Wednesday, May 27

Maggie Zheng: UC Davis students’ demands to fire Chancellor Katehi should be supported

For the past three weeks, students at UC Davis have been camped outside the chancellor’s office calling for the resignation or firing of their current chancellor, Linda Katehi. Read more...

Photo: A view of UC Davis’s Mrak Hall, where student protesters have been occupying for the last few weeks in protest of Chancellor Linda Katehi. (Creative Commons photo by Peter Hess via Flickr).

Throwback Thursday, Week 1: The longest dance

Bruins were dance marathon-ing for diseases years before UCLA professor Michael Gottlieb identified acquired immune deficiency syndrome and the AIDS epidemic was discovered. The Dance Marathon we know today debuted in April 2002 to raise money for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, but in 1979, the event began when Greek life revived UCLA’s annual Greek Week and raised money for the American Cancer Society and the then-National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis. Read more...

Photo: The Daily Bruin’s 2003 coverage of Dance Marathon included a front-page centerpiece. (Daily Bruin archives)

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