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Gifts for every Aggie

The holiday shopping season is almost upon us, and the 2016 Holiday Gift Guide has something for every Aggie on your list. From locally grown items like campus olive oil to student essentials like a UC Davis-branded skateboard, click through this slideshow to see gift suggestions. You can click on most items to purchase them online, while others are available only in the retail stores listed, like the Campus Store or Rite Aid on Russell Boulevard. [ Slideshow… ]


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Anthropologist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

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LAURELS: Our 'New Innovator in Food and Agriculture'

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