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The California Aggie
New ASUCD controller appointed

Beginning this spring quarter, ASUCD welcomed its new executive controller Francisco Lara following a competitive interview cycle. Lara, a third-year economics and political science double major, has a vast background in finances and ASUCD. He has experience in budgeting and financing, including writing the budget for delegations at the Student of Color conference, University...

The State Hornet
Hornets break into top five multiple times in Brutus Hamilton Open

Apr 26, 2015

Sacramento State track and field traveled to Berkeley, California and competed in the two-day Brutus Hamilton Open on April 24 and 25.

The California Aggie
News in brief: Health care reform advocates find outlet in Picnic Day Parade

Several members of the Yolo County chapter of Health Care For All (HCA), a statewide health care reform nonprofit, paraded at last Saturday’s Picnic Day to endorse adoption of a single-payer health care system for California. HCA Yolo County has paraded and tabled at Picnic Day the last few years. Jerry Marr, the chapter...

Davis Vanguard
UC Davis Research Bolsters Sugary Beverage Concerns

Apr 23, 2015
UC Davis Research Bolsters Sugary Beverage Concerns

In the coming months the city will be looking more closely at a program that could direct local restaurants to change the default beverage served with kids meals to healthier alternatives, moving away from surgery beverages. First 5 Yolo is currently working with the City of Davis to adopt an ordinance that would require...

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The California Aggie
UC Davis, Mars, Inc. create sustainability partnership

In September 2014, UC Davis and Mars, Incorporated, agreed to a partnership that created the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, managed through the UC Davis World Food Center. In January this collaboration was officially launched. Bruce German, a food science and technology professor as well as the facilitator of the development of the...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: EcoHub has grand opening

On April 13, EcoHub held its grand opening event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located next to the Silo by the Bike Barn, the new EcoHub holds five ASUCD units: Campus Center for the Environment, Project Compost, Aggie Reuse Store, Whole Earth Festival and Experimental College. Previously, these ASUCD units had been located...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Police department, students come together for community forum

UC Davis students and the UC Davis Police Department hosted this year’s third community forum entitled “Realism and Racism” on April 14 in the ARC Ballroom. This forum series is a student initiated event meant to address current national issues and events involving police misconduct. The first forum was held on Jan. 7, titled...

The California Aggie
Watson tabs Smythe as new ASUCD VP

After a whirlwind week in ASUCD, Mariah Watson looked to bring some tranquility back to the association in the form of a familiar face. Watson, the ASUCD president, named Gareth Smythe as her new vice president today. Smythe fills the void left by former vice president Robyn Huey, who was elected in the Winter ASUCD election with...

NorCal Tennis Czar
UC Davis men fall but tie for Big West crown

Apr 20, 2015

   The No. 53 UC Davis men lost their regular-season finale but claimed a share of the Big West Conference title.   UC Irvine routed the Aggies 6-1 in Irvine on Sunday to move into a tie for first place at 4-1.  UC Davis' victo...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: How the Changing Face of Universities Can Change the World

Apr 19, 2015
Sunday Commentary II: How the Changing Face of Universities Can Change the World

There was a comment made at the Jump Start Davis event on Wednesday that jumped out to me. Niki Peterson of the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, housed in the Graduate School of Management at UC Davis made the comment that instead of simply having people do research and enter academia, “We...

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