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The California Aggie
Arts Week

Oct 23, 2014

MUSIC   Daedalus String Quartet Oct. 24, 7 p.m., $8 for students Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Listen to classical music from this quartet, consisting of violinists Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violist Jessica Thompson and cellist Thomas Kraines.   San Francisco Symphony Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $62 Mondavi Center Enjoy performances Appalachian...

The California Aggie
The AB540 and Undocumented Student Center celebrates grand opening

Oct 23, 2014

The AB540 and Undocumented Student Center celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting event Oct. 21 at its on-campus location in the Student Community Center. In addition to guest speakers, including Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Adela de la Torre and UC Davis Law School Dean Kevin Johnson, the event featured cultural dance performances from...

The California Aggie
Ideas, grants and public benefit continue to drive research

Oct 23, 2014

The University of California system prides itself on its leading role in worldwide research, and the UC Davis campus is no different. From tenured faculty and graduate student projects to on-campus research institutes and the Undergraduate Research Center, UC Davis serves as a major contributor to the UC system research pool. “ constantly...

The California Aggie
News in Brief—Aggie Surplus renovations in progress

Oct 23, 2014

Aggie Surplus, formerly known as the Bargain Barn, recently underwent renovations to bring in more student traffic and update the overall aesthetic appearance of the facility. These aesthetic renovations have varied from painting walls and redoing flooring to rearranging the store display. Aggie Surplus specializes in the sale of marketable items that are either...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Police Department makes major effort to enhance campus safety

Oct 23, 2014
UC Davis Police Department makes major effort to enhance campus safety

The UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD) is currently implementing new programs, while also revamping existing ones, to promote student safety on campus. Pushing to better serve the campus community, the department has been working on several projects to be released this fall. Safe Rides, the police escort service, has previously provided students transportation around...

The State Hornet
Sac State considers religious observance

Oct 22, 2014

The Sacramento State Faculty Policies Committee discussed the possibility of a calendar of religious and cultural holidays to help faculty schedule classes with student beliefs in mind, during the committee's Oct. 15 meeting.



The State Hornet
Alexie explains his alcoholism and humor

Oct 22, 2014

For the first time, the 2014 OneBook selection was a work of short stories about the Native American experience, entitled “Blasphemy”.



The State Hornet
Sac State seeks water policy experts

Oct 22, 2014

A recent initiative created by the administration of Academic Affairs focuses on hiring new professors with an expertise in water policy and several water-related fields including hydrogeology and water resources engineering.

The State Hornet
Gonzalez inducted into Hall of Champions

Oct 22, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez was inducted into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Hall of Champions Oct. 8 during the association’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado.



The California Aggie
An interview with new Classics professor Colin Webster

Oct 21, 2014

UC Davis Classics professor Colin Webster recently joined the department this year after receiving his doctorate in Classics from Columbia University in June. He is currently researching ancient science, medicine and philosophy. More specifically, he’s researching the way shifts in technology change our explanations of the natural world’s inner-workings. Webster, who has been researching...

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