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This Week in Senate

Oct 5, 2015
This Week in Senate

ASUCD Senate holds first meeting of the school year On Oct. 1, ASUCD Vice President Gareth Smythe called to order the first senate meeting of the year at 6:14 p.m in Memorial Union’s Mee Room. All senators were present at roll call with the exception of Miguel Guerrero and Gabriel Johnson, who both arrived...

Animal rights activist group protests UC Davis Primates Center

Sep 27, 2015
Animal rights activist group protests UC Davis Primates Center

Center under fire for alleged neglect, maltreatment of monkeys On Sept. 16, local activist group Free Davis Primates held its first protest of the year at the UC Davis California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC). The CNPRC, which allows researchers to experiment on non-human primates, has long been a source of controversy, with animal...

News in brief: La Raza Cultural Days celebrates 46th annual week of events

May 7, 2015

Last week, the La Raza Cultural Days (LRCD) committee and the UC Davis Cross Cultural Center came together to present the 46th annual La Raza Cultural Days on campus. The theme this year was “nuestros desafios fortalecen nuestra Resistencia,” which translates to “our struggles empower our resistance.” Events started on April 27, with a...

Campus updates, reaffirms Principles of Community

May 7, 2015

On April 28, a reaffirmation ceremony was held for the Principles of Community in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. The principles were created in April 1990 and have seen revisions in 1996, 2001, 2008 and 2010. Campus organizations such as the academic senate, Early Outreach Program, Affirmative...

News in Brief—Active Minds holds suicide awareness campaign

Apr 30, 2015

Earlier this week, Active Minds held its first-ever End the Silence Suicide Campaign on the West Quad. Active Minds is a national organization that focuses on raising awareness about mental health issues and mental illnesses. The organization provides students with information about campus and community resources that could help with any mental health issues....

New ASUCD controller appointed

Apr 28, 2015

Beginning this spring quarter, ASUCD welcomed its new executive controller Francisco Lara following a competitive interview cycle. Lara, a third-year economics and political science double major, has a vast background in finances and ASUCD. He has experience in budgeting and financing, including writing the budget for delegations at the Student of Color conference, University...

News in Brief: Police department, students come together for community forum

Apr 21, 2015

UC Davis students and the UC Davis Police Department hosted this year’s third community forum entitled “Realism and Racism” on April 14 in the ARC Ballroom. This forum series is a student initiated event meant to address current national issues and events involving police misconduct. The first forum was held on Jan. 7, titled...

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...

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