Exploring D.C. through running
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Exploring D.C. through running

Arts writer Caroline Rutten takes up running, discovers D.C. One of my biggest accomplishments from my summer in Washington, D.C. was picking up running as a hobby. Not…

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West Sacramento’s burgeoning beer garden
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West Sacramento’s burgeoning beer garden

A millennial’s paradise To the north of Interstate 80 in no-man’s land between the American River and an outcropping of newly developed apartment complexes, a tasteful brown arching…

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Commentary: photorealism and CGI in film following “Lion King,” “Cats” remake
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Commentary: photorealism and CGI in film following “Lion King,” “Cats” remake

Do these CGI remakes go too far? As an artist, I have always appreciated the craftsmanship and individual style that goes into the making of an animated film.…

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Minority representation in film increasing, but not fast enough
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Minority representation in film increasing, but not fast enough

Equality making some strides on screen Historically, the film industry has failed to cast many women of color in its films as well as women in the film…

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Review: “Chernobyl”
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Review: “Chernobyl”

HBO miniseries sparks interest in history’s worst nuclear disaster Three-and-a-half million people were physically affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, were removed from their homes and suffered from…

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Review: “Stranger Things: Season Three”
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Review: “Stranger Things: Season Three”

The third season of Netflix series matures alongside its cast  The third season of Netflix’s renowned series “Stranger Things” premiered on July 4 and was met with mostly…

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Review: “Abstract: The Art of Design”
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Review: “Abstract: The Art of Design”

Creative energy unleashed Understanding design in a holistic sense requires both visual comprehension and knowledge of the behind-the-scenes design process. When acknowledging design in a gallery, in our…

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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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