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Advocacy groups write letters to UC President amid concerns of anti-Semitism

Advocacy groups write letters to UC President amid concerns of anti-Semitism

The letters come after two controversial student-led courses Earlier this month, the AMCHA Initiative and Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), sent out two open letters to the University of California (UC) president Janet Napolitano expressing concerns of anti-Zionist sentiment among UC professors and student instructors. The letters, which were signed by 176 faculty members,...

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Student Health and Counseling Services launches Nap Campaign

Student Health and Counseling Services launches Nap Campaign

Students learn about the importance of sleep, receive nap kits UC Davis’ Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) hosted its annual Nap Campaign from Nov. 7 to 10. The event celebrated healthy napping habits with over 800 participants given nap kits, which included sleep masks, earplugs and cards with information about naps. On Nov....

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UC Davis receives $760 million for research

UC Davis receives $760 million for research

Funding for research in public health, veterinary sciences, agriculture tops $700 million $760 million in external research funding was awarded to the UC Davis for the fiscal year 2015 to 2016. According to the UC Davis News site, this is the fourth highest among University of California (UC) campuses. The awards mostly came from...

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Two sexual assault occurrences reported during Fall Quarter

Two sexual assault occurrences reported during Fall Quarter

On campus resources available to students who are victims of sexual violence Twice during Fall Quarter, students have been notified via e-mail or text message of sexual assaults occurring near campus. One incident was at West Village and another on A Street near the intramural fields. The first occurred late at night on Oct....

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Hart Hall: a hearty history

Hart Hall: a hearty history

On campus building houses departments, programs with passion Newspaper clippings displaying images of advocates including Malcolm X and Angela Davis and articles documenting UC Davis protests adorn the walls of George H. Hart Hall. The hall is included in the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the earliest-constructed buildings on UC...

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A Davis feast

A Davis feast

Campus food resources allow affordable seasonal recipes Orange is the new black as fall season is in full swing. Pumpkins, squash, pies, cinnamon lattes and other fall favorites have finally made it to the table. There are various ways for students to enjoy the spirit of autumn in their meals, even on a college...

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This week in Senate

This week in Senate

ASUCD Senators meet with Interim Chancellor The ASUCD Senate meeting on Nov. 10 was called to order at 6:09 p.m. At the time of roll call, Senators Samantha Chiang, Sam Park and Ricardo Martinez were absent. Chiang and Martinez arrived later in the meeting. Interim Chancellor Ralph Hexter gave a report of recent campus...

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The life of former Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi post-resignation

The life of former Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi post-resignation

Katehi writes memoir, moves out of chancellor housing Linda P.B. Katehi, the Former UC Davis Chancellor has settled into a paid sabbatical leave this academic year after a series of controversies. Katehi, who resigned as chancellor on Aug. 9, is currently writing a memoir about her experiences as a woman in the electrical engineering...

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Taking another route to class

Taking another route to class

Unitrans, TAPS’ history at UC Davis Commuting to campus can be a daunting task, depending on what mode of transportation is used. Biking and busing to campus are popular modes of transportation that serve as products of UC Davis’ history of promoting alternative modes of transportation in order to reduce air pollution. “Historically, a...

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Tips for holiday trips

Tips for holiday trips

UC Davis students share their various ways of getting home for school breaks Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and after nine weeks of assignments, midterms and papers, many students are eager to get home for a four-day weekend with family, friends and loved ones. However, before enjoying a holiday break filled with feasting...

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