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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New app “Yik Yak” hits UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Whether keeping students up-to-date on the latest local happenings or simply serving as a source of entertainment during lecture, there has been plenty of chitchat about new smartphone application “Yik Yak” over the past few weeks at UC Davis. “In general, our biggest communities are college kids,” said Cam Mullen, YikYak lead community developer....

Artists install public, interactive art throughout Davis

Oct 30, 2014

As Bill Maul painted Godzilla’s torso, standing on a ladder at the top of an outdoor stairwell leading to the roof of the F Street parking structure in downtown Davis, Alex Reisfar outlined the carnivorous pursuits of another less fictional dinosaur on the adjacent wall. The collaboration, mixing the separate influences of two artists...

Davis Police Department Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle voted to get sent back to U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014

On Oct. 21 the Davis City Council voted to send the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle that the Davis Police Department (DPD) acquired from military surplus back to the U.S. government. They also amended the city’s policy on acquiring military surplus equipment in the future. The two-part vote totaled 3-2 and 5-0, respectively. According...

UC Davis Police Accountability Board holds first public session of the year

Oct 30, 2014

The recently-formed UC Davis Police Accountability Board (PAB) held its Fall Quarterly Meeting on Oct. 22 at the Student Community Center. The PAB was formed in May 2014 to strengthen the relationship between the campus community and UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD). The board handles complaints made against UC Davis police officers and is...

President Bill Clinton headlines rally at UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, spoke to UC Davis students and community members Wednesday morning at UC Davis’ ARC Pavilion, headlining a “Get Out the Vote” rally with representatives John Garamendi (CA-03) and Ami Bera (CA-07) in advance of the Nov. 4 election. More than 4,500 people flocked to The...

President Bill Clinton to speak at UC Davis tomorrow

Oct 28, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be at UC Davis tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 29, headlining a “Get Out The Vote” Rally for Congressmen Ami Berra (CA-07) and John Garamendi (CA-03). The event will take place at the ARC Pavilion at 12:30 p.m., and all three will speak, along with UC Davis...

Zombie John’s takes off in Davis

Oct 28, 2014

Halloween is rapidly approaching, and along with the promise of candy, pumpkin carving and politically incorrect costumes comes the opportunity to check out some local seasonal attractions. Among these attractions is the brand new business, Zombie John’s, located straight off the Chiles road exit on Interstate 80 in Davis. The Zombie John’s experience includes...

Professors, lecturers face different rights to tenure

Oct 28, 2014

According to the American Federation of Teachers, lecturers teach 40 percent of classes at UC Davis. Unlike lecturers, professors are able to ascend to the level of tenure-protected faculty, and have a permanent place in the university after a period of review and evaluation. “Tenure is achieved after a faculty member has been deemed...

News In Brief: Beehive Design Collective to hold art show in Davis

Oct 28, 2014

On Friday, the Beehive Design Collective, a volunteer activist group dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots,” will be showing their design pieces at Delta of Venus Cafe. The California-wide tour titled “Sucked Dry: Examining Drought and Privatization from Mesoamérica to California” aims to bring awareness to the current drought. According to the collective’s website, they...

This Week in Senate: Oct. 23

Oct 28, 2014

ASUCD Vice President Maxwell Kappes presided over the senate meeting held on Oct. 23 in the Mee Room at the Memorial Union. The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. At the start of the meeting, Nicholas Park was sworn in by Kappes as a voting member of the ASUCD Senate. Following his...

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