New hires at UC Davis
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New hires at UC Davis

Key appointments ready to serve UC Davis in Aggie Square, law, student affairs UC Davis has recently hired individuals to fill key leadership roles with the Aggie Square…

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Tunnel of Resistance event highlights cultural struggles
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Tunnel of Resistance event highlights cultural struggles

Organizers show intersectionality between resistance movements On June 1, the ASUCD Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission organized the event “The Tunnel of Resistance” at the MU Patio. The…

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Mayim Bialik, Kamala Harris, John Lewis cancel UC speeches following AFSCME pressure
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Mayim Bialik, Kamala Harris, John Lewis cancel UC speeches following AFSCME pressure

After three-day strike in May, noteworthy public figures decline speeches at UC commencements Actress, neuroscientist and UCLA alumna Mayim Bialik declined to speak at UCLA’s College of Letters…

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First ever ASUCD executive recall ends in failure
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First ever ASUCD executive recall ends in failure

Petition fails to receive necessary amount of signatures ASUCD President Michael Gofman and Vice President Shaniah Branson will remain in office as the effort that sought to recall…

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Students who held Mrak Hall sit-in in January placed on disciplinary probation
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Students who held Mrak Hall sit-in in January placed on disciplinary probation

Protests over proposed tuition hike leads to disciplinary action Six students and members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) who participated in a sit-in at Mrak Hall…

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Last Week in Senate
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Last Week in Senate

Turmoil in Senate as Senator Halawi makes allegations of ASUCD “corruption,” other senator resigns Vice President Shaniah Branson called the ASUCD meeting to order on Thursday, May 24…

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ASUCD Senators, Judicial Council Chair, President criticized for missing meetings
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ASUCD Senators, Judicial Council Chair, President criticized for missing meetings

Lack of attendance raises questions about accountability At recent ASUCD government meetings, elected officials have been criticized for missing meetings. Only four out of the 12 ASUCD senators…

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Last week in Senate
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Last week in Senate

Academic Affairs Commission chair announces lengthened transfer, freshmen orientations ASUCD Vice President Shaniah Branson called the weekly Senate meeting to order on Thursday, May 13 at 8:42 p.m.…

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Student Disability Center looks to technology to help students
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Student Disability Center looks to technology to help students

Adaptive technologies assist disabled students The Student Disability Center uses technology-driven tools and services to provide assistance to students with disabilities in order to meet their academic challenges.…

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UC Office of the President fails to complete budget on time
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UC Office of the President fails to complete budget on time

UC system falling behind on implementing auditor’s recommendations from 2017 The California State Auditor’s one-year evaluation of the University of California found that the UC did not implement…

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UC Davis custodians protest management treatment
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UC Davis custodians protest management treatment

Human resources grants meeting, continues hashing out concerns UC Davis custodians from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 conducted a work action on May…

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ASUCD holds annual budget hearings for 2018-2019 school year
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ASUCD holds annual budget hearings for 2018-2019 school year

Federal increase in labor costs demands extra $300,000 cost, diminishing money available to units From Friday, May 18 to Monday, May 21, the ASUCD executive team and Senate…

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Senator Danny Halawi announces resignation from Senate
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Senator Danny Halawi announces resignation from Senate

Halawi steps down after expressing frustration with alleged ASUCD corruption, collusion Senator Danny Halawi, a second-year applied mathematics and computer science double major, announced his resignation from the…

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Former UC Davis professor filmed individuals showering without their consent, stored footage on university-owned hard drives
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Former UC Davis professor filmed individuals showering without their consent, stored footage on university-owned hard drives

Accidental finding led to conviction of former UC Davis professor for filming of 19-year old Before taking time off for Winter Break in 2015, Karl Kjer, an entomologist…

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UC maintains contract with Aramark despite UC divestment from private prison corporations
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UC maintains contract with Aramark despite UC divestment from private prison corporations

UC Office of the President’s systemwide strategic sourcing initiative includes Aramark laundry contract Over the course of the last two years, the UC system has actively divested from…

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