Strong public transportation can make cities more affordable
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Strong public transportation can make cities more affordable

Affordability means more than just housing In recent years, Americans have been leaving the big coastal cities for other locations deemed more affordable. There’s a possibility, however, that…

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The Editorial Board chooses women to celebrate
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The Editorial Board chooses women to celebrate

In honor of International Women’s Month, each member acknowledges the impactful women in their lives Kaelyn Tuermer Lee, Editor-in-Chief Emelia BensonMeyer has been my best friend since I…

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Coronavirus does not warrant mass hysteria
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Coronavirus does not warrant mass hysteria

Remain calm, practice basic hygiene A novel coronavirus — also known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) — first detected in Wuhan, China has spread to almost 70 locations worldwide,…

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After 54 graduate students dismissed at UCSC, a united front is critical to COLA movement success
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After 54 graduate students dismissed at UCSC, a united front is critical to COLA movement success

University’s reaction to COLA strikers unjust, unwarranted Last week, 54 graduate students at UC Santa Cruz were dismissed from or did not receive their appointment to teaching assistant,…

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Vote in the California March 3 primary
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Vote in the California March 3 primary

Same-day registration available on campus, in city The California primary, consisting of one statewide election and myriad local and district-level elections, will take place on March 3. The…

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Conviction of Harvey Weinstein is not end of holding serial abusers accountable
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Conviction of Harvey Weinstein is not end of holding serial abusers accountable

Weinstein’s conviction is a victory, but systems of gender-based violence must be dismantled entirely Earlier this week, beleagured Hollywood producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein was found guilty…

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Apology for egregious acts against Japanese Americans long overdue
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Apology for egregious acts against Japanese Americans long overdue

California State Legislature takes first, but not final step to address injustice The California State Legislature issued a formal apology on Thursday for its role in the internment…

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Graduate student workers’ concerns deserve to be heard by UC Santa Cruz administration
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Graduate student workers’ concerns deserve to be heard by UC Santa Cruz administration

UC Santa Cruz, University of California Office of the President must negotiate with, not arrest, protestors In light of the 17 recent arrests of UCSC graduate student protestors,…

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The Editorial Board meets with Chancellor Gary May
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The Editorial Board meets with Chancellor Gary May

Chancellor talks UCPath, AFSCME, diversity, what shows he’s watching The California Aggie Editorial Board sat down with Chancellor Gary May on Feb. 7 to talk about issues concerning…

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

Please vote! ASUCD Winter Elections begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18, with 11 Senate candidates running for six available seats and two executive tickets running for the president and…

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Vote yes on the Basic Needs and Services Referendum
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Vote yes on the Basic Needs and Services Referendum

The future of ASUCD and our campus’ culture rests in your hands Vote yes. The nine members of the Editorial Board unanimously agree: Students should vote yes on…

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Goodbye, Lower Freeborn
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Goodbye, Lower Freeborn

Aggie editors share what the basement means to them Kaelyn Tuermer Lee, Editor-in-Chief Dear Lower Freeborn, Although you’re seismically unsound, have a bagel sitting up by the ceiling…

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UC must end contracts with Dignity Health
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UC must end contracts with Dignity Health

Transgender people deserve dignified healthcare The UC’s existing affiliations with health systems that restrict care based on religious doctrine have been found to have “life-threatening” consequences. That’s not…

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New public charge test should not equate wealth with worth
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New public charge test should not equate wealth with worth

Supreme Court places immoral value on human lives in recent ruling “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of…

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Higher education should not come at a higher price
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Higher education should not come at a higher price

UC should take advantage of increased state funding The Editorial Board denounces the tuition hike proposed by the UC Board of Regents. The two different proposals that the…

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