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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Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project helps families in need during holiday season

Dec 11, 2014

The holidays are a difficult time for many low-income families, and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project, along with other organizations, is helping to alleviate some of the stress associated with providing holiday gifts for children. Since 1985, the Sheriff’s Toy Project, organized by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD), has collected food, toys and...

Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project helps families in need during holiday season

Dec 11, 2014

The holidays are a difficult time for many low-income families, and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project, along with other organizations, is helping to alleviate some of the stress associated with providing holiday gifts for children. Since 1985, the Sheriff’s Toy Project, organized by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD), has collected food, toys and...

News in Brief: Davis Arts Center holds reception for young artist contest

Dec 9, 2014

On Friday, the Davis Arts Center at 1919 F Street will be holding a reception for the entries to its annual “It’s in the Bag” art contest. The contest, sponsored by the local Whole Foods Market, challenged young artists from ages 7 to 14 to create a piece that promotes healthy foods. The theme...

The Hidden Treasures of the UC Davis Library

Dec 9, 2014

Although most UC Davis students use the Peter J. Shields Library as a place for studying or to pick up books relevant to their courses, the library has much more to offer. Delve into its special collections of art, wine literature, maps and rare books and you’ll be sure to find something that will...

Yolo County sees increase of children entering foster care

Dec 9, 2014

Yolo County is currently experiencing a shortage of foster parents both due to an increase in children entering the system and a deficit of available foster parent homes. According to Cherie Schroeder, educational specialist and program director for Yolo County Foster Care, it is not just Yolo County experiencing a shortage of foster families...

Yolo County sees increase of children entering foster care

Dec 9, 2014

Yolo County is currently experiencing a shortage of foster parents both due to an increase in children entering the system and a deficit of available foster parent homes. According to Cherie Schroeder, educational specialist and program director for Yolo County Foster Care, it is not just Yolo County experiencing a shortage of foster families...

UC Davis professors give lectures about fusion of art, science

Dec 9, 2014

Several UC Davis professors gave lectures on the fusion of art and science at the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) event last Thursday, an event sponsored by the UC Davis Art and Science Fusion Program. Founded in 2008, the LASER event consists of a series of lectures and presentations on science, art and...

UC Davis receives $100 million for project that would predict, prevent emerging diseases

Dec 9, 2014

UC Davis was recently granted $100 million by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue phase two of the PREDICT project, based at the School of Veterinary Medicine. PREDICT is part of the Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program, an international campaign established by USAID to identify and respond to zoonotic diseases...

Peer Education And Community Empowerment (PEACE) continues to tackle social issues

Dec 4, 2014

With the recently heightened level of student activism on-campus, the Peer Education And Community Empowerment (PEACE) program plans to help educate students about controversy surrounding racism, sexism and homophobia through upcoming instructional workshops. “We’re basically a peer-to-peer education group,” said fourth-year community and regional development major and PEACE coordinator Kriti Garg. “We provide workshops...

Choral concert to feature Beethoven’s ‘Mass in C Major’

Dec 4, 2014

On Friday, UC Davis University Chorus and UC Davis Symphony Orchestra will be holding their bi-annual collaborative musical performance in the Mondavi Center. Third-year student conductor and musicology/conducting graduate student Jonathan Spatola-Knoll finds the opportunity to take the stage with other companies sets Davis’ music program apart from other college music programs. “One of...

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