Review: Upper Crust Baking Company
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Review: Upper Crust Baking Company

Longtime local bread company opens first storefront Upper Crust Baking Company opened its first bakery-boutique on Feb. 20. However, the family-run business is not new. Trudy and Mo…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: “Westworld” Can humanity be reduced to a self-learning program housed in a manufactured body? This existential…

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Newly-released female R&B albums
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Newly-released female R&B albums

Solange, Kehlani, India.Arie Beginning in February, the world was graced with the the release of new albums from three beloved R&B artists. While Kehlani, Solange and India.Arie all…

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In Celebration of Women’s History Month
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In Celebration of Women’s History Month

A list of women and movies to follow that embody feminism “A Wrinkle in Time” “A Wrinkle in Time” follows Meg Murry, played by Storm Reid, whose father,…

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Say Goodbye to Winter Quarter and Hello to Winters, Calif.
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Say Goodbye to Winter Quarter and Hello to Winters, Calif.

It’s closer than you think When students consider taking a day trip away from Davis, they often head to Sacramento or San Francisco. While these destinations are perfect…

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A good spring break doesn’t have to be expensive
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A good spring break doesn’t have to be expensive

During the stressful finals week, students look forward to taking well-earned time off As finals approach, quarter-system students everywhere may be feeling an enormous amount of stress and…

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Video Game Orchestra: Explore Beyond
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Video Game Orchestra: Explore Beyond

A performance of beautiful, lesser known indie games scores On Sunday, March 10, the Video Game Orchestra Club presented its concert “Explore Beyond” in the ARC Ballroom. Consisting…

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Review: Cold War
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Review: Cold War

The Arts Desk reviews Last week, the Arts Desk saw “Cold War” at the Varsity Theater. The 2018 Polish black-and-white drama follows Wiktor and Zula, two artists who…

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Students express concerns over English department’s creative writing emphasis
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Students express concerns over English department’s creative writing emphasis

Application process has potential for unclear expectations The UC Davis English department offers undergraduates in the major a creative writing emphasis by way of acceptance to and completion…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: “Lovecraft Country” In an upcoming HBO series, executive producers Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams will try…

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Big Wild gives unforgettable live performance
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Big Wild gives unforgettable live performance

Impressive vocals, instrumentals move crowd Back in Northern California where his Big Wild project was inspired for his sold-out fifth stop on his “Superdream” tour on March 10,…

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True Detective Season Three: Redeeming the Franchise
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True Detective Season Three: Redeeming the Franchise

HBO’s crime drama wraps up in an unconventional yet satisfying way Time is a flat circle. This is a reference to the most important story aspect from the…

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If Trees Could Talk
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If Trees Could Talk

A whimsical, interactive art piece brings focus to environmental issues Third-year studio art and psychology major Maxine Aiello turns campus trees into pieces of art through a project…

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The search for good tea in Davis
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The search for good tea in Davis

Though hard to find, good tea exists in Davis Finding good tea in Davis can be challenging. While there are boba shops around every corner and more seeming…

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Alcoholic Kombucha
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Alcoholic Kombucha

A new way to kombucha Kombucha is a probiotic drink known for its health benefits. Made from a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, it’s naturally fermented and…

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