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Davis Police Department Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle voted to get sent back to U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014

On Oct. 21 the Davis City Council voted to send the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle that the Davis Police Department (DPD) acquired from military surplus back to the U.S. government. They also amended the city’s policy on acquiring military surplus equipment in the future. The two-part vote totaled 3-2 and 5-0, respectively. According...

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UC Davis Police Accountability Board holds first public session of the year

Oct 30, 2014

The recently-formed UC Davis Police Accountability Board (PAB) held its Fall Quarterly Meeting on Oct. 22 at the Student Community Center. The PAB was formed in May 2014 to strengthen the relationship between the campus community and UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD). The board handles complaints made against UC Davis police officers and is...

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President Bill Clinton headlines rally at UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, spoke to UC Davis students and community members Wednesday morning at UC Davis’ ARC Pavilion, headlining a “Get Out the Vote” rally with representatives John Garamendi (CA-03) and Ami Bera (CA-07) in advance of the Nov. 4 election. More than 4,500 people flocked to The...

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President Bill Clinton to speak at UC Davis tomorrow

Oct 28, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be at UC Davis tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 29, headlining a “Get Out The Vote” Rally for Congressmen Ami Berra (CA-07) and John Garamendi (CA-03). The event will take place at the ARC Pavilion at 12:30 p.m., and all three will speak, along with UC Davis...

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Professors, lecturers face different rights to tenure

Oct 28, 2014

According to the American Federation of Teachers, lecturers teach 40 percent of classes at UC Davis. Unlike lecturers, professors are able to ascend to the level of tenure-protected faculty, and have a permanent place in the university after a period of review and evaluation. “Tenure is achieved after a faculty member has been deemed...

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News In Brief: Beehive Design Collective to hold art show in Davis

Oct 28, 2014

On Friday, the Beehive Design Collective, a volunteer activist group dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots,” will be showing their design pieces at Delta of Venus Cafe. The California-wide tour titled “Sucked Dry: Examining Drought and Privatization from Mesoamérica to California” aims to bring awareness to the current drought. According to the collective’s website, they...

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This Week in Senate: Oct. 23

Oct 28, 2014

ASUCD Vice President Maxwell Kappes presided over the senate meeting held on Oct. 23 in the Mee Room at the Memorial Union. The meeting was called to order at 6:15 p.m. At the start of the meeting, Nicholas Park was sworn in by Kappes as a voting member of the ASUCD Senate. Following his...

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News in Brief–UC Davis engineering team develops breath-test for dolphins

Oct 28, 2014

A group of engineers at UC Davis recently developed a breath-test for dolphins which can help analyze dolphin health. The device was created by a group of engineers from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and was led by Professor Cristina Davis. The team hoped to create a device that could diagnose dolphin...

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Arts Week

Oct 23, 2014

MUSIC   Daedalus String Quartet Oct. 24, 7 p.m., $8 for students Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Listen to classical music from this quartet, consisting of violinists Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violist Jessica Thompson and cellist Thomas Kraines.   San Francisco Symphony Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $62 Mondavi Center Enjoy performances Appalachian...

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East Covell to receive road upgrade

Oct 23, 2014

On Oct.7 City Council approved a plan for the East Covell Corridor. The plan will help to improve traffic flow, increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians and adapt for the increase in population from The Cannery, the housing and business development currently under construction off of East Covell. Development of the East Covell Corridor...

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