Modern Life and old fashioned rock: The Strokes in 2020
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Modern Life and old fashioned rock: The Strokes in 2020

 The long-awaited return of Casablancas and co.  The first time I touched down at JFK Airport, I remember the sounds that accompanied me more than anything. Carts whirled…

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Playlists that embody “Coraline,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Giver”
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Playlists that embody “Coraline,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Giver”

Crafting three playlists for my three favorite movies The following playlists are not the soundtracks to these films, but rather songs that evoke the tone and message of…

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Students rank their favorite types of Girl Scout Cookies
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Students rank their favorite types of Girl Scout Cookies

Answering the Girl Scout Cookie debate Girl Scout Cookie season has arrived, and the brightly colored boxes can be seen all around campus. The tradition, which began in…

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New Trend: Old Dresses
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New Trend: Old Dresses

Recent Oscar’s saw increase in celebrities recycling outfits on red carpet  Throughout awards season, some of the most influential people in the world gather to celebrate their achievements…

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Entertainment Council presents Beach Fossils
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Entertainment Council presents Beach Fossils

Brooklyn indie-pop band perform at Mondavi  ASUCD Entertainment Council hosted Beach Fossils on Feb. 22 at the Mondavi Center. “Petrichor,” the title of the event, describes the pleasant…

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Students share their experiences as sex workers
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Students share their experiences as sex workers

 A lesson in empowerment, self-discovery Many students at UC Davis will have an on-campus job or a retail job downtown at some point in their college career, but…

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To be or not to be: Is Billie Eilish cool?
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To be or not to be: Is Billie Eilish cool?

I’m the baaaaad guy. Billie Eilish — the creepy-crawly, mega pop star — has become a household name, seemingly jumping into a premier level of stardom instantaneously. Now,…

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Culture Corner with Allie Bailey
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Culture Corner with Allie Bailey

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows Album: “Flow State” by Tash Sultana Sultana’s hit song “Jungle” initially turned me on to the…

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Getting over the notorious “Sophomore Slump”
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Getting over the notorious “Sophomore Slump”

Upperclassmen say it gets better Sophomore year: that awkward middle year between the excitement of freshman year and the anticipation of upperclassman glory. Freshman year is new, and…

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Fellini: 100 Years Later
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Fellini: 100 Years Later

An ode to the director of “La Dolce Vita,” master of absurdism  Over the years, I’ve realized I’m a terrible person to watch movies with, which is especially…

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Fast and studious: Autophiles find community in Davis parking lot
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Fast and studious: Autophiles find community in Davis parking lot

Davis Motorsports Club brings together all car owners, from Civic to Lamborghini If you passed by the South Davis Safeway this past Thursday night you may have been…

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An anomaly: Jye Citizen owns his individuality, launches lifestyle and clothing brand
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An anomaly: Jye Citizen owns his individuality, launches lifestyle and clothing brand

More than just t-shirts, Anomaly SCF is a creative space that empowers community “I found myself always being an anomaly, I guess you could say just being the…

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Culture Corner with Itzelth Gamboa
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Culture Corner with Itzelth Gamboa

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows. Television: “Dirty John”  Based on the real life story of Debra Newell, this Netflix true-crime series…

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Men and compliments: Traversing masculinity in the modern age
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Men and compliments: Traversing masculinity in the modern age

Understanding men to men compliments Five or six years ago, early in my high school career, while briskly exiting my Intro to Rabbinical Studies class, I vividly remember…

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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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