2014-15 Goodbye Editorial
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2014-15 Goodbye Editorial

The Editorial Board says Goodbye By MUNA SADEK Editor in Chief In my final weeks at the newsroom, even the things that were once so off-putting have begun…

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With multiple recent culturally-insensitive events that have taken place in the UC Davis community, The California Aggie Editorial Board have decided to try to understand why these offensive…

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Myths and Misconceptions about Health
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Myths and Misconceptions about Health

(Insert Symptom Here): There’s a pill for that Headaches, asthma, fever, viral infections, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety and any other conditions all seem to have…

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Rape? Yes I do want to talk about it
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Rape? Yes I do want to talk about it

Closing Sexual assault is a tricky topic to talk about.  It’s a topic that many people feel too uncomfortable to address in the first place. When they do…

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In Our Nature
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In Our Nature

And in each breath, infinity Look up. A brisk night breeze sends a shiver down my spine as I stand under the the vast expanse of the winter…

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Selfcare Warfare: Intersections Matter, Don’t Forget That
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Selfcare Warfare: Intersections Matter, Don’t Forget That

In this last installment of Selfcare Warfare, I want to talk about something that I think is  easily forgotten in conversations regarding privilege and social justice issues. It’s…

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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution
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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution

Life after Death Grips We begin this week with a shameless reference to what is arguably the best rap-electronica group that’s ever walked our strange planet, but I…

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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Dealing with ignorant people
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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Dealing with ignorant people

From an early age, we’re taught about the lasting physiological effects of alcohol and drug abuse. We’ve memorized the different kinds of contraception – they practically told us…

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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution: Resisting Minimum Rage
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Coming of Age in the Digital Revolution: Resisting Minimum Rage

At 21, I’ve had a lot of jobs. In-N-Out Burger, Trader Joe’s, selling chocolate milk at a Farmers Market and  a handful of other gigs with local Mom…

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Selfcare Warfare: Calling-In, A Better Way
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Selfcare Warfare: Calling-In, A Better Way

So far I’ve talked a lot about recognizing and deconstructing behaviors and thought patterns reliant on forms of oppression and marginalisation like racism, femmephobia, sexual entitlement, monosexism and…

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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Healthcare and undocumented immigrants
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Myths and Misconceptions about Health: Healthcare and undocumented immigrants

As a member of a minority group in the U.S., I have many relatives with firsthand experience of the structural violence within medical institutions. Structural violence refers to…

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Guest Opinion: Making mistakes
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Guest Opinion: Making mistakes

Over the last three years here at UC Davis, I have learned a lot about myself, and in particular, a lot about who I want to be. They…

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In Our Nature: Good Tidings
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In Our Nature: Good Tidings

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunlight flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you…

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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Stopping the rapists
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Rape? Yes, I do want to talk about it: Stopping the rapists

It is fact that one in six females will get raped at some point during their lifetime. And every 107 seconds, another rape occurs in America. So I…

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Selfcare Warfare: Don’t forget the non-monosexuals: bi/pan/poly-phobia
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Selfcare Warfare: Don’t forget the non-monosexuals: bi/pan/poly-phobia

To conclude this series of columns relating to oppressive ideologies and behaviors connected to the LGBTQIA+ community and because it’s Pride Month, I want to talk about something…

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