Allergies in the air affect Davis students

Spring is finally in the air, but many Davis residents may already be ready for winter again. The pollen in this new spring air has helped to start the long Davis allergy season. ...

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Editorial: UC Commission recommendations

The UC Commission on the Future revealed several strategies to cope with budget cuts and student fee increases at last month's regent's meeting. Some ideas are drastic, while others are vague in their predicted success. ...

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Campus Judicial Reports

Creating the appearance of cheating: A professor referred a senior to Student Judicial Affairs for submitting another student's work as his own after discovering that the senior's homework was identical to the previous year's assignment. ...

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Baaba Maal bridges cultural gaps through music

UC Davis world music aficionados have reason to rejoice this spring. On Apr. 8, Senegalese singer Baaba Maal will embark on his first United States tour in four years, making a stop in Davis on Apr. 15. Tickets are on sale for the concert, to be held at 8 p.m. in the Mondavi Center's Jackson Hall. ...

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Greenberg: 40 Going on 41

Here are some characteristics essential to Roger Greenberg, played by Ben Stiller in Greenberg: He is cold, aloof and dispassionate toward change. He exemplifies the peculiar notions of a highly unlikable man whose only tool of comfort is his Chapstick. ...

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Standing solo

With the same fervent passion for the art form of theatre and dance, Masters of Fine Arts graduating students Amy Louise Cole, Anne Reeder, Brett Duggan and James Marchbanks will enter one stage with four unique solo performance pieces in Solo Explorations. This week, MUSE previews the four performances. ...

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Sophia’s announces its 2010 lineup

As the weather continues to heat up, Sophia's Thai Kitchen will be breaking the ice and resuming its annual outdoor music season. Starting with Nick Jaina on Apr. 8, Sophia's will host shows on their outdoor balcony and continue booking until mid-October. ...

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Column: Art and marketing

Art and marketing are entirely different fields, but when it comes to attaining a solid career, they're entirely inseparable. I don't really know anything about marketing, but it seems obvious what works and what doesn't when it comes to selling yourself through your work. ...

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CD review: Jonas Reinhardt

It seems that the popularization of Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion in early 2009 convinced many experimental electronic artists that aimlessly noodling around with noises, sounds and excessive reverb was an acceptable thing to do. This is not the case for Jonas Reinhardt's second Kranky release, Powers of Audition. The San Francisco-based quartet has a flair for integrating and accentuating hypnotic progressions and sinister overtones. ...

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CD review: She & Him

Volume Two is a near perfect sequel to She & Him's adorable debut album, evoking the same sweetness in 13 pretty, vintage pop songs. With the exception of 2 covers, Volume Two is written by quirky film actress Zooey Deschanel and produced by singer-songwriter Matt Ward. ...

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