Looking ahead: What will happen in 2020?

Golden Bears, it’s been a crazy ride. While crazy is an understatement when it comes to describing the utter madness that has engulfed our nation for the past year and a half, the 2016 election cycle has been anything but normal. We were handed crazy slates of candidates, we were
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Food for your TV mood

Eating a delicious meal while watching a great TV show is one of the simple pleasures in life. The two are inextricably linked — in fact, one can make or break the other. To save you any future food vs. TV troubles, here is a list of the perfect snacks
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More handling, less being handled

Last week, Kerry Washington became the ninth black women ever to host “SNL,” cementing the significance of her lead role in “Scandal.” Despite “Scandal’s” importance in the narrative of diversity on television, the show is, simply put, terrible. For those of you who have yet to jump on the “Scandal”
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There are no strong female characters

“I hate Strong Female Characters” went viral when it came out in August — it was an article that lamented the one-dimensional state of female characters, and its subhead said it all: “Sherlock Holmes gets to be brilliant, solitary, abrasive, Bohemian, whimsical, brave, sad, manipulative, neurotic, vain, untidy, fastidious, artistic, courteous,
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Lesson of the day: don’t be a Weiner

Brooklyn native Anthony Weiner has been making some scandalous headlines. The rather frisky politician can’t seem to hold back his enthusiasm for possibly becoming New York City’s next mayor and also can’t seem to keep it in his pants. Depending on whether his sexual activities would affect your vote if
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Press Room Banter: Biggio a victim of steroid crusade

The message the Baseball Writers Association of America sent on Jan. 9 was loud and clear: Players who are even under suspicion of taking performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) are not welcome in Cooperstown. Coinciding with Lance Armstrong’s confession of using PEDs was the fact that the Baseball Writers Association of
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Old soldiers and the quintessential American sex scandal

The Critic Who Counts

We’ve seen sex scandals before, but this one hurt. From the disappearance of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford in 2009 to the collapse of Eliot Spitzer’s political future in 2008 and the obliteration of John Edwards’ genteel Southern morality that same year, Americans have seen it all. From those who
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