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The California Aggie
Administration, ASUCD streamlining efforts to raise sexual assault awareness, advocacy

Oct 16, 2014

On Sept. 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill No. 967, redefining sexual consent on California college campuses. Commonly known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, No. 967 is the first of its kind to clearly define consent, as it requires “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” excluding a...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Legislation that would have provided significant funding for California universities vetoed

Oct 16, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed part of the Budget Act of 2014 (AB 1476) in early September, denying the state’s public universities heavy funding. The bill would have allocated $100 million apiece the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems. This funding for UC and CSU universities was conditional and dependent on...

The California Aggie
UC Davis continues implementation of Drought Action Response Plan

Oct 16, 2014

In January 2014, the California State Department of Water Resources announced a drought emergency for California. California Governor Jerry Brown called on the state to conserve water and created a goal for all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20 percent. This past April, in response to the drought emergency, UC Davis released...

The California Aggie
Council for International Development maintains active role on campus

Oct 16, 2014

The Council for International Development, a student-run organization aimed to unite the broad variety of student initiatives regarding international development, has taken an active role on campus since its inception in Winter Quarter 2013. “ I had recently become friends with a lot of people who were high-ups in various… international development...

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.

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