Review: “AJ and the Queen”
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Review: “AJ and the Queen”

 A lesson in learning not to make assumptions of others   “AJ and the Queen,” a new comedy-drama show on Netflix, is the perfect example of how two individuals,…

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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: “Good Trouble”  Freeform’s “The Fosters” was a mediocre family drama, but its spin-off “Good Trouble” is…

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A look into the lives of two student-run jewelry businesses on campus
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A look into the lives of two student-run jewelry businesses on campus

Encapsulated Co., Flower Dangles use Instagram to reach student body Some students find a hobby in art, others in sports and some even find peace through academic organizations.…

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How a blue-collar staple entered the cultural zeitgeist
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How a blue-collar staple entered the cultural zeitgeist

The rise of Carhartt   A rite of passage for any young person living in a metropolitan area is the tragic yet universal act of getting crushed by someone…

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What in the world is Champagnegate?
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What in the world is Champagnegate?

Absurd moments in Season 24 of “The Bachelor” thus far Pilot Peter Weber is front and center in this season of “The Bachelor.” Every year, the reality television…

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“The Biggest Loser” didn’t work then and it won’t work now
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“The Biggest Loser” didn’t work then and it won’t work now

True weight loss for obese individuals is not flashy, glamorous or fit for reality television “The Biggest Loser” is a weight-loss competition that originally aired on NBC in…

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“Party of Five” provides an approachable view into immigration issues
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“Party of Five” provides an approachable view into immigration issues

Emotionally hard to watch but necessary  When I worked in a majority Spanish-speaking classroom, I witnessed two students share a tearful embrace. It was the day before the…

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Black musical excellence in 2019
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Black musical excellence in 2019

Highlights of notable Black musical achievement last year Feb. 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, and in 2019, there were several noteworthy moments of Black musical…

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The continued relevance of Kenneth Lonergan’s 2011 masterpiece “Margaret”
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The continued relevance of Kenneth Lonergan’s 2011 masterpiece “Margaret”

 What “Margaret” teaches us about self-preservation “Margaret, are you grieving / Over Goldengrove unleaving? / It is the blight man was born for / It is Margaret you…

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Culture Corner with Mathilda Silverstein
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Culture Corner with Mathilda Silverstein

The Arts Desks’ weekly picks for movies, books, music and television shows. Movie: “Boy” dir. by Taika Waititi (2010) With recent box office successes such as “Thor: Ragnarok”…

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Other Collective’s newest issue focuses on displacement
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Other Collective’s newest issue focuses on displacement

Student-run magazine features marginalized voices Other Collective, a student-run magazine that focuses on student voices that aren’t regularly heard in Davis publications and works, released the second issue…

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The UC Davis Experience from an international lens
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The UC Davis Experience from an international lens

Exchange students reflect on their time at UC Davis Whether it’s through personal experience, an information session or the occasional (or not so occasional) Instagram feed post, most…

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What shows are coming to their end this year and what will replace them?
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What shows are coming to their end this year and what will replace them?

Upcoming Endings and New Beginnings With January going by too quickly for me to even memorize which classroom my lecture is in, it’s time for new shows to…

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Students share their favorite films of the 2010s — Queen and Slim, Call Me By Your Name among those listed
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Students share their favorite films of the 2010s — Queen and Slim, Call Me By Your Name among those listed

Other favorites include Disobedience, Shutter Island, The Martian This decade brought extraordinary films that left their mark on the history of cinema. Disney saw major success with the…

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Basement Gallery, KDVS host pop-up show
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Basement Gallery, KDVS host pop-up show

Students DJs and artists host concert, gala in basement of Art Building The student-organized Basement Gallery teamed up with KDVS on Jan. 16 to host a pop-up show…

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