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Japan's School Girl Culture

The dark side

While some cafes, like the one in which Eli and Honoka work, strictly prohibit dating or interacting with customers outside the business, there is a much seedier and disturbing side of JK. 499 more words

The passing of Taloolema'agao Uliulileava Olano, the great Samoan chief and boat builder

In September of 2011, we posted a story about the very interesting history of the canoe that is on display in the stairwell of the Social Science Tower — 395 more words

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The first Frisbee on this date in 1957, and Ultimate Frisbee at Crawford Field in 1980

On this date, January 23rd, in 1957, the Wham-O toy company issued the first Frisbee.

In Bridgeport, Connecticut, William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871. 250 more words

January 19, 1962 -- Daniel G. Aldrich Jr. is appointed the first UCI Chancellor

With a site for the new University of California, Irvine campus selected and William Pereira chosen as the architect, Clark Kerr’s next step was to select a new Chancellor for the campus. 29 more words

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October 4, 1965 -- First Day of Classes

The first day of classes was Monday, October 4, 1965. Enrollment for the fall quarter 1965 was 1,589 students and there were 118 faculty members. Landscaping didn’t exist yet, but planting was about to start. 25 more words

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Historic UCI Films Now Available Online

A significant collection of films documenting UCI’s history are now available through the Online Archive of UCI History. These films depict early construction and groundbreaking on campus, dedication ceremonies, early graduation ceremonies, and many early scenes on campus. 

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UCI’s First Trailer (and RV!) Park

When UCI first opened in 1965, the city of Irvine did not exist and ranchland covered most of the surrounding area, leaving few options for student housing.  532 more words

Early UCI Campus