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New UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center documentary airs on PBS

The short film, “Dignidad,” offers a look at the struggle of domestic workers during the COVID-19 pandemic   By SYDNEY AMESTOY — campus@theaggie.org   The UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC) has released a new documentary, “Dignidad,” which aired on local PBS stations on Jan. 14. “Dignidad” covers the steps domestic workers across...

Aggie Icons: The history of UC Davis campus architecture that students know and love

How our agricultural roots and ever-changing history are reflected in our campus buildings    By REBEKA ZELJKO — features@theaggie.org   The UC Davis campus has grown tremendously since its founding in 1908, according to the UC Davis website. Over the last century, the campus has developed from a small agricultural branch...

Virtual veterinary visits: increasing access to cat care

UC Davis researchers find cats are less stressed during video appointments than in-person visits   By LILLY ACKERMAN — science@theaggie.org    Animal welfare epidemiology researchers in UC Davis’s Department of Animal Science are studying telemedicine for cats as a way to increase ease of access to veterinary appointments.  Virtual doctor’s appointments have grown increasingly...

Studying local flora can strengthen your connection to Davis

Native Yolo County plants and their unique features   By MAYA KORNYEYEVA — mkornyeyeva@ucdavis.edu   Davis, California and its surrounding area are situated in a unique location for plant diversity. Located predominantly in the Central Valley, the region boasts a warm climate and an abundance of wetlands, making it a diverse site for...

The classified document chaos

Biden and Trump have both been caught mishandling confidential documents, but the situations are not the same   By CLAIRE SCHAD...

Artificial intelligence is the future, but is it a threat to education?

With the rise of chatbots like ChatGPT that feature essay writing technology, student academic integrity and creativity need to...

Studying local flora can strengthen your connection to Davis

Native Yolo County plants and their unique features   By MAYA KORNYEYEVA — mkornyeyeva@ucdavis.edu   Davis, California and its surrounding area are situated...

STEM Majors vs. Mental Math

Drawn by: Lidya Shcherbakova –– lvshcherbakova@ucdavis.edu   Disclaimer: (This cartoon is humor and/or satire, and its content is purely fictional. The...

New UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center documentary airs on PBS

The short film, “Dignidad,” offers a look at the struggle of domestic workers during the COVID-19 pandemic   By SYDNEY AMESTOY...

PETA-backed youth organization protests UC Davis researchers’ experimentation on captive primates

The student organization “Students Opposing Speciesism” organized a demonstration on the quad where protestors wore monkey masks and sat in cages   By MADELEINE YOUNG —...

UC Davis team snags first place in UC-wide esports tournament

The Esports club’s Valorant Gold and Blue teams both win big prizes for the Aggies    By SONORA SLATER — campus@theaggie.org   On Saturday, Jan. 14, the UC...

Student-run organizations present plans to combat housing insecurity

ASUCD senators, chairpersons and other campus leaders highlight their focus on promoting housing affordability as the search for next year’s housing begins   By LILY FREEMAN...