GSA letter challenges university to seek equitable solutions for remote learning
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GSA letter challenges university to seek equitable solutions for remote learning

The letter asks the administration to offer fully asynchronous courses, solutions for inconsistent internet access on and off campus The Grad Student Association (GSA) teamed up with the…

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Aggies anticipate upcoming election without usual on-campus morale
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Aggies anticipate upcoming election without usual on-campus morale

Polling places at the MU will no longer be open, but students and UC urge voting through other avenues While the federal primary elections ignited political activity and…

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561 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by employees and 138 by students
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561 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by employees and 138 by students

UC Davis marks the fifth-highest number of COVID-19 cases among UC schools There have been 561 reported COVID-19 cases by employees of the university and 138 reported cases…

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Chancellor May responds to concerns by senators about potential COVID-19 spread on campus
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Chancellor May responds to concerns by senators about potential COVID-19 spread on campus

The university prepares for COVID-19 outbreaks by setting aside a 400-bed facility to house quarantined students The Oct. 1 ASUCD virtual special senate meeting was called to order…

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Three positive COVID-19 cases emerge from on-campus housing
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Three positive COVID-19 cases emerge from on-campus housing

Testing currently offered to students living in housing managed by Student Housing, sorority or fraternity housing, The Green at West Village, student firefighters, EMTs  The university confirmed that…

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UCD launches ‘public phase’ of $2 billion fundraising campaign
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UCD launches ‘public phase’ of $2 billion fundraising campaign

The campaign has raised $1.2 billion since its start in 2016 Last week, UC Davis effectively ended the “quiet phase” of its $2 billion fundraising campaign that began…

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Jambul Akkaziev, former University Writing Program lecturer, sues UC over allegations of discriminatory practices
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Jambul Akkaziev, former University Writing Program lecturer, sues UC over allegations of discriminatory practices

Akkaziev cites disparate treatment of foreign-born UWP lecturers, dismissal of concerns around ESL readings  Former UC Davis lecturer, Jambul Akkaziev, has sued the University of California for discrimination…

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UC Davis chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi to operate independently of the university after registration revoked due to hazing
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UC Davis chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi to operate independently of the university after registration revoked due to hazing

Fraternity raises concerns about “lack of due process” in disciplinary process The Davis chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) fraternity has decided to operate independently of the…

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Voting center locations announced in Yolo County, following safety guidelines
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Voting center locations announced in Yolo County, following safety guidelines

Despite pandemic, voter turnout predicted to remain similar to previous years This article was updated on Sept. 17 to reflect that the Harper Junior High School VAC was…

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Undergraduates, graduates and professors’ research efforts impacted by COVID-19
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Undergraduates, graduates and professors’ research efforts impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 ramp-up and ramp-down plan implemented to ease transmission and infection As the campus transitions away from in-person operations, research at UC Davis is shifting, with undergraduate, graduate…

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UC must suspend SAT and ACT scores in admissions, scholarship decisions, judge rules
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UC must suspend SAT and ACT scores in admissions, scholarship decisions, judge rules

Lawsuit alleged that standardized testing requirements are “broadly biased”; UC may challenge ruling The University of California must immediately suspend its SAT and ACT score requirements in its…

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Student Housing counselor-in-residence approved in budget but paused amid pandemic
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Student Housing counselor-in-residence approved in budget but paused amid pandemic

Current, former student employees still express concerns about communication, mental health support Five current and former Student Housing employees spoke to The Aggie. Employee A, Employee B and…

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ASUCD Interim Internal Vice President confirmed at emergency Senate meeting on Aug. 13
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ASUCD Interim Internal Vice President confirmed at emergency Senate meeting on Aug. 13

ASUCD President, Controller commit to improving student conditions by looking at impacts of COVID-19 The Senate table gathered for an emergency meeting called on Aug. 13 to confirm…

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UC Davis provides emergency housing for community members affected by wildfires
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UC Davis provides emergency housing for community members affected by wildfires

University wildlife reserves also heavily affected by fires Students, faculty and staff seeking housing support can call the Human Resources Shared Services call center at (530)754-4772 etween 8…

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UC Davis Police Department lowers campus police budget amid COVID-19 campus closure
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UC Davis Police Department lowers campus police budget amid COVID-19 campus closure

Students and police chief have differing ideas of campus safety While the UC Davis campus police budget rose by nearly $2 million from 2019 to 2020, the amount…

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