News

KDVS News is dedicated to bringing breaking news, current events, and compelling stories to our community. Staffed by the news director, executive producer, division managers, and reporters, KDVS airs a weekly show on 90.3 FM along with small segments that air throughout the day.

KDVS News content is divided into categories tasked with producing stories relevant to their respective categories. Currently, these news categories include Local (UC Davis), Politics, U.S., International, and Science.

These categories are managed by our division managers who oversee and assign the production of stories to our reporters who then go out and make the reports.

UC Davis Makes Forbe’s List for Number of Women in STEM

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UCD was ranked #1 on Forbe’s list as the most highly valued degree for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Our spring reporter, Myah Daniels, discusses the UC Davis grant program ADVANCE, which encourages women to establish careers in science and engineering; and interviews students in the program. (Image: ucdavis.edu)

Thursday News Broadcast 5/12/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast brings you a weekly weather forecast, current international news, a report on recreational Adderall use at UCD, female students in the Davis STEM program, the campus event, Relay for Life, and the Bernie Sanders political rally in Sacramento.

Watermelon Music Celebrates Duke Ellington’s Birthday

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On Friday, April 29th, the Watermelon Music Store in downtown Davis hosted a celebration marking the store’s 20th anniversary and the 117th birthday of the late Jazz musician, Duke Ellington. Our spring reporter, Rebekah Velasco, interviews some of the local jazz vocalists and musicians who performed Ellington classics at the event. (Image: davisdowntown.com)

Thursday News Broadcast 5/5/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast reports on the community development Nishi Gateway Project, the 20th anniversary event for Watermelon Music store, the UCD snapchat account “Ucdsnaps,” and the End of Silence Movement for the Active Minds Club.

Davis Nishi Gateway Project

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The Downtown University Gateway District is a community project implemented by the city of Davis, UC Davis, and Yolo County to build a live and work development tailored towards post-graduate students involved with university inclined research. KDVS news reporter, Kelly Brady, interviews the project developer for the Davis project, Tim Ruff. (Image: cityofdavis.org)

Thursday News Broadcast 4/28/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast covers an interview with “An American Mosque” filmmaker, David Washburn, a story about the UCD snapchat account “Ucdsnaps,” a report about the UCD Active Minds Club, and a piece on the food resource website, Spoon University. 

UCD Snaps

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Our spring reporter, Danny Nilsen, discusses the emergence of the two snapchat accounts created for UC Davis students, titled “ucdsnaps” and “ucdxsnaps,” as well as the controversies surrounding them. (Image: UCD Snaps Facebook page)

The End of Silence Movement: Active Minds Club

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Active Minds Club members speak about their End of Silence Movement, part of the club’s suicide awareness and prevention campaign, which took place at the UC Davis quad on Monday and Tuesday, April 25th and 26th. Our spring reporter, Myah Daniels, covers the two-day event. (Image: activemindsucd.wixsite.com)

Thursday News Broadcast 4/14/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast brings you the weekly weather forecast, an interview with “An American Mosque” filmmaker, David Washburn, a report about the UCD undocumented center, and a piece on the food resource website, Spoon University.

Thursday News Broadcast 4/7/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast reports on current news abroad, the weekly weather forecast, a UCD School of Law Cannabis Symposium, and a story regarding Islamophobia on-campus and in American society.