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.

Web Site: http://www.theaggie.org/


Davis exceeds March water conservation goal

May 5, 2016
Davis exceeds March water conservation goal

Reduced water consumption helps Davis exceed emergency reduction goals In the month of March, Davis reduced water consumption by 45 percent with a total reduction of 27.7 percent between June 2015 and March 2016. Due to the ongoing drought, the California State Water Resources Control Board (CSWRCB) implemented multiple emergency regulations at the state...

Davis Ride of Silence to take place May 18

May 5, 2016
Davis Ride of Silence to take place May 18

International ride honors bike crash victims   On Wednesday, May 18, The Ride of Silence will take place in Davis to honor cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding. Rides on May 18 will take place worldwide to honor cyclists who have been in crashes and to raise awareness for bikers’ rights...

UC Davis surgeons travel to China to perform free cleft lip repairs on local orphans

UC Davis surgeons travel to China to perform free cleft lip repairs on local orphans

The organization, Love Without Boundaries, has organized 12 such humanitarian medical missions to impoverished countries Two surgeons within the department of facial plastic surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento traveled to China as members of a week-long surgical mission trip organized by Love Without Boundaries, a United States-based nonprofit. Dr. Travis...

“Have a good day at school, mom”

“Have a good day at school, mom”

Older, nontraditional students seek the college experience at UC Davis On the first day of the quarter, third-year English major Kristin Hogue’s professor began class with an icebreaker activity, welcoming her students to introduce themselves with a fun fact. “I took a gap year between high school and college,” said the first student. “I’m...

Poverty and policy

Poverty and policy

UC Davis Center for Poverty Research collaborates with policy community at Poverty Research and Policy Summit. On April 22, the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research brought together researchers, policymakers, practitioners and advocates at the UC Davis Poverty Research and Policy Summit to discuss ways that research can help to combat poverty. The discussion,...

Congressman John Garamendi introduces Student Loan Reform Bill at UC Davis

Congressman John Garamendi introduces Student Loan Reform Bill at UC Davis

Former UC Regent outlines Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculating Act of 2016 In a press conference held at the UC Davis Student Community Center on Tuesday, May 3, United States Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced a student reform bill intended to reduce the burden of current and future student debt. The Student Loan Refinancing...

Conscious College Road Tour makes pit stop at UC Davis

Conscious College Road Tour makes pit stop at UC Davis

The Conscious College Road tour raises awareness and educates students on eco-friendly lifestyle. The lure of free Klean Kanteens and Chipotle may have been reason enough for UC Davis students to come out to the Quad for the Conscious College Road Tour this past Wednesday, April 30, but the event proved to leave an...

Annual Celebrate Davis event honors city businesses

Annual Celebrate Davis event honors city businesses

Chamber of Commerce engages community with food, fun, fireworks Get ready, Davis-ites! The Davis Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Celebrate Davis event on May 19 at Community Park located at 1405 F St. This is the largest event the Chamber organizes, and it is popular among residents and businesses alike. “It’s...

UC Davis partners with educational program to increase Latino/a faculty nationwide

UC Davis partners with educational program to increase Latino/a faculty nationwide

UC Davis to become Hispanic Serving Institution by fall 2018 UC Davis will be participating in the Pathways to the Professoriate, a nationwide educational preparatory program, to increase the number of Latino/a professors in the humanities at U.S. colleges and universities. The program is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with a 5.1...

Student Health and Counseling Services department to host “Happiness Campaign”

Student Health and Counseling Services department to host “Happiness Campaign”

Campaign focuses on bringing awareness to students’ mental well-being and encouraging happiness around campus From May 9 to 13, UC Davis’ Health Education and Promotion, a department within Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS), will host a Happiness Campaign. The campaign is focused on bringing awareness to students’ mental well-being and is a conscious...

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