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  • At UC Irvine, some say furor over attempted U.S. flag ban is overblown

    At UC Irvine, some say furor over attempted U.S. flag ban is overblown
    UC Irvine students Prasoon Saurabh and Jinfeng Li both hang U.S. flags in their apartments. Saurabh, a 26-year-old graduate student in chemistry, also hangs flags from Ecuador, Argentina, Germany, France, Brazil, China and other countries to celebrate the...
  • Political liberals exhibit more happiness than conservatives, UCI study finds

    Renewing the debate over whether political conservatives or liberals have a lock on happiness, new research out of UC Irvine found that liberals behave happier. In a study published this month in the journal Science, UC Irvine psychologists found that...
  • Support grows for UC Irvine students who voted against flag display

    Support grows for UC Irvine students who voted against flag display
    As demonstrators arrived on the UC Irvine campus this week to decry a short-lived decision to ban all flags from an obscure campus lobby, dozens of students hung back in the shadows. Dressed in dark clothing, they talked softly about the hostility and...
  • 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...