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Campus News

COVID-19 cases uptick once again as omicron’s BA.2 variant spreads

Positivity rates have been averaging around 1% since the Thursday before Picnic Day By KATHLEEN QUINN— campus@theaggie.org COVID-19 cases had a sharp uptick right before Picnic...

Senate President Pro Tempore addressed spring 2022 uncontested election at May 5 meeting

During the quarterly Town Hall, ASUCD Presidential Candidate Radhika Gawde was questioned about whether she would withdraw from the race so a special election...

Unions rally to call attention to equity demands

The rally followed one held in March, which centered on rent burden and housing insecurity   By ISABELLA KRZESNIAK — campus@theaggie.org   On April 26, members of Student...

2022 ASUCD Spring Elections — Meet the Candidates

One executive ticket, seven senatorial candidates and one candidate for student advocate are running this quarter By SYDNEY AMESTOY, KAYA DO-KHANH, ISABELLA KRZESNIAK, JENNIFER MA...

Senators hold an open forum to discuss possibility of an uncontested election

SB #78, SB #79 and SR #30 bills pass unanimously   By KRISTIN TRENT — campus@theaggie.org   Vice President Juliana Martinez Hernandez called the meeting to order at...

UC Davis to host the 53rd Whole Earth Festival in person

The festival will include changes to eliminate past instances of cultural appropriation By ANGELINA ANGELO — campus@theaggie.org The 53rd annual Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is returning...

Non-binding ballot measure eliminating student fees that fund athletics programs to be placed on spring 2022 election ballot

ASUCD Senate discusses university policy about referenda for the athletics portion of student fees  By KAYA DO-KHANH — campus@theaggie.org On April 14, ASUCD Senate passed SB...

Barriers for students with disabilities bring learning inequities, according to two students

Students with disabilities continue to face accommodation barriers and discrimination on campus   By KRISTIN TRENT — campus@theaggie.org   While 3% of students on campus have a registered...

UC Davis to hold its first-ever ASUCD Pride Festival on June 3 

The ASUCD Pride Festival will celebrate the LGBTQIA community at the Quad with vendors, food, activities and live music    By KAYA DO-KHANH — campus@theaggie.org   On Friday,...

Senators were informed of upcoming changes to Transportation Services, examined new legislation

SB #73, #76, #71 and SR #29 passed unanimously    By SYDNEY AMESTOY — campus@theaggie.org   The meeting was called into order by Vice President Juliana Martinez...

Senate special session called to discuss attendance policy  

A majority of the ASUCD Senate called a special session on April 13, regarding Senators Sergio Bocardo-Aguilar’s and Sofia Saraj’s absences in regularly scheduled...

UC Davis Student Farm experiences two burglaries in March

The Student Farm saw two back to back break-ins at the end of spring break and right before spring quarter started with total losses...

Resident assistants voice mental health concerns 

According to four RAs, the job offers little work-life balance    By JENNIFER MA — campus@theaggie.org   Resident Assistants (RAs) are student staff members that live in the...

UC Davis wins primate research lawsuit filed by PETA

The Superior Court of California for Yolo County ruled in favor of UC Davis in January   By ISABELLA KRZESNIAK — campus@theaggie.org   In January, the Superior Court...

Committees provide quarterly reports, senators passed multiple bills, resolutions

Unitrans, Whole Earth Committee and Fair Trade Committees provided quarterly reports, and the Senate table passed SB #68, #69, #71 and #72, along with...