104th annual Davis Picnic Day celebrates diversity and achievement
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104th annual Davis Picnic Day celebrates diversity and achievement


STARTING AT 9:30 THIS MORNING. TISH: WE ARE AT THE STAGING
AREA. WE’VE BEEN CHECKING OUT THIS —
THIS IS THE BIO AG FLOAT CALLED
ENGINEER IS FEEDING THE WORLD. I HAVE A GRAD STUDENT FROM UC
DAVIS. WALK ME THROUGH YOUR FLOAT.>>ARE FLOAT IS SHOWCASING OUR
RESEARCH. THE THEME IS WHERE THE
SUNSHINE’S. WE HAVE A SUN MADE FROM A BIKE
WHEEL. ONCE IT GETS OVER TO THE END,
YOU WILL SEE THE FLOWERS POP UP.>>GO AHEAD AND START THAT. THIS IS YOUR FIFTH YEAR
PARTICIPATING IN PICNIC DAY. IT COINCIDES WITH OPEN HOUSE AT
UC DAVIS. HOW IMPORTANT IS IT FOR YOU TO
COME OUT EVERY YEAR AND
PARTICIPATE?>>IT IS SO IMPORTANT. ALL THE DEPARTMENTS CAN SHOWCASE
WHAT THEY DO BEST AND ALL THE
STUDENTS CAN PARTICIPATE AND
LEARN ABOUT EVERY DEPARTMENT. I GO TO PICNIC DAY TO HELP MY
DEPARTMENT SHOWCASE WHY WE ARE
AWESOME. TISH: AFTER THE PARADE, WHAT ARE
YOUR PLANS?>>WE ARE SHOWCASING OUR
RESEARCH IN BOEHNER HALL. YOU CAN PICK APPLES. THERE’S A LITTLE ROBOT THAT OUR
STUDENTS MADE — I WILL SEE THE
DOG DERBY. TISH: THE PARADE STARTS AT
10:00. IT’S GOING ON FROM 10:00 UNTIL
3:00 OR 4:00. THIS FLOAT I’M ON IS ONE OF THE
BIGGER ONES. THERE’S TONS OF DIFFERENT FLOATS
FROM DIFFERENT ORGANIZATIONS,
GREAT LIFE, COMMUNITY MEMBERS
OUT HERE THIS MORNING. THIS EVENT DRAWS IN A BUNCH OF
DYNAMICS FROM THE COMMUNITY OF
DAVIS. THEY ARE EXPECTING 70,000 PEOPLE
TO COME ON CAMPUS TODAY. I HAVE TIPS FROM ORGANIZERS —
ARRIVE EARLY AND BRING SUNSCREEN
AND STAY HYDRATED. PARKING IS FREE. FOR ALL OF THIS INFORMATION AND
A LIST OF ALL THE DIFFERENT
THINGS GOING ON ON CAMPUS,
DOWNLOAD THE PICNIC DAY APP ON
ANDROID OR APPLE. 70,000 PEOPLE EXPECTED. COME OUT AND HAVE A GREAT
FAMILY-FRIEN

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