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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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,...

Why are eggs so expensive now?

The cause of our “egg-flation” and what we can do about it   By MICHELLE MENDOZA — mimendoza@ucdavis.edu   I never expected to struggle to find eggs. On...

The many benefits of fostering animals

Having a kitten can improve your life — who knew!   By JENA TUFAIL — jjtufail@ucdavis.edu   In college, it can be hard to find fun experiences outside...

It may be time to ditch your New Year’s resolutions

If you find New Year’s resolutions stressful, try setting goals in a different way    By CLAIRE SCHAD — cfschad@ucdavis.edu Eat healthier, lose weight, minimize your screen...

Think before you buy

Clever marketing tactics and how to avoid them   By MAYA KORNYEYEVA — mkornyeyeva@ucdavis.edu   Over the course of your life, you’ve probably made a few — or...

Your grandma may not be that homophobic after all

Give your queerphobic family a chance this winter break, and be the bigger, gayer person if you can   By KOMOLIKA INDRANIL BASU — ibasu@ucdavis.edu   TW: Homophobia,...

Advice on love, courtesy of the Ancient Greeks

It’s important to recognize all the types of love in your life   By YASMEEN O’BRIEN — yjobrien@ucdavis.edu   I have always thought that the word “love” is...

Are we watching the death of Hollywood?

Developments in how movies and visual media are consumed could mean the end of the industry as we know it   By GEETIKA MAHAJAN — giamahajan@ucdavis.edu   At...