#CountdowntoCauseway 4: The Rivalry

While this past Saturday’s Battle for the Golden Horseshoe was a rivalry game, and indeed an exciting one, it quails before the one this week. For whatever reason, be it our proximity, our respective institution’s ages, or our massive gap in academic prestige, beating up on Sac State is somehow just way more fun than taking on Cal Poly or Stanford or Nevada or anyone else in our proximity.
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Bye Week Notes — Let’s Talk About Thursday’s ASUCD Meeting With Athletics

So UC Davis didn’t have an American football game this weekend. (There was plenty of action in the other football, where Men’s Soccer played in a pro soccer stadium and Women’s Soccer got a victory and some quality surfing time in Hawaii.)

What we did have was a fascinating, and hugely significant, ASUCD Senate meeting which featured Controller (money-handler) Rylan Schaeffer and several campus attorneys and other representatives. The issue in question was whether the fees voted on by students, which provide the principal source of funding for Athletics, are allowed to be changed by the university.
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You Should Care About Today’s Game, and You Should Care About the Causeway Cup

Update: The Ags win 1-0 with a late goal by Celina Minissian, her first as an Aggie.

For those of you who may not be following UCD Athletics, the first major event of the season happens today, and that’s Women’s Soccer visiting rival Sac State in their annual Causeway Classic matchup.
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