Commentary: Fads of Generation Z’s juvenescence
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Commentary: Fads of Generation Z’s juvenescence

Underlying implications of fads, changes over generations As a materialistic nation, embedded in American culture is a want for what we don’t have. Fads come and go, but…

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UC Davis Professor Heghnar Watenpaugh awarded Guggenheim fellowship
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UC Davis Professor Heghnar Watenpaugh awarded Guggenheim fellowship

Watenpaugh focuses on UNESCO world heritage site On April 8, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation awarded UC Davis art history professor Heghnar Watenpaugh with a fellowship to support…

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Shelter-in-place advice, based on your Hogwarts house
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Shelter-in-place advice, based on your Hogwarts house

Like horoscopes but for houses J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts houses are such a popular concept that just about everyone on the face of the planet knows what house they…

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Culture Corner with Andrew Williams
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Culture Corner with Andrew Williams

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, books, music, television shows Movie: “Death of Stalin” dir. by Armando Iannucci Scottish director Armando Iannucci refits the demise of Joseph…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Loving Dolly Parton
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The Beginner’s Guide to Loving Dolly Parton

Pour yourself a cup of ambition and let’s get to it I’ll start with what the reader should take away from this article: Dolly Parton is iconic. Dolly…

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From the streets of Watts to a hip-hop empire
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From the streets of Watts to a hip-hop empire

The ascent of Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith and his generational group of artists Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith is a familiar face in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.…

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Exploring Adele’s canon through the ages
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Exploring Adele’s canon through the ages

How “19,” “21” and “25”  compare  Adele has the ability to make the world stop and listen. She has a grasp on her own voice that is unheard…

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Recipes in quarantine: Cowboy Corn Chowder
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Recipes in quarantine: Cowboy Corn Chowder

An easy addition to a summertime meal There are three things that get me excited about summer: watermelon, grilled zucchini and corn on the cob. As the days…

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Commentary: A love letter to gluten freeks
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Commentary: A love letter to gluten freeks

It’s not just another health fad To my fellow gluten freeks: When I was diagnosed with celiac disease during my senior year of high school, I thought my…

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UC Davis student’s “Pony Up Press” brand offers stationary, jewelry, original pieces
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UC Davis student’s “Pony Up Press” brand offers stationary, jewelry, original pieces

Student artist blends love for engineering, art, animals Second-year design major Audrey Chamberlin runs her small arts and crafts business by focusing on what she loves: quirky animals…

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The world of Wes Anderson: Exploring, ranking films of a modern auteur
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The world of Wes Anderson: Exploring, ranking films of a modern auteur

A completely objective, definitely correct ranking of Anderson’s films Believe me, I’m sure Wes Anderson has heard it all before. I’m positive he has been told he makes…

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How students, hair stylists are handling shelter-in-place orders
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How students, hair stylists are handling shelter-in-place orders

Reopening Davis salons, barbershops  Yolo County officials extended the shelter-in-place order through May 31, with exceptions for religious drive-in services and construction, more than a month after the…

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Culture Corner with Alyssa Ilsley
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Culture Corner with Alyssa Ilsley

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, novels and music Television: “Bojack Horseman” Since the last season premiered this January, Bojack Horseman should be mentioned as one…

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Students’ sleep schedules affected during coronavirus pandemic
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Students’ sleep schedules affected during coronavirus pandemic

How remote learning complicates natural sleep habits  In this unprecedented time, abnormal is the new normal. Now that the whole world is out of whack, it’s only fair…

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Bill Withers: remembering a laid-back legend in soul
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Bill Withers: remembering a laid-back legend in soul

Withers passes away at age of 81 It’s not every day that a middle-aged aircraft toilet mechanic decides they are going to try their hand at becoming a…

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