Last week in Senate
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Last week in Senate

ASUCD Vice President Adilla Jamaludin called the June 1 ASUCD Senate meeting to order at 6:16 p.m. Numerous senators were not present when the meeting opened. Senators Matthew…

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Six students win inaugural library undergraduate research prize
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Six students win inaugural library undergraduate research prize

Only six out of 29 applicants received the prize On May 24, six students were presented with the inaugural Norma J. Lang Prize for Undergraduate Information Research. This…

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Three UC Davis students awarded prestigious Strauss Scholarship
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Three UC Davis students awarded prestigious Strauss Scholarship

Select students set to implement public service projects funded by $10,000 grant Catherine Rivas, Sina Soltanzadeh Zarandi and Ioannis Kournoutas were recently awarded the Donald A. Strauss Scholarship,…

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International undergraduate, graduate students face increased fees, some lose eligibility for childcare grant
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International undergraduate, graduate students face increased fees, some lose eligibility for childcare grant

International Student Administrative Fee for international undergraduates to increase by 428 percent next year International undergraduate students at UC Davis are facing a 428 percent increase in International…

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Last week in Senate
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Last week in Senate

On May 25, the ASUCD Senate held its weekly meeting on the third floor of the Memorial Union (MU). The meeting was called to order at 6:12 p.m.…

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Renovations coming to the ARC
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Renovations coming to the ARC

Boxing area, weight room, outdoor training area, Peet’s Coffee to be added Along with the conversion of Starbucks to Peet’s Coffee, other renovations coming to the Activities and…

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2017 commencement ceremonies headlined by graduation speakers
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2017 commencement ceremonies headlined by graduation speakers

Students, alumni set to speak at graduation With the end of Spring Quarter fast approaching, seniors and staff alike are preparing for the annual graduation festivities. This year…

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Senate constitutional amendment to limit budgetary autonomy of UC Regents
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Senate constitutional amendment to limit budgetary autonomy of UC Regents

SCA 14 would implement changes in 138-year-old governing system of UC Board of Regents On May 23, California State Senator Ed Hernandez proposed Senate Constitutional Amendment 14 (SCA…

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Regents bill university $225,000 in dinners, party expenses since 2012
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Regents bill university $225,000 in dinners, party expenses since 2012

Private endowment for university business costs reimburses expensive regent dinners Documents retrieved through a state audit of the UC Office of the President (UCOP) show that UC Board…

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Registered student organizations to be charged to reserve on-campus meeting spaces
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Registered student organizations to be charged to reserve on-campus meeting spaces

Student Affairs no longer able to cover costs to Conference and Event Services due to budget constraints On May 16, registered student organizations (RSOs) were notified via an…

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UC Regents approve first ever non-resident student enrollment cap
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UC Regents approve first ever non-resident student enrollment cap

Regents limit international, out-of-state student enrollment The Regents of the University of California (UC) approved an 18 percent enrollment cap on international and out-of-state students at five of…

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ASUCD units in EcoHub face numerous problems
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ASUCD units in EcoHub face numerous problems

Issues include rats, cockroaches, lack of adequate space When six ASUCD units moved to the EcoHub three years ago, the unit directors were told that the move was…

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Samantha Chiang resigns as ASUCD senator
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Samantha Chiang resigns as ASUCD senator

Interim senator to be appointed Samantha Chiang, a third-year English major, resigned from her position as an ASUCD senator on May 22 due to personal matters. Chiang had…

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Petition for continued employment of NPB lecturer Dr. Lauren Liets
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Petition for continued employment of NPB lecturer Dr. Lauren Liets

Over 1,000 students sign petition A petition was created on change.org at the beginning of May to support the continued employment of Dr. Lauren Liets, lecturer in the…

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UC Davis Net Impact chapter on the rise
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UC Davis Net Impact chapter on the rise

Nonprofit group seeks to improve community There is no shortage of UC Davis clubs and organizations dedicated to benefitting the community and making positive changes in the world.…

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