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The Truth Behind “Adversity” and What it Means for Irvine Students
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The Truth Behind “Adversity” and What it Means for Irvine Students

By NEHA BHARDWAJ Staff Writer The debate over how much a student’s background should influence college admissions is not a new one. In recent years, the link between background and admissions has been brought to the forefront of public interest and news, as seen with the 2014 Harvard lawsuit, in which Harvard was accused of...

ChungChun Rice Hotdog: a Restaurant Review
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ChungChun Rice Hotdog: a Restaurant Review

By DANIEL HONG Staff Writer You have probably been exposed to trendy American foods through a variety of social media posts about “pumpkin spice lattes” or “rainbow grilled cheese.” The Chung Chun hotdog is probably an unfamiliar name to most Americans as it is a street food that has gained much popularity in South Korea....

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Girls Lacrosse dismantles two teams in one week

By SANCHITHA CHARI Staff Writer Girls Lacrosse dominated against Irvine High School, winning with a score of 18-3 on Wednesday, April 18. Getting off to a strong start, the team scored ten points in the first half, while Irvine only scored two. They followed up that half by outscoring the Vaqueros 8-1 in the second...

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Boys Lacrosse loses to Irvine in a nailbiter

By OLIVER CORPUS Staff Writer After losing to Irvine High 10-12, Boys Lacrosse is now 1-5 in league and 4-9 overall this season. Despite a struggle in league, the team agrees that they experienced many opportunities and games in order to grow and hone their skills as a team. The team overcame several injuries, with...

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Boys Soccer wins against Irvine

By DAVID JI Staff Writer Varsity Boys Soccer won by a landslide against Irvine High at a home game on January 17. This puts their league score at 3-0 and their record at 10-1-2. Sophomore Sebastian Hertel scored two goals, junior Darius Abdollahi scored two, and sophomore Omar Sabbagh scored one. Junior Lee McEligot had...

Controversy continues over the Irvine Veterans Cemetery
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Controversy continues over the Irvine Veterans Cemetery

By WESLEY NEWHART Staff Writer After two years of tension between opposition groups surrounding the location of the Irvine Cemetery, the city of Irvine has decided to build the cemetery on the interchange of the I-5 and I-405 freeways. The originally proposed site of the cemetery was in the Orange County Great Park (OCGP) and...

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Girls Volleyball prevails over Irvine

By  DAVID JI Staff Writer Girls Varsity Volleyball won 3-0 against Irvine on Tuesday, October 19. This puts the team’s league score at 3-8. The team won the first, second and third games by 14, 5 and 6 points respectively. “The girls are getting better,” Brandon Directo (Athletics Dept.) said. “We have the potential to...

36 students qualify as semifinalists for prestigious National Merit Scholarship
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36 students qualify as semifinalists for prestigious National Merit Scholarship

By TARA TOOSSI Staff Writer UPDATED AS OF 9/25/17: Michael Wu (Sr.) has qualified as a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program, increasing the grand total of UHS semifinalists to 36.  UPDATED AS OF 9/20/2017: Shivakrishna Vasireddy (Sr.) has qualified as a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program, bringing the grand total of semifinalists...