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The State Hornet
Jogger does not look before crossing, gets hit by car

Feb 4, 2015

A male jogger was struck by a car at around 4 p.m. at Sacramento State's front entrance by J Street and Carlson Drive.



The California Aggie
Bolstering business in Uganda

Feb 3, 2015
Bolstering business in Uganda

The Richard and Annie Volunteer and Travel (RAVT), a six-month-old non-profit organization, began as a collaboration between UC Davis second-year biological sciences major Annie Ashmore and Ugandan resident Richard Ssali to rebuild small businesses in Uganda. RAVT works with local university volunteer groups and Ugandan business organizations to help grow Uganda’s economy by offering...

The State Hornet
CSU Board of Trustees approves new opt-out fee

The California State University Board of Trustees approved a proposal to impose an optional Student Involvement and Representation fee (SIRF) that would cost students $4 a year, or $2 a semester, to go towards the California State Student Ass...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: UC Davis Wears Red Day to take place Friday

Feb 3, 2015

UC Davis students who wish to be part of a gigantic heart formation while raising awareness for heart disease can do so at the second annual UC Davis Wears Red Day, which will take place on Friday at Hutchinson Field. Coinciding with National Heart Awareness Day, the event will begin at 11 a.m. and...

The California Aggie
ASUCD Divestment resolution passes through senate

Feb 3, 2015
ASUCD Divestment resolution passes through senate

At the Jan. 28 ASUCD senate meeting, Senate Resolution (SR) No. 9 passed with an 8-2-2 vote. The text of SR No. 9 calls for the University of California (UC) Board of Regents to divest from “corporations that aid in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and illegal settlements in Palestinian territories, violating both international...

California Political News and Views
Governor Aims To Reform California’s Higher Education System

From the San Jose Mercury News. As he began his first governorship 40 years ago, Jerry Brown told an interviewer that one of his goals was educational reform. “I’m going to starve the schools financially until I get some educational reforms,” Brown said. “What kind of reforms?” the interviewer asked. “I don’t know yet,”...

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The California Aggie
Swastikas spray painted on AEPi fraternity house

Jan 31, 2015

Members of the UC Davis chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), the predominantly-and-historically-Jewish fraternity, woke up the morning of Saturday Jan. 31 to discover two large swastikas spray painted around the fraternity house, which is located across the street from campus. The graffiti was found on a wall in the back of the building...

The California Aggie
ASUCD Divestment bill passes through senate

Jan 29, 2015

At tonight’s (Jan. 29) ASUCD senate meeting, Senate Resolution (SR) #9 passed with an 8-2-2 vote. The text of SR #9 calls for the University of California (UC) Board of Regents to divest from “corporations that aid in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and illegal settlements in Palestinian territories, violating both international humanitarian law...

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The California Aggie
How to enjoy the upcoming weekend as a non-sports fan

Jan 29, 2015

Every year, the Super Bowl attracts a large audience, and many of those watching are not football fans. Some are interested in the commercials, while others prefer the halftime show, which amounts to a free (albeit brief) televised concert. A select few are even interested in the game itself and want to see the...

The California Aggie
UC Davis faculty aim to increase interactivity in science classes

Jan 29, 2015

Attention UC Davis science students: expect a drastic shake-up in your lectures and be prepared to get called on at any moment in class. The UC Davis-based project iAMSTEM HUB (interdisciplinary Agriculture Medicine Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Hub) has been conducting experiments and studies to measure how the interactions between faculty and students...

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