Culture Corner
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The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music Television: “Derry Girls” If you’re not watching Netflix’s “Derry Girls,” you’re missing out on one the most…

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Couch Concert: Platonic Duets for Lovers
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Couch Concert: Platonic Duets for Lovers

Best friends sing love songs to each other Emma Ryan, a third-year political science major, and Matthew Gilbert, a third-year musicology major at UCLA, are best friends. And…

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Jordan Peele’s “Us” through the scope of W.E.B. Du Bois
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Jordan Peele’s “Us” through the scope of W.E.B. Du Bois

Du Bois’s social theory weaves itself in and out of Peele’s sophomore film   Spoiler alert: This article discusses “Us” and therefore reveals information you may not want…

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Student Book Clubs
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Student Book Clubs

Reading can be fun For college students, reading books is so much a part of the academic routine that it sometimes becomes associated with stress and deadlines instead…

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EC Presents: Battle of the Bands
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EC Presents: Battle of the Bands

Watch, judge seven local bands competing for time slots in upcoming music events ASUCD Entertainment Council is set to host a “Battle of the Bands” competition on April…

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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: “Shrill”   This Hulu series premiered on March 15 and has been praised for its stark…

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Review: WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
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Review: WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?

Eillish gives us power, innocence in her first album 17-year-old Billie Eillish emerged as a star quickly and suddenly. There seems to have been an abrupt transition between…

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Review: “Queer Eye”
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Review: “Queer Eye”

Season three churns out more feel-good content The third season of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” was released on March 15 with eight joyful, uplifting and unapologetically sappy episodes. The…

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Wake the Funk Up Granola!
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Wake the Funk Up Granola!

Student business provides new sustainable way to snack Best friends Cielle Watjen Brown, a fourth-year wildlife fish conservation and biology major, and Ruby Baruth, a fourth-year environmental science…

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Alex Grey: Art influenced by psychedelics
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Alex Grey: Art influenced by psychedelics

LSD moves the visionary art movement Alex Grey is considered an American visionary artist. He paints images to illustrate the transcendency of body, mind and soul by means…

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Commentary: LGBTQ in Hollywood
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Commentary: LGBTQ in Hollywood

Reserving LGBTQ roles is a double-standard, misses issue The 91st Academy Awards was a big night for LGBTQ characters portrayed on the big screen in Hollywood. Rami Malek…

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Commentary: “Leaving Neverland”
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Commentary: “Leaving Neverland”

Documentary presents child abuse allegations against Michael Jackson In the span of two two-hour episodes, the 2019 HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” betrays the iconism of Michael Jackson —…

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Joey Purp, Falcons to perform at Lawntopia
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Joey Purp, Falcons to perform at Lawntopia

Entertainment Council announces artist line-up On April 5, the ASUCD Entertainment Council announced that Joey Purp and Falcons will headline the 7th annual Lawntopia on Sat. May 4.…

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HellaCappella Preview
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HellaCappella Preview

Get Hella Spoked The first Friday of spring quarter is always exciting because school has yet to pick up, so everyone comes together to celebrate the last (and…

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Us
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Us

Jordan Peele proves he’s not a one-hit-wonder with his latest film “Us” Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror film “Us” premiered on March 22, earning  $71.1 million in its opening…

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