ASUCD senators start petition calling for Punjabi culture and language class
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ASUCD senators start petition calling for Punjabi culture and language class

Class would offer opportunity to learn about Punjabi culture, literature and language ASUCD senators and the Sikh Cultural Association (SCA) have kick-started a petition advocating for a Punjabi…

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12-year-old child prodigy Tanishq Abraham accepted into UC Davis
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12-year-old child prodigy Tanishq Abraham accepted into UC Davis

Prodigy will attend either UC Davis or UC Santa Cruz as a junior transfer student Tanishq Abraham, a 12-year-old child prodigy and young genius, was recently accepted into…

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Conflict of interest alleged between UC president and investigator in Katehi case
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Conflict of interest alleged between UC president and investigator in Katehi case

UC Davis Academic Senate issues letter claiming professional and social connection between Janet Napolitano and Melinda Haag. Concerns are arising about the investigation into Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi’s…

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Bernie Sanders draws crowd of over 9,000 to UC Davis
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Bernie Sanders draws crowd of over 9,000 to UC Davis

2016 Democratic presidential candidate touches on issues ranging from social justice to economic quality 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders continued his tour of California on Wednesday, June…

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$422,300-salaried chief financial officer suddenly resigns from UC Davis
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$422,300-salaried chief financial officer suddenly resigns from UC Davis

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor Kelly Ratliff to serve as interim lead during search for Dave Lawlor’s replacement On May 26, the office of acting Chancellor Ralph Hexter sent…

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Envision UC Davis unveils community ideas for UC Davis’ future
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Envision UC Davis unveils community ideas for UC Davis’ future

Project’s coordinators announced the results of the campus-wide interactive game. On Tuesday, May 24, the results of the online interactive game “Envision UC Davis” were announced in a…

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UC Davis students collaborate with Sacramento farmers market to educate customers on healthy dietary choices
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UC Davis students collaborate with Sacramento farmers market to educate customers on healthy dietary choices

Organization answers customers’ dietary questions and hosts fun activities to promote health and exercise The UC Davis Medical Center collaborated with the Oak Park Farmers Market, a local…

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UC postdoctoral researchers gain right to overtime pay
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UC postdoctoral researchers gain right to overtime pay

After Department of Labor ruling, University of California required to pay overtime benefits to workers earning less than $47,476 On Wednesday, May 18, a majority of postdoctoral researchers…

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UC Davis students convert unused lawns into sustainable gardens
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UC Davis students convert unused lawns into sustainable gardens

Lawns consist of low-maintenance, low water-using plants to combat California drought Recently, the UC Davis Arboretum Leading by Learning (LxL) horticulture student interns converted a grass turf near…

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ASUCD no longer to give Picnic Day unit a monetary subsidy
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ASUCD no longer to give Picnic Day unit a monetary subsidy

Picnic Day budgeted to garner $11,586 in revenue for the association Picnic Day, the largest student-run event in the nation, will no longer be financially subsidized by ASUCD,…

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UC Davis releases proposed updates in 10-year plan
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UC Davis releases proposed updates in 10-year plan

New university proposals seek to accommodate increase in student enrollment On May 16, UC Davis released an update to its Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), a list of…

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Newly renovated Memorial Union bookstore to hold soft opening on June 6
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Newly renovated Memorial Union bookstore to hold soft opening on June 6

Bookstore to include UC Davis-branded selfie chair, Amazon center, extended art supply section The newly renovated bookstore at the Memorial Union (MU) is slated to have a soft…

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Fifth floor of Mrak Hall closes to public after Fire Katehi sit-in
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Fifth floor of Mrak Hall closes to public after Fire Katehi sit-in

Floor accessible to university employees with keys after security concerns Following weeks of protest against UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi, who is currently on paid administrative investigative…

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Bernie Sanders to visit UC Davis
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Bernie Sanders to visit UC Davis

2016 Democratic Presidential candidate to hold rally on Wednesday 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally at UC Davis on Wednesday, June 1, as part of…

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Two UC Davis students awarded President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership
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Two UC Davis students awarded President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership

Awardees include UC Davis students Mariah Watson, Lauren Jabusch, UCLA student Tyler Watson On May 11, two UC Davis students, Mariah Watson and Lauren Jabusch, and one UCLA…

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