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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UC fails its workers again
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UC fails its workers again

Editorial Board supports AFSCME strike The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 — the University of California’s largest employee union — has once again voted…

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UC Davis, ECAC fails Jewish community
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UC Davis, ECAC fails Jewish community

University offers insufficient response to anti-Semitic fliers On Monday, Oct. 8, anti-Semitic fliers appearing blame Jews for opposition to the Supreme Court confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh were…

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Every vote matters
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Every vote matters

Exercise your right, register by Oct. 22 Fall midterm elections are approaching at the same pace that chaos is erupting in Washington so much so that people’s faith…

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Please enjoy responsibly
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Please enjoy responsibly

This school year don’t glorify, encourage blackout culture As UC Davis begins another school year, new and returning students will be thrown into the typical college social scene,…

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Not reporting doesn’t mean not true
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Not reporting doesn’t mean not true

Kavanaugh accusations spark #WhyIDidntReport, survivors share stories Over the past few weeks, two women have come forward with stories accusing Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, of sexual…

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Welcome to The California Aggie
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Welcome to The California Aggie

Over the past 103 years, The California Aggie has grown from a small publication run by a handful of students to a weekly broadsheet paper  When The California…

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Fresh meat
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Fresh meat

The Editorial Board shares most embarrassing freshman mistakes Emily Stack, Editor-in-Chief The Aggie’s office in Lower Freeborn is a maximum-security facility; the big doors are always locked from…

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