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Mojo Asks Students: What is Your Go-To Frappy Hour Drink?

Stephanie Orpilla / Daily Bruin

True life: I’m in a relationship with caffeine. Specifically, sweet and creamy drinks that taste more like dessert than coffee. So naturally, I go crazy for Starbuck’s frappy hour. What is frappy hour, you ask. It’s basically happy hour for frappuccinos including the ones on Starbucks’ secret menu, meaning that all frappuccinos are half priced (even though the sign says, “Buy one, get one free” you can  buy just one frappuccino at half the normal cost). Frappy hour is happening at all Starbucks locations May 1 – May 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. This week MOJO asked students in line for frappy hour what drink they planned on ordering:


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Food and Dining

DIY: Homemade Smoothie Bowls

Amy Giroux / Daily Bruin

Something about “homemade” instantly makes everything taste better. And when “homemade” is paired with “half the cost” (to be exact, only 33 percent of the total cost) and the pride of producing a fabulous meal, it is a beautiful thing. Not to mention, with this scorching LA weather, there’s nothing more appealing than a frozen mixed treat!

As Nekter and AmazeBowls seem to grow increasingly hip, their platform to shrink waists is simultaneously threatening to shrink my wallet as well. After consistently spending $6.75 on acai bowls for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks (obsession? maybe …), an intervention soon became necessary.

And thus, the homemade smoothie bowl was created. Costing an estimated $2.29 (+ toppings), you’ll be saving about $4 on every bowl and  have the freedom to create your bowl just how you like it.

Note: Ingredient prices are based on those at the Westwood Trader Joe’s. Each ingredient is estimated to produce 6 bowls if used in the correct proportions. (more…)

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