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Davis Police holds open dialogue on military vehicle acquisition

Nov 20, 2014

The Davis Police Department (DPD) held an open dialogue on Nov. 13, in the Davis Senior Center to discuss the June 2014 acquisition of the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) from the federal government. With over nearly 60 people including city council members, the DPD and the general public, the event aimed to conduct...

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UC Davis researchers win USDA research award

Nov 20, 2014

This November, UC Davis professors Patrick Brown, Jan Hopmans and Ken Shackel, along with retired UC Cooperative Extension Specialist Larry Schwankl, received the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award. This award acknowledges universities’ multistate research projects. These researchers received this honor for their work...

The California Aggie
UC Davis earns USDA honor for agricultural efforts in Afghanistan

Nov 20, 2014

On Nov. 5, Jim Hill, associate dean for International Programs at the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Michael McGirr, national program leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture’s Center for International Programs, were presented with the 2014 USDA Secretary’s Honor Award in Washington, D.C....

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UC Board of Regents passes tuition plan

Nov 19, 2014

This morning, a committee of the University of California (UC) Board of Regents approved UC President Janet Napolitano’s tuition plan, which would increase UC tuition by up to five percent annually over the next five years. The board voted 7-2 in favor of the plan at its meeting held at the UCSF Mission Bay campus. California Gov. Jerry Brown...

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The State Hornet
Pell Grant increases discussed among state officials

Nov 19, 2014

The ins and outs of student loan debt and financial aid formed the focus of discussion Friday at the Student Aid Commission Symposium on Student Debt.

The California Aggie
Students lead protest in response to impending tuition hikes

Nov 18, 2014

Three years to the day of the infamous “pepperspray” incident involving campus police and student demonstrators, UC Davis students once again filled the Quad this afternoon to protest, this time in response to impending tuition hikes. An estimated 500-600 students, faculty and community members convened in the center of the Quad at noon, Nov....

The State Hornet
Graffiti statement warns of shooting to take place at dark, deemed as hoax

Nov 18, 2014

The Emergency Notification System (ENS) informed Sacramento State that a written graffiti threat warning of a shooting to take place on campus was found, the second threat since Nov. 4.

The State Hornet
Undocumented students talk of struggle, search for solutions

Nov 18, 2014

Sacramento State students and alumni and a high school student gathered in the WELL to share their experiences with living undocumented in the United States as well as their ideas to help other students in the same situation succeed in colleg...

The California Aggie
Artsweek

Nov 18, 2014

MUSIC   Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Nov. 18, 8 p.m., prices vary Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will lead the 18-piece New Orlean Jazz Orchestra through New Orleans musical classics and works by Basie and Ellington. There will be a 7 p.m. pre-performance talk in...

The California Aggie
Meet the ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Candidates

Nov 18, 2014
Meet the ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Candidates

Alex Lee: As the founder and president of the UC Davis Filmmaking Society, second-year political science major and independent senatorial candidate Alex Lee plans to prioritize student organizations if elected. “We have 700+ registered student organizations at UC Davis, but we don’t have ASUCD infrastructure to oversee them,” Lee said. “Student government should be...

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