“Definitely not the 21st I would ever imagine” — celebrating a birthday in quarantine
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“Definitely not the 21st I would ever imagine” — celebrating a birthday in quarantine

A look at how students spent their 21st birthdays in quarantine Among the many special occasions that college students celebrate, a 21st birthday is among the most anticipated.…

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VR in Quarantine
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VR in Quarantine

Aggie Gaming officer and avid VR gamer talk about the experience of VR, what it offers during quarantine Appearing in many forms, virtual reality (VR) first emerged through…

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Students alter courses they planned to register for in light of uncertainty surrounding Fall Quarter
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Students alter courses they planned to register for in light of uncertainty surrounding Fall Quarter

Adjustments to schedule may change planned graduation date, other quarters’ schedules With no clear answer to the question of how instruction will look in the fall, many students…

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Excursions in and around Davis
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Excursions in and around Davis

Students discuss destinations they consider worth visiting Many students who are still in Davis have found themselves in a rut, drowsily shifting from the bed to the couch…

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Through the decades: snapshots of UC Davis life from the past 105 years of The Aggie
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Through the decades: snapshots of UC Davis life from the past 105 years of The Aggie

The California Aggie revisits its years reporting on life at Davis through the recently launched digital archives created with the UC Davis Library From writing about world wars…

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Birdstrike student improv team explores new comedy outlet with “Birdcast”
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Birdstrike student improv team explores new comedy outlet with “Birdcast”

Team shares its podcast creation journey, emphasizes importance of creating laughs during crisis The absence of campus life this quarter has led student organizations to find creative alternatives…

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UC Davis students work for Yolo County Food Bank to combat COVID-19-related food insecurity
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UC Davis students work for Yolo County Food Bank to combat COVID-19-related food insecurity

Graduate student Eliza Oldach drives food delivery trucks, fourth-year Lily Keene assists deliveries through GIS Amid the current crisis, food insecurity is an even greater issue for people…

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Inspiration in art: Three students are finding ways to be creative in quarantine
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Inspiration in art: Three students are finding ways to be creative in quarantine

Student artists use quarantine as “an opportunity” to dive into their passions  Maxine Aiello, Natalie Tate and Sally Ellberg are three UC Davis students that have found comfort…

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Mental Health Initiative celebrates fourth annual mental health awareness month with daily events
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Mental Health Initiative celebrates fourth annual mental health awareness month with daily events

MHI officials talk about organization’s mission, implications of hosting events online Every May, in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, the UC Davis Mental Health Initiative (MHI) hosts…

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Inspiration in art: Three students are finding ways to be creative in quarantine
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Inspiration in art: Three students are finding ways to be creative in quarantine

Student artists use quarantine as “an opportunity” to dive into their passions Maxine Aiello, Natalie Tate and Sally Ellberg are three UC Davis students that have found comfort…

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Online communication: Here’s how Aggies are staying in touch during the pandemic
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Online communication: Here’s how Aggies are staying in touch during the pandemic

A look into the different online platforms that students are using to keep in contact Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online platforms have largely taken the place of…

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UCD alumnus and musician Dave Nachmanoff discusses his new routine sans-live performances
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UCD alumnus and musician Dave Nachmanoff discusses his new routine sans-live performances

The meaning of live performance: Nachmanoff talks about how his career as a musician has been impacted, shares personal opinions on live-streaming UC Davis alumnus Dave Nachmanoff is…

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How to keep locally owned businesses like Mishka’s, Varsity Theatre, alive during COVID-19
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How to keep locally owned businesses like Mishka’s, Varsity Theatre, alive during COVID-19

Streaming movies, buying bulk coffee can help protect Davis’ favorite mom-and-pop shops While many students are away from Davis or staying inside, local businesses struggle to stay afloat.…

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Viral TikTok whipped coffee trend is thanks to second-year UC Davis student Hannah Cho
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Viral TikTok whipped coffee trend is thanks to second-year UC Davis student Hannah Cho

“Dueting” the infamous TikTok coffee with UC Davis’ own Hannah Cho By now, you’ve seen it all over TikTok and Instagram stories: whipped coffee. Equal amounts of instant…

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Recipe: Khoresht Loobia Sabz, Green Bean Stew
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Recipe: Khoresht Loobia Sabz, Green Bean Stew

A step-by-step recipe for a vibrant Perisan dish  Khoresht Loobia Sabz, Farsi for Green Bean Stew, is a popular dish that can be found in the center of…

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