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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UC Davis sees increase in cancellations of housing and dining contracts
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UC Davis sees increase in cancellations of housing and dining contracts

COVID-19 prompts cancellations, impacting students and university The cancellation deadline for the residence halls has been extended to Aug. 30. For returning and transfer students living in apartment…

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UC will require all students, faculty, staff to receive influenza vaccine for fall
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UC will require all students, faculty, staff to receive influenza vaccine for fall

Requirement rooted in concern for influenza outbreak alongside COVID-19 pandemic A press release today from the University of California announced that all students, faculty and staff across UC…

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New bookstore program Equitable Access receives backlash from students
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New bookstore program Equitable Access receives backlash from students

Program creator says it will reduce financial inequity, but students and administrators voice concerns about price and obscure opt-out mechanism This article was updated on Aug. 16 to…

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UC Davis has the fifth most COVID-19 cases of all UC campuses
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UC Davis has the fifth most COVID-19 cases of all UC campuses

American universities lack standardized system to track COVID-19 cases According to a recent survey conducted by The New York Times, more than 6,600 coronavirus cases have been found…

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Michael V. Drake named first Black president of the University of California
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Michael V. Drake named first Black president of the University of California

Drake’s base salary to be 56% higher than current President Janet Napolitano’s, coming in at $890,000 Dr. Michael V. Drake, the current president of Ohio State University (OSU),…

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Undergraduate students can retroactively switch grading mode for Spring Quarter 2020 classes
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Undergraduate students can retroactively switch grading mode for Spring Quarter 2020 classes

Academic Senate announces that current students, regardless of academic standing, and Spring Quarter graduates can switch grading modes for Spring Quarter classes The Academic Senate announced on June…

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Former top-ranked UC Davis gymnast Alexis Brown speaks out about racism on team
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Former top-ranked UC Davis gymnast Alexis Brown speaks out about racism on team

Review may be conducted by Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Program on campus Alexis Brown, a decorated alumna of the UC Davis women’s gymnastics team who graduated in 2018,…

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Graduate students won’t vote on a state-wide COLA strike
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Graduate students won’t vote on a state-wide COLA strike

UAW Local 2865’s bargaining team voted 10-8 to not call a strike vote, increasing current discontent with union leadership Hundreds of phone calls and countless emails hounded members…

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UC Davis announces plans to partially reopen campus for fall, students voice mixed reactions
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UC Davis announces plans to partially reopen campus for fall, students voice mixed reactions

University will offer some classes, services in person, based on health guidelines, instructor preferenceBy UC Davis announced on June 16 that it will welcome students back to campus…

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Tensions high at last Senate meetings of the quarter as controversial BDS resolution passes, is later vetoed
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Tensions high at last Senate meetings of the quarter as controversial BDS resolution passes, is later vetoed

Thrive faces criticism for not consulting members of the Black campus community when deciding to skip last Senate meeting of the quarter in solidarity with the BLM movement…

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Senate fails to fill Judicial Council vacancy for third consecutive week
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Senate fails to fill Judicial Council vacancy for third consecutive week

Controversial closed session called over appointment Editor’s Note: At the time this article was written, the May 14 ASUCD Senate Meeting had not taken place. At that meeting,…

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US Supreme Court rules Trump administration improperly ended DACA program
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US Supreme Court rules Trump administration improperly ended DACA program

DACA program must resume accepting applications, Trump administration could attempt to end program again The U.S. Supreme Court released its decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals…

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After SHCS furloughs, counselors voice yearslong frustrations with university leadership
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After SHCS furloughs, counselors voice yearslong frustrations with university leadership

Six SHCS counselors say they feel devalued, voice frustrations with management This article fits into the context of a previous article by The California Aggie titled “UC Davis…

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