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UC Irvine, Other UCs Cancel In-Person Classes Over Coronavirus Outbreak

On Tuesday, March 10, UC Irvine canceled all in-person classes for the rest of the school year due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

In a statement released at 4:25 PM on March 10, it was announced that final examinations for the winter quarter of instruction will be administered online, as the university transitions into a “remote learning mode for Spring Quarter.”

5 UC Irvine Frat Bros Charged in Alcohol Poisoning Death of Noah Domingo

Noah Domingo

Five members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of California, Irvine have been charged with misdemeanors for the death of their underage member, Noah Domingo, in January.

The five members, who were on the lease of an off-campus fraternity house in Irvine, have all been charged with misdemeanors for violating Irvine city code by allowing a party or gathering where underage drinking was permitted, according to the Los Angeles Times.

UC Irvine Student Reportedly Died from Alcohol Poisoning During Fraternity Hazing

UC Irvine

Noah Domingo, an 18-year-old Filipino-American freshman at the University of California Irvine, had reportedly died from “accidental acute ethanol poisoning,” according to a statement released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Domingo died around 3:30 a.m. PST on Jan. 12; however, authorities only received the initial 911 call around six hours later at 9:30 a.m. and was found unresponsive, CBS News reported.

UC Irvine Frat Suspended After 18-Year-Old Freshman Found Dead

A fraternity at the University of California, Irvine has been su‌sp‌ende‌d as the school inve‌stig‌‌ates the de‌ath of an 18-year-old freshman member.

UC Irvine off‌ici‌als confirmed the suspension of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity after po‌li‌c‌e discovered Noah Domingo around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday in a bed at a home in Turtle Rock, Irvine P‌‌o‌li‌ce Depart‌me‌nt spokeswoman Kim Mohr said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Racist UCI Student Can’t Stand Seeing a White Woman Kissing an Asian Man

A post found in a University of California Irvine FaceBook group has recently gone viral for its shockingly offensive nature, its racist rhetoric slamming an Asian male/White female couple.

The post was penned by someone under the name Will Harrison, a member of the UC Irvine (UCI) Class of 2020 FaceBook group, detailing an encounter he had where he witnessed an Asian male student making out with a White female student.

UC Irvine Now Offers a Scholarship For Hardcore League of Legends Players

The University of California, Irvine is the latest in a growing number of schools in the U.S. to promote eSports by launching a “League of Legends” scholarship program.

In a press release, the university announced yesterday that it will launch the initiative in the fall of 2016, offering enough scholarships to form two five-player teams for the upcoming school year. The program aims “to cover about half tuition for in-state students, or about $5,500.”