49.1 F
Davis

Davis, California

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Editorial

Now is not the time to relax COVID-19 vigilance

The Editorial Board encourages students to get the COVID-19 vaccine booster and be safe over the holidays Once finals are done next week, it will...

Editorial Board meets with Chancellor May, UC Davis administrators

May and administrators discuss winter quarter plans, campus policing and student fees   The California Aggie’s Editorial Board met with Chancellor Gary May, Faculty Advisor to...

Conscientiously observe Thanksgiving by focusing on its true history

Acknowledging the harmful impacts of the holiday is a first step The commemoration of Thanksgiving has evolved over generations, with many people choosing to celebrate...

COP26 agreements alone will not sufficiently curb greenhouse gas emissions

We need to hold our leaders accountable in order to address the climate crisis Between Oct. 31 to Nov. 13, world leaders, diplomats and environmental...

The UC Davis pepper spray incident, 10 years later

The Editorial Board reflects on the attack against peaceful student protestors that broke international news When students peacefully protested against a raise in tuition as...

Sensationalizing tragedies is unethical

Media coverage and social media’s response to Astroworld demonstrates desensitization to tragedy On Nov. 7, Travis Scott’s “Astroworld” concert in Houston became a mass casualty...

Effort from ASUCD, students is needed to increase community engagement

Individuals already involved with ASUCD should actively encourage voting and promote awareness Since Monday, undergraduate students have had the opportunity to vote in the ASUCD...

ASUCD fall election endorsements: Consider the following

The Editorial Board endorses five candidates for ASUCD senate and one for each of the non-senatorial positions in this election  ASUCD Fall Elections began today...

‘Tis the season for cozy activities

The Editorial Board shares our fall favorites   Anjini Venugopal, Editor-in-Chief Growing up, rainy days often meant one of two things — my mom bringing home soup...

Normalize asking instead of assuming others’ pronouns

By using gender neutral language until learning someone’s pronouns, we can create a more inclusive environment for queer, gender non-conforming, nonbinary and transgender people Transgender...

Some helpful tips for safe biking in Davis

Remember to equip bikes with lights, reflectors and fenders Biking on campus is already hazardous enough, with bikers navigating through bike circles, other cyclists and...

UC Davis COVID-19 academic policies need to be more consistent and widely spread

Administrators must set standards for COVID-19 accommodations With the return to in-person learning this fall, we are all in classrooms once again, surrounded by strangers,...

UC lecturers deserve job stability, increased pay

The Editorial Board calls on UC administrators to support our instructors Last week, members of the University Council-American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT), the union representing...

Unitrans and CoHo worker shortages must be addressed as quickly as possible

Despite efforts to increase staffing at essential ASUCD units, basic student needs aren’t being met Unitrans and the CoHo — two absolutely essential services at...

We must do more to support Indigenous communities

The federal recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day brings greater awareness, but  Indigenous voices can be further uplifted through land acknowledgments and more active discussion...