Higher Education

The State Hornet
Pell Grant increases discussed among state officials

Nov 19, 2014

The ins and outs of student loan debt and financial aid formed the focus of discussion Friday at the Student Aid Commission Symposium on Student Debt.

The California Aggie
Students lead protest in response to impending tuition hikes

Nov 18, 2014

Three years to the day of the infamous “pepperspray” incident involving campus police and student demonstrators, UC Davis students once again filled the Quad this afternoon to protest, this time in response to impending tuition hikes. An estimated 500-600 students, faculty and community members convened in the center of the Quad at noon, Nov....

The State Hornet
Graffiti statement warns of shooting to take place at dark, deemed as hoax

Nov 18, 2014

The Emergency Notification System (ENS) informed Sacramento State that a written graffiti threat warning of a shooting to take place on campus was found, the second threat since Nov. 4.

The State Hornet
Undocumented students talk of struggle, search for solutions

Nov 18, 2014

Sacramento State students and alumni and a high school student gathered in the WELL to share their experiences with living undocumented in the United States as well as their ideas to help other students in the same situation succeed in colleg...

The California Aggie
Artsweek

Nov 18, 2014

MUSIC   Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Nov. 18, 8 p.m., prices vary Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will lead the 18-piece New Orlean Jazz Orchestra through New Orleans musical classics and works by Basie and Ellington. There will be a 7 p.m. pre-performance talk in...

The California Aggie
Meet the ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Candidates

Nov 18, 2014
Meet the ASUCD Fall 2014 Senate Candidates

Alex Lee: As the founder and president of the UC Davis Filmmaking Society, second-year political science major and independent senatorial candidate Alex Lee plans to prioritize student organizations if elected. “We have 700+ registered student organizations at UC Davis, but we don’t have ASUCD infrastructure to oversee them,” Lee said. “Student government should be...

The California Aggie
Volunteers, artists, Davis residents support unique local museum

Nov 18, 2014

A little over a year ago, a man carried a 89-pound iron ball into the Hattie Weber Museum, located on C Street in Downtown Davis. The iron ball had sat atop Davis’s first water tower, previously functioning as a lightning rod. The man’s father-in-law, who was moving to a rest home, told the volunteers...

The California Aggie
UC Davis researchers discover fossils that fill missing evolutionary gap

Nov 18, 2014

On Nov. 5, UC Davis released that a team led by campus researchers discovered the first fossil of an amphibious ichthyosaur that fills a missing part of the dinosaurs’ evolutionary period. The fossil represents the transition from land to sea in the evolutionary history of ichthyosaurs, marine reptiles from the Age of Dinosaurs. “Ichthyosaurs...

The California Aggie
UC students protest against proposed tuition hike

Nov 18, 2014

The ASUCD and a coalition of student organizations and labor unions have called UC Davis students to gather on the Quad for a campuswide protest on Nov. 18 at noon against the possible tuition hike. Event coordinators expect upwards of 1,500 students to participate. The action is a response to University of California (UC)...

The California Aggie
An interview with electrical engineering professor Josh Hihath

Nov 13, 2014

Josh Hihath is an assistant professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at UC Davis. He is beginning his fourth year teaching and conducting research on campus. Prior to his time in Davis, he was a research professor at Arizona State University. Hihath teaches undergraduate and graduate level classes in electrical engineering, where...

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