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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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University of California among largest source of donations to Clinton

University of California among largest source of donations to Clinton

Despite UC support, Clinton loses presidential election to Trump Individuals from the University of California (UC) system were the largest source of cash from any single organization for 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, according to a new study by the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP). Despite failing to secure the presidency, Clinton’s campaign...

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This Week in Senate

This Week in Senate

ASUCD Interim Vice President Adilla Jamaludin called to order the first November senate meeting in the Memorial Union’s Mee Room at 6:11 p.m. on Nov. 3. Senators Julie Jung and Ricardo Martinez were absent during quorum roll call. Martinez arrived late. The senate began with questions for new senator Matthew Chase McFadden. Questions focused...

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Matthew McFadden confirmed as new interim senator

Matthew McFadden confirmed as new interim senator

McFadden’s confirmation follows Senator Dhindsa’s resignation earlier this quarter At the ASUCD Senate meeting on Nov. 10, third-year environmental policy analysis and planning major Matthew Chase McFadden was confirmed as an interim senator. McFadden is replacing former senator Puneet Dhindsa, who resigned in early October. “This appointment represents a unique opportunity to intimately familiarize...

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Beautiful and functional

Nov 16, 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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