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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Opinion

Cartoon: Resolutions

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

Column: What happened to reading?

Books offer a lot more than you think By ALEX MOTAWI — almotawi@ucdavis.edu  Almost nobody reads for enjoyment anymore. Reading used to just be a part...

Humor: Collective groan from UC Davis’ online extension knocks over cows, wreaks havoc

The power of students’ voices has gone too far BY ANNABEL MARSHALL — almarshall@ucdavis.edu  On the announced day of the online continuation, the entire student body...

Cartoon: Staying home

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

Everyone should take advantage of new testing opportunities

With COVID-19 testing more widely available, it is important to continue to keep ourselves and those around us safe Since cases during this past month...

Information about graduation requirements needs to be accurate, easily available

Academic advisors are doing their best but clearly need additional support  It’s not uncommon to hear students complain in the time leading up to or...

Column: Seasonal depression is a serious problem

Make sure to take care of yourself during winter quarter By ALEX MOTAWI — almotawi@ucdavis.edu  As a student, schoolwork always comes first; we pay tuition and...

Understanding and combating the filter bubble

Be cognizant of how search engines and social networks can reinforce your belief As college students, especially during online school, we spend an exorbitant amount...

Help, the graphics team won’t answer my emails

Check your spam folder, Ken. It’s in your contract. BY ANNABEL MARSHALL — almarshall@ucdavis.edu  Hi, guys. It’s me. I wrote this in my Notes app so...

Thank you essential workers for your tireless work throughout the pandemic

Be kind and remember to appreciate those working amid the recent COVID-19 surge After our short but sweet stint having in-person classes and — dare...

Humor: Davis launches Dungeons & Dragons spin-off

My lawful-evil film major can patronize your music taste up to 30 feet!  By ANNABEL MARSHALL — almarshall@ucdavis.edu  “I need a 12 or higher,” repeats Julie,...

It’s time to rethink letter grades

Students and instructors could benefit from learning practices that do not revolve around letter grade outcomes After nearly two years of mainly virtual and hybrid...

The UC-AFT agreement should not increase tuition for incoming students

UC Davis needs to be transparent about allocation of funds By OWEN RUDERMAN — opruderman@ucdavis.edu  The contract reached by the UC system and University Council-American Federation...

Students, staff need to be flexible during an uncertain winter quarter

Instructors should be prepared to record lectures and teach remotely Temporarily returning to online instruction isn’t ideal for some students, but caution and flexibility are...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows and music   By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org   Movie: “House of Gucci” dir. by Ridley Scott I’ll preface this...