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Students struggle with graduate school application costs

With its infamously high tuition, attending law school seems like a pricey ambition. Now, with students applying to six to eight schools on average and application fees up to $100 each, even admissions may be pushing financial limitations. The numbers seem notably high, with students potentially spending $1,000 on applications alone. However, the cost-benefit...

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Senate Briefs

ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Jan. 17 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room. The ASUCD president is not required to attend senate meetings. Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m. Rebecca Sterling, ASUCD president, present Yena Bae, ASUCD...

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Get paid to do it

Editor’s note: The Environmental Policy and Planning Commission (EPPC) is an ASUCD commission responsible for researching environmental issues affecting the campus and its surrounding area, and providing recommendations for improvement. Ever have an idea about something that could make Davis an even greener and more sustainable place? Do you need some extra cash to...

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UC Davis alumnus competes in ‘The Amazing Race’

Jan 22, 2013

Learning a synchronized swim routine with the Russian synchronized swimming Olympic team is not something that most tourists traveling to Moscow book a tour for. When most people dream of traveling the world, racing doesn’t come to mind either. But for UC Davis alum Ryan Danz, competition ruled the world as he made a...

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UC Davis develops Global Ambassadors Mentorship Program

Jan 22, 2013

Students from UC Davis and all around the world are coming together to form Global Ambassadors, a new mentorship program for international students set up by UC Davis Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS). The Global Ambassadors consist of undergraduate students, many of whom have personal experiences with cross-cultural interactions. They serve as...

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Russell Park apartment building evacuated after small explosion

Jan 17, 2013

UC Davis campus police evacuated a housing complex building on 418 Russell Park this morning, after they were alerted that a UC Davis researcher was treated at a Davis hospital for a hand injuries from a minor explosion, according to the UC Davis News Service. The building housed 13 people. Police discovered chemicals in...

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AM Alert: UC regents discuss budget as Jerry Brown sits in

Jan 17, 2013

VIDEO: Dan Walters says that, considering how little work lawmakers seem to do in Sacramento, the part-time legislature California used to have may have been more effective. Gov. Jerry Brown

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Watts legal?

Question: You said Facebook doesn’t own our photos. One of my friends stole a private photo from my Facebook album and reposted it on his own wall where everyone can see it. How can I get him to take it down? — Jessica N. Davis, CA A: You own the copyright to any photo...

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UC Student Regent, Regent-designate to visit campus Friday

UC student Regent Jonathan Stein and Regent-designate Cinthia Flores will visit the UC Davis campus Friday to speak about the 2014-15 student regent application. The event, scheduled to take place in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Student Community Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m., will address how to apply for the student regent position,...

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San Jose State to offer low-cost, for-credit online courses

  San Jose State to offer low-cost, for-credit online courses By Katy Murphy, San Jose Mercury News,  1/15/13 TO SEE COMPLETE STORY CLICK ON BLUE HEADLINE If it works, high school and college students nationwide could by this summer have access t...



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