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Fall Quarter ASUCD voter turnout faces steady decline

Fall Quarter ASUCD voter turnout faces steady decline

Results show lowest turnout in four years Over the past few years, the number of students voting in the Fall Quarter ASUCD elections has steadily decreased. 2,287 ballots were cast during the recent fall 2016 election, which coincided with the 2016 presidential election. While the past few Winter Quarter elections have ranged from 730...

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ASUCD Coffee House celebrates its history

ASUCD Coffee House celebrates its history

Fall campaign engages students in activities surrounding CoHo history Throughout this quarter, the ASUCD Coffee House (CoHo) has been promoting its history in a campaign titled Students Serving Students Since 1968. CoHo director Darin Schluep and front of house manager Lauren Woods had been planning the campaign since Spring Quarter of 2016 in partnership...

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UC Davis Dining Services collaborates with UC Health System in search for new coffee provider

UC Davis Dining Services collaborates with UC Health System in search for new coffee provider

UC Davis looks for partner to provide coffee, interactive programs, opportunities for students UC Davis Dining Services has teamed up with the UC Health System to develop a new coffee agreement. This coffee agreement will establish a new coffee provider after the current contract with food company Sodexo expires on June 30. Sodexo has...

Davis Vanguard
Analysis: Are There Formal Restrictions on UCD Growth to the West?

Nov 29, 2016
Analysis: Are There Formal Restrictions on UCD Growth to the West?

Last week the Vanguard, following up on reader feedback, attempted to determine if there was an agreement that formally precluded the university from developing to the west from West Village. According to Andy Fell, Associate Director of the UC Davis News and Media Relations, there is no formal agreement.  He said, “The university prevailed...

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UC Davis Medical Center wins Consumer Choice Award

UC Davis Medical Center wins Consumer Choice Award

National Research Center names UC Davis Medical Center as Sacramento region’s best hospital Based upon National Research Center (NRC) surveys, the UC Davis Medical Center (UCDMC) has been ranked as the best regional hospital in four areas: best overall quality, best image and reputation, best doctors and best nurses. Between October 2015 and September...

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Advocacy groups write letters to UC President amid concerns of anti-Semitism

Advocacy groups write letters to UC President amid concerns of anti-Semitism

The letters come after two controversial student-led courses Earlier this month, the AMCHA Initiative and Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), sent out two open letters to the University of California (UC) president Janet Napolitano expressing concerns of anti-Zionist sentiment among UC professors and student instructors. The letters, which were signed by 176 faculty members,...

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Student Health and Counseling Services launches Nap Campaign

Student Health and Counseling Services launches Nap Campaign

Students learn about the importance of sleep, receive nap kits UC Davis’ Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) hosted its annual Nap Campaign from Nov. 7 to 10. The event celebrated healthy napping habits with over 800 participants given nap kits, which included sleep masks, earplugs and cards with information about naps. On Nov....

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UC Davis receives $760 million for research

UC Davis receives $760 million for research

Funding for research in public health, veterinary sciences, agriculture tops $700 million $760 million in external research funding was awarded to the UC Davis for the fiscal year 2015 to 2016. According to the UC Davis News site, this is the fourth highest among University of California (UC) campuses. The awards mostly came from...

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: Drive-Mode Share Continues to Fall Among UCD Commuters

Nov 28, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: Drive-Mode Share Continues to Fall Among UCD Commuters

In recent discussions over land use in the city of Davis, one of the points of contention has been whether the amount of parking allotted is too small.  The Vanguard has repeatedly pointed out through a variety of metrics that fewer students are driving to schools and fewer own automobiles. The latest travel survey...

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Two sexual assault occurrences reported during Fall Quarter

Two sexual assault occurrences reported during Fall Quarter

On campus resources available to students who are victims of sexual violence Twice during Fall Quarter, students have been notified via e-mail or text message of sexual assaults occurring near campus. One incident was at West Village and another on A Street near the intramural fields. The first occurred late at night on Oct....

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