Women’s water polo wins five of six over break

The Aggies went 5-1 over spring break, knocking off three teams ranked in the top 20 nationally in the process.

The team was led by senior Lindsay Kiyama, who tallied 13 goals in the six-game stint. Sophomore Dakotah Mohr added 10 goals and 30 exclusions.

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Four more Aggies qualify for regionals

While the rest of us were recovering from finals, the UC Davis track and field team was keeping busy with four meets over spring break, competing at Sacramento State, Stanford and UCLA while also hosting a home meet.

 

Mar. 21 - Hornet Invite (Sacramento State)

Junior Chid Onyewuenyi stole the show with her dominating win in the hammer throw. Her 55.92m toss easily surpassed the regional qualifying mark and shattered the old school record.

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Women’s rowing splits with Aztecs

The UC Davis women's rowing team finished its spring break of training by resuming its regular season to host San Diego State on Sunday.

The Aggies' varsity eight picked up a close win on the 2,000-meter course, finishing in a time of 6:53.47 to narrowly beat out the Aztecs' time of 6:54.51.

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Aggies go 2-4 during break

After dropping nine of 13 games, the UC Davis softball team returned to its early-season form to go 4-1 at the NIST Tournament.

It looked to keep that hot streak alive over spring break as it began play with a commanding win over Cal State Bakersfield.

The Aggies then had two tough games with No. 23 Fresno State before closing out the weekend by taking one game in a series with defending Big West Conference champion Long Beach State.

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Men’s track and field sets three school records over break

Highlighted by hurdlers on the last day of break, the men's track and field team put forth some solid marks in both Sacramento and down in Los Angeles.

 

Mar. 21 - Hornet Invite (Sacramento State)

Junior Ray Green highlighted the meet for the Aggies, winning the triple jump with a mark of 15.03m to qualify for the regional championships.

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Skidding Aggies swept in first Big West series

Twenty games into its season, the UC Davis baseball team expected to have some answers on its pitching staff.

It expected to have its bullpen roles ironed out. It expected to have its rotation set in stone.

Twenty games in, the Aggies are still searching.

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UC Davis Relay for Life to be held Saturday

Last year, UC Davis Relay for Life raised over $130,000 for the American Cancer Society, earning the title of top college relay in Northern California for the fifth time.

This year, UCD Relay organizers aim to out-do themselves.

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Daily Calendar

TODAY

Cooking Club meeting

5:10 to 6 p.m.

126 Wellman

Check out the first meeting of the quarter for this club! Come to the potluck as the club discusses Picnic Day preparations and upcoming events.

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Editorial: Stem cell research

Science researchers across the U.S. received good news earlier this month when President Barack Obama reversed a ban preventing federal funding for stem cell research. The ban, which was put into place in 2001 by former president Bush, limited taxpayer money to the 21 lines of embryos produced before 2001.

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Editorial: Downtown smoke shops

When a smoke shop opened up in the historic and highly visible Anderson Bank Building on the corner of Second and G Streets this month, some Davis residents raised their eyebrows in disdain. Concerned about what some saw as thinly disguised drug paraphernalia, the Davis City Council took note and discussed the possibility of creating an ordinance that would limit the ability of smoke shops to set up in prime spaces downtown.

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Steal this Column

I've always been told that economics issues work in cycles, and while I'll be the first to admit that the complexities of fluctuation and equilibrium are far beyond my understanding, I'd venture that this belief is at least somewhat true.

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The Sterling Compass

On Dec. 21, 2012, the Ancient Mayans' Long Count calendar will end during the winter solstice, marking what many claim will be either the end of the world or the beginning of a new age of human prosperity.

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Local jobless rate jumps to 12 percent

Yolo County's unemployment rate reached 12 percent in February, the second consecutive month in double digits, according to figures released by the Employment Development Department.

The number surpasses both the California rate of 10.5 percent and the national average of 8.1 percent. In other words, nearly one in eight members of the adult workforce in the county is looking for work.

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