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Biking is great — here’s how to do it right

The Editorial Board shares advice, tips and tricks on how to make biking enjoyable for you and the people around you By THE EDITORIAL BOARD You...

A map of mystery: How researchers discovered unique brain organization in bats

New research by Dr. Andrew Halley and the Krubitzer Lab at UC Davis details how bat brains are highly specialized for echolocation and flight By...

Column: What makes a good video game?

Depth in gameplay, replayability and community all contribute to making a game great By OWEN RUDERMAN — opruderman@ucdavis.edu  If you’ve been paying attention to the world...

NFL releases 2022 regular season schedule

Noteworthy matchups, international games, fun facts and excitement highlight the NFL schedule release   By PATRICK FIGUEROA — sports@theaggie.org   On May 12 at 5 p.m. PT, the...

Placer County landowners use prescribed burns to reduce dry kindling on the ground

California’s stewardship agreement with the U.S. Forest Service details the state’s plan to burn half a million acres of land this year   By RACHEL SHEY...

Commentary: The dystopian air of the Met Gala

This year’s grandiose event disappointed, with a historical theme eerily reflecting today’s realities   By ANGIE CUMMINGS — arts@theaggie.org   There are many ironic — or even paradoxical...

Some UC Davis students say college life isn’t always Ramadan-friendly 

UC Davis students discuss challenges balancing observing Ramadan while away from home, attending Picnic Day and living on campus   By UMAIMA EJAZ — features@theaggie.org   As UC...

Best spots to skateboard on campus 

From beginner to advanced, here are the places to hit    By SIERRA JIMENEZ — arts@theaggie.org   Whether you’re a beginner just learning how to TicTac on the...

An Ed Board-approved Davis bucket list

Activities students can try while attending UC Davis   There’s no doubt that Davis has plenty of incredible activities and places to explore. At times, yes,...

Ukrainian immigrants, refugees, relatives bring local visibility to the war 

Davis Slavic community shows support for Ukranians both in Sacramento area and overseas    By MAYA SHYDLOWSKI — features@theaggie.org    When President Joe Biden told NBC in...

Picnic Day makes its return in person after two years of virtual celebrations

The event’s theme for 2022 is “Rediscovering Tomorrow,” a twist on the past two virtual Picnic Day themes of “Envisioning Tomorrow” and “Discovering Silver...

‘This just keeps happening. Over and over’: Students respond to Sacramento shooting

Students, faculty and experts speak on Sacramento shooting that killed six and injured 12  By CHRIS PONCE  — city@theaggie.org   Content Warning: This article contains descriptions of...

CalFresh financially supported almost 5,000 UC Davis students in 2019-2020

Students share their experience with the CalFresh program at UC Davis By JENNIFER MA — campus@theaggie.org    CalFresh, also known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...

A majority of women experience at least one false-positive mammogram across a decade of testing

UC Davis researchers studied the effects of digital tomography versus mammography  By MONICA MANMADKAR — science@theaggie.org   Research led by UC Davis Health found that over half...

It’s never too late to learn an instrument

There are a variety of benefits, too! By OWEN RUDERMAN — opruderman@ucdavis.edu  Many of us can remember a time when we first learned a musical instrument....