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The Debacle At Berkeley

Bob Ostertag | Posted 02.06.2017 | College
Bob Ostertag

The violence at the UC Berkeley campus Wednesday night which cancelled the speech of alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is such a debacle for the...

Beached Whale Found With 30 Plastic Bags Crammed In Its Belly

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.04.2017 | Green

A rare goose-beaked whale that repeatedly beached on a Norwegian shore was so ill that it had to be euthanized — and experts soon found out why. The...

Ridicu-opoulos: Report From The Front Of The Milo Wars

Bob Ostertag | Posted 01.26.2017 | Media
Bob Ostertag

The Milo Yiannopoulos show made a stop at the University of Washington in Seattle Friday night, the night of Minority-President Trump’s inauguration...

Moth Species With Trump-Like Hair Named After Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.18.2017 | Science

A newly discovered species of moth received a fitting moniker, given the helmet-like cluster of yellow-white scales atop its head. Meet Neopalpa donal...

Wayne Thiebaud and The Sweet Life

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Wayne Thiebaud and The Sweet Life By Elizabeth Sobieski Sardines, 1962, Oil on Canvas Al...

Access to Higher Education Equals Access to Opportunity

Linda Katehi | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Linda Katehi

College rankings are something parents, students and educators all watch. They offer a snapshot of what each university has to offer and UC Davis has long enjoyed high rankings across the board.

Why We Must Help Solve The Problem Of Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

Linda Katehi | Posted 08.18.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

No one should ever have a sexual act forced on them by anyone else. It is a violation in the most offensive and worst sense imaginable.

We Need More College Graduates

Linda Katehi | Posted 06.05.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

It is college commencement season, a glorious time of year, when spring flowers and joy are blooming on campuses across the nation. For millions of diligent college students, hearing their names called and being handed a hard-earned diploma is a watershed moment. It is a genuine cause for celebration for students and their families.

How Successful People Stay Calm

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them...

A Promise for Education

Noah Kerner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Noah Kerner

The idea was simple - alumni, students, Californians and anyone passionate about education would make a promise and rally their social networks to contribute money towards their fundraising goal.

LOOK: UC Davis Is A 'Taco School'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.25.2013 | College

Something has gone wrong here. The University of California-Davis is a "taco school" led by King Arthur, according to Google search results for "UC...

LOOK: Students Create Awesome Interactive Nap Map For Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.30.2013 | College

If you haven't taken a nap in public on campus at least once during your college career, you're doing it wrong. Finding the best spot to catch tho...

The UC Davis Pepper Spraying Saga Is Finally Over

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.10.2013 | College

U.S. District Court Judge John A. Mendez awarded a $1 million settlement Wednesday to the student protesters who were pepper sprayed at point-blank ra...

What The Latest Scientific Findings About Kids Of Divorce Reveal

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.08.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

One of the most consistent research findings that explore the effects of divorce on children is that the results are inconsistent.

May 4, 1970: National Guardsmen Kill Four Students At Kent State, 'The Most Popular Murders Ever Committed in America'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

Kent State is America's Tiananmen Square. The photo of a young girl kneeling over the body of a dead student is etched on our collective retinas. But all these years later, it is still hard to comprehend. There is no resolution of this tragedy.

UC Davis Investigation: Pepper Spray 'Was Not Authorized'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2012 | College

The task force report on the controversial pepper-spraying of student protesters at the University of California, Davis concluded the campus police an...

Cabernet, Petit Syrah & Pinot Noir Top Wines for Heart -- Day 26

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Cabernet Sauvignon, followed closely by Petit Syrah and Pinot Noir are the red wines which contain the highest concentration of flavonoids, according to researchers at the University of California at Davis.

'We're All We've Got': Movements Matter, But Maybe Reaching Out to People Right Here Matters More

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

I suggested it was time for the 9.5-year-old to make her list for Santa. She wiggled two fingers on each hand --- air quotes - and said, "Santa?" ...

Dear Mr. President: Will You Please Speak Up About Police Assaulting Protesters On College Campuses?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

This isn't rocket science. It's not even politics. It's Democracy 101, and I hope we'll see more of it -- and fewer videos like this.

Jason Cherkis

WATCH: UC Davis Police Pepper-Spray Students | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, a group of University of California, Davis students, part of the Occupy Wall Street movement on campus, became the latest vic...

The Tarnished State Of California's Golden College System

TIME | Posted 10.22.2011 | College

Over the years, hundreds of educational leaders from other states and countries have approached California State University chancellor Charles Reed fo...

Where The Bullies Are: It's Not Where You May Think, Study Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A new study discredits the archetypical bully image as a letter jacket-wearing jock or a pack of vicious girls. It's actually the fence-sitters -- the...

College Dropout Wins Big In Poker Championship

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of California, Davis dropout Will Haydon has found a way around the abysmal job market: poker. In 2006, Haydon left UC Davis and immediate...

Study: Lack Of Sleep Linked To Higher Marijuana Use In Teens | Published on Apr 6, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Teenagers may be night owls, but according to new research by a UC San Diego assistant professor, those hours out of bed each night may be turning mor...

Post-Student Day Of Action, Question Of Taser Use Lingers

California Aggie | Published on Mar 11, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A week after student protesters attempted to block a freeway at UC Davis, questions remain about what actually happened in the clash between protestor...