Higher Education

The California Aggie
UC Davis freshman class halts dropping admit rate

May 2, 2014

According to information released by the University of California Office of the President (UCOP), UC Davis admitted a total of 24,551 students to its incoming freshman class out of 60,536 applications. The 40.6 percent admit rate was slightly higher than last year’s 39.4 percent. UC Davis has targeted to enroll approximately 5,200 freshmen for...

The California Aggie
News in brief: Women’s Health Club to hold march against sexual assault

May 2, 2014

On May 5, the UC Davis Women’s Health Club will hold its second annual Men’s March Against Sexual Violence. The event will be held in order to raise awareness on the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The march will begin at 12:15 p.m. on the Quad and continue throughout campus. According to...

The State Hornet
Sacramento State health care graduates earn among highest salaries in nation

May 1, 2014

Sacramento State health care graduates are making some of the nation’s highest salaries, according to a recent PayScale survey.



The State Hornet
Students protest against new rainy day amendment proposal, demand money is needed now

May 1, 2014

In response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s rainy day fund constitutional amendment proposal in January, activists rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday and demanded re-investment in education, social services and healthcare.



The State Hornet
Sacramento State’s 5k Fun Run, Fix50 project will affect commuters

May 1, 2014

With Sacramento State’s 5K Fun Run expected to attract 1,000 runners Thursday, campus police are working with race volunteers to manage traffic.



The State Hornet
Sacramento State Athletics program is facing staffing problems due to budget cuts

Apr 30, 2014

Despite several student misconceptions on the level of funding college athletics programs receive, Sacramento State’s Athletics Department remains understaffed in multiple areas.



Comstocks
Los Rios Community College District prepares to roll out updated student support services

Apr 30, 2014

Los Rios prepares to roll out updated student support services

Thomas Hanns Jr. was homeless when he first enrolled in...

The California Aggie
Custodial Services members share experiences at UC Davis

Apr 30, 2014

Whether it be during the daily bustle or dwindling nighttime, 183 custodians work to ensure that both cleanliness and safety are continuously maintained throughout the entire UC Davis campus. From classrooms and lecture halls to laboratories and offices, the daily experience of custodians drastically differs based upon their stationed location. “Every day is different...

The California Aggie
Coffee Tour of Davis

Apr 30, 2014

For anyone familiar with 7:30 a.m. classes, all nighters and lounging for hours on end in a cafe with a laptop, solace can be found in a steaming, iced or blended cup of joe. Thankfully, Davis provides a number of locations to get that necessary caffeine fix. Instead of spending time and money figuring...

The California Aggie
UC Davis students, Davis community sponsor Chile neighborhood ravaged by fire

Apr 30, 2014

Over a dozen people died and thousands were forced to relocate after a massive overnight fire broke out in the Chilean city of Valparaiso on April 12. One of the neighborhoods affected was Cerro Merced, where current Davis resident Jorge Loyola’s childhood home burned down. “My daughter is living in Chile now. She called...

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