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  • President Obama to deliver UC Irvine commencement address

    President Obama will deliver UC Irvine’s commencement address on June 14 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, the White House announced Thursday. Obama’s address will come as the campus celebrates its 50th anniversary, marking the year when...
  • Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation

    Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation
    University of California schools are two for two in persuading the first couple to speak at graduations. As his wife did several years ago, President Obama agreed Thursday to give the commencement speech at a UC campus, officials announced. The first...
  • UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech

    UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech
    Students at UC Irvine say they are excited about having President Obama speak at their commencement this year after the news was announced Thursday. “I feel it to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Alex Liao, an international studies...
  • Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives

    Supreme Court faces wave of free-speech cases from conservatives
    WASHINGTON — For decades, liberals wielded the 1st Amendment to protect antiwar activists, civil rights protesters and government whistle-blowers. These days, however, the Constitution's protection for free speech and religious liberty has...
  • Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'

    Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'
    WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....
  • Lions capture first national championship

    Lions capture first national championship
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Vanguard University Lions may not be who we thought they were, but if one wants to crown Coach Rhett Soliday's men's basketball players, one can now officially crown them. The Lions defeated Emmanuel College of Georgia, 70-...
  • UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies

    UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies
    UC Irvine officials have decided to hold a series of smaller graduation ceremonies, in addition to one at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, at which they hope President Obama will be the keynote speaker.  Administrators have invited the president to give the...
  • City Lights: Trying to understand genocide

    City Lights: Trying to understand genocide
    If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
  • Taco Bell CEO to speak at UCI business school graduation

    The CEO of Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. will give the commencement address at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business graduation ceremony in June. Greg Creed will share his expertise and give advice to the business school's graduating class, made...
  • New dean named at UCI's business school

    UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release. Eric R. Spangenberg, who is in his ninth year as the dean Washington State University's College of Business, will take the helm of the Paul...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters alone atop Big West

    Men's Basketball: 'Eaters alone atop Big West
    It wasn't the one shining moment most college basketball coaches covet, but UC Irvine men's basketball head man Russell Turner said the celebration that followed his program's first Big West Conference regular-season title in 12 seasons was thoroughly...
  • Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories

    Thirty-year vacation produces myriad memories
    During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa." Tomlin was right. Sort of....