News

The people behind the clipboard

voting_lgWhat is it like to walk around with a clipboard and solicit money and time from students? Mark de Dios is on a mission to find out. Aired 3/5.

The Quarter system

fall_curriculum_2011Camellia Gregorian interviews students to see what they think about UC Davis’s quarter system. Aired 3/4.

Aggie Threads shuttered for the foreseeable future

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Aggie Threads, a t-shirt printing shop owned by ASUCD and located in the Memorial Union, has been closed for months. Joseph Bustos spoke with ASUCD Controller Eric Evans and found that a faulty printer is to blame. The unit is not expected to reopen anytime soon. Aired 3/3.

The Press: an eclectic student publication

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The Press is a new student-run publication founded by first-year Meagan Faller. Along with fellow Comparative Literature majors Garett Sutherland and John Pitre, Faller & contributors put together the monthly collection of news tidbits, fiction, photos, and whatever else they feel like. Adrian Glass-Moore reports. Aired 2/27.

Coffee course teaches science of brewing

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A new, highly popular course in brewing coffee has taken UC Davis by storm this quarter. Students learn the science and technique of transforming coffee beans into delicious brew. Misha Berman reports. Aired 2/26.

New economics textbook

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Professor Alan M Taylor is a famous expert in macroeconomics, the textbook he wrote is widely used in teaching. As the newest edition of the textbook is coming a few weeks later, he shared stories when he wrote the textbook. Sherry Zhu reports. Aired 2/25.

ASUCD elections results

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The Aggie’s $3.88 fee per quarter passed, and Armando Figueroa was elected student body President. Delaney McCune brings you the results of the ASUCD Winter elections. Aired 2/24.

Zombie bees researched

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Dr. John Hafernik, Professor at San Francisco State University, has been researching the phenomena of “Zombie Bees”. He discusses his research involving certain species of flies taking over the bodies of bees. Recent research has mentioned that “Zombie Bees” have been found in USA for the first time. Julie Ngo reports. Aired 2/20.