Higher Education

The California Aggie
Katehi delivers State of the Campus address to UC Davis students

Jun 5, 2014

On May 19, UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi delivered her State of the Campus address to students at UC Davis. The address took place in the UC Davis Welcome Center presentation room at 5:30 p.m. Katehi said that the presentation was the same one she gives each year to the faculty senate and...

The California Aggie
UC Davis holds UCSB candlelight vigil

Jun 5, 2014

On May 29, a student-organized candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) tragedy was held on the Quad. The event included speakers from both the UC Davis and Davis communities, along with students who personally knew the UCSB victims. The event was planned by second-year neurology, physiology and behavior,...

The California Aggie
“Health Happens Here” initiates pilot program at UC Davis

Jun 5, 2014

In the next few months, “Health Happens Here,” a statewide health campaign, will bring hammocks and hydration stations to UC Davis to promote wellness and a healthy learning environment. These projects will be funded by a $50,000 grant provided by The California Endowment, a statewide health foundation that has brought its campaign to UC...

The California Aggie
Davis organization attempts to raise minimum wage to $15

Jun 5, 2014

Raise the Wage Davis has been an active organization in both the city and on campus since early January, and its main goal has been to raise Davis’ minimum wage from $8 to $15. Raise the Wage Davis’ first event was its campaign kick-off in early January. Since then it has also hosted a...

The California Aggie
Outside the bound, a look into UC Davis’ hidden population

Jun 5, 2014

Sharon Haanstra, a third-year transfer student and psychology major, walks the UC Davis campus wearing a shawl, chandelier earrings and stylish glasses. Heavy backpack in tow, she has just left her bio-psychology class and is beginning to stress out about her upcoming final. On the surface, Haanstra seems like the typical undergraduate student. She...

The State Hornet
Sac State guest lecturer, Maya Angelou, dies at 86

Jun 2, 2014

American author and poet Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, at the age of 86.

The California Aggie
Student volunteers plan 12th annual UC Davis Pre-Medical, Pre-Health Conference

Jun 1, 2014

After a year of hard work and careful planning by a group of student volunteers, the UC Davis Pre-Health Student Alliance is in preparation to host over 8,500 people at the 12th annual Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions National Conference this coming October. Every year, the conference exhibits a large selection of around 300 specialized...

The California Aggie
Robert Reich screens his documentary ‘Inequality for All’ at UC Davis

Jun 1, 2014

The United States has the fourth highest degree of wealth inequality in the world and is experiencing its worst levels of income inequality since 1929. These are a few of the key issues discussed in the film “Inequality for All,” screened on May 19 at the Mondavi Center. Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of...

The California Aggie
International House hosts second Formal Without Borders

Jun 1, 2014

On the corner of College Park and Russell Boulevard stands a white building ornamented by a fringe of foreign flags. International House represents a celebration of culture, and this year it hosted Formal Without Borders, a new tradition for the international development clubs of UC Davis. The second Formal Without Borders was held on...

The California Aggie
UC Davis students voice their opinions on UCSB shooting

May 31, 2014
UC Davis students voice their opinions on UCSB shooting

Hanni Newland First-year neurobiology, physiology and behavior major “I think a lot of times in tragedies like this, you get caught up in it and you don’t think about how these people had friends, had families,had lives — you just hear a name and see a face. I don’t feel unsafe [being on a...

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