Watch your drinks in wake of drugging incidents at Davis bars
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Watch your drinks in wake of drugging incidents at Davis bars

Davis is not exempt from dangers of rape culture Content Warning: This editorial contains descriptions of drugging and sexual assault, which some readers might find upsetting. The Davis…

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SB 24 would secure access to abortion pills on California public university campuses
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SB 24 would secure access to abortion pills on California public university campuses

Amid nationwide attacks on reproductive rights, California should pass SB 24 The Calif. State Senate Health Committee recently passed Senate Bill 24, which would require all California public…

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This Mother’s Day, remember the holiday’s radical roots
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This Mother’s Day, remember the holiday’s radical roots

Take action to honor strong women Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and while flowers or a phone call are lovely ways of letting your mom know you love…

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UC Davis should be an active ally to LGBTQIA students, faculty, staff
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UC Davis should be an active ally to LGBTQIA students, faculty, staff

More funds, resources need to be allocated toward LGBTQIA Resource Center, other student services UC Davis is celebrating Pride Month throughout May, with this year’s theme being “Collective…

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Administration should establish task force for faith-based input
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Administration should establish task force for faith-based input

Recent acts of violence against religious groups prompt urgent need for administrative attention On April 27, the last day of Passover, Lori Gilbert Kaye was fatally shot after…

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UC Merced newspaper to lose funding, shut down by the end of summer
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UC Merced newspaper to lose funding, shut down by the end of summer

#SaveStudentNewsrooms The Prodigy, UC Merced’s student-run newspaper, is set to shut down by the end of this summer after its funding request for the coming year was denied…

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Calif. Assembly: Protect black hairstyles from discrimination
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Calif. Assembly: Protect black hairstyles from discrimination

Persistent discrimination in workplace, schools proves need for bill The California State Senate, in a commendable bipartisan vote on Monday, April 22, unanimously approved Senate Bill 188, a…

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Individuals can only do so much amid corporate environmental destruction
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Individuals can only do so much amid corporate environmental destruction

Immediate action necessary to rectify blatant disregard for planet For many, Earth Day is an annual day of reflection on the health of our planet. But in 2019,…

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California municipalities send marijuana convictions up in smoke
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California municipalities send marijuana convictions up in smoke

Expunging marijuana convictions first step to remedying War On Drugs Whether you’re an experienced stoner, a casual consumer or a non-user, it is widely recognized that this Saturday,…

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Trump’s tweet about Ilhan Omar has life-threatening consequences for millions of Americans
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Trump’s tweet about Ilhan Omar has life-threatening consequences for millions of Americans

It’s time to see Trump’s online hate speech as a danger to civil rights Last Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted an edited video that cut between images of…

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Letter to the Editor: Defending the status quo isn’t brave
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Letter to the Editor: Defending the status quo isn’t brave

To the Editor: Re “Responses to column about Professor Clover showcase university values” by Nick Irvin (column, Apr. 11): “Forty-five percent of President Donald Trump’s supporters believe that…

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Be aware of heightened police presence on Picnic Day
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Be aware of heightened police presence on Picnic Day

Maintain safety, minimize need for police involvement on campus, in city Picnic Day is this Saturday, and in response to UC Davis’ notoriously rowdy springtime celebration, fines for…

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Separating families at the border, obstructing rights is unjust
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Separating families at the border, obstructing rights is unjust

Resignation of high-ranking government officials does not make them martyrs President Donald Trump called for the resignation of former United States Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen on…

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Remembering Cesar Chavez amid declining farmworker union membership
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Remembering Cesar Chavez amid declining farmworker union membership

Undocumented workers, union members deserve rights, protection Sunday, March 31 was Cesar Chavez Day, established in 2014 to commemorate the work of one of the country’s first and…

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College admissions scandals take spots away from deserving students
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College admissions scandals take spots away from deserving students

Legacy, bribery are not an indication of students’ merit, capability Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice charged 50 people with cheating the admissions process at elite universities, either…

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