be. Months after the release of “my future” …

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Student Opinion: It’s Time to Accept the Loss and Move On, Donald.

(image credit: ABC News 5 Cleveland) Student Opinion: It’s Time to Accept the Loss and Move On, Donald. Written by Yasmin Miranda   November 15, 2020 After a long, grueling campaign, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was named president-elect alongside Kamala Harris as vice president-elect on Saturday, November 7th. This projected victory came after Biden secured …

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5 Tips to Making Your Internship Hunt More Successful

5 Tips to Making Your Internship Hunt More Successful Written by Kaitlin Aquino   November 9, 2020 Finding a balance between career building and school work is never easy. But internship application season demands that we somehow do so. Unfortunately, as much as every student wants to dedicate all their time to internship hunting, there’s …

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6 Ways to Celebrate a Quarantined Halloween

6 Ways to Celebrate a Quarantined Halloween Written by Yasmin Miranda   October 29, 2020 It’s the Halloween season! Well, kind of. With COVID-19 regulations in place, Halloween is going to look a little different this year than normal. Still, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t find new and creative ways to celebrate! There are still …

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