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Let’s Bake: Pumpkin Apple Muffins

Julianna Foster / Daily Bruin

Looking for a fall treat to help you get through midterms? Look no further! These muffins are chock full of tart apple pieces and perfectly soft thanks to the pumpkin. The spices will make your apartment smell amazing as the muffins bake. And since we don’t get much of a fall here in LA I’ll take any bit of fall I can get. Especially in the form of pumpkin. (more…)

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The Six Easiest Costumes Ever that will Get You $3 Chipotle on Halloween

Editor’s Note: An original version of this post contained a culturally insensitive GIF and costume idea. The Daily Bruin apologizes for this editorial oversight and for any offense this post may have caused.

There’s no need to think further about your dinner plans on Halloween night. Forget “sand-witches” because in case you were unaware about the news that Chipotle is serving $3 “booritos” I’ve got your back. It’s true. Go into any Chipotle on Friday, Oct. 31, after 5 p.m. wearing a costume and score yourself a burrito, salad, tacos, or a bowl for just three bucks. The proceeds will also go toward their foundation, Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. What better way to pregame before all the candy and festivities than that? Still don’t have a costume though? Don’t fear, here are also some easy-to-do ideas you can throw together right before. (more…)

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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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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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