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The California Aggie
Quarterly report reveals slow start for ASUCD Senate

Oct 24, 2013

ASUCD Senate is performing maintenance on last quarter’s bills and hoping to dive back into writing legislation. Several roadblocks have slowed down Senate progress, resulting in only four enacted bills of the five that have reached decision. According to ASUCD senators, this quarter has started off slower than usual. “We had a bunch of...

The California Aggie
Immigration discussion comes to UC Davis

Oct 24, 2013

The Immigration Law Association and UC Davis School of Law held a conference on Oct. 11 called “Immigration Reform: What Next?” where two UC Davis students with personal experience in the matter were featured speakers. Earlier this month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed several bills that provide support to undocumented individuals in California. Accompanying this...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Bike Barn faces $140,000 deficit

Oct 24, 2013

The Bike Barn recently incurred losses that contributed to the $128,000 deficit uncovered by the ASUCD Senate earlier this year. ASUCD’s net operating losses were $118,407 last year. The Bike Barn lost $141,173. These losses can be attributed to accounting discrepancies and investment decisions. “The deficit is definitely not just the Bike Barn’s fault....

The California Aggie
Welcome Center is first of its kind in UC system

Oct 24, 2013

On Sept. 26, the UC Davis Welcome Center opened its doors. Features of the Welcome Center include an interactive wall for campus resources and advising, as well as larger space devoted solely to attracting new students. According to Walter Robinson, executive director of undergraduate admissions, no other UC has a space like this. The...

The California Aggie
Watts Legal

Oct 24, 2013

I hear UC Davis wants to implement a new free speech policy, supposedly to make sure another pepper spray incident doesn’t happen. But I read in the Davis Enterprise that there was some controversy at the public forum where the draft policy was discussed. What’s the problem? - Bryan B. Davis, CA First of...

The California Aggie
Daily Cal

Oct 24, 2013

Thursday, October 24 Percussion Recital 12 to 1 p.m. Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby, Mondavi Center Listen to “What I Did With My Summer Vacation,” a free concert at the Mondavi Center. Movie: Under the Same Moon 7 to 9 p.m. International House, 10 College Park Watch this bilingual English-Spanish film, which offers a powerful...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Recent homicide cases to appear in court

Oct 24, 2013

In the past year, the City of Davis has seen a few significant cases of high-profile crime. These include the Daniel Marsh double homicide case, the more recent allegations against Alquelin Talamantes for the murder of her five-year-old daughter and the James Mings murder case — all due back to court in the upcoming...

The California Aggie
This Week in Senate

Oct 24, 2013

Vice President Bradley Bottoms presided over the meeting, and Senators Liam Burke and Yee Xiong were absent. The meeting started at 6:20, ten minutes later than posted. Administrator of Diversity Education with the Office of Campus Community Relations ...

The State Hornet
President receives recommendation to expand University Union and increase tuition

The Sacramento State Union WELL Inc. Committee  and the Student Fee Advisory Committee approved the recommendation last week for the University Union expansion project and the ensuing tuition fee increase.

The State Hornet
Government shutdown does not hurt California State Universities

The end of a nationwide fiscal shutdown and a debt ceiling increase is a relief for the California State University and its 23 campuses that have managed to escape without any damaging effects, said CSU Director of Public Affairs Mike Uhlenka...

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