It’s a farmer’s life for me
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It’s a farmer’s life for me

Students from diverse backgrounds pursue agriculture With four undergraduate colleges and over 100 majors to choose from, many students leave UC Davis without ever scratching the surface of…

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Lecturers, associates and assistants: what is a professor?
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Lecturers, associates and assistants: what is a professor?

UC Davis professors break down official titles, tenure qualifications Sitting in the lecture hall during her first class of the day, Aristea Bountouvas realized she knew little to…

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Behind the scenes of student housing
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Behind the scenes of student housing

A look into the life of an RA In every residential building on campus behind the door marked “resident advisor” lives a student who pulls the strings that…

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Bigger isn’t always better: Regan Hall’s tight-knit community
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Bigger isn’t always better: Regan Hall’s tight-knit community

Life in Segundo residence halls Back in September, residents of Regan Hall gathered in the courtyard for an ice cream social to kick off the school year. Marina…

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A cure for post-graduation anxieties
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A cure for post-graduation anxieties

UC Davis graduates impart wisdom Gabriela Florian graduated from UC Davis in June 2016 with a triple major in political science, Spanish and communication, plus a passion for…

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A view from the treetops
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A view from the treetops

A closer look at the significance of heritage trees on campus UC Davis is home to a number of iconic symbols: the classic mustang insignia painted in bike…

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Online courses: the classes of the future
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Online courses: the classes of the future

Hybrid, online courses impact students, campus life In an era of smart cars, smart phones and smart homes, the world has become increasingly accessible with the click of…

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UC Davis tells its love stories
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UC Davis tells its love stories

Students, alumni share how they met their partners at Davis From picnics at the Davis Farmers Market to weddings in the Arboretum, UC Davis Aggies have carved out…

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Aggie Profiles: Martin Krieg
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Aggie Profiles: Martin Krieg

The story behind the man with the giant-wheeled bike Nearly five feet off the ground atop a high-wheel bicycle, clad with fingerless cycling gloves, brightly tinted sunglasses and…

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Celebrating solo: a single’s guide to Valentine’s Day
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Celebrating solo: a single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

In flurry of holiday gestures, students learn to love themselves Celebrating a relationship on Valentine’s Day is a tired cliché. We all know those grossly overstuffed bears will…

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Better together: UC Davis religious groups unite against hate
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Better together: UC Davis religious groups unite against hate

An interfaith effort to fight against hate crime, eradicate misconceptions A day after UC Davis’ Muslim Student Association (MSA) had one of its biggest charity programs, an unidentified…

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The history of advocacy
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The history of advocacy

Profiling student-led movements that have shaped UC Davis At the Memorial Union (MU), the eyes of important global and local activists gaze upon passersby to remind them that…

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Drought clouds the fate of California’s water supply
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Drought clouds the fate of California’s water supply

Despite popular belief, recent rains may not be enough to pull California out of aquatic state of emergency In January 2014, Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought state…

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The collection on the corner
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The collection on the corner

The Red Dress Campaign addresses national health issue through design, collaboration Strolling down 2nd Street in downtown Davis, large storefront windows catch the glances of passersby — not…

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Just a number on a calendar
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Just a number on a calendar

Students reflect on New Year’s resolutions, self-improvement Maddie Elliott and her date moved down the assembly line at Blaze, interacting with multiple employees to craft perfect, individualized pizzas.…

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