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Black Lives Matter Sacramento Protest

Chants of “Black Lives Matter” and “George Floyd” rang out across Sacramento yesterday as hundreds of people peacefully protested in solidarity with the protesters in Minneapolis. Our Photography Editor, Maayez Imam, captured these photos showing how the protest unfolded. If

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Cowtown or Browntown

By Sona Bhargava Without all my brown friends at college, one might mistake me for a human hermit. Almost every organization or club I’ve joined, and almost every friend I’ve made shares my cultural ties (cough, cough Other Collective). This

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No War With Iran Protest & Vigil: A Photo Essay

Members of the Davis community gather to peacefully protest the possibility of entering a war with Iran on January 9th, 2020. This protest was organized in light of heightened tensions following the U.S. airstrike on Iran and assassination of Iranian

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Holi Against Fascism

Students, staff, and faculty at UC Davis come together to stand in solidarity with the protestors in India as northeast Delhi broke out into serious violence last week. With countless reports of Muslim homes burning, religious sites and common folk

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99 Nights in Logar Book Review

By Kiana Borjian “Five is a good number. Five pillars. Five prayers. Five players on a basketball team.” So says Marwand, the protagonist of Jamil Jan Kochai’s 99 Nights In Logar (4). Marwand is visiting family in Afghanistan from the

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Diaspouric Tones

By Ariana Boostani BACKGROUND:  The term diaspora is something many of us can connect to or so electronic producer, Diaspoura hopes, having chosen their name to reflect community experiences. Diaspoura grew up in South Carolina and first came to Davis

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Delhi’s Widow Colony: An Assessment of Anguish

By Radhika Marwaha In 2017, Dr. Sandeep Sabhlok —then a resident at the University of California, San Francisco— was conducting a psychometric evaluation to study the mental health status of his patient when she experienced a 30-second flashback, a specific

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Bookmarked Page: Save Up For This!!!!!! & Dry Skin

Bookmarked page: save up for this!!!!!! By Kiana Borjian Colors like lollipops                   swimming in a plastic bowl                 at Chase Bank – I am salivating                   over these earrings: evil eyes                   threaded atop geometric

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Same Religion, Different Interpretation

By Taimoor Qureshi My religion gives me guidance and inner peace. Islam has always been a source of wisdom and comfort to rely on regardless of how dire my situation’s circumstances are. However, I frequently find contradictions between how I

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