Culture Corner
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The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “To All the Boys: Always and Forever” dir. by  Michael Fimognari (2021) The final “To…

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Davis Independent Music Initiative offers grants for local musicians
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Davis Independent Music Initiative offers grants for local musicians

Joel Daniel of the DIMI aims to help Davis’ struggling artists The Davis Independent Music Initiative (DIMI) was founded in 2019 with one mission: secure the future of…

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‘Race, Museums, Art History’ speaker event highlights whiteness of museums
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‘Race, Museums, Art History’ speaker event highlights whiteness of museums

The 2021 Templeton Colloquium at UC Davis outlined ways to reframe how museums include non-white art and better understand the role they play in enacting real social change…

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The new era of Tinder
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The new era of Tinder

Amid the pandemic, users have turned to the dating app as another form of social media Over the course of the pandemic, what was once known as a…

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Homemade brings healthy meals and community to students
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Homemade brings healthy meals and community to students

New organization gives students an opportunity to give back and connect with others while learning new recipes Homemade is a new and vibrant student-run organization that aims to…

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Con-drag-ulations, winners!
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Con-drag-ulations, winners!

A list of predictions for RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13 If you have been avidly watching the newest season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” you’ll know that the competition…

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Couch Concert: Cierra Brown
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Couch Concert: Cierra Brown

The local musician shares her philosophy as an artist “Amy Winehouse was my first music love,” said Cierra Brown, a fourth-year English major. “I just love her voice…

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It’s time to start using person-first language
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It’s time to start using person-first language

Words like “homeless” that we use to describe certain individuals can be used to oppress and dehumanize them As Mark Twain so eloquently stated, “The difference between the…

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Natural Selection Tour is back
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Natural Selection Tour is back

A recap of stop #1 Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, Jackson Hole, WY. The first day of YETI Natural Selection Tour snowboard contest took off Thursday morning, in bounds,…

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An ode to sitting in the grass under the sun
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An ode to sitting in the grass under the sun

Sitting in the grass under the sun is one of the best things the world has to offer Believe it or not, whoever said that it’s the little…

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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “Black Dynamite” dir. by Scott Sanders (2009) Seriously one of the funniest movies ever made.…

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Review: ‘WandaVision’
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Review: ‘WandaVision’

Disney’s newest original series is everything we miss about Marvel movies “WandaVision” takes place after “Endgame” in a suburban town where Wanda Maximoff (played by Elizabeth Olson) and…

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Who gets to censor what is on our social media platforms?
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Who gets to censor what is on our social media platforms?

As social media and internet giants have banned political figures and platforms, some wonder how far their reach is On Jan. 8, 2021, Twitter permanently suspended former President…

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The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music
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The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Movie: “Someone Great” dir. by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson I have been known to not have a particularly informed taste in movies, and I’m usually not…

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How to de-stress without breaking the bank
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How to de-stress without breaking the bank

Three ways to relax during midterm season As the storm of the first midterm season comes to an end and I start to prepare for my next round…

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