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UC Davis faces inspections, negligence allegations by USDA

UC Davis faces inspections, negligence allegations by USDA

Investigators find that improper research protocol, veterinary care has injured, killed multiple animals UC Davis animal testing laboratories and veterinarian facilities have been the recent subject of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspections and investigations into animal deaths, injuries and forced euthanizations. UC Davis animal testing laboratories and facilities currently hold 30 dogs, 419...

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This Week in Senate

This Week in Senate

The Oct. 27 ASUCD Senate meeting was called to order at 6:09 p.m. Senators Samantha Chiang, Sam Park and Julie Jung were absent at roll call, but Chiang and Jung arrived later in the meeting. Darin Schleup, the director of the Coffee House (CoHo), gave a report as the first order of business. He...

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2016 Fall Quarter election results announced

2016 Fall Quarter election results announced

Six senators elected Fall Quarter election results were released online at elections.ucdavis.edu on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.. 2,116 students voted on which senators would represent the student body in ASUCD Senate. Out of the 10 candidates who ran, six were elected. The six new senators are Simran Grewal, Anastasia Ruttkay, Julie Jung, Daniel...

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Students hold anti-Trump rally at Memorial Union

Students hold anti-Trump rally at Memorial Union

UC Davis students continue to protest Trump’s presidential victory Over 100 students gathered at the Memorial Union (MU) flagpole at 10:00 a.m. on Nov. 10 to protest Donald Trump winning the presidential election. The rally began with several UC Davis students sharing their thoughts and fears post-election as well as ways to move forward...

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Post-election processing spaces available for UC Davis community

Post-election processing spaces available for UC Davis community

SHCS and CAN to provide healing spaces for students this week, next week On Nov. 8, Donald Trump surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidential election. To aid students who may fear for the safety of themselves and others after this election result, Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) and Community...

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Students protest Donald Trump’s presidential victory

Students protest Donald Trump’s presidential victory

Students march through campus, Downtown Davis to express frustration with election results At around 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 8, a few hundred students began marching through campus and Downtown Davis to protest Donald Trump winning the presidential election. Student chants during the march included “f*ck Donald Trump,” “Trump is an asshole” and “not my...

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Rescuing our furry friend

Rescuing our furry friend

Vet students, undergraduates balance pets with school As students enter college, they also find opportunities to take part in adult activities — like adopting pets. For some UC Davis students, adopting pets serves as a way to focus their attention on something other than school. “My housemates and I wanted a dog for company...

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The technology behind note taking

The technology behind note taking

How note-taking shapes college campus Entering a UC Davis lecture hall during class on an average weekday, there are hundreds of students. Some are sleeping, some are on their phones, but most students are taking notes. Students can use notes to annotate class material, retain and process what they learn in class and study...

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UC Davis faces issue of overcrowding

UC Davis faces issue of overcrowding

Construction in progress for classrooms, lecture hall spaces, triple-occupancy dorms Increases in enrollment at UC Davis have created a demand for additional housing and classroom space. Due to both UC Davis’ own 2020 Initiative and UC President Janet Napolitano’s call for an increase in enrollment, UC Davis enrollment is now on an incline. Numerous...

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Reaching new heights in collegiate aviation

Reaching new heights in collegiate aviation

University Airport of UC Davis provides aircraft services, flight training for community An airplane takes off and flies miles above Davis. The student operating the plane looks out the window at an aerial view of campus, identifying the oval shape of the Aggie Stadium, the roof of the Mondavi Center and the painted bike...

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