New ASUCD controller appointed
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New ASUCD controller appointed

Beginning this spring quarter, ASUCD welcomed its new executive controller Francisco Lara following a competitive interview cycle. Lara, a third-year economics and political science double major, has a…

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Students stage “die-in” to commemorate 1915 Armenian Genocide
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Students stage “die-in” to commemorate 1915 Armenian Genocide

Divestment resolution to be introduced next week Nearly 50 people joined a “die-in” staged by the UC Davis chapter of the Armenian Students’ Association (ASA) last Friday on…

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UC Davis Lacrosse under fire after social media photo
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UC Davis Lacrosse under fire after social media photo

A member of the UC Davis women’s lacrosse team posted a photograph on her personal Facebook page that sparked negative backlash from across the UC Davis community. In…

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News in brief: Health care reform advocates find outlet in Picnic Day Parade
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News in brief: Health care reform advocates find outlet in Picnic Day Parade

Several members of the Yolo County chapter of Health Care For All (HCA), a statewide health care reform nonprofit, paraded at last Saturday’s Picnic Day to endorse adoption…

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UC Davis, Mars, Inc. create sustainability partnership
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UC Davis, Mars, Inc. create sustainability partnership

In September 2014, UC Davis and Mars, Incorporated, agreed to a partnership that created the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, managed through the UC Davis World Food…

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News in Brief: EcoHub has grand opening
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News in Brief: EcoHub has grand opening

On April 13, EcoHub held its grand opening event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located next to the Silo by the Bike Barn, the new EcoHub holds…

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News in Brief: Police department, students come together for community forum
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News in Brief: Police department, students come together for community forum

UC Davis students and the UC Davis Police Department hosted this year’s third community forum entitled “Realism and Racism” on April 14 in the ARC Ballroom. This forum…

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Watson taps Smythe as new ASUCD VP
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Watson taps Smythe as new ASUCD VP

After a whirlwind week in ASUCD, Mariah Watson looked to bring some tranquility back to the association in the form of a familiar face. Watson, the ASUCD president, named Gareth…

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ASUCD vice president resigns
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ASUCD vice president resigns

On April 16, ASUCD vice president Robyn Huey presented a letter to ASUCD senate announcing her resignation. ASUCD president Mariah Watson was made aware of the “comprehensive” letter…

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News in Brief—Farmers market moves to Quad
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News in Brief—Farmers market moves to Quad

Due to upcoming renovations occurring at Silo South, the weekly on-campus farmers market has returned to its original location—the Quad. In 2006, the Farmers Market was originally located…

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This Week in Senate
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This Week in Senate

ASUCD vice president Robyn Huey presided over the senate meeting last Thursday, held in the Mee Room of the Memorial Union. After Quorum Roll Call, Senator Alex Lee…

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UC Davis History professor recognized for scholarship, undergraduate teaching
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UC Davis History professor recognized for scholarship, undergraduate teaching

History professor Clarence Walker has been awarded the 2015 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. Walker found out that he won the award when Chancellor…

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ASUCD officials contemplate UCSA paid membership amid budget cuts
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ASUCD officials contemplate UCSA paid membership amid budget cuts

With the deadline for the executive office’s budget proposal quickly approaching, newly seated ASUCD president Mariah Watson is gearing up to draft a minimum of $50,000 in budget…

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New bylaw takes aim at arbitrary ASUCD wages
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New bylaw takes aim at arbitrary ASUCD wages

Revised budgeting procedure intensifies competition between stipend employees   A new ASUCD bylaw will alter how the Executive Office budgets employee stipends in an attempt to better match…

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UC Davis alumnus, dean appointed to the State Board of Food and Agriculture
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UC Davis alumnus, dean appointed to the State Board of Food and Agriculture

Appointees seek to serve as liaisons between agricultural, academic communities   On Feb. 23, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown reappointed UC Davis alumnus Craig McNamara as president of the…

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