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The collective effort for individual well-being

The collective effort for individual well-being

Students, faculty aim to promote wellness Chemistry professor Andreas Toupadakis makes sure to ask the 400 plus students in his lectures questions which allow him to learn more about them. His questions range from whether they would prefer that he upload homework assignments online to whether they know about the Reflection Room in the...

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Memorial honors victims of police violence

Memorial honors victims of police violence

971 individuals were killed by the police in 2016 Every year, the Department of Chicana/o Studies creates an altar for Dia de los Muertos with staff, students and others in the ethnic studies departments. This year, the department built a community altar in memory of victims of police violence in 2016. The altar was...

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Students walk out of classes to protest potential tuition hikes

Students walk out of classes to protest potential tuition hikes

Students respond to termination of UC tuition freeze On Monday, Nov. 21, approximately 30 students gathered at the Memorial Union and marched through the Coffee House to Mrak Hall from 12 to 1 p.m. to protest potential UC tuition hikes. The protest, which was advertised in a Facebook event for UC Davis students, was...

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Last Week in Senate

Last Week in Senate

New senators sworn into office The ASUCD Senate held its weekly meeting in the Mee Room on the third floor of the Memorial Union on Thursday, Dec. 1. Before the meeting a ceremony was held for senators who were terming out for the fall. Terming out senators included Josh Dalavai, Adilla Jamaludin, Parteek Singh,...

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Eight ways to be productive this winter

Eight ways to be productive this winter

How to not completely waste your month-long break Aggies were ecstatic to learn about the extra week added to winter vacation. With so much time and no classes to attend, it might be tempting to catch up on all of those Netflix series you put on hold during finals. However, there are some ways...

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Last week in senate

Dec 7, 2016
Last week in senate

ASUCD holds last meeting of the quarter On Thursday, Nov. 17 ASUCD held its last meeting before the Thanksgiving break. Senators Shaitaj Dhaliwal and Sam Park were absent. The first piece of legislation presented was Senate Bill #19, introduced by Senator Adilla Jamaludin. SB #19 would allocate $102 from senate reserves for 20 self-care...

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Where does the money go?

Where does the money go?

Breaking down the difference between tuition, Student Services Fees, campus-based fees University of California (UC) students are not so different from one another; whether attending school in Davis, Berkeley or LA, all UC students pay a baseline cost for education. Tuition, along with the Student Services Fee (SSF), is set by the UC Regents...

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Opportunities for UC Davis community members to give back to others this holiday season

Opportunities for UC Davis community members to give back to others this holiday season

Mercer Clinic for Pets of the Homeless, UC Davis Children’s Hospital, ASUCD Pantry all solicit donations’ This holiday season, Aggies have many opportunities to give back to the UC Davis community. Currently, the Mercer Clinic for Pets of the Homeless, an organization run by UC Davis students, is asking for monetary donations in order...

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Spirited then, spirited now

Spirited then, spirited now

The lively yet little-known history of Cruess Hall On her first day, Karen Nofziger sat at her desk in Cruess Hall, nervous about her new job as Staff Manager of the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology. A faculty member strode by with strawberry ice cream sprinkled with almonds and offered her...

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Student representatives of Chancellor Search Committee to potentially resign

Student representatives of Chancellor Search Committee to potentially resign

Graduate Student Association, ASUCD Senate pass resolutions calling for concessions from UC President Janet Napolitano The search for a new UC Davis chancellor continues after the resignation of controversial former chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi, this past August. Now, more resignations could be on the way from Brian Riley and Elly Oltersdorf, the graduate and...

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