EBT: A Solution for Balancing Finances
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EBT: A Solution for Balancing Finances

Students discuss how CalFresh takes the financial pressure off them CalFresh, also referred to as Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), is a statewide program that allows individuals to maintain…

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Sixth cancellation in 111 years: Picnic Day chair comments on decision
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Sixth cancellation in 111 years: Picnic Day chair comments on decision

Other Picnic Day cancelations due to WWII, outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease, gym construction The UC Davis administration announced the cancelation of Picnic Day on March 14, “as recommended…

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Seminar spotlight: “Becoming an Extraordinary Human”
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Seminar spotlight: “Becoming an Extraordinary Human”

Students discuss Tamarkoz and other lessons from course  Tamarkoz, a practice rooted in Sufism, has one primary goal: to empty your mind. When done right, this fundamental emptiness…

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Aggies share their quarantine routines
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Aggies share their quarantine routines

What social distancing is, how it works and what readers can do to effectively practice this method On March 16, 2020, President Donald Trump called for a 15-day…

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Engineering inclusivity: College of Engineering dean discusses women in STEM
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Engineering inclusivity: College of Engineering dean discusses women in STEM

Jennifer Curtis, first female dean for UC Davis College of Engineering, spoke about experience as female engineer The California Aggie spoke to Jennifer Curtis about her experience for…

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Unconventional finals week affects exams — and students’ performance
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Unconventional finals week affects exams — and students’ performance

Moving out of the dorms, proctored or canceled finals, and more: How the evolving COVID-19 pandemic played a role in many students’ finals week anxieties  Quarter-system students face…

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The second woman at UC Davis Veterinary School shares her path to education
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The second woman at UC Davis Veterinary School shares her path to education

Janet Sanford speaks about her experience as the second woman admitted to UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine  The California Aggie spoke to Janet Sanford about her experience…

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Aggie Profile: ASUCD Vice President Akhila Kandaswamy
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Aggie Profile: ASUCD Vice President Akhila Kandaswamy

Newly elected VP talks about her parents, books, music Akhila Kandaswamy, a second-year managerial economics and statistics double major, ran to be ASUCD vice president to focus on…

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Computer Science Department struggles with faculty shortage
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Computer Science Department struggles with faculty shortage

Department is working to hire more instructors to meet increased student demand for courses The drastic increase in students taking computer science courses has led to a faculty…

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Why COLA is so dire, according to a Ph.D. student
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Why COLA is so dire, according to a Ph.D. student

Kirsten Schulmacher discusses balancing intense workload of being a teaching assistant while also a Ph.D. student Kirsten Schulmacher, a UC Davis Ph.D. student and teaching assistant with the…

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Black Curl Magic: African American students embrace their culture, their identity through their hair
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Black Curl Magic: African American students embrace their culture, their identity through their hair

Thick, textured hair is a blessing, one that reflects beauty of a culture, community Tiana Williams, a fourth-year cinema and digital media and African American Studies major, likes…

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Girl Barn: Bike Barn promotes female empowerment
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Girl Barn: Bike Barn promotes female empowerment

How UC Davis’ Bike Barn is changing the culture around women in mechanics According to a UC Davis transit survey, 47% of the university’s student body bikes to…

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Aggie entrepreneurs: UC Davis students found small businesses
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Aggie entrepreneurs: UC Davis students found small businesses

From earrings to tote bags to chocolate-covered strawberries — how three driven students are turning their passions into profits In today’s gig economy, people — especially students —…

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Aggie Profile: Newly elected ASUCD President Kyle Krueger
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Aggie Profile: Newly elected ASUCD President Kyle Krueger

Krueger talks books, birds, more Kyle Krueger, UC Davis’ new ASUCD president-elect, ran on a platform that supported environmental justice through the establishment of affordable housing that is…

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A “troublemaker” tells his tale: Longtime activist shares the story behind Stonewall
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A “troublemaker” tells his tale: Longtime activist shares the story behind Stonewall

John O’Brien visits Davis Senior High School to discuss his lifelong contributions to activist causes Walking into the Davis High School Brunelle Theater on Feb. 18, Davis and…

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