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5 Ways to Avoid Bruin Day Crowds

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It’s that time of year again. This Saturday, our campus is about to be bombarded with tens of thousands of visitors as admitted prospective freshmen and their parents come to campus to check out what UCLA is all about. Not even the Hill is safe, with breakfast/brunch on the Hill switching from omelets to scrambled (gasp! scandal!) to prepare for the crowds this weekend. Maybe you’re a tour guide, a volunteer or a host to an overnight student. Kudos to you for carrying on the True Bruin tradition, but what about the rest of us? We have midterms to study for, food we’d like to eat and maybe, just maybe, a need for peace and quiet.

Catering to the shut-ins in all of us, I’ve come up with five alternative activities for this Saturday, in the chance you don’t want your life to be bombarded by overly enthusiastic high school seniors and their even more enthusiastic parents. (more…)

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How-to

Life Hacks: Dorm Edition

Daily Bruin / Jessica Korn

As college students, we’ve become masters of accommodating for our lack of money and general life skills. And to make that scraping by even easier for you all, I have taken it upon myself to share these simple (and more importantly, free) life hacks I have discovered upon my time here at UCLA by using things that we all have sitting around in our dorms. (more…)

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Mojo Asks Students

Mojo Asks Students: Best Dates Around LA

While your study lounge may not be the most intimate or romantic place to cuddle up with a significant other, there are so many places in downtown L.A., Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Beverly Hills, or our very own Westwood, to go on a date. If you need some inspiration for the next time you take your sugar out on the town, these students have you covered. We asked them where their ideal date would be, and they came up with some pretty cool answers. (more…)

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How-to

How to Replace Your Meals With Matzo for Passover

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It is officially Passover. For the next week, it is Jewish tradition to not eat foods that contain any grains (Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley, Spelt) that leaven/rise to honor the Jews when they escaped the Egyptians but did not have enough time to wait for the bread to leaven, hence why matzo (flat unleavened bread) is eaten during the holiday. Here are some ways to replace some of your favorite foods like a true matzo man. (more…)

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Culture

UCLA Confessions Bingo

Casey Bradford / Daily Bruin

In the words of Usher, “These are my confessionsssss…..”

Every time I was in U.C.L.A. I was with my ex-girlfriend
Every time you called I told you,
“Baby I’m studying.” (No!)
I was out doing my dirt (Oh!)
Wasn’t thinkin’ ’bout you gettin’ hurt
(I) was hand in hand in the Ackerman Union like man
Not givin’ a damn who spots me on Bruin Walk
So gone (I know)
So wrong (just listen)

Have anything else you want to confess ? Comment below or tweet us @dbmojo.

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