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Food and Dining

Where to Eat South of Wilshire

MojoSoWguidetoeatFat Sal’s. Tommy Taco. In-N-Out. Close to both the Hill and North Village apartments, such local restaurants fill our bellies with delicious, cheap food. But for south-of-Wilshire denizens, these places are often a long walk away once the BruinBus has taken its last departure around 6:30 p.m. What’s a south-of-Wilshire apartment dweller to do? Here at Mojo, we understand the struggle to find cheap, delicious food. Whether you live on the Hill, North Village, or south of Wilshire, you should be able to find your local go-to joints for when you’re just too stressed out from midterms to cook. Here, we’ve compiled a guide of four great, affordable places to eat south of Wilshire and north of Santa Monica Boulevard. Go forth and nom, south-of-Wilshire-ites!

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How to Pull Off Trick-or-Treating as a College Student

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Do you feel like Halloween isn’t the same without massive amounts of candy and the competitive rush of trick-or-treating? On the actual night of All Hallows’ Eve, don’t despair and substitute the lack of candy with alcohol. Instead, relive your childhood with these tips for pulling off trick-or-treating when you look well over the max age limit. (more…)

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Food and DiningMojo Asks Students

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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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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