| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:29 PM
There is really no easy way to connect the dots linking the two sports Liz Seward has chosen to pursue in her life.
And the sports couldn't be more different.
When Seward, 25, graduated from Burroughs High in 2006, she was a decorated water polo...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Tim Hanson, a Corona del Mar High student, played a big role in the Irvine-based Aquazot Swim Club breaking the 13-14 boys' national age-group record in the 400-yard medley relay at the Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics meet in Riverside last...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Ron Carlson hadn't published a novel in more than a quarter-century when he put out the exquisite "Five Skies" in 2007. It's not that he wasn't working; during that period, he wrote five story collections and a work of YA fiction; he also ran the creative...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:18 PM
United Red Water Polo, which featured eight Newport Beach residents, captured the gold medal after beating Del Mar, 10-8, at UC Irvine in the highly competitive 18U platinum championship division Tuesday.
The championship match featured a tough and...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:24 PM
UC Irvine ranked 112 on Forbes Magazine's list of the 650 top colleges in the United States, released last week.
UCI was the highest-ranked Orange County college on the list and 13th in California.
Two California institutions took the top spots...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:42 PM
LONG BEACH — It was somehow fitting that the team with the most history behind it came out on top in the inaugural final of the World Series Cup as part of the World Series of Beach Volleyball on Saturday at Marine Green Park.
This was, after all,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
On her eighth day of rehearsal at UC Irvine, Kitty McNamee decided to refocus her dancers on the theme of their piece. Rather than demonstrate steps or go over musical motifs, the choreographer gathered her team around and read a different set of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
There are many reasons why the CdM Aquatics Grey 18-and-under boys' team plans to have a good time at this year's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
Two of the captains from last year's CdM high school team, Newport-Mesa Player of the Year Reid Chase...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Armen Zakarian has joined the UC Irvine men's volleyball staff as an assistant coach.
"In Armen's words, he 'is coming to UC Irvine to build something.' That is a bold statement considering the recent competitive successes of the program," UCI head...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Zombies may scare college students, but apparently there's something far more frightening — differential equations.
Now UC Irvine is hoping that a hit show about a zombie apocalypse can make higher learning about advanced mathematics and other...