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Watts legal?

By DANIEL WATTS Q: My apartment complex says it’s their policy that I get my carpet cleaned by a professional carpet cleaner before I move out (I have been here for almost four years). Are they allowed to do this? What are the exact rules for apartments taking peoples deposits? Is it worth suing...

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Campus Judicial Report

Just a peek A professor recently referred an upperclassman to Student Judicial Affairs (SJA) for suspected copying from another student’s scantron during an upper-division science exam. One of the TAs brought the student’s strange behavior to the professor’s attention, and he subsequently proceeded to observe the student for a lengthy period of time. The...

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News in Brief: Women’s Resources and Research Center opens mentoring program

Jan 24, 2013

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Mentoring Program, hosted by the Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC), is accepting applications to be both a mentor or a mentee for Winter and Spring Quarter. WISE aims to bridge the gap in gender equality in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math by providing...

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News in Brief: Rhetoric and Multimedia talk Thursday

Andrea Lunsford, English professor and Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University will visit campus Thursday to speak at the first Winter Quarter meeting of the Rhetorical Studies Cluster. The group assembles twice a quarter to discuss rhetoric-related research from various University disciplines. The talk, titled “Rhetoric and (Multi) Media...

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News in Brief: Symposium organized to address water laws

The Ninth Annual Water Law Symposium will be held Saturday, Jan. 26 at the UC Davis School of Law and the UC Davis Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event, titled “Beyond the Water Wars: Collaborative Management Solutions for a Shared Resource,” will feature expert discussion of controversies surrounding California’s water...

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Flu season: Striving to stay sniffle free

The flu season makes everyone a little nervous. Friends become cagey and skeptical when around one another, not wanting to share drinks or make physical contact. Surface area contact with door handles is minimized. Hands become chapped and dry from over-scrubbing. A small sneeze becomes suspect; a scratchy throat must signal the beginning of...

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Intercollegiate Athletics resolution vetoed by ASUCD President

ASUCD President Rebecca Sterling recently vetoed Senate Resolution 2, which called for increased transparency and greater student influence in regard to decisions concerning the UC Davis Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA). Former senators Patrick Sheehan and Justin Goss authored the resolution. Sheehan said he wanted students to have a well-established, formal space to publicly...

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Cruising after boozing

The smell of beer begins to fill the void in the van, and I suddenly feel very lucky for sitting up front in the passenger seat instead of the middle and back where the windows are quickly fogging up. One of the 13 passengers crammed in clutches a trash can in his lap, and...

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Controversial CEO of Whole Foods to appear at UC Davis Feb. 27 for book tour

Controversial CEO of Whole Foods to appear at UC Davis Feb. 27 for book tour

Whole Foods Market co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey will bring his rallying cry for "do-good capitalism" to Davis next month, part of a 21-city book tour across the country. His mission: to erase American capitalism's greed-and-profit reputation b...

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UC Online aims to increase number of courses offered online

Joining the growing number of other nationally ranked universities that offer online courses, the UC system is beginning to offer online courses to UC students through UC Online Education (UCOE). In its first year, UCOE enrolled over 1,700 students. In 2011-12 UC campuses offered over 2,500 online courses, with more than 90,000 enrolled students,...



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