During active shooter crisis, students step up to ensure safety
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During active shooter crisis, students step up to ensure safety

Students provided rides, shelter, communication on social media After a shooter killed 22-year-old police officer Natalie Corona in downtown Davis last Thursday, our tight-knit community was faced head-on…

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President Trump holds nation hostage
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President Trump holds nation hostage

Government shutdown to affect students, faculty As the government shutdown nears the end of its third week, 800,000 federal workers have found themselves either furloughed or forced to…

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Proposed Title IX changes puts victims second
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Proposed Title IX changes puts victims second

Public comment period open until Jan. 28 One of the jobs of the U.S. Department of Education, led by Betsy DeVos, is to enforce a pivotal statute in…

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You’re more important than your grades
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You’re more important than your grades

Take care of your physical, mental health during finals The realization that finals week is approaching is typically followed by unanimous groans in the classroom, a spike in…

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U.S. treatment of migrants a national embarrassment
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U.S. treatment of migrants a national embarrassment

Migrants should be met with open arms, not tear gas Tensions between the Trump administration and the sensationalized migrant caravan developed into a violent clash on Nov. 25,…

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California fire relief doesn’t end with containment
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California fire relief doesn’t end with containment

Students, faculty, staff should unite to support relief effort When officials announced on Nov. 25 that the Camp Fire in Butte County was 100 percent contained, California seemed…

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Editorial Board
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Editorial Board

The Editorial Board shares people they’re thankful for   Emily Stack, Editor-in-Chief Being the elder sibling is a privilege and a responsibility, but it’s easy when your sister…

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Students, workers shouldn’t have to fight admin for their health
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Students, workers shouldn’t have to fight admin for their health

Student leaders petition for campus closure UC Davis cancelled classes on Tuesday, Nov. 13 after the air quality in Davis rose to unhealthy levels due to smoke from…

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You voted. Now what?
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You voted. Now what?

Voting can’t be the extent of political engagement Democrats won big on Tuesday, picking up enough seats to take control of the House of Representatives. For those who…

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Senate endorsements: consider the following
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Senate endorsements: consider the following

The Editorial Board endorses four candidates for ASUCD Senate In anticipation of ASUCD’s Fall Election, which begins on Nov. 13, the Editorial Board sat down with seven of…

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Prospective senators: read before you run
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Prospective senators: read before you run

Expectations of ASUCD Senate candidates As ASUCD election season gets underway and prospective senators begin campaigning, the Editorial Board feels that it’s important that candidates understand what is…

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Student leaders botch response to anti-Semitism once again
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Student leaders botch response to anti-Semitism once again

Refusing to call anti-Semitism what it is does disservice to Jewish community The horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend that left 11 Jewish individuals dead…

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No blackface this Halloween — or ever
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No blackface this Halloween — or ever

Using marginalized cultures for costumes perpetuates racial stereotypes Earlier this week, Megyn Kelly, the host of “Megyn Kelly Today” on NBC, defended blackface during a conversation about Halloween…

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HHS memo threatens transgender rights
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HHS memo threatens transgender rights

Proposed gender definition could jeopardize Title IX protections The Trump administration’s Department of Health and Human Services is considering changing federal laws to define gender as exclusively male…

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(Flu) shots, shots, shots, everybody!
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(Flu) shots, shots, shots, everybody!

Flu vaccine protects you, others Last year, 80,000 people in the United States died from the flu and its complications. This marked the highest death toll from flu-related…

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