Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Cat Calling
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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Cat Calling

Ah, Picnic Day—a wonderful event filled with friends and popsicles and music and puppies. It’s a day we all look forward to, a day we can’t wait to…

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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Ebola Epidemic or Hysteria?
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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Ebola Epidemic or Hysteria?

I wouldn’t doubt that over the last several months you’ve come across the word ebola through multiple means of communication and social media. It may have been the…

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Rising Above the Noise—A Midterms Meditation
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Rising Above the Noise—A Midterms Meditation

It’s that time again; midterms are upon us. I know many of you have had some already, and I hope they went great. For those of us who…

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Campus community working to combat stigma surrounding mental health
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Campus community working to combat stigma surrounding mental health

In the next month, three student-run groups, which include Out of the Darkness, Active Minds and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), are planning events to help…

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Coming of age in the digital revolution: High hopes for higher ed—reflecting on the future of higher ed
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Coming of age in the digital revolution: High hopes for higher ed—reflecting on the future of higher ed

One thing I’ve come to appreciate about my UC Davis education is the fact that on some days, even when I’m dead tired, slept through my alarm and…

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Self-care Warfare: Stop Saying That About the Weather
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Self-care Warfare: Stop Saying That About the Weather

One of the more pervasive and often not thought about forms of oppressions that has gained a large amount of attention recently is ableism. Ableism is a form…

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Cuts on the horizon for ASUCD
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Cuts on the horizon for ASUCD

Last quarter, ASUCD passed Senate Bill #46, requiring that this year’s budget proposal will have to cut around $50,000 in anticipation of potential future deficits. On top of…

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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: The Calcium Complex – Is Milk Really The Best Source Of Calcium?
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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: The Calcium Complex – Is Milk Really The Best Source Of Calcium?

Growing up in the United States, you were more than likely taught and maybe even scolded by your parents, grandparents and other authority figures to drink milk. They…

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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: The Very Ineffective Program (VIP)
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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: The Very Ineffective Program (VIP)

With the growing trend of disgusting rapists, and the increasing movement to stop disgusting rapists, the Obama administration has made it it their mission to educate us about…

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In Our Nature: The Sweet, Wild Call
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In Our Nature: The Sweet, Wild Call

As the humble ambassador of the great outdoors, in this column I am compelled to break from my usual style to call attention to two significant occasions coming…

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Guest Letter: Minimum Wage Rally
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Guest Letter: Minimum Wage Rally

Dear UC Davis Faculty, We are writing to ask that you provide your students with an opportunity for extra credit if they attend and write about their observations…

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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution: Adventures in a Cyberplayground
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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution: Adventures in a Cyberplayground

I recently had an experience that left me with a new perspective on how to relate to other people. I’d traveled to San Francisco on a whim, taking…

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Self-care Warfare: It’s Everywhere – Unlearning Racism
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Self-care Warfare: It’s Everywhere – Unlearning Racism

Now that I’ve hopefully built up enough of a background for you and I to be on the same page, I think I can start to discuss some…

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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Protein Mania
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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Protein Mania

Where do you get your protein? No, where do you get your fiber? As a vegan, I often receive the question “Where do you get your protein?” In…

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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Alcohol — why its familiarity makes it that much more dangerous
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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Alcohol — why its familiarity makes it that much more dangerous

Fact: Every 21 hours there is another rape on an American college campus. Fact: College women are most vulnerable to rape during the first few weeks of the…

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