KDVS staff sits-in at ASUCD senate budget hearings today following cuts
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KDVS staff sits-in at ASUCD senate budget hearings today following cuts

Update (6:42): ASUCD senators voted to approve the president’s budget. Close to 80 KDVS staff members showed up to the unit’s ASUCD senate budget hearing today in protest…

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ASUCD officials face $240,000 in potential budget cuts
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ASUCD officials face $240,000 in potential budget cuts

ASUCD leadership is preparing to make approximately $240,000 in cuts to next year’s fiscal budget. On May 24, ASUCD president Mariah Watson wrote senators and unit directors in…

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ASUCD senate urges UC Regents to divest from Turkish government
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ASUCD senate urges UC Regents to divest from Turkish government

The ASUCD senate has called for the UC Board of Regents to divest over $74 million from the Republic of Turkey in response to its continued denial of…

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This week in Senate
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This week in Senate

Last Friday, ASUCD Senate called its meeting to order and began with unit director reports. KDVS General Manager Ashley Hanson gave an update on the radio station’s quarterly…

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News in brief: ASUCD health committee hosts Wellness Week
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News in brief: ASUCD health committee hosts Wellness Week

Last week, the ASUCD Student Health and Wellness Committee (SHAWC) hosted Wellness Week, a four-day series of events aimed at promoting student wellness and campus health resources. SHAWC…

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Dean of Social Sciences resigns
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Dean of Social Sciences resigns

Dean of the Division of Social Sciences George Mangun recently announced his decision to step down from his position. According to Mangun, deans are normally appointed for five-year…

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Men’s golf season ends at regionals
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Men’s golf season ends at regionals

Aggies finish ninth in Bremerton, Wash. For an Aggie team that has struggled with finishing tournaments, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Regionals in Bremerton, Wash. proved to…

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Senate Brief: April 30, 2014
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Senate Brief: April 30, 2014

ASUCD Vice President Gareth Smythe presided over the weekly senate meeting on April 30. The meeting was called to order at 8:11 p.m. Environmental Policy and Planning Commission…

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Study reveals that online classes don’t necessarily yield positive results
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Study reveals that online classes don’t necessarily yield positive results

A recent study conducted by Cassandra Hart, an assistant professor in the UC Davis School of Education, and education doctoral students Michael Hill and Elizabeth Friedmann found that…

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This Week in Senate
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This Week in Senate

On April 23, the ASUCD senate meeting began with a call to order. During Appointments and Confirmations, senate confirmed former ASUCD senator Gareth Smythe as the new vice…

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UC Davis professor wins short story prize
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UC Davis professor wins short story prize

UC Davis English professor Yiyun Li is the first woman to win the annual Sunday Times EFG short story prize. The contest, which awards 30,000 pounds (nearly $46,000)…

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News in brief: La Raza Cultural Days celebrates 46th annual week of events
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News in brief: La Raza Cultural Days celebrates 46th annual week of events

Last week, the La Raza Cultural Days (LRCD) committee and the UC Davis Cross Cultural Center came together to present the 46th annual La Raza Cultural Days on…

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Women’s Resource and Research Center holds Gender Equity Awareness Week
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Women’s Resource and Research Center holds Gender Equity Awareness Week

UC Davis’ Women’s Resources and Research Center (WRRC) held its Gender Equity Awareness Week from April 27 to May 1. The week, which aimed to educate students about…

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Campus updates, reaffirms Principles of Community
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Campus updates, reaffirms Principles of Community

On April 28, a reaffirmation ceremony was held for the Principles of Community in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. The principles…

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News in brief: ASUCD town hall offers opportunity for accountability
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News in brief: ASUCD town hall offers opportunity for accountability

ASUCD leadership sought greater student participation last Thursday. On April 30, the association hosted a town hall event entitled “Pizza and Politics” in an attempt to inform undergraduates…

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