Feb. 21 Senate report: closed session held to discuss Senator Brandon Clemons’ consistent absences
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Feb. 21 Senate report: closed session held to discuss Senator Brandon Clemons’ consistent absences

Senate meeting sees several quarterly reports, introduction of three new bills On Feb. 21, the ASUCD Senate met in the Mee Room of the Memorial Union for its…

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UC SHIP health care plan faces changes for upcoming school year
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UC SHIP health care plan faces changes for upcoming school year

Premiums for student families, mental health resources to decrease The UC Davis SHIP Committee approved six changes for the 2019-20 insurance coverage year at its Feb. 20 meeting.…

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Second anti-Semitism awareness training workshop held
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Second anti-Semitism awareness training workshop held

Advocacy groups take different approaches to addressing anti-Semitism Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) hosted an anti-Semitism awareness training workshop at the Student Community Center (SCC) on Feb. 27.…

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UC tuition to remain steady for 2019-20 academic year
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UC tuition to remain steady for 2019-20 academic year

News comes after UC secures additional funds from Gov. Newsom UC tuition will neither increase nor decrease, remaining steady for the 2019-20 academic year, the UC Office of…

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Swastikas found at Putah Creek part of recent acts of vandalism at site
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Swastikas found at Putah Creek part of recent acts of vandalism at site

Second anti-Semitic incident in matter of months occurs on campus Recent acts of destructive vandalism at UC Davis’ Putah Creek Riparian Reserve included swastikas painted on a tree…

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New York Times investigative journalist Jodi Kantor speaks at Mondavi Center
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New York Times investigative journalist Jodi Kantor speaks at Mondavi Center

Kantor discusses breaking Harvey Weinstein story, #MeToo movement, journalism career Jodi Kantor, the investigative journalist from The New York Times who broke the story exposing the sexual harassment…

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Drop in UC freshmen applications for first time in 15 years
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Drop in UC freshmen applications for first time in 15 years

UC freshman applications decreased by 3 percent systemwide A fact sheet released by the UC Office of the President (UCOP), which highlighted the UC admission statistics for Fall…

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UCOP, State Auditor butt heads over funding transparency
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UCOP, State Auditor butt heads over funding transparency

Auditor raises concerns over implementation of recommendations UC President Janet Napolitano recently faced inquiries from California State Auditor Elaine Howle regarding her office’s failure to disclose $175 million…

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UC cancels contract with online journal publisher in push for open access
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UC cancels contract with online journal publisher in push for open access

In boycott-esque movement, UC chooses to not renew $11 million subscription, sticking to university’s principles on scholarly communication The UC made a collective decision Thursday to terminate its…

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New studies show political contributions from UC employees overwhelmingly go to Democrats
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New studies show political contributions from UC employees overwhelmingly go to Democrats

Students, staff discuss whether political ideology leaks into classroom environment A recent report showed that the majority of individual political contributions from individuals associated with the UC, as…

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Feb. 14 reports: ASUCD holds Town Hall, Senate meeting
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Feb. 14 reports: ASUCD holds Town Hall, Senate meeting

Action-packed Valentine’s Day with back-to-back open forum preceding weekly Senate meeting The ASUCD Senate held a public town hall in the Coffee House on Feb. 14 in an…

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Brief: Meet the new CCC Director: Chaz Cruz
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Brief: Meet the new CCC Director: Chaz Cruz

Cruz looks forward to developing new partnerships in his role The Cross Cultural Center on campus has hired a new director. With an extensive background working with identity…

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UC Davis students author letter opposing proposed Title IX changes
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UC Davis students author letter opposing proposed Title IX changes

Nearly 100,000 comments submitted across the nation during public comment period Nearly 100,000 comments were submitted during the 60-day window allowing the public to submit feedback on the…

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UC to pay more than $150,000 to workers over payroll issues
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UC to pay more than $150,000 to workers over payroll issues

Agreement reached between UC, UAW 2865 over incorrect payments through new UCPath system The University of California system and the United Auto Workers (UAW) 2865 union have come…

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Davis College Democrats denies allegations it used student contact info inappropriately in ASUCD election
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Davis College Democrats denies allegations it used student contact info inappropriately in ASUCD election

DCD acknowledges it used info collected last year in recent student election, denies any wrongdoing Officials from Davis College Democrats (DCD) have refuted recent allegations that the group…

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