On May 19th, 2015 UC Davis hosted a student forum to help create and transition to the ideal university of the 21st century. The forum allowed students to discuss what their vision is about the university in the future. This inactive was launched by the chancellor in late 2014, and is currently in phase 2, the listening phase.
Today’s news segment will include the following topics: a recent culturally insensitive photo taken by the UC Davis Women’s Lacrosse team, remembering the Hunger Strike that brought about the UC Davis Cross Cultural Center, and a look at an art gallery put on by members of Iraq Veterans against the War.
This Monday news segment will cover the first annual mental awareness fair at UC Davis, a piece on a demand for a Palestinian Studies major, and a story on the event “End the Silence”, which focuses on college student suicide rates and mental health.
With increasing reports of sexual assault on university campuses across the country, UC president Janet Napolitano decided to take action by creating recommendations for all UCs to follow. This action was taken in order to relook sexual assault policies across campuses. KDVS News reporter, Will Phung, reports on the campaign.
On Tuesday April 21st, UC Davis hosted Take Back the Night. This movement was created to bring awareness not just to sexual violence, but gender and domestic violence as well. Our KDVS News reporter, Isabel Moniz, reports on the event.
Monday April 20th marked the start of the KDVS fundraiser week. KDVS News interviewed 6 DJs involved with KDVS in the past and present asking them about their fondest memories here at the station and much more. Listen to learn more about the station, and don’t forget to support underground radio!
Our KDVS News reporter covers how students of UC Davis were recently on strike. On March 2nd 2015, UC Davis students gathered at the coffee house in order to call for 96 hours of action to combat tuition hikes.
In our final news segment of the quarter, we cover the following topics: homeless count in Davis, Hepatitis C vaccinations/problems, and marine corps.