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NAS115 class holds flash mob as part of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women project

The event saw several stories about missing and murdered Indigenous women, as well as performances by Indigenous drummers   By RAGAVI GOYAL — campus@theaggie.org    Students of the...

UC Davis hosts annual Biodiversity Museum Day

The free event encouraged exploration across multiple exhibits that showcased different forms of biodiversity   By AALIYAH ESPAÑOL-RIVAS — campus@theaggie.org   On Feb. 10, UC Davis hosted its...

ASUCD passes bill in favor of divestment from corporations ‘complicit in violations of Palestinian rights’

The $20 million ASUCD budget can no longer be spent on companies on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions list    By RIVERS STOUT — campus@theaggie.org   On Feb....

UC Davis student organizations hold supply drive in collaboration with Empower Yolo to provide aid to domestic abuse survivors

Students Demand Action, the Sexual Assault and Awareness Advocacy Committee and the Aggie Reuse store are accepting donations during winter quarter 2024    By MADISON PETERS...

ASUCD Senate allocates $469,000 for Lawntopia as internal, public pressure sparks dialogue on administrative conduct at Feb. 8 meeting

With strong attendance from students and supporters of the Entertainment Council, the Senate passed the debated SB #41 in order to fund the annual...

UC Davis Student Housing and Dining Services holds student focus groups for ‘Dining Reimagined’ project

Students shared feedback on the current state of dining and possible improvements   By AALIYAH ESPAÑOL-RIVAS — campus@theaggie.org   On Jan. 26, the UC Davis Student Housing and...

UC Davis Integrative Center for Alternative Meats and Proteins launches on Jan. 17

The center is a collaboration between multiple departments and institutions that will lead innovation and research in sustainably producing alternative proteins   By MADISON PETERS —...

UC Davis evolutionary biology professor Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra awarded National Academy of Sciences Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Ross-Ibarra’s research on maize is recognized for its contributions to the evolutionary genetics of maize and related crops   By RODRIGO VILLEGAS — campus@theaggie.org   The National Academy...

Senate hears anti-Indigeneity presentation, Mental Health Initiative quarterly report at Feb. 1 meeting

The Senate held their first meeting since being on hiatus due to vacancies in the Judicial Council via Zoom    By AALIYAH ESPAÑOL-RIVAS — campus@theaggie.org   Vice President...

UC Davis Integrative Center for Alternative Meats and Proteins launches on Jan. 17

The center is a collaboration between multiple departments and institutions that will lead innovation and research in sustainably producing alternative proteins   By MADISON PETERS —...

Chef Martin Yan visits campus on Jan. 26 to give cooking demonstrations in celebration of the Lunar New Year

At the event, a world-renowned chef and UC Davis alumnus engaged students in cooking demonstrations and prepared limited-edition recipes for dining commons menus     By MADISON...

UC Davis to decide on renewing 10-year pouring rights contract with PepsiCo

Both student representatives and researchers argue that renewing the contract would go against university commitments to health and sustainability   By VINCE BASADA — campus@theaggie.org   UC Davis’...

ASUCD holds first Senate meeting of the quarter

Senators elect Senate President Pro Tempore and debate respectful communication at Oct. 5 meeting By LILY FREEMAN — campus@theaggie.org Vice President Aarushi Raghunathan called the Oct....

UC Davis Students Demand Action calls on UCs to divest from the gun industry during divestment week

The week took place as a response to the Las Vegas SHOT Show, the largest national gun show in the United States   By BENJAMIN CARRILLO...

UC Davis Students and community members strike for climate action

Members of the UC Davis Environmental Club joined other community organizations in downtown Davis to promote climate action   By RIVERS STOUT — campus@theaggie.org    On Jan. 26,...