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Davis Turkey Trot: more than just another race

Davis Turkey Trot: more than just another race

Participants gathered for 5k, 10k, half marathon races Five, four, three, two, one… Go! Those were the words that sent off just over 1,750 runners in the 29th annual Davis Turkey Trot on Nov. 19. The chilly and rainy weather didn’t stop these determined athletes from running their hearts out. Hosted by A Change...

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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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Affordable, clean, green energy is coming to Yolo County, Davis

Affordable, clean, green energy is coming to Yolo County, Davis

Citizens can expect more cost-competitive clean energy for 2017 With rising concerns of climate change, green energy continues to gain interest in communities such as Davis and Yolo County. On Oct. 25, Davis and Yolo County representatives voted unanimously to create the Valley Clean Energy Alliance (VCEA), which aims to deliver cost-competitive clean electricity...

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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...

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Measure H passes, voters support Davis schools

Measure H passes, voters support Davis schools

Davis community renews local parcel tax for K-12 education Since 1984, Davis residents have voted to support local schools and education with parcel taxes that help sustain important programs and enrichment opportunities for Davis K-12 students. This election proved no different, as the votes tallied up beyond the required two-thirds majority for Measure H...

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Local residents attend Davis town hall meeting

Local residents attend Davis town hall meeting

College alcohol use, high-risk drinking discussed Overall trends of public intoxication arrests in Davis have declined in recent years, said City of Davis mayor Robb Davis during the Davis Town Hall forum on Nov. 16. If only that were the case back in 2005 for one UC Davis freshman, a female student who spent...

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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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