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Davis Vanguard
The High Stakes of Faculty Labor’s Future

Dec 20, 2014

The debasement of faculty labor over the past decade is really a battle over what happens inside the classroom. By Claire Goldstene Adjunct unionization is on the rise on college campuses across the United States. The ivy-covered walls of academe are hiding a growing class of low-wage workers. Some earn so little that they...

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Davis Vanguard
An Open Letter to the UC Davis Community: Black Lives Matter

We are calling on all members of the UC Davis community. The recent murders of Black people and the subsequent lack of justice served to their killers, which has been widely publicized within media and social networks, portrays a microcosm of the systemic and institutional racism that continues to persist in our society.  These...

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The California Aggie
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 California Aggie
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...

The California Aggie
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...

The California Aggie
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...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Time For the Firefighters Union to Step Up and Make Current Arrangement Work

Dec 7, 2014

The September Fire report, released nearly a month ago now shows an amazing level of success in dealing with one of the more critical problems facing the community – a change in deployment strategy that includes the boundary drop and the new move and cover strategy. The data are starks when comparing what they...

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The California Aggie
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...

The California Aggie
This Week in Senate: Nov 21

Dec 2, 2014

ASUCD Vice President Maxwell Kappes presided over the Senate meeting held on Nov. 21 in the Mee Room of the Memorial Union. After quorum roll call, Senator Janesh Gupta began the discussion of asking senate to remove a current senator who is unable to attend meetings and serve on his post. Senator Katherine Sherman...

The California Aggie
Fresh Focus provides students with campus-grown produce

Dec 2, 2014

For the first time in its three-year history, The Pantry is now offering fresh produce as part of its Fresh Focus collaboration with the UC Davis Student Farm. Fresh Focus is a collaborative effort between The Pantry and the Student Farm at UC Davis to combat food waste and food insecurity on campus. The...

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