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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Opinion

The classified document chaos

Biden and Trump have both been caught mishandling confidential documents, but the situations are not the same   By CLAIRE SCHAD — cfschad@ucdavis.edu    Classified documents just keep...

Artificial intelligence is the future, but is it a threat to education?

With the rise of chatbots like ChatGPT that feature essay writing technology, student academic integrity and creativity need to be preserved   By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   In...

Studying local flora can strengthen your connection to Davis

Native Yolo County plants and their unique features   By MAYA KORNYEYEVA — mkornyeyeva@ucdavis.edu   Davis, California and its surrounding area are situated in a unique location for...

STEM Majors vs. Mental Math

Drawn by: Lidya Shcherbakova –– lvshcherbakova@ucdavis.edu   Disclaimer: (This cartoon is humor and/or satire, and its content is purely fictional. The story and names of “sources”...

A guide to Pakistani food

The best South Asian foods to try other than the “basics”    By JENA TUFAIL — jjtufail@ucdavis.edu   Growing up, all I ever ate was Pakistani food. I...

Remembering Tyre Nichols: A father, a son, an artist, a skateboarder, a friend

It’s important to celebrate Black lives, not just remember victims of violence   By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   Content warning: this article contains discussions of police brutality and...

Seven popular New Year’s resolutions you’ve definitely already ditched

Good luck canceling your gym membership   By ANGIE VELARDE — avelarde@ucdavis.edu   New Year’s resolutions — most of us make them; nobody you know has actually kept...

This year, try being ‘unrealistically realistic’

Don’t let uncertainty or fear of failure hold you back — dream big   By JENA TUFAIL — jjtufail@ucdavis.edu   When I was younger, I used to only...

An argument for lecture recordings

We should not leave behind pandemic-era teaching methods that made education more flexible   By CLAIRE SCHAD — cfschad@ucdavis.edu   As the winter quarter continues to ramp up,...

Our favorite dwarf planet and why we’re so attached

Pluto has been at the heart of years of astronomical debate   By EMILIE BROWN — emrbrown@ucdavis.edu   Feb. 18 will mark the 93rd anniversary of the discovery...

The disturbing persistence of anti-Asian hate must be addressed

As anti-Asian hate crimes increase following the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to call out hate against marginalized groups in our communities   By THE EDITORIAL...

The spread of AI is inevitable

We must create boundaries on generative art to mitigate its impact on creators   By MAYA KORNYEYEVA — mkornyeyeva@ucdavis.edu   In June 2022, Cosmopolitan published the first ever...

Federal action must be taken to prevent future mass shootings

In light of the recent shootings in California, we cannot allow ourselves to become desensitized to gun violence   By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   Reading about mass shootings...

Tips and tricks to get everyone to like you in winter quarter

The difference between a gift and bribery is how good you are at winking   By ANNABEL MARSHALL — almarshall@ucdavis.edu    Strangers: Ah! Strangers, the perfect blank slate....

The gender gap in STEM

Why women are underrepresented in STEM and how we can start to close the gap   By EMILIE BROWN — emrbrown@ucdavis.edu   If you are a science, technology,...