The resurgence of political comedy
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The resurgence of political comedy

John Oliver, Trevor Noah, Samantha Bee add much-needed humor in wake of new administration Over the past few years, political comedians like John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee,…

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Vegan Eats at the CoHo
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Vegan Eats at the CoHo

What’s available for vegan eaters at this quintessential UC Davis eatery? “If I was a picky eater, I don’t think I could be vegan,” said Danny O’Brien, a…

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Liquid Hotplates take home first place in a cappella competition
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Liquid Hotplates take home first place in a cappella competition

A cappella choir to move on to ICAA semifinals UC Davis’ very own a capella group, the Liquid Hotplates, has been chosen to compete at the International Championship…

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UC Davis Basement Gallery hosts exhibition dedicated to International Women’s Day
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UC Davis Basement Gallery hosts exhibition dedicated to International Women’s Day

Art of protest used to enact social change Protest in today’s political atmosphere is not only necessary, but also an outlet for artists to use art as a…

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Finals motivation playlist
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Finals motivation playlist

Essential tunes to get you through week 10 and finals “Build Me Up Buttercup” – The Foundations The anticipation of spring break is upon us; the days are…

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Seeking advice? Check out this week’s horoscope
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Seeking advice? Check out this week’s horoscope

For those with a sense of humor, these readings are sure to bring some much-needed insight (plus a good laugh) Aries: Has your mind recently been plagued by…

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Local venues host wine and painting classes
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Local venues host wine and painting classes

Cork It Again wine seller and Pence Gallery to provide visitors with drinks, painting supplies For many, painting is intimidating; the thought of a blank canvas and infinite…

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The magic of Pippin
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The magic of Pippin

Students in Drama 143 stage play as part of class The students of Drama 143 have been working all quarter to put on a special preview of the…

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Design Matters: A Look Inside The Turtle House
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Design Matters: A Look Inside The Turtle House

Well-known co-op coins design aesthetic all its own An outdoor study space was the first area to catch my eye at the Davis-famous “Turtle House,” which is located…

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Davis alumna presents art exhibit inspired by women’s rights
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Davis alumna presents art exhibit inspired by women’s rights

Jennifer Hirshfield explains importance of being present, painting politics It’s in your newsfeed, it’s part of your dinner conversation; it’s seemingly unavoidable. Politics is everywhere — in 2017…

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Design major’s international living experiences inspire creativity
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Design major’s international living experiences inspire creativity

Sustainability, empathy drive Blanco’s motivation From plant biology to comparative literature to theater to chemistry, third-year design major Bronte Blanco has truly tried it all.   “I would…

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A review: Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast
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A review: Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

Film features same beloved songs but offers few changes Disney continues to feed our need for nostalgia by releasing yet another live-action version of an iconic classic, and,…

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José González delivers multi-dimensional musical experience
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José González delivers multi-dimensional musical experience

Orchestra heightens José González performance at Mondavi Center Indie-folk music is known for its characteristic soft acoustics and rich vocals. For Davis concertgoers, this is precisely the mellow…

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Going baroque
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Going baroque

Students in baroque ensemble play instruments quintessential to seventeenth, eighteenth century At first glance, the UC Davis Baroque Ensemble might look like a smaller version of a symphony…

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Writer’s pick: podcasts I’ve been listening to
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Writer’s pick: podcasts I’ve been listening to

Self-proclaimed podcast geek dorks out about crime, Supreme Court, Pepe the Frog Podcasts are not a new concept by any means, but their rise to popularity has ushered…

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