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2018 was yet another whirlwind year in the hurricane that has been the last half-decade, but luckily books new and old kept writers from all beats on Daily Arts sane. The Book Review asked a handful of them to write about their favorite moments with a book, literature or even reading itself this past year.

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Just a few of The Daily's favorite albums of the past year.

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The Daily Arts style section reflects on the standout moments in style this year.

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A list of some must-see venues in and around Ann Arbor.

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The Daily Community Culture writers put together a list of their favorite events from the year.

Food

I dove head first into veganism when I came to the University my freshman year. There were no vegetarian training wheels to ease me into a major lifestyle transition of no animal products whatsoever.

Bread

The sweet tooth: Society’s colloquial term to describe our sudden craving for sweets. Yet, the term almost comes with a hint of shame, as the sweet tooth tends to hit us hardest when we’re feeling a little stressed, a little down or maybe even just a little bored.

Spencer Ann Arbor

Sometimes, when we step away from our conventional wisdoms about the way something must work, we are able to realize true beauty lies not in the intricate but the familiar. Start by going back to your roots and exploring the implausible ways the simple can be rendered magnificent.

Weird Al

Just as Weird Al’s songs themselves offer funny perspectives on food, the kicker is really their accompanying videos, some of which have been ingrained in pop culture to the same extent as their base materia

Great British Baking Show

In accepting “The Great British Baking Show” for what it’s worth — its innocence, its purity, its all together feel-good nature that felt like even when someone was sent home, it wasn’t truly the end for them — I didn’t realize that you can’t expect to predict the ending of a show whose premise you don’t understand.