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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Column

Battle of the Heavyweights

President Obama spends final days in office locking horns with Putin As the American election season hits full steam, two titans are still trading blows....

Lack of conservative professors harmful for universities, diversity

Shakespeare and company at risk of dismissal When universities finally become the diverse places they purport to be, shoot me an email. I will rejoice....

A Clogston Abroad: The job hunt abroad

Graduation takes a lot of work. Some students will leave their undergraduate universities, apply to graduate schools and sign up for GREs, MCATs or...

The hot mamas of humor

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and the fight for work-life balance Not just anyone can create, produce and star in a show, be a part of...

Please Don’t Censor This: Exposing the war on campus speech

Undergraduates at fault for perpetuating a devious trend against intellectual freedom Janet Napolitano’s recent editorial on the merits of preserving free speech at universities is...

The Minority Report: The rise of Trumpsplaining

What Trump interrupting Clinton says about our culture at large During the final presidential debate last week, Hillary Clinton demonstrated yet again how difficult it...

At The Crossroads: The importance of humanity to artificial intelligence

AI without ethics could prompt the downfall of mankind Well, Aggies, we’re rapidly approaching the scariest day of the year again. (I’m of course referring...

What HomeBoy Industries can teach us about combatting gang, gun violence

Non-profit organizations have a role in solving the public health crisis of gun violence There’s a mixed sense of eye-opening wonder and clarification when you...

Identity politics risk polluting the American university

What the Chance the Rapper controversy says about our growing culture of victimhood If there was any question of whether UC Davis is immune from...

Greatly Misunderstood Organisms

GMO benefits greatly outweigh the fictitious costs   Have you ever walked through the grocery store, picked up a piece of food, ranging from milk...

At The Crossroads: When song and science collide

Björk’s Biophilia combines music, technology to create an educational app During indie harpist Joanna Newsom’s concert at Los Angeles’s Orpheum Theater last March, I wasn’t...

(Not) Just Kidding: Comedy during election time

Will comedians elect the president of the United States? Satire has been perhaps the most powerful force in this year’s election build-up. With every absurd...

Suicides by firearm more common, preventable than you think

A bad day, impulsivity, easy access to guns makes for a deadly combination Suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in America, has...

The Minority Report: The social effects of poverty

Understanding who’s living in poverty is the first step to alleviating its effects Hillary Clinton released a child tax plan last week that the Center...

The Minority Report: Change the narrative on violence against LGBT community

As our country remains as socially divided as ever, the hate and violence stemming from these divisions seems to become more frequent and pervasive,...