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First Lady Michelle Obama (3rd R) is greeted by US Senator Barbara Boxer (C), D-CA, as she and US President Barack Obama (2nd R) arrive Palm Springs, California, June 13, 2014. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls On UC Irvine Grads To Fight Climate Change

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday’s graduates of UC Irvine.

06/14/2014

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Student Pleads Not Guilty To Carrying Loaded Firearm Onto UC Irvine Campus

Manas Moole Reddy, of Irvine, was arrested on Nov. 18 after a UCI student alerted camputs police to a man clutching a firearm in an open bag on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2013

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OC’s Best College Productions This Fall

Everyone knows about the terrific surfing and the roller coasters, but for a slightly lesser known avenue of amusement, wind through Orange County’s beautiful college campuses and explore their brilliant theater arts productions.

CBS Los Angeles–10/28/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

Ex-UCI Professor Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Arsons

Judge Gregg L. Prickett sentenced 49-year-old Rainer Reinscheid at a hearing Thursday in Santa Ana.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

Judge Delays Sentencing Ex-UC Irvine Professor On Arsons

A judge has delayed sentencing for a day for a former California professor who set a series of fires and sent private emails describing a plan to attack his son’s high school after the teen killed himself.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

UC Irvine Professor Says Grief After Son’s Suicide Prompted Arson Spree

A California professor who set fires at his late son’s school, a school administrator’s home and a nearby park said he was so overwhelmed with grief after his son killed himself that he wrote and did things he would not normally do.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

Ex-UCI Professor Pleads Guilty In Deal Over Arsons

A former University of California, Irvine professor pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple counts of arson and other charges in a plea deal after setting fires at his teenage son’s high school and other locations following the boy’s suicide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/09/2013

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Man Stabbed During Brawl Over Woman At UC Irvine

Police are looking for a 22-year-old man accused of stabbing a college student at a party on the campus of UC Irvine early Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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Best Weeknight Happy Hours In OC

Some say work is just a thing to do between weekends. Those people could afford a week-long happy hour, picking a new venue in Orange County each night to save some cash while having a good time.

CBS Los Angeles–05/23/2013

Black student leaders are calling for UC Irvine to strengthen campus cultural awareness initiatives after the second racially-charged incident on campus in less than a week. (source: YouTube)

UC Irvine Fraternity Issues Apology After Blackface Video Sparks Outrage

A fraternity at UC Irvine has issued a public apology after video of a member in blackface went viral, inciting fury throughout the community.

CBS Los Angeles–04/26/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

UC Irvine Professor’s Email Reveals Disturbing Mass Murder Plot

Graphic emails by a UC Irvine professor describe plans for a mass murder, sexual assaults and his own death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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UC Campuses To Institute Strict Tobacco Ban

The University of California will ban smoking and tobacco products from all 10 of its campuses.

01/13/2012

Arab Students Rally At UC Irvine

Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Over Muslim Students’ Speech Protest

Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of 10 Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by an Israeli diplomat at the University of California, Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2011

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10 UC Muslim Students Stand Trial For Alleged Speech Disruption

Prosecutors have argued that 10 Muslim university students broke the law when they shouted down a speech by the Israeli ambassador on a Southern California campus.

09/07/2011

Students gathered at a rally in front of the administration building at UC Irvine in support of the “Irvine 11,” the group of Muslim students who disrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren’s speech on campus February 8, 2010. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Unseal Documents In Case Of Muslim Students Disrupting Speech

A judge has ruled that grand jury transcripts will remain sealed in the case of 11 Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech given by an Israeli ambassador last year on the University of California, Irvine campus.

05/26/2011

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