Finals are just around the corner, and let’s face it, you’ll jump at any new opportunity to procrastinate. Mojo will provide you with just that, by compiling all of our favorite UCLA-relevant Twitter accounts for you to follow. Enjoy! (more…)
Pretty much everyone loves the holiday season. Can there ever be too much love or too many twinkling lights? We haven’t even passed Thanksgiving, but still many reminders of Christmas are springing up well before December.
1. Starbucks red cups & holiday beverages
Halloween was barely over before Starbucks’ red holiday cups returned and our friends posted photos of them all over our social media feeds. But what’s even better than Christmas coffee cups when studying in Westwood? The peppermint, gingerbread and eggnogg lattes that go in them. Mmmmm.
Nobody can help feeling a little warm and fuzzy when the Christmas lights come out, especially the red and white ones wrapped around the trees that line the center of Westwood Boulevard. But the winner of the Christmas spirit contest? The Grove, of course. What better place to get into the holiday … groove?
Christmas candy is almost the same as regular candy. Except it has awesome packaging, colors and is typically shaped like Santa. And that takes it up a couple notches.
4. The merch and excuses to shop
Upon first sighting of the reindeer plush toys in Ackerman, one might hear cries of “Oooh, my grandmother would simply ADORE this!” Whether this is a legitimate claim or just another excuse to shop is almost irrelevant. We’re too merry to care.
5. Christmas music
None of the above would feel quite the same without the right soundtrack. Mojo sampled some of the best end-of-year music for your enjoyment.
What do you do to get into the holiday spirit? Tweet us @dbmojo or comment below.
Remember when you were in high school not so long ago? Probably not, right? In a short amount of time, college has taken over your life and completely made you forget just what high school was like. This November, seniors in high school are applying to the UC system and will soon experience the transformation that takes place upon entering college. Here’s a list of things you do in college that you never did in high school. Incoming freshmen better start preparing. (more…)
Hold off on that pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce for just a few more days – “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” comes out in theaters Friday! I don’t know what I’m most excited about: my favorite of the Hunger Games trilogy on the big screen? Casually waiting in an eight-hour line during eighth week for a midnight premiere in Westwood? Enjoying Liam Hemsworth’s sexy bod … Anyway, if you’re too busy too re-read “The Hunger Games,” the odds are in your favor: I give you “The Hunger Games” summarized in Emoji. (more…)