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Sac State win big against UC Davis in annual Causeway Cup rivalty

Apr 15, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball team came away with a dominant victory in the Causeway Cup game against rival UC Davis in Davis, Calif., Tuesday.



The California Aggie
Campus Judicial Report

Apr 11, 2014

We are brought up with the understanding that stealing is an immoral act; yet shoplifting from the UC Davis Bookstore, CoHo and other campus businesses is an ongoing issue. Tuition levels are at an all-time high, so money is understandably tight for college students, but being short on cash is never a justification for...

The California Aggie
UAW Workers strike hits UC campuses

Apr 11, 2014

Members of the UC Student Workers Union (UAW 2865) struck statewide at University of California (UC) campuses on April 2 and April 3 to protest some of the system’s alleged unfair labor practices. Davis strikers took their protest to the corner of Russell Boulevard and Howard Way on April 3. UAW 2865 represents student...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Stores unveil new graduation gowns

Apr 11, 2014

The graduating class of spring 2014 will be the first to wear blue graduation gowns at UC Davis. The color of the gowns used by the majority of UC schools, and the color of robes previously used by UC Davis, is black. The new robes will be blue with a gold stripe to match...

The California Aggie
Experimental College classes resume for Spring Quarter

Apr 11, 2014

After the suspension of Experimental College (EC) in December due to financial insecurity, the program will once again offer classes beginning April 14. ASUCD Senate approved reinstatement of classes for spring on March 13, and the launch of EC’s website went live April 8, allowing students to register for Spring Quarter classes. Although EC...

The California Aggie
UC Davis implements preferred name service

Apr 11, 2014

On March 27, UC Davis began its preferred name service, which allows UC Davis students to change their legal first names on campus systems to a preferred name through the online directory if they so choose. The name change would then automatically propagate into other campus systems such as SmartSite (which includes class rosters),...

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Honda Smart Home opens in Davis for zero-carbon living

Honda Smart Home opens in Davis for zero-carbon living

Honda and the University of California, Davis, have opened the Honda Smart Home US, showcasing technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. The home in UC Davis West Village is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually, including enough energy to power a Honda Fit EV...

The California Aggie
UC Davis research team discovers reason behind zebra stripes

Apr 10, 2014

A research team led by UC Davis has discovered the reason for zebras’ black and white stripes. Possible purposes for the stripes have included camouflage, reducement of heat, social function, disruption of attack by predators and avoidance of biting flies. The results of the study, published April 1 in the online journal Nature Communications,...

The California Aggie
UC Davis professor wins Wolf Prize for discovering gene that can increase nutritional value of wheat

Apr 8, 2014

UC Davis Professor Jorge Dubcovsky discovered a gene that can increase the nutritional value of wheat, and in January, was awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Agriculture. The prize, which has been awarded since 1978, is one of six prizes established by the Wolf Foundation and is awarded once a year in Israel. The...

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The California Aggie
Sacramento freeway closures to cause heavy traffic for UC Davis commuters

Apr 8, 2014

UC Davis student and faculty commuters will be affected by Caltrans’ Fix50 plan this spring. The first stage of the rehabilitation project to enhance the W/X Viaduct of U.S. Highway 50 in Sacramento begins April 22. The Viaduct is the elevated section of the highway that requires construction from heavy use. Eastbound construction starts...



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