Higher Education

The California Aggie
Experimental College confronts $40,000 deficit

Oct 31, 2013

The Experimental College (eCollege), an ASUCD unit, lost $40,000 from its independent reserves due to a struggling market for its classes. The Experimental College, founded in 1966, offers classes based around movement, such as yoga, kung fu and dance that are not otherwise offered in the school system. “We are currently in a situation...

The California Aggie
Athlete alumni found Davis-based company

Oct 31, 2013

Three UC Davis alumni have used their personal experiences as student athletes to contribute to the niche market of college recruitment through social media. Fuse Athletics started as an idea for a mobile app, and turned into an online social platform for communication and management between high school athletes and college recruiters. They are...

The California Aggie
Yolo County food programs aim to educate community

Oct 31, 2013

Woodland-based Yolo Food Bank (YFB) works year-round to provide those in need with food. It serves Yolo County through a variety of programs such as Friday’s Table and the Kids Farmers Market. Fresh produce comprises a significant portion of the items offered, allowing families to cook at home. Alongside YFB, the Yolo County Department...

The California Aggie
This Week in Senate

Oct 31, 2013

ASUCD Vice President Bradley Bottoms presided over the Oct. 24 meeting. The meeting began at 6:20 p.m., with Senator Yee Xiong absent. Jay Chou, director of ASUCD Specialized Transportation Services and Tipsy Taxi supervisor, announced that cameras will be installed in all Tipsy Taxi vehicles by winter 2014. This will ensure both driver and...

The California Aggie
Massage therapy and counseling could aid students’ success

Oct 31, 2013

Laptops are an ergonomic disaster, according to a display in the physical therapy office of the Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC). Midterms and essays can result in problems for students’ health, but emotional stress is the cause, not the effect. According to Jill Nelson, a massage therapist at the SHWC, the downward position...

The California Aggie
Watts Legal

Oct 31, 2013

Question: I’m scared of one of my neighbors. Everyday, the creeper hangs on a sign on my front door. It has his phone number, and he asks me to call him, calling me a “cutie” and saying he wants to be my “special friend.” I haven’t responded. He hasn’t said anything violent. If anything,...

The California Aggie
UC president Janet Napolitano visits Davis campus

Oct 31, 2013
UC president Janet Napolitano visits Davis campus

On Oct. 24, UC Davis student leaders and representatives met with University of California President Janet Napolitano in a closed meeting.  Napolitano spent two days at UC Davis to meet with students, faculty and the administration as part of her listening and learning tour of all the UC campuses. UC Davis students and teaching...

The Sacramento Bee
UCD chemistry professor wins $250,000 grant for online textbook

The assignment: Look past the traditional textbook to make information more accessible and affordable for the college student. Show your work. Six years ago, UC Davis chemistry professor Delmar Larsen took a crack at a solution. His idea was an ope...

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The State Hornet
Sacramento Hall side entrances will require keycard

To prevent burglaries and other crimes, Sacramento Hall will require an electronic card to enter the side entrances beginning Friday.

The State Hornet
Committee wants to end commuter school brand

Despite being involved in a wide variety of campus programs, Ishmael Pruitt said Sacramento State is commonly referred to as a commuter campus for a reason.

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