PG&E fails Californians, again
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PG&E fails Californians, again

Power shut-offs by PG&E necessitates awareness, preparedness It’s wildfire season in California and, unsurprisingly, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has yet again caused trouble for the…

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Cartoon: Did you know?
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Athletes have a right to be compensated, UC Davis should lead by example
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Athletes have a right to be compensated, UC Davis should lead by example

SB 206 a virtuous step toward ethical compensation for student-athletes On Sept. 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206, the “Fair Pay to Play Act,” into…

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Humor: Unitrans L line out of service due to student’s fears of “Taking L’s”
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Humor: Unitrans L line out of service due to student’s fears of “Taking L’s”

Why take the L when you can take the W?  The L line has finally dropped out of service after weeks of sudden fear-induced desolation.  As the stressful…

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Humor: Freshman artfully dodges past romance in the Dining Commons
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Humor: Freshman artfully dodges past romance in the Dining Commons

“We snapchatted for a few weeks after, then he ghosted me.” In the Tercero Dining Commons this morning, first-year biological sciences major Katie Smith found herself in the…

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Andrew Luck’s retirement reminds us of the darker side of the NFL
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Andrew Luck’s retirement reminds us of the darker side of the NFL

In a league that does too little to protect players, Andrew Luck found his happiness taken away by constant rehabilitation, injuries Andrew Luck’s sudden retirement from the NFL…

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California mustn’t blink in fight against plastic pollution
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California mustn’t blink in fight against plastic pollution

Failing to vote on landmark plastic legislation, California must bring bills back next year, start a national conversation about plastic pollution  California’s 2019 Legislative Session reached its chaotic…

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Unprecedented impeachment inquiry deserves our full attention
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Unprecedented impeachment inquiry deserves our full attention

Call your representative, choose your news source wisely Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the U.S. House of Representatives would initiate a formal impeachment inquiry against…

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New band, same members: Harmful Band-Uh! culture cannot be taken lightly or repeated
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New band, same members: Harmful Band-Uh! culture cannot be taken lightly or repeated

What oversight does the university actually have on reformed UC Davis Marching Band? The Cal Aggie Marching Band, known to most students as Band-Uh!, was formally disbanded on…

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Letter from the Editor
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Letter from the Editor

From the 2019–2020 Editor-in-Chief Welcome back returning students, and for incoming students, welcome to UC Davis — you’re an Aggie now! My name is Kaelyn Tuermer-Lee and I am…

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Guest: University students deserve access to medication abortion on campus
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Guest: University students deserve access to medication abortion on campus

To our future patients  As future medical providers, we are faced with the impending challenge of meeting patients’ needs in an era of historic hostility to health care…

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Humor: The ants in my apartment are my only friends
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Humor: The ants in my apartment are my only friends

An ode to the loneliness (and inevitable infestations) of Summer Session Hello there, gents. I am a student taking Summer Session II, and I would like to share…

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“First Lady of Wine” Heidi Peterson Barrett talks success as pioneer winemaker
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“First Lady of Wine” Heidi Peterson Barrett talks success as pioneer winemaker

Former UC Davis student has now influenced wine industry Heidi Peterson Barrett, queen of the American winemaking industry, an icon and oenological legend, was born in Berkeley, CA,…

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“Yesterday” offers musical fun with philosophical plot twists
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“Yesterday” offers musical fun with philosophical plot twists

Film questions trends and authenticity in music world If you’re a fan of movies written by Richard Curtis (“Love Actually,” “Notting Hill” or “About Time”) or directed by…

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Humor: Murder on the Orientation Express
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Humor: Murder on the Orientation Express

“May Otto the Arboretum Otter rest his soul” You know, there is something about a tangle of strangers pressed together for days with nothing in common but the…

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