Higher Education

The State Hornet
Student expresses frustration over uncontested ASI elections

Apr 15, 2014

As an active student and leader in several campus organizations and clubs, senior sociology major Eddie Triste first heard of the upcoming Associated Students Inc. election two days after they were announced and applications were closed. ...

The State Hornet
Community Service Officers help maintain low crime rate

By having one of the largest Community Service Officer programs, Sacramento State remains one of the safest campuses in the California State University system.  



The State Hornet
Activists want taxes for oil extraction to help fund California higher education

Apr 15, 2014

At a San Jose State town hall meeting April 9, environmental activist and billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer demanded oil companies agree to pay a severance tax on the extraction of oil in California.

Capitol Alert
California’s community college completion rate fell during the Great Recession

Apr 15, 2014
California’s community college completion rate fell during the Great Recession

Completion rates at the California Community Colleges have fallen steadily over the past four years, according to the first update of the system's Student Success Scorecard. The accountability report released Tuesday, which tracks key performance meas...

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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...

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),...

The California Aggie
UC Davis produces Miss Sacramento County winner, again

Apr 10, 2014

According to Ashley Ott, a fifth-year cell biology major at UC Davis, expectations are high for contestants in the Miss Sacramento County pageant. This year, Ott came the closest to meeting them, as she is the fourth UC Davis student in a row to win the competition. She continued the relationship between Davis and...



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