Two classes of honorees were inducted into the Cal Aggie Athletics Hall of Fame Friday (Oct. 1). The ceremony honored not only the 2021 recipients, but also the Class of 2020 honorees, whose ceremony had to be canceled due to the pandemic.
This year’s inductees are:
- Bob Dunning (2021 Legacy Award)
- Katie McMahon
- Marc Manfredda
- Corey Hawkins
- Sydnee Fipps
- Cookie Arrighi
Drew these this afternoon down on the #ucdavis campus while on this months #letsdrawdavis sketchcrawl. It is a hot one out there this afternoon, felt very dry. Good to start a new sketchbook though. pic.twitter.com/0S53wdn1PD— Pete Scully (@petescully) October 3, 2021
Fire chief promotes openness about mental health
Fire Chief Nate Trauernicht spoke to KCRA 3 about the stigma associated with admitting to having mental health issues, especially for first responders. He also talked about his own mental health and how he has learned that he isn’t alone.
Student goes up close with food on TikTok
Justice Dodson is an undergraduate student studying molecular and medical microbiology, and has used his lab instruments to grow a following of more than 1 million people on TikTok since the start of the pandemic. He posts videos of various foods and other items as seen through a microscope, and responds to requests for the next items he should examine. The above video showing ground beef before and after it’s cooked has been viewed more than 4 million times. Read more about him in The California Aggie.
Attitude off the field
@gifted_dayday Devon King has battled adversity. First game back w/ @UCDfootball @ucdavis makes the game winning interception.His post game celebration?Help the trainers push their equipment cart up the ramp to the training room #morethanfootball #humilitybeforehonor @BigSkyConf pic.twitter.com/QRVwY53fli— Dan Hawkins (@CoachHawkinsUCD) October 5, 2021
Cody Kitaura is a News and Media Relations Specialist in the Office of Strategic Communications, and can be reached by email or at 530-752-1932.