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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6 Things to Do on a Staycation

If you’re stuck at home this spring break, you might as well try to have some fun.   If you’re not headed towards Hawaii, Mexico or some other tropical paradise this upcoming break, don’t fear. Sure, you might not get to drink and dance with your friends on a beautiful beach, eat foreign delicacies...

Aggie Daily Calendar

Mar 12, 2015

Thurs., March 12 Shorts N Longs: A Davis Storytelling Thing 7 to 9 p.m. Third Space, Davis Experience the entertaining, emotional and original stories of people from all walks of life! DJ Smilez 11 p.m. Our House, Davis Dance floor opens up for a free night of dancing!   Trivia Night 9 to 11...

Davis Together: Engage, a new online city forum increases community dialogue

Website launch allows residents to provide feedback without attending city council meetings On Feb. 19, the City of Davis announced the launch of ‘Davis Together::Engage’ (DTE), a new website created through MindMixer, a company that inspires community collaboration through websites rather than community meetings. DTE promotes community discussion on issues and topics relevant to...

24th Annual Davis Farmers Market Pig Day

Mar 10, 2015

Davis residents enjoyed the 24th annual Davis Farmers Market Pig Day located at Central park at Fourth and C Street. The pig-themed events included a piglet petting zoo, free crafts for kids, pig shaped pastries, as well as bacon and pork dishes. Photo...

University of California Dreaming

Students, professors, health professionals discuss sleep deprivation in students The lecture hall is a little too warm, and packed with students and backpacks, it starts to become cozier. The lecture, at first a stream of distinct words, fades into a lulling background noise. Your sluggishly scrawled notes swim as your eyes fail to focus,...

Camp Kesem brings magic to the lives of children with parents dealing with cancer

Mar 10, 2015

Student-run summer camp offers support, friendship to children who need it most Over 100 kids between the ages six to 16 participate in a week-long camp every summer provided by Camp Kesem UC Davis. Camp “Kesem” – the Hebrew word for “magic” – was founded in 2000 at Stanford University as a project of...

City council approves design, budget estimate, specifications of Surface Water Pipeline project

Davis, Woodland, UC Davis to cooperate on the surface water pipeline project On March 3, Davis City Council unanimously voted to follow the Public Works Director/City Engineer, Robert Clarke, and Project Manager, Diane Phillips’ recommendation of approving the Plans, Specifications and Estimate of the Water Quality Improvement Pipeline Project. The approval would entail authorization...

Memorial Union Renewal Project begins construction

Mar 10, 2015

Shop24 partnership canceled  The Memorial Union (MU) Renewal Project will begin construction on March 23. This 23.5 million dollar project, which will expand and improve the MU, will also affect several areas on campus during the renovation process. Although the north courtyard, bookstore, basement and east wing of the MU will be closed during this time,...

UC Davis debate group holds “rational and ethical” debate

Collegiate debaters discuss quality of “American Life Standard” International businesswoman and writer Margaret Heffernan once said that “for good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” UC Davis students are stepping up to the challenge. The Davis Rational Ethical Debates and Discussions club (DREDD), an offshoot of the Undergraduate Philosophy Club,...

Protection and enhancement of Putah Creek by Putah Creek Council (PCC)

Non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Putah Creek and educating public Before the Putah Creek Council (PCC) started its work, Putah Creek’s banks were littered with mattresses, shopping carts and abandoned cars along with beer bottles, spray-paint cans and cigarette butts. In the summer of 1989, California experienced a lengthy drought and as a result,...

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