Snapshot: Breaking It Down

Chapman alum and White House aide Mitchell Rosenberg reflects on his journey creating the online political media platform Now Simplified.

Snapshot: Andrea Galbreath and her Resilient Roots

Andrea Galbreath started a business with succulents, where she puts a witty twist on her role of underdog against a corporate giant.

Having a Ball with Sally Kuledge

Sally Kuledge is the life of the party at the Newport-Mesa Family YMCA, where for 25 years she has taught fitness classes for active older adults.
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Snapshot: Tam Nguyen on Building Bridges

His appearance on CNN during a Stop Asian Hate rally in March of 2021 thrust him into the spotlight. But Fountain Valley local Tam Nguyen has always been an advocate for his community.
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Snapshot: Problem Solver LaVal Brewer of South County Outreach

Under his leadership, LaVal Brewer's organization boosted its efforts to prevent hunger and homelessness in Orange County.
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Snapshot: Serving a Purpose / Jacob Eusebio

Orange Lutheran High School senior Jacob Eusebio cofounded a tennis nonprofit that empowers kids with disabilities, garnering an award from ESPN and tennis icon Billie Jean King in the process.

These UC Irvine Neuroscience Doctoral Students Started a Movement

Elena Dominguez and Angeline Dukes planned Black in Neuro Week last summer as a one-time event. Little did they know they were starting a movement.

Mission Viejo High School Alum Enters the Astronaut Hall of Fame

A native of Spain, Michael Lopez-Alegria grew up in the then-unincorporated town of Mission Viejo. After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy, becoming a NASA astronaut in 1992.

Radical Thinker At UC Irvine Spreads Afropessimism Wherever He Goes

At 63, Frank B. Wilderson III is used to being at the center of the storm.

Rosalind Chao On Starring In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ And Growing Up In O.C.

Chao, who plays Mulan's mother in Disney's upcoming live-action film, reflects on her career and shares memories of Orange County.