The many Davids of Europe

Journaling the aesthetic repetition in Rome and Paris

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It is not often that one is faced with the phenomenon of too many Davids, but Europe has a way of normalizing the extraordinary. Statues and cathedrals, works of art towering over the rhythms of everyday life, are anywhere and everywhere.
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My life as a groundhog: A personal essay

First of all, what the hell is a groundhog? I want you to picture a groundhog right now. What do you see? For me, I see myself. Yes, I’m a groundhog, and so are you. And I mean that in the absolute best way.   When I was young –
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From the Design Desk | Artwork by Emily Bi

Here at The Daily Californian, the design department is responsible for both laying out the physical newspaper you pick up every day as well as for handling all the illustrations you see accompanying feature stories, editorials, and op-eds. Many of the staff also work on art in their own time,
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Editors’ Note: Feb. 8

On Feb. 2, the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, predicting that spring would come early this year. As we wait for that early spring, the Weekender staff decided to take a look at what returns and repetitions mean to us. In a lighthearted yet heartwarming personal
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