Reddit vs. Wall Street
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Reddit vs. Wall Street

GameStop used as a blunt-force weapon against hedge funds Between Jan. 20 and Jan. 27, stock for GameStop (GME) rose from $39.12 to $347.51, an 888% increase. In…

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Commentary: It doesn’t matter if astrology is fake
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Commentary: It doesn’t matter if astrology is fake

Let’s start letting the things enjoyed and popularized by girls exist Mercury is in retrograde, and does that really mean anything? Who knows, but sometimes it is reassuring…

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Farm workers in India protesting to retain control of produce and sales
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Farm workers in India protesting to retain control of produce and sales

A look into how the controversy began and escalated For the past few months, farm workers in India have been protesting against three pieces of legislation that threaten…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music TV Show: “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver  In a seemingly endless slew of late-night talk…

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Through product lines and sponsorships, social media influencers and celebrities are taking over the skincare industry
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Through product lines and sponsorships, social media influencers and celebrities are taking over the skincare industry

Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez and countless others have established themselves in the multibillion dollar industry, setting standards for beauty as they go Have you ever wondered how your…

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How to enjoy, survive or ignore Valentine’s Day
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How to enjoy, survive or ignore Valentine’s Day

The best movie, book and album for your V-Day mood As Valentine’s Day approaches, different emotions arise. You’ve got the heartbroken single folks that are bitter all day…

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Review: A Glitch in the Matrix
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Review: A Glitch in the Matrix

Rodney Ascher’s new film intrigues superficially The press notes provided to The Aggie for this review read: “If director Rodney Ascher is interviewing you, chances are you’re obsessed…

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Culture Corner
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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “Spotlight” dir. by Tom McCarthy (2015) “Spotlight” is not an easy movie to watch, but…

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‘Dwarf Fortress’ is coming to Steam at some point
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‘Dwarf Fortress’ is coming to Steam at some point

The meticulous game is kind of like if Patrick Bateman made “The Sims” “Dwarf Fortress” has now been in development for almost 19 years. That’s more than double…

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Vice President Kamala Harris breaks glass ceilings, but she isn’t perfect
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Vice President Kamala Harris breaks glass ceilings, but she isn’t perfect

While Harris is a first in many respects, her past makes her a contentious trailblazer She holds many titles: former district attorney of San Francisco, former attorney general…

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How Pixar allows for escapism—and then rejects the notion you need it at all
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How Pixar allows for escapism—and then rejects the notion you need it at all

The production studio’s wholesome themes are meaningful to children and adults alike It’s safe to say that most of us love a happy ending—even the most despicably cynical…

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Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, tv shows, books and music Movie: “Howl’s Moving Castle” dir. by Hayao Miyazaki (2005) “Howl’s Moving Castle” is a Japanese animated…

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Netflix set to release a new movie every week of this year
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Netflix set to release a new movie every week of this year

A short list of some of the movies to look forward to Netflix has decided to save us from another year of being stuck watching repeats on movie…

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The ‘Cottagecore’ aesthetic
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The ‘Cottagecore’ aesthetic

What is it and why are we so attracted to it? Overgrown plants strewn over bricked houses, wispy and whimsical wildflower fields, lace and cotton dresses with wooden…

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Review: ‘Small Steps’
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Review: ‘Small Steps’

UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance and Catalyst present a charming comedy about a gay astronaut From Jan. 21-23, Catalyst: A Theatre Think Tank presented “Small Steps,”…

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