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Taking another route to class

Taking another route to class

Unitrans, TAPS’ history at UC Davis Commuting to campus can be a daunting task, depending on what mode of transportation is used. Biking and busing to campus are popular modes of transportation that serve as products of UC Davis’ history of promoting alternative modes of transportation in order to reduce air pollution. “Historically, a...

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Tips for holiday trips

Tips for holiday trips

UC Davis students share their various ways of getting home for school breaks Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and after nine weeks of assignments, midterms and papers, many students are eager to get home for a four-day weekend with family, friends and loved ones. However, before enjoying a holiday break filled with feasting...

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Just your cup of tea

Just your cup of tea

Tea culture in Davis Students are creatures of habit even when it comes to their coffee orders. On the rare occasion that they decide to be adventurous and spice up the usual routine, they might order a tea hoping that its small amount of caffeine will get the job done. However, there is much...

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UC Davis releases 2015-2016 annual Campus Travel Survey results

UC Davis releases 2015-2016 annual Campus Travel Survey results

Results reveal a decrease in the university’s carbon footprint Over the past eight years, UC Davis has sent an annual questionnaire to a sampling of faculty, students and staff asking about their means of travel to campus, their length of commute and more. The survey, titled the Campus Travel Survey, is a joint project...

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Plant and animal sciences at UC Davis rank number one in the world

Plant and animal sciences at UC Davis rank number one in the world

Program leaders attribute ranking to accomplished faculty, innovative research UC Davis was named the top university in the world for plant and animal sciences by U.S. News and World Report on Oct. 24. UC Davis’ plant science program has received high rankings for several years, last year placing second in the world. Joseph DiTomaso,...

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UC transfer application deadline extended

UC transfer application deadline extended

Transfer students given their best chance for admission The University of California (UC) announced on Oct. 31 that the fall 2017 deadline for transfer applications would be extended to Jan. 3, 2017 across all UC campuses in an effort to aid transfer applicants. “Additional time will help hard-working, eligible students across the state give...

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Anti-diversity posters discovered on campus

Nov 18, 2016
Anti-diversity posters discovered on campus

Interim chancellor Hexter denounces incident as an attack on diversity Several anti-diversity posters were found in Sproul Hall, Olson Hall and around the Memorial Union on Nov. 14. These posters included phrases such as “are you sick of anti-white propaganda in college?” and “race is real.” The posters also advertised racially charged books, such...

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Beautiful and functional

Nov 17, 2016
Beautiful and functional

Historical wetland habitats provide nature space to de-stress A huge mass of black swarms across the sky, momentarily blocking the golden rays of the late afternoon sun. It twists and turns, gracefully bending and bulging into different shapes until it sinks back down to earth, disappearing in the tall brown grasses of the marshland....

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Every drop counts!

Nov 17, 2016
Every drop counts!

UC Davis wins Causeway Classic Blood Drive, students save lives Congratulations Aggies! UC Davis has officially won the annual Causeway Classic Blood Drive. Organized by BloodSource, the three-day event allowed 1,031 UC Davis students to successfully donate blood in competition with California State University, Sacramento, giving thousands of patients a second chance at life....

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Venerating our Veterans

Venerating our Veterans

Reception, resources bring recognition, respect to UC Davis veterans UC Davis held its first-ever reception in honor of Veteran’s Day on Wednesday Nov. 9. “ (UCOP) had a series of events that they wanted each of the campuses, if they could, to do something to honor veterans,”...

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