The California Aggie

The California Aggie With more than 90 writers, editors, copyreaders, photographers, designers, advertising representatives and sales clerks, The California Aggie is an entirely student-run publication serving UC Davis and the Davis community. It is also financially independent, receiving no direct monetary support from ASUCD or the university, aside from using its offices in 25 Lower Freeborn rent free. The Aggie publishes Monday through Thursday with over 70 distribution points placed over the UC Davis campus and the city of Davis. The Aggie publishes 7,000 copies Monday through Wednesday and 8,000 on Thursday. Without a journalism program at UC Davis, The Aggie also serves as a valuable hands-on laboratory for students interested in journalism, reporting, opinion writing and all other aspects of newspaper design and production.

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Starting up at UC Davis

Jan 27, 2015

If it weren’t for the Rapid Ramen Cooker, many UC Davis students might not immediately associate the university with student enterprise. Although the frequency of startup businesses in Davis might not match that of startups at other schools, there is a growing effort to change the culture of entrepreneurship as it is seen on...

A Work of Heart

Jan 27, 2015
A Work of Heart

Many design students were surprised to learn that heart disease kills one woman approximately every minute — more than all cancers do combined — through a fashion project, not a biology class. In the fall of 2009, Amparo Villablanca, cardiovascular medicine professor and director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program (UCDWCMP) at the University’s...

Second Public-Safety Dialogue held to enhance city communication

Jan 27, 2015
Second Public-Safety Dialogue held to enhance city communication

Nearly 40 members of the Davis community and the Davis Police Department (DPD) gathered in the Davis Veterans Memorial Center Jan. 21 for the second meeting in a series of Public-Safety Dialogues related to concerns that arose from the city’s acquisition of the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) this past June. Although Davis is...

UC Davis students, administration work toward gaining HSI status

Jan 22, 2015
UC Davis students, administration work toward gaining HSI status

By the fall of 2019, UC Davis administration hopes to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), making the university eligible to receive a federal grant to support a number of academic and student success programs. Though the title does not necessarily guarantee the funding, if given, UC Davis will apply for the grant in the...

UC Davis police department extends olive branch to student body

Jan 22, 2015

On Jan. 7, the Community Forum Series held its first meeting in the ARC Ballroom, initiated by a group of UC Davis students from a variety of on-campus organizations. The aim of the meeting was to provide a space where the local community and university police department could communicate about recent national police brutality...

City Council has yet to act on draft policy banning sugary drinks in kids meals

Jan 22, 2015

City Council has yet to review a draft policy, submitted by Davis Housing & Human Services in December concerning the addition of healthy beverage options to kids meals. The policy requires Davis restaurants to set default beverages for kids meals from sugary drinks – such as soda – to healthier beverage options. “The discussion...

Yolo County District Attorney Office settles case with Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena

Jan 22, 2015

On Jan. 18, the Yolo County District Attorney’s (DA) Office announced that they came to a settlement in a case involving Johnson & Johnson and Neutrogena over deceptive packaging, leading California consumers to believe that there was more product in the packaging than there really was. The case was settled in cooperation with the...

California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

Jan 22, 2015
California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

  Volunteers from the Putah Creek Council (PCC) planted native California wild roses along Pleasants Creek, located near State Route 128 as an environmental rehabilitation project to prevent erosion, Jan. 16. The PCC along with UC Davis Riparian Reserve (UCDRR) and volunteers excavated the roses a few days prior from Putah creek. This is...

News in Brief: Second Community Public-Safety dialogue to be held

Jan 21, 2015

The City’s second public safety meeting in response to the a federal military surplus program donating a Mine Resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle to the Davis Police Department is to be held at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. on tonight at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting was held Nov. 14 due to...

Sacramento Celebrates 4th Annual Bacon Fest

Jan 20, 2015

This week marks the 4th annual Sacramento Bacon Fest. There will be bacon themed events from Jan. 19 to Jan. 25. The festival was started in 2012 and allows only all-natural, house made bacon to be served, excluding pork from factory farms. The event supports local chefs and restaurants and encourages high quality, natural...

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