Flick Chick: Yes, I’m going to talk about Boyhood
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Flick Chick: Yes, I’m going to talk about Boyhood

Everyone I’ve met, movie buff or general viewer, has an opinion about Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2014). It came out last August after being filmed over a period of…

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ASUCD holds uncontested election
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ASUCD holds uncontested election

Disconnect between student body, student government greater than ever If Rome did indeed fall in a day, maybe it’s not so unfathomable that ASUCD has seemingly collapsed in…

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The UCD Files: Why the CoHo Piano should just be decoration this week
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The UCD Files: Why the CoHo Piano should just be decoration this week

I’m not positive as to what led to pianos being on campus, and I’m sure it was well-intended and is a nice idea in theory. There are a…

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Psyches & Serpents: The more you know
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Psyches & Serpents: The more you know

“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein When I began this column almost seven weeks ago (more if you count…

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#MuslimLivesMatter
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#MuslimLivesMatter

Three Muslim college students were fatally shot at their apartment near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill campus Tues., Feb. 10. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; Yusor Mohammad,…

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Guest Submission: Response to “ The UCD Files: Not a Sports School?”
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Guest Submission: Response to “ The UCD Files: Not a Sports School?”

Two weeks ago, The Aggie ran an article (“The UCD Files: Not a Sports School?”) that was deeply disappointing.  The columnist poses and answers the question “Given a…

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Sustainability in the built environment: The California drought – a nationwide problem
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Sustainability in the built environment: The California drought – a nationwide problem

It’s now the middle of February and the city of Davis has had less than 10 days of rain this month. This fact is both troubling and sad.…

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Flick Chick: The Oscar Push
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Flick Chick: The Oscar Push

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Academy Awards are this Sunday. So print out your predictions sheet, place your bets and go over to your…

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Guest Submission: Response to Divestment Resolution Vote
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Guest Submission: Response to Divestment Resolution Vote

It is time for the UC Davis administration to listen to the students. On Jan. 29, I, and other faculty members, were invited to attend the meeting at…

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Guest Submission: Letter to the Editor, on Azka Fayyaz, Stephen Silver
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Guest Submission: Letter to the Editor, on Azka Fayyaz, Stephen Silver

To the Editor, In Stephen Silver’s opinion piece regarding satirical comments made by Azka Fayyaz, Silver gets the facts so wrong and exhibits moral inconsistency so drastic that…

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The UCD Files: What type of studier are you?
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The UCD Files: What type of studier are you?

I am as shocked as you, but we must face the facts: week five is over and we’re halfway through another UC Davis quarter. It’s time for another…

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Psyches & Serpents: Tell me what you really think
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Psyches & Serpents: Tell me what you really think

I read a fantastic Radio Parallax interview in the Winter edition of KDViations. It was with Dr. James Fallon, a neuroscientist. In the middle of the interview, and…

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Editorial Board reflects on actions of ASUCD senator Azka Fayyaz
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Editorial Board reflects on actions of ASUCD senator Azka Fayyaz

On Jan. 29, ASUCD Senate Resolution No. 9 passed with an 8-2-2 vote. The resolution calls for the University of California Board of Regents to divest from “corporations…

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Guest Opinion:  Response to ASUCD Senator Azka Fayyaz’s Letter to the Community
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Guest Opinion: Response to ASUCD Senator Azka Fayyaz’s Letter to the Community

ASUCD Senator Azka Fayyaz’s “Letter to the community” (Feb. 3), purportedly explaining an anti-Israel comment she posted on her Facebook account, is itself offensive, as it trivializes anti-Jewish…

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Flick Chick: Should we kiss while they’re kissing on screen?
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Flick Chick: Should we kiss while they’re kissing on screen?

Dinner and a movie: the classic beginnings of a budding romance. Even to those who often date, the pairing of these two harmless activities provokes stress, embarrassment and…

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