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  • Flag ban vote: UC Irvine faculty, students push back

    Flag ban vote: UC Irvine faculty, students push back
    Students and faculty at UC Irvine are beginning to push back against the angry condemnation of six university students who created a national stir last week when they voted to remove the U.S. flag from a lounge. A petition signed by professors and...
  • Legislators' overreaction should suffer same fate as attempted flag ban

    Legislators' overreaction should suffer same fate as attempted flag ban
    Students at UC Irvine learned valuable lessons last week after the student council passed a misguided resolution banning flag displays in its lobby. Among them: Don't mess with Old Glory. Policymaking has real-world effects. And, perhaps most important,...
  • UC Irvine flag ban exposes today's flawed education

    To the editor: Banning the U.S. flag from a campus building is easy, but organizing and educating communities for positive change and voting in every election require strength. ("Ban on American flag at UC Irvine reversed," March 8) The UC Irvine...
  • Flag ban: UCI cancels student meeting; 'viable threats' cited

    Flag ban: UCI cancels student meeting; 'viable threats' cited
    UC Irvine administrators have canceled a Tuesday night student meeting after receiving “viable threats” connected to a short-lived decision to remove the American flag and other flags from a student government office lobby. Campus...
  • State officials react to UCI flag controversy with constitutional amendment

    State lawmakers Monday announced plans to introduce an amendment to California's constitution that would bar state-funded colleges and universities from banning the American flag on school property. The announcement comes two days after a five-member...
  • UCI student meeting on flag-ban vote canceled because of threat

    A "viable threat of violence" prompted UC Irvine to cancel a student government meeting scheduled for Tuesday night, when student legislators planned to discuss whether to override the veto of a controversial measure that would have banned the American...
  • American flag ban on college campus draws lawmakers' rebuke

    American flag ban on college campus draws lawmakers' rebuke
    When a California college student council banned the display of the American flag from a common area in the student government offices, the action was quickly denounced by the student body president and a higher student panel overturned it two days later....
  • Mailbag: UC Irvine students disrespected Old Glory

    I find it disturbing and highly disrespectful that students would like to ban flags from a section of the UC Irvine campus ("UCI student government bans U.S., other flags from its lobby; veto likely," March 7). I have news for the student who wrote...
  • California university reverses ban on American flag

    California university reverses ban on American flag
    A five-member executive cabinet overseeing University of California, Irvine's student government on Saturday vetoed a decision to ban the display of all flags, including the American flag. “We fundamentally disagree with the actions taken by ASUCI...
  • American flag, others banned in UC Irvine student area

    American flag, others banned in UC Irvine student area
    In a push for what has been described as cultural inclusion, the student government at UC Irvine has voted to ban the display of all flags -- including the American flag -- in an area of the campus. UPDATE: UCI student leaders veto ban on U.S. flag,...
  • UC campuses roiled over claims of anti-Israel bias

    UC campuses roiled over claims of anti-Israel bias
    The politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict keep seeping into campus life at the University of California. In 2010, a group of Muslim student protesters disrupted a UC Irvine speech by the Israeli ambassador and later faced school discipline and...