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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Arts & Culture

The gentrification of thrifting

Thrifting has become increasingly popular but this new trend has some hidden costs In recent years, thrifting clothes or buying secondhand items has become increasingly...

UC Davis rocks are hidden all over campus

This rock painting community aims to brighten your day  As my years at UC Davis come to an end, I finally decided to let others...

Review: ‘Promising Young Woman’

Emerald Fennell’s debut feature disappoints “Promising Young Woman” came out on Jan. 25, 2020—more than a year ago. In that time, it’s earned at least...

An exploration into Davis’ funky bathrooms

There’s no denying this school has some weird bathrooms. Let’s talk about it Some may try to tell you that the icons of UC Davis...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for television, movies, books and music Movie: “Chungking Express” dir. by Wong Kar-wai (1994) Director Wong Kar-wai’s “Chungking Express” is a...

An ode to the drive-in movie

Why this activity is ideal for the summer  Summer is fast approaching, and (thanks to increased vaccination rates and a year of masking up) this...

Uncovering the New Deal’s architectural legacy in Davis and Sacramento

The Depression-era programs have left a lasting physical imprint on Northern California Ask yourself: what do Shields Library, the Davis Central Park restrooms and the...

An analysis of Nicki Minaj’s iconic “The Pinkprint”

No one can do the rap game like Queen Nicki Minaj Very few artists could ever garner the media attention, musical success or have the...

Best films from Davis’ 21st annual Film Festival

A COVID-19 sitcom stole the show The 21st annual Davis Film Festival took place on May 19 and 20 at 7 p.m., and was streamed...

The Dumpling House is a dumpling home

Chinese restaurant remains a local favorite despite only coming to Davis once a week throughout the pandemic The amazing food that comes from The Dumpling...

Pence Gallery’s “Natural Abundance” is worth a trip downtown

The exhibit features work by local artists that is sure to put a smile on gloomy faces Davis has an abundance of local culture to...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly pick of movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “American Psycho” dir. by Mary Harron (2000) I think I enjoy “American Psycho”...

The Kardashian-Jenner women ‘with no talent’ created an unrivaled empire

A look into the infamous family’s influence Let’s take a peek into one of America’s most well-known families, the family that has graced our televisions...

Fast fashion’s increasingly rapid trend cycles are driving major overconsumption

How social media is stoking the already raging flames of environmental issues in the fashion industry and what we are doing about it Fast fashion...

Commentary: The worst Academy Awards decisions over the years

With viewership on the decline, here’s a look into some of the Academy’s past oversights and mistakes Viewership of the Academy Awards has hit an...