Winning by losing: tanking has entered the NFL
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Winning by losing: tanking has entered the NFL

In order to win in today’s NFL you must lose first. The Miami Dolphins have not won a playoff game in almost 19 years. They’ve lost each of…

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Humor: Student asks professor to round grade from 67% to 90%, it doesn’t work
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Humor: Student asks professor to round grade from 67% to 90%, it doesn’t work

Close your eyes and imagine this: You receive the startling notification that your final has been graded and posted on Canvas.  As expected, you hardly managed to scrape…

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How green are California and Canada, really?
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How green are California and Canada, really?

Self-proclaimed environmental champions have a ways to go Within the span of a few days last summer, I made the trip from Davis to the Bay area three…

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Cartoon: Sweet Turtle Tears
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We should be fine with eliminating library fines
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We should be fine with eliminating library fines

 Library fines are every avid library patron’s nightmare, but they don’t have to be This summer I went back to my library to work as a co-coordinator running…

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Transition to UCPath has proved disastrous for student workers
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Transition to UCPath has proved disastrous for student workers

There can be zero room for errors in paying students for their work UCPath, the UC system’s new payroll system, wreaked havoc when it was first rolled out…

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

May discusses positions on commencement, student safety, employment, among other issues The California Aggie Editorial Board sat down with Chancellor Gary May on Monday to talk about issues…

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Letter to the Editor
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Letter to the Editor

Former director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott Lloyd responds to The California Aggie’s editorial on DNA sampling of migrants To the Editor:  Re: “DNA sampling of…

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Flock of arboretum couples make runner uncomfortable
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Flock of arboretum couples make runner uncomfortable

UC Davis students feels alone, sad and gross  Last Tuesday, first-year communications major Brian Greene decided to head for a run in the arboretum after consuming 1,188 calories…

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In sports, performance doesn’t always have to trump character
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In sports, performance doesn’t always have to trump character

Mike Vick: dog owner Michael Vick is the most divisive NFL player of all time. Before going to prison, Vick ran a dog fighting ring and killed underperforming…

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Is faking your death the only way to get your absences excused?
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Is faking your death the only way to get your absences excused?

Another one bites the dust More often than you’d like, you get that one flat-haired professor who really demands your company in class. You know, the whole “attendance…

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The best environmentalist movie you’ve never heard of
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The best environmentalist movie you’ve never heard of

“Koyaanisqatsi” (1982) stands the test of time The release of “An Inconvenient Truth” in 2006 helped initiate a string of powerful new documentaries about the existential threat of…

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DNA sampling of migrants is inhumane, unjust
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DNA sampling of migrants is inhumane, unjust

Trump administrations denies migrants a shred of human dignity Between impeachment inquiries, elections and cease-fires, it may be easy to find oneself distracted by the political turmoil currently…

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Letter to the Editor
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Letter to the Editor

Chancellor May responds to The California Aggie’s editorial voicing concerns about the 2020 commencement To the Editor:  Re: “Students deserve a commencement that celebrates them, not a high-profile…

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Let kids read what they want to read
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Let kids read what they want to read

Judging kids for what they read discourages them from exploring their interests I’ve talked a bit about how I’ve personally felt disgruntled with the reading curriculum throughout my…

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