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Campus Judicial Report

Apr 11, 2014

We are brought up with the understanding that stealing is an immoral act; yet shoplifting from the UC Davis Bookstore, CoHo and other campus businesses is an ongoing issue. Tuition levels are at an all-time high, so money is understandably tight for college students, but being short on cash is never a justification for...

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UAW Workers strike hits UC campuses

Apr 11, 2014

Members of the UC Student Workers Union (UAW 2865) struck statewide at University of California (UC) campuses on April 2 and April 3 to protest some of the system’s alleged unfair labor practices. Davis strikers took their protest to the corner of Russell Boulevard and Howard Way on April 3. UAW 2865 represents student...

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UC Davis Stores unveil new graduation gowns

Apr 11, 2014

The graduating class of spring 2014 will be the first to wear blue graduation gowns at UC Davis. The color of the gowns used by the majority of UC schools, and the color of robes previously used by UC Davis, is black. The new robes will be blue with a gold stripe to match...

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Experimental College classes resume for Spring Quarter

Apr 11, 2014

After the suspension of Experimental College (EC) in December due to financial insecurity, the program will once again offer classes beginning April 14. ASUCD Senate approved reinstatement of classes for spring on March 13, and the launch of EC’s website went live April 8, allowing students to register for Spring Quarter classes. Although EC...

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UC Davis implements preferred name service

Apr 11, 2014

On March 27, UC Davis began its preferred name service, which allows UC Davis students to change their legal first names on campus systems to a preferred name through the online directory if they so choose. The name change would then automatically propagate into other campus systems such as SmartSite (which includes class rosters),...

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UC Davis research team discovers reason behind zebra stripes

Apr 10, 2014

A research team led by UC Davis has discovered the reason for zebras’ black and white stripes. Possible purposes for the stripes have included camouflage, reducement of heat, social function, disruption of attack by predators and avoidance of biting flies. The results of the study, published April 1 in the online journal Nature Communications,...

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UC Davis celebrates centennial picnic day

On April 12, UC Davis will celebrate its centennial picnic day by bringing back loved events from past years and further expanding its safety zones into the City of Davis. Long time Davis residents might remember that in the past, police have had issues with alcohol at Picnic Day. There will be about 60...

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Davis City Council halts paid parking proposal

Apr 10, 2014

On March 25, Davis City Council halted a proposal to implement paid parking in downtown Davis. In October 2012, Davis City Council appointed members for the Downtown Parking Task Force (DPTF) which would meet monthly to identify the parking problems in downtown Davis. The task force came up with solutions for the management of...

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Police Briefs: April 2, 2014 to April 6, 2014

Apr 9, 2014

Wednesday 4/2 Ran out of steam A man was sleeping in a running vehicle parked at a gas pump on Mace Boulevard for over an hour. Friday 4/4 Block party Four people were lying in the street in oncoming traffic and taking pictures on G Street. I wanna rob On Regis Drive, someone made...

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News in brief: Marsh trial to be postponed until June

Apr 8, 2014

According to the Yolo County District Attorney’s office, Daniel Marsh, 16, will have his April trial date postponed until June 16. His attorneys successfully moved the date at a conference on March 27 because the investigation is still in process. Prosecutors on the case are not supportive of the motion to postpone trial. The...

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