The best late-night eateries in town
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The best late-night eateries in town

Students share favorite places to grab food late at night With everything the college lifestyle may hurl at students, sometimes a midnight snack is necessary. Whether at the…

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Save the date: artsy events to have on your calendar this academic year
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Save the date: artsy events to have on your calendar this academic year

September  RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World Tour  When it comes to Davis, students might have to travel a little ways to go to bigger events. Luckily, Sacramento…

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Culture Corner: the Arts Desk’s Davis-themed arts picks
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Culture Corner: the Arts Desk’s Davis-themed arts picks

Recommendations for your next favorite TV show, movie, book or band TV: “The Simple Life” This gem of a throwback from the early 2000s follows then-best friends Paris…

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Street Food: preserving tradition and culture through culinary delicacies made on the streets
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Street Food: preserving tradition and culture through culinary delicacies made on the streets

Series brings to forefront issues affecting street vendors throughout world The Netflix original series “Street Food,” created by the creators of “Chef’s Table,” steps away from the Michelin…

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The morality of murder movies
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The morality of murder movies

Do true crime stories villainize or glamorize killers of the past? Over the past few years, true crime documentaries and films have been on the rise. From the…

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Oracle Authors
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Oracle Authors

The Predictive Powers of Dystopian Writers Dystopian novels captivate audiences within worlds fraught with totalitarian regimes pursuing an incessant march of order. The most formidable dystopian works act…

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Review: “El Chicano”
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Review: “El Chicano”

Film misses opportunity to positively represent Latinos With the newly-released film “El Chicano,” viewers get a glimpse of a Mexican-American vigilante hero who takes back East Los Angeles…

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Studio 301’s final production of the year
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Studio 301’s final production of the year

A fun take on the Addams Family This past week at the Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Studio 301 put on their final production of the quarter, “The Addams Family…

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Review: IGOR
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Review: IGOR

The Arts Desk reviews Tyler, the Creator’s fifth studio album Clay Allen Rogers: “IGOR” is a gift from the soul of Tyler, the Creator — an art piece…

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Commentary: the Anatomy of the Hollywood Female Sex Icon
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Commentary: the Anatomy of the Hollywood Female Sex Icon

Does the sex icon title exist in contemporary Hollywood? I first learned who Farrah Fawcett was when I was in the fifth grade. My mom took me to…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music Television: “Freaks and Geeks” Although this show came out in 1999, if you haven’t watched it yet,…

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Non-Existent Discussions: Game of Thrones and non-binary politics
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Non-Existent Discussions: Game of Thrones and non-binary politics

Bran the Broken: King of the Six Kingdoms, Breaker of Genders The fire of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has been reduced to its embers. Its finale is still…

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The best and worst sequels
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The best and worst sequels

From horror to family, which sequels continued the originals’ legacies, flopped When it comes to sequels, there is a general hatred for the second, and even worse, third…

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From 2D to 3D
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From 2D to 3D

How the movies we enjoyed as children are being redone for the new generation It’s easy to remember our middle school Saturday mornings, waking up early, jumping out…

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Review: “Guava Island”
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Review: “Guava Island”

Childish Gambino film succeeds as creative project The Thursday night before his highly-anticipated performance, Donald Glover, alias “Childish Gambino,” released “Guava Island” for attendees at Coachella, the famous…

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