KDVS News

The KDVS News department is dedicated to bringing you compelling stories on subjects that matter to the community. KDVS News is staffed by a News Director and Assistant News Director and made possible by the work of reporters and interns. News briefs are aired on KDVS 90.3FM Tuesday-Friday at 6:05am, 9:30am, 1:05pm, 3:05pm, and 7:05pm; and a 30-minute KDVS News Broadcast airs every Mondays at 4:30pm.

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12/8 Monday Segment

This Monday segment covers the recent protests in response to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. This segment also reviews President Obama's recent executive action to change the immigration policy. Image from Raw Story's article, "Los Angeles police arresting Michael Brown protesters". ...

Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Policy

On November 20th, President Obama surprised many by ordering an executive action on immigration policy in the United States. Obama's order extends protection from deportation and the right work to an estimated 4.1 million parents of US citizens and legal permanent residents who have lived in the US for at...

Sacramento’s Arden Protest, an Interview

Chandler Lavin, a KDVS staff member, interviewed organizers of protests in Sacramento looking at how the demonstrations are being treated by media and police. Part of this interview was featured on our KDVS news broadcast 12.8. You can hear the entire interview here. Image from KCRA News....

Black Friday turning into Black “Thursday”

Interviewed two students, Cami and Chloe, about the new Black "Thursday" and whether it was right or wrong. Talked to a Walmart manager about the situation at Walmart and her thoughts on this Black "Thursday". Christina So reports. Image from www.consumerreports.org/ Aired on...

Brown and Garner Protests at UC Davis

UC Davis students protest last week in response to the court decisions of the death of Eric Garner and Mike Brown. Protests were held around campus, such as the Quad, Olson Hall last week. I-80 freeway exit was also blocked by protesters. Kamila Kudelska reports....

Occupy Olson Movement

Mike Brown Protest at UC Davis

After a grand jury chose not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Ferguson resident Mike Brown, UC Davis students participated in a demonstration dedicated to the life of Mike Brown and to showing solidarity with all black youth in America. I spoke with UC...

Project Design Club at UC Davis

Interviewed Christopher Loos the team leader of a new organization on campus known as the Product Design Group. It is a engineering-business organization focusing on creating products, that are affordable and efficient specifically for college students. Wen Li Reports. ...

Interviews with Local Davis Actors

Interview with local film actors/filmmakers and UC Davis alumni, Christopher Michael Holley and Michael Sorensen, on what got them into acting and how they started their career. We asked them how prospective filmmakers/actors from Northern California can get their foot in the door. Misha Barton reports. ...

Vegan Co-Op at UCSD forced to Shut Down by Administrators

The CHE Cafe is a student-run vegan co-op and music venue currently struggling against the UCSD administration to remain open. I spoke with a core collective member about the specifics of their fight and about how students at Davis can help. 
Alec Kron Reports....