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UC Davis revamps website design

UC Davis revamps website design

Updated website adds information on admissions, educational programs, campus life to homepage On Jan. 19, UC Davis launched its redesigned website, which provides easier navigation and more content for current and prospective students as well as parents and staff. Staff from departments including strategic communications, information and educational technology, undergraduate admissions, student affairs marketing...

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ASUCD Endorses Nishi Gateway Project by 11-1 Vote

Feb 7, 2016
ASUCD Endorses Nishi Gateway Project by 11-1 Vote

Some of the strongest proponents for the Nishi project have been students concerned with the lack of student housing options in the city of Davis. Students have been writing in for some time in support of Nishi. Back in November, former ASUCD President Carly Sandstrom wrote, “The scarcity of housing dedicated for students is...

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Club Finance Council repeals senate bill, cuts club resources

Feb 5, 2016
Club Finance Council repeals senate bill, cuts club resources

CFC halts ASUCD food catering, reduces annual club grants back to $2,000 In October 2015, former ASUCD Senator Alex Lee proposed Senate Bill 08, which allotted UC Davis clubs up to $2,500 annually and the option to have food catered by ASUCD services, specifically the ASUCD Coffee House (CoHo). Lee’s bill was unanimously passed...

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Students rewrite names of police brutality victims as part of ‘Say Their Name’ protest

Students rewrite names of police brutality victims as part of ‘Say Their Name’ protest

Davis Stands with Ferguson responds to UC Davis’ erasure of victims’ names last fall. On Jan. 27, Davis Stands with Ferguson, an extension group of Black Lives Matter on the UC Davis campus, held a protest called “Say Their Name” at the Memorial Union (MU) in honor of the 1,200 people killed by police...

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UC Davis hosts third annual UC Davis Wears Red Day this Friday

UC Davis hosts third annual UC Davis Wears Red Day this Friday

University Red Day campaign to raise awareness of heart disease, teach heart-healthy tips. The third annual UC Davis Wears Red Day, which will be held throughout the day on Friday, Feb. 5 at Hutchison Field, will welcome all members of the UC Davis community to prove once again that UC Davis has the biggest...

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Aggie Reuse Store hosts Spread the Love campaign for Valentine’s Day week

Aggie Reuse Store hosts Spread the Love campaign for Valentine’s Day week

Campaign seeks to redefine holiday by bringing attention to mental health, creating an inclusive space for students. From Feb. 8 through Feb. 12, the Aggie Reuse Store will be hosting the Spread the Love Campaign, a Valentine’s Day event designed to bring awareness to mental health issues and encourage support among students and their...

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This week in senate

This week in senate

Senate continues discussion on Wells Fargo prison divestment On Jan. 28, ASUCD Vice President Gareth Smythe called to order the fourth senate meeting of the quarter. The meeting began with a public discussion led by Senator Josh Dalavai concerning Senate Bill (SB) 28. Dalavai’s bill concerns the university’s divestment from Wells Fargo. His bill...

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Afrikan Black Coalition calls for UC to divest from Wells Fargo

Afrikan Black Coalition calls for UC to divest from Wells Fargo

Coalition’s demands due to Wells Fargo’s investments in private prisons In January, the Afrikan Black Coalition (ABC) created a petition calling for the University of California to divest $425 million worth of stock from Wells Fargo due to the banking and financial company’s financial support in private prison companies. The coalition recently succeeded in...

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UC Davis grants $1M toward development of robotic harvesting technology

UC Davis grants $1M toward development of robotic harvesting technology

Partnership between UC Davis and Carnegie Mellon University to produce a robotic harvesting aid In December 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provided $1 million of funding to UC Davis to produce innovative robotic harvesting technology. Stavros Vougioukas, a UC Davis professor of biological and agricultural engineering,...

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UC Davis scientist first to measure air quality in Aliso Canyon following massive methane leak

UC Davis scientist first to measure air quality in Aliso Canyon following massive methane leak

Methane leak doubles emissions for L.A. Basin In early November 2015, UC Davis scientist Stephen Conley completed the first measurement of methane in the area surrounding last year’s methane leak at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility near Los Angeles. The leak began on Oct. 23 and continues to release methane into the...

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