A real boy

Fake Out

Thanksgiving isn’t the only holiday we’ll be celebrating this Thursday. Nov. 24 of this year, which coincidentally falls on Thanksgiving, will mark the eighth anniversary of one of the most important pop albums of this century: Kanye West’s 808s and Heartbreak. In light of Kanye’s recent statements at his shows
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Local designer Maya Epler melds ethics and style

Retail therapy has long been a panacea for stress; with fast fashion and Internet shopping, it has become easier than ever to impulse buy a lion’s share of everything from Chelsea boots to bomber jackets. A dark truth, both labor-wise and with respect to the environment, belies much of today’s
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More than one caress

Fake Out

In my freshman year of high school, Esperanza Spalding beat out Justin Bieber at the Grammys for Best New Artist. “Never Say Never”-era Bieber fans were suffering, and many edited their grief into Spalding’s Wikipedia page in revenge that very night. As an avid anti-Bieber white boy, this pleased me
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Right there with you: Outside Lands 2016

San Francisco's biggest music festival hosts its 8th year

San Francisco’s rapid changes are well-documented. As rents rise and tech booms, the city is changing alongside its inhabitants, and the cultural and civic landscape once the dust settles is uncertain. Until then, the music will keep playing, like this past weekend at San Francisco’s biggest music festival, Outside Lands.
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Tunesday: A historical soundtrack to the presidential elections

As the presidential elections quickly approach, Americans from coast to coast have been polishing up on their politics and party views, attempting to determine the best candidates to lead the nation. Wielding a large influence within American culture, musicians across all genres and decades have taken it upon themselves to
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David Bowie is dead, and I’m hunting for a job

David Bowie is dead, and I’m hunting for a job. It makes sense that jobs are marks of the real world. They mean that you, to some extent at least, have decided to sacrifice time meant for your own personal growth — emotionally or intellectually, artistically or philosophically — for
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Remembering David Bowie

When news of David Bowie’s passing broke Sunday, social media was flooded with posts from fans and friends alike, celebrating the rockstar’s incredible life in the wake of his death. What struck us at The Daily Californian most was that it seemed as if everyone had their own Bowie story
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