Aggies falter on the road

After beating the past two Big West Conference champions at the Pavilion to open league play, the expectation for the Aggies was to get at least one win on its Central Coast road trip. ...

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Aggies prove to be T.S.U.

Before the Aggies' first home meet of the 2010 season on Sunday, the program introduced what it called the "Special Faculty Assistant Coach of the Day." ...

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Weenie columns, part II

Writer's block is a real bitch, let me tell you. The last time I was genuinely creative was when I made a model house built entirely of restaurant-style Tostitos and Que Bueno! cheese. ...

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Eradication of invasive moth begins in late January

The eradication of the Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM) will soon be underway later this month. The plan is to deploy twist tie traps throughout Davis, in hopes of protecting interests of the Yolo County Agriculture Industry. Some leading scientists, however, disapprove. ...

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Dim outlook for literature and language jobs in academia

Students considering graduate school for the humanities may have cause to hesitate. The Modern Language Association (MLA) recently issued their 2009-2010 "Job Information List" with dismal results for available university faculty positions in English, foreign language and literature. ...

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Editorial: Beeman investigation

Jennifer Beeman, former director of the Campus Violence Prevention Program, severely inflated the number of forcible sex offenses that occurred on the UC Davis campus. In October, university officials said Beeman's reasoning for the over-reported statistics was irrelevant. ...

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Editorial: Food stamp benefits

Over 4 million people in California are considered eligible for the federal government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -better known as food stamps - yet only 48 percent choose to seek benefits. ...

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Guest opinion: Saffron Zomer

"Because our future economic well being is so dependent on education, …we can no longer afford to cut higher education." Those words were spoken by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger last week during his annual State of the State address. In the context of deep and painful cuts to so many valuable programs, the Governor's budget proposal was a win for higher education, which saw baseline funding mostly protected and even modest enrollment growth provided for. ...

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