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Janet Napolitano, UC President

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Controversy surrounded Janet Napolitano’s confirmation to the UC Presidency. Napolitano, an unlikely candidate due to her lack of academic administration experience and contentious record on immigration, was confirmed by the Board of Regents despite the dissenting vote of Cynthia Flores, the only student Regent. Adrian Glass-Moore reports. Aired 7/25/2013.

Fran Lebowitz talks with KDVS News

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News Director Adrian Glass-Moore was joined by author and social critic Fran Lebowitz for a lively conversation about writing, smoking bans, skyrocketing obesity rates, getting kicked out of high school, and looking for water.

Fran Lebowitz is the author of the books Social Studies, Metropolitan Life, and the children’s book Mr. Chaz and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas, and is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Aired 8/30/13.

International student “buddy” program

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Need a buddy? ASUCD Senator Shehzad Lockandwalla is spearheading an international student buddy program, designed to match international students with “buddies” to make their college experience more enjoyable. Delaney McCune reports. Aired 2/11.

Prof. Bamforth wins documentary award

 

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UC Davis professor of brewing science Charlie Bamforth recently starred in a short documentary called The Art and Science of Beer”, which won a viewer’s choice Taste Award in Hollywood. Joseph Bustos spoke with professor Bamforth, as well as director of the video Mike Checkowski to get their take on the production process and receiving the award. Aired 2/10.

ASUCD election forum on wednesday

The Davis College Republicans have invited all three ASUCD Executive tickets and all 15 ASUCD Senate candidates to attend a candidate forum on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. The forum, moderated by DCR Communications Director Alex Tavlian, will focus on five topics: Management of the ASUCD Budget Ballot Measure #1 (The California Aggie Fee Referendum) The Divestment Movement ASUCD...

Happy 50 Year Anniversary KDVS!

Welcome to the new KDVS website! More specifically, the new Public Affairs page. Conrad from "Conrad's Corner" on Wednesdays from 8:00AM-9:00AM shared a Brief History of KDVS (listen here) that you definitely want to check out for some sweet KDVS trivia. Check out his show page under the KDVS Programming Grid for more information!  ...

Davis Stampede

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The Davis Stampede is February 9th. This event offers a 5k, 10k, and half marathon. You can come out on Sunday morning where the races will start and end in Downtown Davis’ Central Park. Alison Lany reports. Aired 2/7/14.

UCD Wears Red day

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Students are encouraged to wear red this Friday to raise awareness about heart disease. Camellia Gregorian reports. Aired 2/6/14.

Music & memory lecture

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UC Davis Psychology Professor Petr Janata and his team have found that the brain’s medial prefrontal cortex serves as a link between musical cognition and memory recall. Professor Janata will be holding a lecture on the topic February 6, 2014 at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Science. Mason Mara-Randazzo reports. Aired 2/5/14.

New short fiction publication

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Anyone milling around Delta of Venus, KDVS, or Mishka’s might have noticed a small white staple-bound publication that first popped up on Halloween. The publication is put out monthly by Panopticalm Press, featuring locally written short fiction. Camellia Gregorian interviewed Panopticalm founder Jared Law. Aired 2/4/2014.