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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Column

Letter from the Editor

To the UC Davis community, On behalf of The California Aggie, I want to personally thank you all for your continued readership and engagement this...

Goodbye, Australia

Ten weeks abroad showed me I’m not ready to graduate Well. Ten weeks have passed since I arrived in Australia. And I’ve got to...

We don’t have to tolerate ‘tolerance’

Acceptance of identities and opposing views is increasingly necessary Tolerance and acceptance are two separate ideals that we, as a society, have come to see...

Comedy as the new journalism

Reflections after 10 weeks writing on comedy After 10 weeks writing about comedy, I’m starting to think I could write at least 10 more, as...

The methane problem

Finding a sustainable solution for gaseous emissions One thing the agricultural sector does not lack is potential. The food production system is constantly evolving and...

Law enforcement weighs in on the blight of open carry

Open carry laws make dangerous situations even more volatile Only California, Florida, Illinois, New York and South Carolina prohibit the open carry of handguns. That...

From engineer to acclaimed artist

Kim Keever incorporates engineering education into otherworldly photographs Well, Aggies, the dreaded finals week has finally arrived. I only remind you in case you forgot,...

The vicious and careful critters of Australia

Appreciating animals helps us understand our place in nature Australia is certainly a country known for its rather inhospitable environment. Whether it be huge spiders,...

Industrial agriculture on “fleek”

Embattled agriculture industry generates 80 percent of food sales, yet is spurned In a world where the global population is rapidly growing, humanity needs to...

Reconsidering Thanksgiving

Stereotypical depictions of Native Americans perpetuate historic mistreatment Right around this time of year, elementary school students craft paper hats complete with colored feathers and...

I Love Lucy

The successes and failures of a revolutionary 1950’s sitcom I Love Lucy, a TV show from the 1950’s, is often regarded as the show that...

Obama’s gun control legacy

The importance of Obama’s humanity moving into a Trump administration I sobbed for a good half-hour on election day. Partly because Donald Trump had just...

Debunking myths surrounding animal agriculture

The amount of misinformation surrounding the livestock industry amounts to propaganda Did you know that agriculture has a bigger economic share in California than Hollywood...

The dark underbelly of comedy

What do we make of comics struggling with mental illness? When Robin Williams passed in 2014, it felt like the whole world was in mourning....

Why are birth control and cold medicine harder to get than a gun?

Consumer protection laws will be vitally important in solving the gun epidemic The beginning of a recent Inside Amy Schumer skit introduces the “OrthoEsterin,” a...