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Dairy Debates: A Froyo Frenzy

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Frozen yogurt lovers from all parts of campus got irrationally excited upon spotting the new froyo joint on the block. For those of you who haven’t passed it yet, Sweetspot is located on the first floor of Ackerman Union, alongside Rx Candy. The dessert is self-serve and the selection varied. But how does it compare to other frozen yogurt spots in Westwood, namely Yogurtland? We asked students what they thought. (more…)

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Food and DiningHow-to

4 Idiot-Proof Fall Recipes You Need In Your Life

IMG_9473 Pumpkin spice, caramel apple, roasted pecan, cinnamon and nutmeg … These are the tastes of autumn. Take advantage of the months of October and November, when it’s socially acceptable to obsess over pumpkin-flavored everything. You don’t need to be a Master Chef to incorporate these fall flavors into your cooking. Here are 4 simple recipes guaranteed to impress your roommates (that is, if you’re willing to share). Bonus: your apartment will smell like holiday heaven. (more…)

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Mojo Asks Students

Mojo Asks Students about National Coming Out Week: LGBT and Greek Life

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In honor of National Coming Out Week, we thought we’d seek out some individuals from the LGBT community and ask them what they thought about the interaction between their members and those of the Greek community. Because of the traditions passed down from their original chapters, most Greek life is, unfortunately, geared toward the heterosexual experience, with most events including and encouraging interaction between fraternities and sororities. Nevertheless, the integral part of these organizations is also finding a support system and forming connections with members of a chapter to create an essential sisterhood or brotherhood.  But do members of the LGBT community also feel welcome to be part of these organizations enough to be part of both? Mojo asks students to find out: (more…)

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Culture

Back-to-School Candle Scents

With autumn comes everyone’s favorite quintessential “fall favorites” – comfy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, making fun of people for liking pumpkin spice lattes, and of course, a fall classic: candles, usually in a warm spice or vanilla scent. But now that we’re back in school, we’ve all got other things on our minds than which filter to use on our Starbucks picture. So to keep things in the back-to-school spirit, here are some candle scents that more accurately capture the season.

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How-to

A Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Navigating the UCLA Free & For Sale Facebook Page

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If you’re on Facebook (which you probably are) and go to UCLA, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Free & For Sale, a Facebook group for and by UCLA students requiring an @ucla.edu email address to join. It’s Westwood’s own digital never-ending garage sale, with people hawking free overripe bananas, dining table sets, shoes and much much more. For sellers, there are approximately 12,000 people who can look at your goods. (more…)

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