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UC Davis to withdraw from UC Student Health Insurance Plan

May 16, 2013

After the recent discovery of a $57 million deficit in the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP), UC Davis has made the decision to withdraw from UC SHIP and move forward with alternate options. The deficit has been accumulating since 2010; monthly monitoring of the plan was not performed at the same level...

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ASUCD bill to grant money to community-specific graduations fails

May 16, 2013

A bill to increase funding for community-specific graduation ceremonies did not pass at the ASUCD Senate meeting on May 9. The bill would have increased funding to ethnic graduation ceremonies by $1,300. Senate Bill 94 was first presented to ASUCD on May 2, asking for $5,100 in grants to fund the graduation ceremonies. It...

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Davis Farmers Market features local vendors, restaurants

May 16, 2013

Every Wednesday evening and Saturday night, Davis residents flock to downtown Davis for the Davis Farmers Market. The market is located at Central Park between Fourth and D Streets. It is a beloved tradition for the City of Davis and is known for selling various types of food and drink. People of all ages...

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Campus Judicial Report

May 16, 2013

Four Two Oh No Two Resident Advisors (RA) were doing their rounds in a residence hall when they smelled marijuana wafting through the halls of the floor they were on. They followed their noses to one particular room, and after pinpointing the source of the smell they proceeded to call the police. When the...

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Beer culture expands in Davis with the Food Science Brewing Club

May 16, 2013
Beer culture expands in Davis with the Food Science Brewing Club

Twenty students are completely silent, brows beneath sunglasses furrowed in deep concentration as they scribble notes on a scorecard. They sniff, swirl, sniff, gulp and ponder. They’re tasting beer. Earlier in the evening, Brad Titus, an officer of the Food Science Brewing Club (FSBC), proposed a question: Without sight, can we discern different beer...

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Sequester impacts California, nation

May 16, 2013

Although the sequester has already been in effect for over two months, for the most part, it is still too early to determine which services within the City of Davis will be impacted. “The consensus around here related to the effects of sequestration is primarily uncertainty,” said Kelly Stachowicz, deputy city manager for the...

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Police briefs

May 16, 2013

WEDNESDAY May 8 Interrogation not necessary At Oxford Circle, somebody noticed all the seats were missing from a group of bikes and noticed a guy standing around by them. When the person confronted him, the guy pulled out a seat and admitted to taking it. FRIDAY May 10 Why the evil eye A person...

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UC Davis to host 43rd annual Black Family Day

May 16, 2013

The dust has barely settled on the UC Davis Quad after Whole Earth Festival, as attention turns to the celebration of another facet of the Davis community. On May 18, the Cross Cultural Center (CCC) will host the 43rd annual Black Family Day (BFD) an event which commemorates the “historical, social, artistic and educational...

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Over 22,000 applicants admitted to UC Davis for 2013-14 school year, admit rate drops

May 16, 2013

Applications to UC Davis increased by 11.4 percent compared to last year. The University received a total of 69,642 applicants for the class of 2017, as opposed to last year’s 62,515. Of this group, 22,008 applicants received acceptance letters, creating an admit rate of 39.4 percent. Of the applicants admitted, 5,065 are out-of-state residents...

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Local wine bar recognizes ‘Indiana Jones of Viticulture’

May 16, 2013

Vini Wine Bar has dedicated one of its walls to the achievements of the late Harold Olmo, a highly recognized viticulturist and UC Davis professor for 46 years. Jeff Day, owner of Vini, said that the culmination of the wall in his wine bar began when he met the late Olmo’s daughter, Jeanne-Marie Olmo....

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