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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Earthquakes?

Whether you were born and raised in California or hail from across the world, we’ve all experienced at least one earthquake. The magnitude 4.4 one that rocked us on March 17 shook most of us out of our sleep, unless you were like me and hazily opened your eyes, acknowledged that you should probably do something to protect yourself, and then instead closed your eyes and pretended it was just mother nature rocking you to sleep.

Since then, Los Angeles and the surrounding areas have been hit with numerous earthquakes. Although most of them are not strong enough to cause serious damage, it’s always good to be prepared in case a big one hits. How much do you know about earthquakes? Take this quiz to find out. (more…)

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5 Places to Enjoy During Your Last Quarter on the Hill

Stephanie Orpilla / Daily Bruin

Living on the Hill is amazing. It’s a world full of swipes, housekeepers and free Wi-Fi. Where else can you order Mediterranean Nachos at 1:59 a.m.? Or eat an infinite amount of almond butter (that retails for $9.49 a jar at Target)? Or see this amazing view of campus every morning?

For some of us, this will be our last quarter living on the Hill. This means that we need to take full advantage of all of our Hill perks. Here are five places on the Hill to visit as much as possible this quarter: (more…)

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Mad Lib Monday: April Fools’ Day

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Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day, so I am going to be super______ (adjective) so no one pranks me this time. Every year I am always ______ (emotion) I am going to get pranked, so this year I am going to plan to prank ______ (choose a friend) instead. I am going to need a friend who is very______ (adjective). First I will cover his/her dorm room in ______ (noun). I will then set a ______ (type of liquid) on top of the door so it falls when he/she opens the door. Then I will wait ______ (amount of time) until they come back. When they go in their room they are going to be very______ (adjective) that their room is now completely covered.  While they are in shock, I will come into the room dressed as a ______ (choose costume/character) and scare them, making them so ______ (emotion) they scream and fall to the floor. Later I will text my friend to meet me at the ______ (place) but really I will be waiting behind a ______ (noun) and pop out to scare them. Finally, I will be known as the prank champion when I stick a note saying ______ (funny phrase) on their back without them knowing. But just when I am about to fall asleep believing I have gotten out of being fooled, I hear a ______ (sound) and look up to see a huge ______ (noun) above my head staring at me and scream, waking the whole dorm.

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