Higher Education

The State Hornet
Sac State students against plastic bag use

May 14, 2013

Sacramento State students are sending a message to local government and advocating a halt on plastic bag usage on campus in order to promote a healthier, cleaner environment.

The California Aggie
April 24

May 13, 2013

ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the April 24 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.   Carly Sandstrom, ASUCD president, present Bradley...

The California Aggie
Divestment resolution fails in ASUCD commissions, will not move forward

May 9, 2013

On May 7, the ASUCD Business and Finance Commission voted against passing Senate Resolution 30, which supported the University divesting funds from corporations that profit from the occupation of Palestine. Many people on both sides of the issue have expressed the belief that this will not be the end of the issue on the...

The California Aggie
League of American Bicyclists honors UC Davis

May 9, 2013

The League of American Bicyclists awarded UC Davis a platinum bicycle friendly business award April 22. UC Davis is the first university to be awarded a bicycle friendly business award. The award reinforces the university’s status as No. 1 “Cool School,” as judged by the Sierra Club. The League awards business awards based on...

The California Aggie
Living green at UC Davis

May 9, 2013

West Village, a housing complex located on the UC Davis campus, is the largest zero net energy planned community in the nation. The community currently offers The Ramble Apartments for UC Davis students, Viridian Apartments for UC Davis undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff, and will be opening 475 single family homes in...

The California Aggie
UC Davis’ Unitrans fleet strives to be green

May 9, 2013

With UC Davis’ eco-friendly biking community, some cringe at the thought of climbing aboard a diesel-guzzling city bus. But with Unitrans now operating 44 of its 49 vehicles on alternative fuels, students can hitch a ride without worrying too much about excessive emissions. For the past 20 years, Unitrans has been slowly building a...

The California Aggie
The cat’s meow

May 9, 2013

In an age of constant motion, utter uncertainty and continual change, the idea of raising a pet that will love you for decades to come is easily frightening to most college students. What better way to circumvent this fear than by adopting a cat, who will probably hate you no matter what you do?...

The California Aggie
Campus Judicial Report

May 9, 2013

Wandering eyes A student was referred to Student Judicial Affairs (SJA) for cheating during an exam. The student’s eyes were wandering during his psychology exam when the professor first noticed the suspicious behavior. The professor then made an announcement to the class to keep their eyes on their own tests. Shortly after the announcement...

The California Aggie
Gradebot speeds up grading experience

May 9, 2013

The notion of a future where learning environments are dictated by machines is an uneasy one at best. However, the Gradebot, a new automated grading program developed by UC Davis Computer Science Associate Professor Hao Chen, is being used to reduce an ever-increasing workload for professors and faculty and provide more time for one-on-one...

The California Aggie
New interpretive center to be built at west end of UC Davis Arboretum

May 9, 2013

As California architecture continues to become greener, UC Davis is leading the charge, making sustainability a key point in its renovations and plans to expand more campus facilities into the Arboretum. “All of UC and our campus in particular has ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, reducing water use and reducing waste,” said...

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