Perspective in Politics: A personal dilemma with hate speech
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Perspective in Politics: A personal dilemma with hate speech

My experiences and core beliefs affect my views on hate speech “Hate speech” is a term that’s used often on this campus and at universities across the country.…

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My experience with mental illness is real, and now I’m ready to share
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My experience with mental illness is real, and now I’m ready to share

No single story looks the same — and that’s why listening is so important I can’t stress enough that mental health is a serious issue that needs to…

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Here’s an “eye-opener”: Removing the tired cliches about traveling
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Here’s an “eye-opener”: Removing the tired cliches about traveling

Travel has more to offer than simply another story Over the summer, I traveled around Thailand and Malaysia by train and bus. It was a real doozy of…

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Perspective in Politics: Current policing strategy has polarized the public
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Perspective in Politics: Current policing strategy has polarized the public

Trust is the key to ending police violence When people talk about the police, the subject of police brutality often comes to mind. Eight years after the shooting…

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Mental health: Catching the warning signs before the symptoms become severe
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Mental health: Catching the warning signs before the symptoms become severe

Intense stress renders college students especially vulnerable to mental illness As a college student, I can say that this period in our lives often provides us with the…

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Letter from the Editor
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Letter from the Editor

It is my pleasure to welcome all those at UC Davis and the surrounding community back to school. For incoming first-year and transfer students: I hope you find…

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Introvert: The inverted side of the extroverted coin
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Introvert: The inverted side of the extroverted coin

Introverts get the short stick, but misconceptions are slowly eroding This is an age of social and identity stratification, and many groups are making their voices heard. Until…

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Perspective in Politics: Does identity play too much of a role?
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Perspective in Politics: Does identity play too much of a role?

Identity politics can often pressure people to adopt assigned beliefs With recent political developments, identity politics play a large role in how the public interprets and discusses key…

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Putting an end to mental health stigma
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Putting an end to mental health stigma

Both those with and without mental illness must feel comfortable talking about it Mental health stigma is primarily composed of two sides: the surrounding society and the person…

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Welcoming Fall Quarter columnists, new academic year
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Welcoming Fall Quarter columnists, new academic year

New columnists to address both the political and personal Welcome back to school, Aggies! It’s wonderful to be back on campus, and just a quick look around will…

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Treasonous transgressions: Confederate statues and their false patriotism
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Treasonous transgressions: Confederate statues and their false patriotism

Robert E. Lee and other Confederate leaders were traitors, not patriots There’s something deeply misguided about the clamor and rage from those opposing the removal of Confederate monuments…

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Rethinking how we interpret the past
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Rethinking how we interpret the past

Rethinking how we interpret the past Do you ever look into the past and wonder why you consider a certain historical actor a hero or a villain? Or…

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Wonder Woman offers “I can” instead of “Can I?” to women and girls everywhere
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Wonder Woman offers “I can” instead of “Can I?” to women and girls everywhere

The first female superhero with a female director provides lessons for women of all ages I’ll start off by stating this: I’m completely biased in favor of the…

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Local governments must step up and fix the housing crisis they helped create
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Local governments must step up and fix the housing crisis they helped create

High housing prices and a shortage of houses threaten California’s future In light of a dismaying history of voting down legislation vital to mitigating California’s housing crisis, state…

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Letter from the Editor — The end
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Letter from the Editor — The end

In high school, I wrote an analysis of the future of journalism as part of my senior project: “Although the landscape is morphing, journalism is as healthy and…

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