Members of ASUCD encourage students to vote in Fall Elections
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Members of ASUCD encourage students to vote in Fall Elections

Many hope that low ASUCD voter turnout is on the upswing ASUCD’s last election — the Winter Elections — saw a voter turnout of 5,892 students, accounting for…

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New wage law prompts CoHo to raise prices
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New wage law prompts CoHo to raise prices

Minimum wage in California will be set to $15 by 2022, making it more costly to pay employees An increase in prices at the CoHo at the start…

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Honors societies stand for more than résumé fluffing
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Honors societies stand for more than résumé fluffing

Prytanean, Phi Beta Kappa among most commonly joined organizations at UC Davis Cayley Chan, a second-year environmental policy analysis and planning major and member of the Prytanean Women’s…

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STEM vs. humanities majors: a closer look into their differences
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STEM vs. humanities majors: a closer look into their differences

A look inside the minds of Davis’s diverse academic community UC Davis may be generally regarded as a STEM-focused school, but this view ignores the university’s considerably sized…

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Students living at West Village complain about construction noise
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Students living at West Village complain about construction noise

West Village responds to students’ complaints Construction of the new apartments in West Village, called The Green, began in Feb. 2019. Anticipated to hold approximately 1,000 beds by…

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Demands for SAT, ACT requirements to be dropped as UC enters debate on standardized testing
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Demands for SAT, ACT requirements to be dropped as UC enters debate on standardized testing

Interest groups say SAT, ACT tests discriminate on basis of race, disability, wealth A letter sent to the UC Board of Regents on Oct. 29 and signed by…

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Thrift shopping offers a more affordable option for sustainable clothing
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Thrift shopping offers a more affordable option for sustainable clothing

ASUCD Aggie Reuse Store employee, members of Aggie Trading Post talk about the sustainability, trendiness of thrifting In recent years, more and more people — such as fourth-year…

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Orphan Kitten Project facilitates fostering, adopting kittens
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Orphan Kitten Project facilitates fostering, adopting kittens

UC Davis Vet School organization shares special mission The Orphan Kitten Project, fondly referred to as OKP by its members, is a non-profit, student-run organization overseen by the…

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Only 4% of faculty identify as Hispanic or Latinx at UC Davis as of 2016 — though university is still working toward becoming Hispanic Serving Institute
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Only 4% of faculty identify as Hispanic or Latinx at UC Davis as of 2016 — though university is still working toward becoming Hispanic Serving Institute

Faculty, students comment on the consequences of underrepresentation For the past decade, UC Davis has been working toward achieving a status as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The…

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UC Davis students share their best practices on appreciation
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UC Davis students share their best practices on appreciation

Halloween outfits rooted in cultural respect, not appropriation Oct. 31 marks an annual celebration, one where countries around the world celebrate Halloween by dressing in elaborate costumes and…

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KDVS’ future location remains uncertain, but employees are making the most of the time left in historic office
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KDVS’ future location remains uncertain, but employees are making the most of the time left in historic office

Moving out of Freeborn will be bittersweet, challenging for radio station KDVS, UC Davis’ student-run, on-campus radio station which broadcasts on 90.3 FM to the greater Sacramento area,…

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Hong Kong protests manifest on UC Davis campus
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Hong Kong protests manifest on UC Davis campus

Davis4HK organizes protest, gathers signatures for members of Congress Fernando Anguiano, a fourth-year community and regional development major, viewed a video on Reddit on Oct. 9 that featured…

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Students weigh in on fraternity stereotypes
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Students weigh in on fraternity stereotypes

A closer look into the reality of fraternities behind their stereotypes Undoubtedly, various stereotypes — including negative stereotypes —  are associated with fraternities, fraternity brothers and even their…

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Davis Night Market offers opportunities to reduce food insecurity, food waste
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Davis Night Market offers opportunities to reduce food insecurity, food waste

Local restaurants including ChickPeas, Village Bakery contribute to weekly Central Park gathering The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found in 2010 that the U.S. alone wastes approximately 30-40%…

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When the facade fades: sorority women highlight reasons for dropping
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When the facade fades: sorority women highlight reasons for dropping

Students discess fundamental issues within Panhellenic organizations For many students entering college, joining Greek life is a way to get involved on campus. Not only is it idealized…

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