When will the UC Legalize it?

When will the UC Legalize it?

The social tide of marijuana legalization is gaining momentum from recent passages of legislation in Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. allowing for the consumption of marijuana for recreational use.
The Third-wave of Coffee Crashes in Davis

The Third-wave of Coffee Crashes in Davis

A hip yet hushed sub-culture is brewing amongst locally-owned cafés across Davis.
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The Truth Behind the Trip: MDMA

The Truth Behind the Trip: MDMA

MDMA (Molly, Ecstasy, X)
The Truth Behind the Trip: LSD

The Truth Behind the Trip: LSD

LSD (ACID)
Gentrification of Our University

Gentrification of Our University

Nestled away in a corner of the UC Davis campus between Lake Spafford and Highway 80 is a community many students call home. It is a place that offers affordable housing for undergraduate and graduate students, a haven away from the loud college scene. Extensive green space for children to play is a large reason...
Laundry Day

Laundry Day

by Josue G.

Dreaming of Palestine

The Middle Eastern music at Sam’s Mediterranean Café provided the perfect ambience for interviewing Aisha Alshorooqi, a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at the University of California, Davis. Her journey to Palestine earlier this year was the culmination of a lifelong dream, and the fulfillment of a promise. Aisha Alshorooqi was born in a Palestinian...
UC Tuition Increase: Humans of Davis

UC Tuition Increase: Humans of Davis

Anton Parisi 4th Year, Sustainable Ag. and Food Systems   Caroline McKusick Masters Student, Anthropology   Kenny Nguyen 3rd Year, Psychology         Colette Barton 2nd Year, Undeclared   Duane Wright Masters Student, Sociology   Nicole Schneider 3rd Year, Design

TAPS budget runs in the red, fees increase

For the second consecutive year, Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) has increased the cost of daily parking permits. Director of TAPS Clifford Conteras anticipates that the cost of annual permits will also have proposed increases for the 2015-2016 school year. These yearly increases may be the bane of many students’ wallets, but it also marks...

Wake Up

The price of tuition affects every single student that attends UC Davis. It is doubtful that a significant portion of the student body would say they want to pay more money for a public education. Then why is it that at the student protest against the fee-hike proposal on November 18, only a few hundred...
Issue 8

Issue 8

"Cinco de Drinko": the inside story

“Cinco de Drinko”: the inside story

Since last month’s controversy surrounding a Cinco de Mayo-themed party created by employees of the UC Davis Coffee House, made public by a Facebook event that featured a picture of four people in ponchos and sombreros trying to climb over a fence while two people dressed as border patrol stood guard, the cafeteria’s management has...

Houseboats weekend at Lake Shasta: a captain’s log

This is a first-person account by a UC Davis student who attended Houseboats 2014. Houseboats is an annual event over Memorial Day weekend that attracts UCD students, mainly fraternity and sorority members, who rent houseboats on Lake Shasta and park them on Slaughterhouse Island. Immediately after our houseboat leaves the dock, I cut a large...
Creating history: your turn

Creating history: your turn

UCD found itself in the spotlight of the news again on May 2nd, this time because of a sit-in organized by over 100 student activists at the CoHo in response to a racially “themed” party organized by a group of CoHo employees. For a number of UCD students, the sit-in exposed them to difficult conversations...