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Waves of Green

Apr 12, 2014
Waves of Green

Here's a good Palouse example of the freshly planted grain next to the unplanted rows.

Davis Vanguard
My View: Who Fills the Leadership Void?

Apr 12, 2014
My View: Who Fills the Leadership Void?

If you want to understand the fruits of good planning, and strong leadership, look no further than the reforms to the fire service that were finally implemented in 2013.  The moves were fought at each step of the way by the firefighters’ union, they had proxies in elected officials and some on the council,...

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Davis Vanguard
New Fire Chief Wins Over Support of East Davis Fire Protection District

Apr 12, 2014
New Fire Chief Wins Over Support of East Davis Fire Protection District

It was almost a year ago on April 30, 2013, that the Davis City Council was asked to weigh in on reduction of fire staffing.  At the time, Dave Ewing, Chair of the East Davis County Fire Protection District Commissioners, weighed in, in opposition to fire staff reductions. He followed up a letter to...

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Davis Vanguard
Fernandes Throws Hat in Appointment Field As the Field Fills Out

Apr 12, 2014
Fernandes Throws Hat in Appointment Field As the Field Fills Out

The school board will not have a shortage of candidates.  On Thursday we reported that Madhavi Sunder has announced she will be a candidate for appointment as well as election in November.  She represents a new face in the race. For those looking for someone who can step in and immediately catch up to...

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The California Aggie
Campus Judicial Report

Apr 11, 2014

We are brought up with the understanding that stealing is an immoral act; yet shoplifting from the UC Davis Bookstore, CoHo and other campus businesses is an ongoing issue. Tuition levels are at an all-time high, so money is understandably tight for college students, but being short on cash is never a justification for...

The California Aggie
UAW Workers strike hits UC campuses

Apr 11, 2014

Members of the UC Student Workers Union (UAW 2865) struck statewide at University of California (UC) campuses on April 2 and April 3 to protest some of the system’s alleged unfair labor practices. Davis strikers took their protest to the corner of Russell Boulevard and Howard Way on April 3. UAW 2865 represents student...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Stores unveil new graduation gowns

Apr 11, 2014

The graduating class of spring 2014 will be the first to wear blue graduation gowns at UC Davis. The color of the gowns used by the majority of UC schools, and the color of robes previously used by UC Davis, is black. The new robes will be blue with a gold stripe to match...

The California Aggie
Experimental College classes resume for Spring Quarter

Apr 11, 2014

After the suspension of Experimental College (EC) in December due to financial insecurity, the program will once again offer classes beginning April 14. ASUCD Senate approved reinstatement of classes for spring on March 13, and the launch of EC’s website went live April 8, allowing students to register for Spring Quarter classes. Although EC...

Bamboo and More
TGIF, white poppies, and Ruth Bancroft Garden plant sale

TGIF, white poppies, and Ruth Bancroft Garden plant sale

It’s been a long week, but Friday is finally here. Thank you, Katy Perry, for getting me in the mood!

Tomorrow (Saturday, April 12) is the spring plant sale at the Ruth Bancroft Garden. One of the many kinds of plants they’ll be selling is Agave montana. I have two...

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The California Aggie
UC Davis implements preferred name service

Apr 11, 2014

On March 27, UC Davis began its preferred name service, which allows UC Davis students to change their legal first names on campus systems to a preferred name through the online directory if they so choose. The name change would then automatically propagate into other campus systems such as SmartSite (which includes class rosters),...



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