Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows. Television: “Dracula”  Among the multitude of vampire television shows and movies that have arrived and been…

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Five albums that describe UC Davis
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Five albums that describe UC Davis

An exploration of music as community Campus is a strange place. Don’t get me wrong, since being admitted here I have sung the praises of UC Davis to…

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Review: “Let It Snow,” popular book and Netflix movie falls flat
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Review: “Let It Snow,” popular book and Netflix movie falls flat

Book or movie? A question as old as time I am a total sucker when it comes to book-to-movie adaptations. So when I heard that “Let It Snow”…

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Review: the best Disney Channel original shows
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Review: the best Disney Channel original shows

And you’re watching Disney Channel For most college-aged students, the pay-television Disney Channel was a household staple and a huge part of their childhoods. The original movies and…

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Review: Grammy nominations
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Review: Grammy nominations

Discussing top nominations, integrity of the process  In November, the nominations for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced — and, like every awards show, everyone’s got opinions.…

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Gardens grow penises: A transgender student challenges gender norms through art
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Gardens grow penises: A transgender student challenges gender norms through art

‘My Vagina’ piece a part of the installation project for ART 151 Kaiden Zaldumbide’s art piece was the talk of the town on the UC Davis campus. A…

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An ode to the 2010’s
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An ode to the 2010’s

The highlights of the decade Dear 2010s, our relationship has had many ups and downs. It is, however, time for the decade to come to a close. “New…

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Culture Corner with Sydney Odman
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Culture Corner with Sydney Odman

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows Movie: “Little Women” I particularly love films that you just can’t seem to shake — stories…

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Twitter reignites love for Stephanie Meyer’s vampire romance
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Twitter reignites love for Stephanie Meyer’s vampire romance

The 2018 renaissance of young adult series “Twilight” was a movement no one expected, but probably should have   The original “Twilight” novel was published by Stephanie Meyer in…

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Review: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
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Review: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Reliving our childhood with Mr. Rogers in more ways than one Few children’s television shows accomplish what “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” — which ran from 1968 to 2001 —…

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Poetry in Motion: A Look At The Decade’s Best Films
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Poetry in Motion: A Look At The Decade’s Best Films

Arts writer Ilya Shrayber looks back on ten years of cinema 2010: “Exit Through The Gift Shop” directed by Banksy    Forget about your edgy cousin who got…

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Couch Concert: Alfha Records
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Couch Concert: Alfha Records

More than just a rap collective, Sacramento-based group gives back, empowers youth It all began with a fist bump. Not just any fist bump — when Sam Lauderdale…

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An Ode to Bruce
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An Ode to Bruce

An unabashed love story about a boy and his fish I have never considered myself a fish guy. What good is a pet fish? They aren’t fluffy, they…

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StUCC hosts its last comedy show of Fall Quarter
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StUCC hosts its last comedy show of Fall Quarter

A look into the rise of the new stand-up club on campus  The Stand Up Comedy Club (StUCC) hosted its last show on Friday, Nov. 22 — although…

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Culture Corner with Nahima Shaffer
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Culture Corner with Nahima Shaffer

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows Television: “Queen of the South”  As with most TV shows, I found “Queen of the South”…

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