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Monday, September 27, 2021

Arts & Culture

Commentary: Elon Musk hosted SNL, but why?

The Tesla CEO has nothing to do with SNL, and is another example of the show’s controversial clout-chasing The announcement that Elon Musk was to...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, TV shows, books and music TV Show: “Shadow and Bone”  This Netflix series is based off of author Leigh...

Something about David Cronenberg

Canada’s body horror master stands unrivaled David Cronenberg’s films have the rare effect of inspiring total hopelessness in the viewer. Not in the way of...

A local, new crocheting business makes its way

Jamie Tin shares how she began selling her crochet bees, frogs and other stuffed animals Since the pandemic, many students took the opportunity to take...

#Girlboss—but who’s really in charge?

Breaking down the facade of the girlboss movement At this point you’d have to be living under a rock to have not heard or seen...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks of movies, TV shows, books and music   Movie: “The Devil Wears Prada” dir. by David Frankel (2006) As I was aimlessly...

Commentary: RuPaul’s restrictive drag culture

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” propelled drag into mainstream media, but it has fallen short as new forms of expression counteract restricting expectations “RuPaul’s Drag Race” is...

Despite challenges, Muslims continue to celebrate Ramadan during the pandemic

Students share their experiences handling COVID-19, being full-time students and trying to fast for over 16 hours a day Currently, roughly 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide...

Student leaders share about UC Davis’ virtual Picnic Day

The hard work of the student board contributed to a successful virtual event This year’s annual Picnic Day took place on April 17 and intertwined...

Culture Corner

The Arts Desk’s weekly picks for movies, TV shows, books and music Movie: “American Gigolo” dir. by Paul Schrader (1980) Director Paul Schrader Bingo—fill out a...

Stark numbers show that larger companies thrive during the pandemic while small businesses suffer

As small businesses struggle and large companies like Amazon continue to break records, individuals can decide which stores to support As the COVID-19 pandemic...

An open apology letter to Lady Gaga

Gaga’s album, “The Fame Monster,” will never be topped, and here’s why Dearest Mother Monster (aka Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, or Lady Gaga),  Before I get...

KDVS to move locations

UC Davis campus radio station is one of several organizations affected by the demolition of Freeborn Hall UC Davis campus radio station KDVS is relocating...

‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ is a success despite unsavory reasoning behind its release

Why the singer re-recorded her album and why we’re so glad she did When artist Taylor Swift posted a message on her Tumblr regarding CEO...

The best documentaries on Netflix

From unsolved crimes to the darkest depths of the seafood industry  By ITZELTH GAMBOA — arts@theaggie.org Seaspiracy  The most recent documentary that stirred my point-of-view was “Seaspiracy.”...