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Awareness event at UC Davis combats hijab misconceptions

Jun 9, 2014

A UC Davis alumna was fired in 2010 from her stockroom job at a Bay Area Hollister for wearing a hijab, a traditional covering for the head and neck worn for religious reasons. The then 19-year-old Hani Khan was restocking merchandise one morning when a district manager approached her on the sales floor to...

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UC Davis Holds Meetings to Reduce Harassment, Hate Crimes

Jun 5, 2014

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UC Davis students say their school is last place they’d expect to see a hate crime.

“It seems like this type of thing shouldn’t be happening anywhere, let alone here, in such a seemingly nice place,” student John Schrieber …


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The California Aggie
UC Davis hosts 14th annual Big Bang! Business Competition

Jun 5, 2014

The 14th annual Big Bang! Business Competition, hosted by the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School of Management, provided the opportunity for UC Davis students, staff, faculty and alumni to compete in order to win prize money for their respective companies. According to Cleveland Justis, executive director of the...

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...

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