Reflect on Thanksgiving’s racist past with a justice-oriented, COVID-conscious celebration
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Reflect on Thanksgiving’s racist past with a justice-oriented, COVID-conscious celebration

As COVID-19 disproportionately impacts Indigenous people, The Editorial Board urges you to consider the historical context of the holiday Thanksgiving isn’t just tracing hand turkeys, watching “A Charlie…

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

Aggie editors reflect on what they’re thankful for Anjini Venugopal, Editor-in-Chief This Thanksgiving, I am grateful to the people who have taught and supported me—and I am not…

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UC should eliminate GRE as requirement for graduate school admission
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UC should eliminate GRE as requirement for graduate school admission

The GRE disadvantages applicants of lower socioeconomic status and is not an accurate predictor of many important aspects of graduate students’ later success Graduate programs that are still…

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As Yolo County moves into Purple Tier, the Editorial Board urges students to be mindful of holiday plans
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As Yolo County moves into Purple Tier, the Editorial Board urges students to be mindful of holiday plans

While a vaccine could be available for everyone in 2021, it is necessary we maintain social distancing Yolo County has officially moved back into the most restrictive Purple…

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ASUCD endorsements: Consider the following
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ASUCD endorsements: Consider the following

The Editorial Board endorses five candidates for ASUCD Senate and one candidate for EAVP ASUCD Fall Elections began today on Monday, Nov. 16, with 15 Senate candidates running…

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Designed to attract: Social media has turned users into products
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Designed to attract: Social media has turned users into products

While corporations have unfulfilled responsibilities to their users, we can cultivate a healthier digital space For many of us, our phone is the first thing we look at…

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Students deserve more from university-provided mental health resources
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Students deserve more from university-provided mental health resources

 COVID-19 and remote learning have increased the demand for mental health services, due to rise in student loneliness, stress and anxiety Any student can schedule individual counselling sessions…

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California’s confusing ballot measures highlight need for clarity on the ballot
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California’s confusing ballot measures highlight need for clarity on the ballot

Despite the challenges voters face, do not underestimate the power of your vote and continue to fight for change  As deciding votes are still being counted in key…

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The Editorial Board meets with Chancellor May, UC Davis administrators
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The Editorial Board meets with Chancellor May, UC Davis administrators

May, administrators discuss COVID-19, sexual assault policies and student fees The California Aggie’s Editorial Board had a Zoom call with Chancellor Gary May; Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor…

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Worried about Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court? Vote.
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Worried about Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court? Vote.

Vote for the people who can’t and for those whose rights and lives are on the line It is easy to feel helpless in the wake of Amy…

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UC Davis must be more proactive in preventing sexual assault
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UC Davis must be more proactive in preventing sexual assault

The high rate of sexual assault on college campuses makes rape culture seem normal. It is not. Most colleges in this country are required to provide students with…

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Students and community members should work toward living more sustainably
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Students and community members should work toward living more sustainably

Corporations and institutions like the university must be proactive in setting and meeting environmental goals After spending weeks inside, whether it be because the air quality index is…

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Instructors and students need to respect each other and each other’s time
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Instructors and students need to respect each other and each other’s time

All involved must be flexible and communicative to optimize learning this quarter It has been over 30 weeks (bar finals, that is the number of weeks in an…

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Fighting Zoom fatigue this virtual Fall Quarter
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Fighting Zoom fatigue this virtual Fall Quarter

The Editorial Board shares the little moments and activities keeping us upbeat while at home all day As week two comes to a close, with midterms around the…

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The 2020 election is about more than the presidency. Get out and vote!
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The 2020 election is about more than the presidency. Get out and vote!

UC Davis should postpone mandatory lectures, exams on Nov. 3 so students can focus on voting Young people are told to vote every election, but this year it…

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