Please Don’t Censor This: Exposing the war on campus speech
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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 becoming increasingly necessary…

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The Minority Report: The rise of Trumpsplaining
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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 is for a…

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At The Crossroads: The importance of humanity to artificial intelligence
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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 to Halloween and…

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

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Identity politics risk polluting the American university
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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 caustic division along…

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Greatly Misunderstood Organisms
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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 and fresh vegetables…

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At The Crossroads: When song and science collide
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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 exactly surprised to…

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(Not) Just Kidding: Comedy during election time
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(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 Donald Trump remark,…

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Suicides by firearm more common, preventable than you think
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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 increased by 17…

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The Minority Report: The social effects of poverty
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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 on Budget and…

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The Minority Report: Change the narrative on violence against LGBT community
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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, especially in the communities…

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The motivations of gun-rights advocates versus those of gun-control proponents
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The motivations of gun-rights advocates versus those of gun-control proponents

Gun-rights advocates not all redneck Republicans; gun-control proponents not all peace-promoting hippies Contrary to popular belief, not all gun-rights enthusiasts are white-trash, redneck extremist Republicans who only care…

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