Higher Education

The California Aggie
Global manufacturing facility in Davis continues to grow

Oct 16, 2014

Two years ago, the Japanese machine tool company DMG Mori Seiki collaborated with UC Davis’ College of Engineering to build a $50 million factory with state-of-the-art equipment only five miles away from campus. The manufacturing facility specializes in large-scale manufacturing units and the pre-assembly of major machine systems before they move through the assembly...

The State Hornet
Sex offender arrested, campus safety question

Oct 15, 2014

Just days after universities and colleges across the U.S. released the annual Clery Reports listing all criminal activities on campus, a man exposed himself at the University Union then jumped from the third floor, breaking his leg while atte...

The State Hornet
Student fees run services on campus

Oct 15, 2014

Sacramento State students paying to attend fall classes, experienced a slight increase in mandatory campus-based fees for the 2014-15 academic school year.

The State Hornet
"Becoming California" brings optimism to environment

Oct 15, 2014

As Jim Baxter watched a presentation at San Francisco State comparing the landscape of 1800s California with modern-day grounds, he said he could not help but marvel at how dramatically the state had changed. He wanted other Californians to k...

The State Hornet
Leave of absence policy for Cal Grants leaves students inconvenienced

Students that had to leave school for a year or more may be affected in the California Student Aid Commission's new leave of absence process for Cal Grant for the 2014-15 school year.



The State Hornet
CFA reaches 100 days of crumbling negotiations with CSU

Oct 15, 2014

The Sacramento State chapter of the California Faculty Association marked last week the 100th day since its previous contract with the CSU system expired with a table in the Library Quad.

The State Hornet
Academic Affairs receives $4.9 million boost

Oct 15, 2014

Sacramento State president Alexander Gonzalez allocated in July $4.9 million in new funding for the university, sending the vast majority of it to Academic Affairs.

The California Aggie
UC Davis to partner with SunPower Corp. to construct large solar farm

Oct 14, 2014

On Sept. 24, UC Davis announced its purchase power-agreement with SunPower Corp., in which SunPower will oversee the design and construction of a 16-megawatt, ground- mounted solar power plant. The 70-acre site will be located in Davis, south of Interstate 80, and is expected to meet 14 percent of the campus’ energy needs. This...

The California Aggie
Religious Studies Department hosts weekly tea event

Oct 14, 2014
Religious Studies Department hosts weekly tea event

Every Tuesday afternoon in the Walen Lai Library on the seventh floor of Sproul, the tallest building on campus, the Department of Religious Studies holds a small gathering complete with tea, biscuits and conversation. Originally started ten years ago by religious studies Professor and Department Chair Naomi Reshotko, the Tea Meeting has since grown...

The California Aggie
California statewide Plastic Bag Ban passes Sept. 30

Oct 14, 2014

On Sept. 30, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 270, a statewide ban in line with Davis City ordinance 2422, which went into effect July and banned all single-use plastic bags in the city. Many cities and towns throughout the state had been switching over to this “waste-free” model before SB 270 was signed....

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