Coming of Age in the Techno-Revolution:
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Coming of Age in the Techno-Revolution:

Questioning the Physical “Real”   You know that feeling when you get out of a really good lecture and you have a total brain boner? I can relate.…

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Treat Yo Self: Politicizing Self-Care
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Treat Yo Self: Politicizing Self-Care

Is it possible to think of self-care as a method of taking care of both oneself and one’s community? Is it possible to think of self-love in a…

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The UCD Files: The Culmination
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The UCD Files: The Culmination

This is it folks, the two things you’ve been dreading all quarter. First of all, finals week is upon us, but worst of all, the UCD Files is…

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Psyches & Serpents: Goodbye (and safe travels)
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Psyches & Serpents: Goodbye (and safe travels)

This quarter has taught me a lot about mental health, inside and outside of writing this column. One thing I learned is that other people are quite willing…

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Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia panel a step in the right direction
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Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia panel a step in the right direction

On March 4, the UC Davis Middle East/South Asian Studies and Jewish Studies programs co-hosted a student panel titled “Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: The Anatomy of Twin Hatreds” in…

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Sustainability in the Built Environment: What is the ultimate goal of sustainability?
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Sustainability in the Built Environment: What is the ultimate goal of sustainability?

Thank you to everyone who read my columns and followed me throughout this process. I have learned quite a bit throughout this and I hope you have too!…

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Flick Chick: Please take a break, watch a movie
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Flick Chick: Please take a break, watch a movie

Week 10 is here and we are all stuck in a panicked relief, as the dreaded winter quarter comes to an end with more papers, finals, and yes,…

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The UCD Files: Housing rates and old roommates
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The UCD Files: Housing rates and old roommates

“If you’re going to the kitchen can you get me water?” “Yea, OK, ya. Wait, nightmare. The Brita is bone dry.” “Damn, can you fill it.” “The sink…

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Psyches & Serpents: Shopping for a new lifestyle
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Psyches & Serpents: Shopping for a new lifestyle

Currently, I am spending money like I’ve got two jobs. But for the moment I have a grand total of zero jobs. At least something in my life…

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Flick Chick: This is What Dreams Are Made Of, Hakuna Matata.
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Flick Chick: This is What Dreams Are Made Of, Hakuna Matata.

My parents say that when I was three years old, my days consisted of watching Disney’s Cinderella (1950) on repeat for at least four months. But somehow, when…

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Sustainability in the built environment: Should we invest in renewable energy?
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Sustainability in the built environment: Should we invest in renewable energy?

With the rise of renewable energy sources, the question of whether or not to invest is becoming necessary. The initial idea one must consider when thinking about investment…

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Guest Opinion: Mixed roots, same Earth
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Guest Opinion: Mixed roots, same Earth

“So, like, what are you?” “A human?” “No, you know what I mean, what are you? What’s your background?” “Oh….” This exchange is one that is probably familiar…

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Guest Opinion: Response to Editorial “ASUCD Holds Uncontested Election”
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Guest Opinion: Response to Editorial “ASUCD Holds Uncontested Election”

The Editorial Board authored an excellent piece on ASUCD’s uncontested election and the lack of student engagement. Having one political party controlling both the legislative and executive branches…

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The UCD Files: How to: Do a Davis Weekend
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The UCD Files: How to: Do a Davis Weekend

UC Davis is an incredible school. It wasn’t my first choice, and though I can’t say for sure, it may not have been yours either. I’ll admit my…

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Psyches & Serpents: The thought of asking
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Psyches & Serpents: The thought of asking

If you know who musician Amanda Palmer is, you are probably a fan. For those who don’t, she has been doing great things in the arts for a…

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