It's Just Some Ink, Man

It’s Just Some Ink, Man

When I agreed to let my cousin choose my fifth tattoo design (read: pay), I realized that even something as absurd as a sad-faced, melting ice cream cone inked onto my skin had a lot of therapeutic value.
At Your Service

At Your Service

As you settle into your classroom, all of the various sounds – the desks banging down, the backpacks zippers jingling, the idle chattering – die down. And then you hear it.
Hummingbirds: Pollinating a Healthy Ecosystem

Hummingbirds: Pollinating a Healthy Ecosystem

On a cool January morning I caravanned with photographer Don Preisler to observe a hummingbird banding demonstration on the property of a local landowner.
50 Shades of Misogyny

50 Shades of Misogyny

This Valentine’s Day, Fifty Shades of Grey was released in theatres while Bay Area protesters of the film gathered on Grand Avenue in Oakland, California.
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Cut to the Chase

Dear UC Davis Campus Community,     As a world-renowned university, our academic and research programs reach an international scale because our campus community of civility and diversity expands to levels that support successful endeavors within the– Sound like another campus-wide e-mail? We hope we didn’t lose you in the mess of language. And if you’re an...
Photo Series: Behind the Scenes of UC Davis Police Department

Photo Series: Behind the Scenes of UC Davis Police Department

Sergent Bill Beermann instructs a group of about 25 undergraduate police cadets at the UC Davis Police Department. Cadets learned about when it is appropriate to use force, how police officers should present themselves to the public. Photos by Mariana Huben. The Academy provides training and experience to students, and top cadets are eligible for...

UC Davis hosts response to Charlie Hebdo attacks

Friday, February 27 – 41 days had passed since the shooting – by which Al Queda claimed responsibility – at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, leaving 11 journalists dead and 11 seriously injured. In the wake of this occurance, legal professionals, law students, professors, and undergraduate students alike gathered in King Hall...

Be Aware of Your Stimulants

Adderall vs. Ritalin By Ives

Disclosure on Divestment

Last month, the student body of UC Davis gathered at the ASUCD Senate for a hearing to vote on a resolution to divest from Israel and its companies. While the resolution passed amongst the students, the Regents have decided to largely disregard the decision and have since revoked the resolution. Despite this decision, the results...
Photo Series: UC Price Increase Protests

Photo Series: UC Price Increase Protests

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.
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.

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...