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The California Aggie
UC Davis students gather to protest Ferguson grand jury verdict

Nov 25, 2014

At 12:00 p.m. on Nov. 25, a few hundred students gathered next to the Coffee House (CoHo) to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson yesterday. Wilson, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man, in August, sparking mass protests in Ferguson and throughout the country....

The California Aggie
UC Davis student leads therapeutic riding program “Answered Prayers”

Nov 25, 2014

Hoping to inspire and help people from all walks of life, third-year animal science major Katherine Griffin has started her own nonprofit therapeutic horse riding program in Sacramento called Answered Prayers. “I started volunteering my freshman year at a barn in Vacaville, so I got to see a lot of different disabilities and how...

The California Aggie
Davis Community Meals hosts 12th annual Thanksgiving meal

Nov 25, 2014

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the city of Davis is trying its best to ensure that all people in the community receive the bountiful Thanksgiving feast that Americans dream of all year long. Davis Community Meals (DCM), an organization designed to ensure that low-income and homeless members living in the city of Davis...

The California Aggie
Local community and artists explore synesthesia with art

Nov 25, 2014
Local community and artists explore synesthesia with art

For Lauren Traetto, numbers are much more than just figures. Nine is an older and reasonable number. Seven is red and a youthful boy. Six is his bossy little sister who has an illusion that she will be hurt and one is a small boy who always does the right thing. Traetto has synesthesia,...

The State Hornet
Red folders on school desktops ease access to mental health services

Nov 25, 2014

Red folders showed up on computers around Sacramento State and other CSU campuses to raise mental health awareness for students.

The California Aggie
Susan Mann wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 25, 2014

Susan Mann, a UC Davis history professor emerita, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2014 lifetime achievement awards from the American Historical Association. Mann, who is the former chair of the UC Davis history department, is the first UC Davis history professor to receive this award. Though Mann has received...

The California Aggie
Pokémon culture at UC Davis thrives

Nov 25, 2014

The release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire has, once again, brought the popular franchise to the forefront of people’s attention. However, for some fans, interest in the game is not limited to new releases. On July 6, Alex Ogloza, a recent UC Davis graduate with a major in communication, won the...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Students Call for Statewide

Nov 24, 2014

On Nov. 24 at noon, hundreds of UC Davis students and community members gathered on the Quad and staged a march through Downtown Davis as a part of the “UC/CSU/CC Statewide Call for Action” protest regarding the UC Regents’ decision to increase UC tuition by five percent annually over the next five years. Last week,...

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The State Hornet
Rock auction rolls in big spenders

Nov 24, 2014

From the midnight blue facets of azurite crystals to the twisting, concentric layers of petrified wood, all kinds of rocks, minerals and fossils found buyers and admirers Friday evening at the 11th Annual Geology Club Rock Auction.

The State Hornet
Information Technology Committee not officially involved with strategic planning for Information Technology

Nov 23, 2014

The Faculty Senate discussed the level of involvement the Academic Information Technology Committee has with Information Technology in their meeting in the Foothill Suite on Thursday.

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