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Monday, January 24, 2022

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NRA shows us nonviolent ways guns help us every day

It’s just a fancy candle holder, what’s the big deal? Guns get a bad rap. After all, it’s people who kill people—with guns. But that...

How to study for Ochem finals while your country continues to commit war crimes

Can we stop breaking the Geneva Convention for 5 minutes? In the days following their country's most recent act of violence and pure unadulterated evil,...

Ted Cruz’s summer/winter/fall/spring vacation plans

Vacation whenever the moment strikes (Texas hard) Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is going to Israel! On May 15, Cruz made comments criticizing President Joe Biden’s...

We all deserve participation trophies after this year

“You Tried.” Yes, quicktrophy.com, yes I did I’d like to begin by outlining the participation trophies of my past: 2007: Little League Softball. “Everybody is a...

Sorry ASUCD, UC Davis PTA meetings are taking over

Don’t tell your parents On this week’s Thursday Thoughts, the following question was submitted: “I miss my overbearing mother being involved in every aspect of...

Tucker Carlson accidentally endorses communism

Twitter erupted, Reddit crashed and 4chan drafted a 63-page death threat Big news today on Capitol Hill as Republicans face a minor ideological crisis following...

Liz Cheney takes a stand for family values

Well, her family values Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has been removed from her GOP leadership position in the House of Representatives, ostensibly due to her...

Do you really have to follow your friend’s bad art account on Instagram? I asked an ethics professor

“Julie.paints_4_fun, wants to follow you”… oh shut up, Instagram “Could you give us the backstory,” Professor Levings asked. I shifted in my seat, “Ok, well, Julie...

Course recommendations for summer sessions

No, they don’t have the major class you need. Have you considered “Zombies Civil Rights”? A Spring Quarter slowly draws to a close, you might...

In memoriam, financial corruption

Bernie Madoff is dead Bernie Madoff, the prince Ponzi pusher and embodiment of financial corruption is dead at age 82. With his death, the financial...

Are action stars wasting a political moment?

Updates from the Newsom recall The effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom has finally prevailed in its quest to trigger a statewide vote. In...

Teacher yet to learn swearing in class doesn’t make him cool

Never have the RateMyProfessor comments presented a more united front Middle school was likely the last time an offhand curse word sparked any emotion in...

73 questions with myself, alone in a dorm room

Things go south quickly *knock knock* “Hey Kate! We’re here to ask you 73 questions. Should we jump right into it?” “Yeah, let’s do it!” “Oops, would you...

UC Davis launches new on-campus bakery: Gary Maykery

Because what else would it be called? Preheat those ovens, because UC Davis is getting a new on-campus bakery, courtesy of a large donation made...

Taking a minute to humble Trader Joe’s

I’m losing friends over this I bought a pair of boxing gloves and scheduled an appointment with a therapist just for this article—I’m ready for...