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.

Thursday News Broadcast 3/31/16

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The Thursday News Broadcast covers current news abroad, ASUCD Senate plans for the upcoming spring quarter, and the history of Unitrans’ Double Decker buses.

Tuesday News Broadcast 3/15/16

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The Tuesday News Broadcast brings you news regarding the Fire Katehi student protest, a story about the grand opening of Three Mile Brewing in downtown Davis, an interview with CN Gorman Museum- showcased artist, Annie Ross, and a piece on the UCD Bohart Museum of Entomology.

ASUCD Budget: 2016-2017

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Our winter reporters, Kelly Brady and Justine Medina, team up to investigate the ASUCD allocated budget for the 2016-2017 academic year. The story includes information from the ASUCD controller and financial advisor, Joseph DeAngelo, as well as an interview with winter term senator, Sofia Molodanof. (Image: asucd.ucdavis.edu)

UC Davis Clubs for Mental Illness

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The winter piece covers the on-going efforts made by two big clubs on campus for mental health awareness, the Active Minds Club and the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI). News reporter, Kelly Brady, interviews the president of NAMI in addition to one of the Public Relations officers for the Active Minds Club. (Image: namiatucdavis.edu)

Tuesday News Broadcast 2/23/16

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The Tuesday News Broadcast reports on the week’s weather forecast, the Black Lives Matter movement #BlackUnderAttack, and an interview with an ASUCD senate candidate regarding environmental policy.

Black Lives Matter: #Blackunderattack

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Our winter reporter, Rajitmeet Singh, covers the hate crime that occurred on Monday, February 15th at 3 a.m., involving an African American female Davis student and three Caucasian males at the university’s on-campus housing location known as West Village. Singh documents the student “Black Under Attack” Movement that spiraled as a result, as the former ASUCD president, Mariah Watson, spoke out against anti-blackness. (Image: 36.media.tumblr.com)

Unitrans London Buses

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Our winter reporter, Julianne Roberts, writes about the London double-Decker buses that are utilized by Unitrans, UC Davis’ student-run transportation service. She interviews the student manager for Unitrans and former Unitrans maintenance manager, providing information about the vehicles’ upkeep and purpose in England during the late 1930’s to late 1970’s. (Image: ucdavis.edu)

Tuesday News Broadcast 2/2/16

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The Tuesday News Broadcast covers a report about the available resources at the UCD undocumented center and a story on the annual Japanese American Community Empowerment Summit.

Tuesday News Broadcast 1/26/16

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The Tuesday News Broadcast covers a weekly weather forecast, an interview with Davis symphony orchestra violinist, Sean Ang, and a piece on the UCD organization for performing arts, Dead Arts Society (DAS).

Hyperallergic’s Hrag Vartanian

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Our winter reporter, Klara Lee, discusses Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief of the New York City art blogazine titled Hyperallergic. Lee attends a single lecture in Vartanian’s art lecture series for the UC Davis department of art and art history. (Image: hyperallergic.com)