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Measure N passes with supermajority of votes from the primary election

Following the March ballot, the parcel tax to help fund Davis Joint Unified School District is here to stay    By MATTHEW MCELDOWNEY — city@theaggie.org   The results for Measure N, a parcel tax of $768 a year, were confirmed as of March 21, 2024. The measure passed with 68.24% of the Davis...

Is ‘plant-based’ really for the planet?

How much of a difference is your oat milk really making?   By MOLLY THOMPSON – mmtthompson@ucdavis.edu    20 years ago, you would have never been able to walk out of an ice cream parlor with a scoop of vegan, oat milk “frozen dessert” on your cone. But nowadays, it is almost expected...

UC Davis students discuss the youth vote in upcoming presidential election

Students say voting is an important exercise of your democratic rights   By ZOEY MORTAZAVI — features@theaggie.org   The upcoming presidential election this November is the first that many UC Davis students will be able to vote in. Across the United States, the young voter turnout — the demographic ranging between ages 18...

Ongoing events, available resources at Mary L. Stephens Library

The Davis branch provides craft communities, monthly book sales, material kits and more    By SAVANNAH ANNO — arts@theaggie.org Beyond just providing books, libraries can also serve as important community builders. By welcoming all members of society into their spaces, practicing outreach and hosting events that encourage patrons to interact with one...

In the fight for abortion rights, every ruling matters

Californians should not feel immune to attacks on reproductive healthcare  By THE EDITORIAL BOARD In an unsurprising turn of events, Arizona...

Ground squirrel tunnels cause of Arboretum water level decline, appears intentional

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

The importance of media literacy

We must do everything we can to combat misinformation   By CLAIRE SCHAD — cfschad@ucdavis.edu    As college students, most of us have...

So… how big is our campus?

Drawn by: Lanhui Zhen –– lazhen@ucdavis.edu Disclaimer: (This cartoon is humor and/or satire, and its content is purely fictional. The story and...

UC Davis to introduce new business major in fall 2025

The selective major will only be open to incoming first years and will open to other students in fall...

Budget hearings, spending bills discussed in April 4 Senate meeting

The Senate allocated money to HackDavis, as well as to the upcoming ASUCD Cultural Festival   BY SONORA SLATER — campus@theaggie.org   “I will be requesting money in...

The Pantry offers new translations of their services for international student community

The Office of the International Student Representative has been working to ensure all ASUCD units have translation services since 2022   By SYDNEY AMESTOY — campus@theaggie.org   As...

UC Davis CARE center, UC Davis AB540 Undocumented Student Center commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Month with ‘Paint + Positivity’ events

These are the first of many events that the organization will be putting together throughout the month of April to advocate for sexual assault...

City of Davis celebrates 30th Annual Environmental Recognition Awards

Davis recognizes local business, individuals and nonprofit organizations that promote the environment   By ALMA CULVERWELL — city@theaggie.org    The city of Davis...

Yolo County Library hosts celebrations for Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros

Día brings community members together to celebrate children and encourage literacy   By OLIVIA HOKR — city@theaggie.org    Día de los Niños/Día de...

City of Davis purchases 120 acres of farmland for agriculture conservation

Davis now owns part of a $960,000 agricultural conservation easement primarily facilitated by a parcel tax intended to protect...

Representative Mike Thompson presents $850,000 check for Walnut Park Library project

The initiative is meant to expand community services with expected completion by 2026   By ALEXANDRA SHAPIRO — city@theaggie.org   On March 25,...

Misner & Smith: the musical duo with a creative process fueled by gardening

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Sam and Megan discuss their new album and inspiration from the Davis gardening community   By GRETA...

UC Davis’ Princess Pals brings magic into local children’s lives

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Club officers share memorable experiences and give insight into how the organization works   By SABRINA FIGUEROA...

What’s actually happening with daylight savings at the state and federal level?

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A breakdown of the conditional policy on seasonal time changes   By ZOEY MORTAZAVI — features@theaggie.org   In March...

UC Davis students set mental health goals for quarter ahead, reflect on past wellness practices

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Flowers aren’t the only things flourishing this spring   By JULIANA MARQUEZ ARAUJO — features@theaggie.org   As students prepare...

Swing dancing community at UC Davis integrates both traditional and modern practices of the art form

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The Davis Swing Dancers club teaches dance moves and the cultural history of swing dancing   By...
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Movie Review: “Wonka”

A warm family film that could’ve been explored more    By...

UC Davis Events in April

Students and community gear up to have a schedule...

Four springtime films to watch this quarter

Spruce up your spring with some movies to add...

Review: ‘COWBOY CARTER’ is Kntry, not Country

Beyoncé recently released her first country album, despite the...