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New Memorial Union venue expected in summer 2015

Apr 18, 2013

The Memorial Union (MU) is scheduled to receive a new venue in July 2015. During the renewal project of the MU, the space that is currently occupied by the post office will feature an entertainment venue which will also function as a pub. The addition of this venue to the MU will be a...

Campus Judicial Report

Apr 18, 2013

Tardy for the Party One night in the dorms, two resident advisors (RAs) were doing their routine rounds in one of the buildings around midnight. They were heading to the stairs when they heard residents talking loudly, and as they listened closer they heard some comments regarding alcohol. The RAs knocked on the door...

Event sparks free speech debate among campus community

Apr 18, 2013

On April 11, a forum featuring Elan Journo, fellow and director of policy research at the Ayn Rand Institute; Daniel Pipes, writer, founder and director of the Middle East Forum; and Larry Greenfield, political commentator and columnist, was held in 1001 Giedt Hall to discuss conflicts in the Middle East and their stance on...

Campus custodians, groundskeepers earn time and half for Picnic Day work

Apr 18, 2013

All throughout and following the events of Picnic Day 2013, campus custodians and groundskeepers will be on site to sort through the mess that will most expectedly be left behind. David Chulick, senior custodian and UC Davis custodian of 15 years, will begin his day at 6 a.m. along with another custodian to retrieve...

Aggie Reuse Store proves to be viable new unit

Apr 4, 2013

Since its grand opening in January 2012, the Aggie Reuse Store has been functioning successfully as a new unit on campus by exceeding projected sales and meeting the necessary sales quota to remain open to the student community. Formerly known as Aggie ReStore, the Aggie Reuse Store is located in Room 163 in the...

News in brief: Student Affairs develops strategies to assist in meeting student needs

Apr 2, 2013

The Student Affairs Strategic Planning Steering Committee has identified seven strategic directions that will assist in making changes to the campus community, after surveying and interviewing campus constituents, including staff, students, faculty and alumni. According to a recent draft of the plan, the directions are intended to position the division of Student Affairs for...

News in brief: Education Abroad Center announces Enroll-in-an-Hour program

Apr 1, 2013

Beginning today, the UC Davis Education Abroad Center (EAC) will offer an expedited enrollment period, Enroll-in-an-Hour. This will allow students interested in studying abroad over the summer to enroll in a study abroad program in one hour. According to an April 1 news release, EAC peer advisors and professional staff will be available April...

UC Davis Farmers Market to return Wednesday

Apr 1, 2013

The UC Davis Farmers Market is scheduled to return Wednesday, April 3, with a Spring Kickoff. Starting with the kickoff, the zero-waste event will run every Wednesday of Spring Quarter from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Silo Patio. According to a March 28 news release, Wednesday’s market will include a photo booth,...

New research lab safety regulations to be implemented after delay

Mar 14, 2013

In an effort to reduce students’ exposure to lab risks, UC officials released new policies regarding lab safety that were to be put into effect March 1. However, the implementation of these policies has been delayed in order to allow for the review of more comments from campuses about the new regulations. These regulations...

News in Brief: Snapshot Photo Campaign organized for Picnic Day 2013

Mar 14, 2013

The Picnic Day 2013 team is organizing the Snapshot Photo Campaign for Picnic Day 2013 and asking for submissions of photos of the “perfect” Picnic Day. Selected photos will be compiled into a collage that is to be displayed at the MU, ARC and SCC during Picnic Day, according to the online event page....

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