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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Students talk about recent fentanyl-laced cocaine epidemic
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Students talk about recent fentanyl-laced cocaine epidemic

Alert: Snow in Davis The week before Christmas, Aaron Hall and Jamez Manning, described as “young men in the Oakland music scene,” died due to an overdose of…

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What it means to be a good friend: three sets of friends discuss
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What it means to be a good friend: three sets of friends discuss

Aggies offer their own meaning of true friendship What is the one thing you can’t live without? A good book? A loyal family dog? God forbid, your cell…

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What to do when there’s nothing to do
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What to do when there’s nothing to do

Different pastimes to pass the time  Over Winter Break, I headed south to Villa Guerrero, Mexico. After a four-hour flight and a four-hour drive, I ended up in…

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And the Oscar goes to…
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And the Oscar goes to…

Predictions for the 2020 Academy Awards Best Picture: “Joker” “Joker” is by far the most interesting approach to the character I’ve seen to date. In this portrayal, Joker…

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Culture Corner with Gabriela Hernandez
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Culture Corner with Gabriela Hernandez

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows Movie: “Missing Link” directed by Chris Butler  One can’t help but laugh at this wacky stop-motion…

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Review: “Dont F**k with Cats,” is lazy and distasteful
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Review: “Dont F**k with Cats,” is lazy and distasteful

Netflix’s latest true crime series dehumanizes victims and glorifies perpetrators — as usual Netflix released the controversial true-crime limited series “Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer”…

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Best Music Videos of 2010s
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Best Music Videos of 2010s

The music videos that reflect this decade’s events Music videos allow artists to add a visual element to their music. This past decade’s music videos point out issues…

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Trump threatens to destroy Iranian cultural sites: a war crime
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Trump threatens to destroy Iranian cultural sites: a war crime

A series of tweets causes international outcry Between 2017 and 2019, ISIS destroyed the remains of the ancient city of Palmyra, located in modern day Iraq, Syria and…

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“Seinfeld” 20 Years Later
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“Seinfeld” 20 Years Later

No hooks, no gimmicks. It was, and is, about, well, nothing   I have no reservations saying that I am late to the party. But often, it’s better to…

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How to Winter Quarter
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How to Winter Quarter

Students share how they make the most of the cold and fog After an unfathomably short break, we return to Davis for Winter Quarter and hit the ground…

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Culture Corner with Liz Jacobson
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Culture Corner with Liz Jacobson

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows Movie: “Parasite” directed by Bong Joon Ho Earlier this month, while accepting the Golden Globe for…

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Familiar Asian dishes meet Southern Cajun cuisine at new restaurant Cajun Feast
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Familiar Asian dishes meet Southern Cajun cuisine at new restaurant Cajun Feast

UC Davis alumni open student-oriented restaurant in downtown The formerly abandoned UC Davis bookstore located near the corner of 3rd and A St. is now the sight of…

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“The Rise of Skywalker” — the movie that divided the Star Wars fan base
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“The Rise of Skywalker” — the movie that divided the Star Wars fan base

 A review of Lucasfilm’s final movie of the saga The Skywalker Saga, the last of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, has finally arrived. Directed by J.J. Abrams, “Star…

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Chanel Miller’s “Know My Name” opens discussion around sexual assault
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Chanel Miller’s “Know My Name” opens discussion around sexual assault

Paving the way for other women Before the #MeToo movement went viral in 2017, there was one account of sexual assault in 2015 that gripped the nation and…

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