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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Column

The dangerous return of nationalism

An uptick in right-wing movements bodes ill across the globe The rise and fall of nations is inevitable — it’s a cycle that has gone...

Preparing for the worst in Joshua Tree National Park

Stupidity and nature intersect marvelously in the High Desert of California Few things complement each other with such ease as the National Park System and...

A Dip into the Daily Life of the Racially Ambiguous

People assume that I’m a whole spread of ethnicities. This is my story. It’s not that I really like hummus simply because I was raised...

Remove the roadblocks to self-driving in California

State imposes unnecessary regulations on Uber’s autonomous vehicle experiment Most Californians know the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as a bureaucratic dungeon. The DMV has...

I don’t just fear Trump. I fear the Republican Party

Partisan politics threaten the integrity, values of our country more now than ever Here we are: the year that Donald J. Trump officially becomes President...

Introducing the Winter Quarter columnists and humorists

New writers will work to reflect the great diversity of ideas at UC Davis Welcome back to school, Aggies. It’s a new year and the...

Letting Milo Yiannopoulos speak at UC Davis is difficult but essential

Understanding what free speech entails is essential to a democratic society The self-described “supervillain of the Internet,” Milo Yiannopoulos, is slated to speak today at...

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,...