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  • Charles Wright named new U.S. poet laureate

    Charles Wright named new U.S. poet laureate
    The Library of Congress announced Thursday that Charles Wright is to be the 20th U.S. poet laureate. Wright, who had previously been approached about the position but demurred, will begin his term in September. “I’m going to try to pull up...
  • Briefs: Gilchrist helps Team USA open with wins

    Newport Harbor High alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored once as the United States women's water polo national team topped Canada, 16-5, on Wednesday in its second game at the FINA World League Super Final in Kunshan, China. Team USA opened competition...
  • Man who jumped to death in front of UCI students is identified

    Man who jumped to death in front of UCI students is identified
    Officials have identified the man who jumped to his death from a building Tuesday at UC Irvine as students watched. Maxwell Chorak, 25, of Santa Ana, died at the scene just after 4:15 p.m., according to the Orange County coroner. Chorak fell five...
  • North Laguna road to be closed

    Traffic along parts of North Coast Highway in north Laguna will be impacted for about two hours Saturday morning, according to the United States Secret Service. The road will close in both directions from Newport Coast Drive in Newport Beach to...
  • Track & Field: UCI's Itos Aikhionbare named Big West Field Athlete of Year

    UC Irvine junior Itos Aikhionbare has been named Big West Conference Field Athlete of the Year in voting by the conference coaches. Aikhionbare is the first student-athlete from UCI to win the conference's top field honor. She was a double-winner at...
  • Apodaca: District working with teachers to make Common Core work

    Whether you're inclined to love it or hate it, or are reserving judgment, Common Core is here. The big experiment with new educational standards, adopted by most states, is in varying stages of roll out, with some districts further along in adapting...
  • Sierra Club: UCI top green campus

    UC Irvine placed first in Sierra Club's annual ranking of green campuses nationwide, the university announced Tuesday. UCI's most recent accolade marks the fifth consecutive year that the university has been included in the top 10 greenest campuses...
  • Briefs: UCI thrower lauded

    UC Irvine standout thrower Itos Aikhionbare has been named 2013-14 All-Academic recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. Aikhionbare, a biological sciences major entering her senior year at UCI, finished 14th in the shot...
  • The Latest: Gentle 'Warnings'; Heads 'Change' again

    Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston Cornelia H. Dayton and Sharon V. Salinger University of Pennsylvania Press; 237 pages If you're familiar with Tom Stoppard's play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," which...
  • Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest

    Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest
    No charges will be filed against a group of protesters who wrote antiabortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home, authorities said Wednesday. Police had said that the messages -- including "Abortion is murder" and "Your neighbor...
  • Jury finds UCI grad student guilty of killing ex-wife

    The UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife outside of his campus apartment was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court Thursday. Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was found guilty of one felony count of special-...