When you first move out of the dorms and into an off-campus apartment, that thrilling sense of true freedom can be a bit overwhelming. While living in the dorms allows for a somewhat autonomous experience, with a meal plan and resident assistant supervision, it’s more like a stepping stone on your way to real independence.
On Sunday mornings in the city of Los Angeles, there’s nothing more important than picking out where to brunch. Well, there are a few things more important, but when you’re a bit hungover, have yet to do your grocery shopping for the next week and are getting hungrier and angrier by the second, figuring out where to brunch can seem like priority number one, at least for the moment.
Like most American holidays, Valentine’s Day has morphed into a commercial nightmare, encouraging the purchasing of over-the-top gifts and unnecessary merchandise to prove one’s love for a significant other.
It’s 3:30 p.m. on a weekday and odds are, you’re starving. With lunch already digested and dinner a few too many hours away, a snack is crucial during this desperate hour, especially if you still have a couple more lectures to stay awake through.
It’s that time of year again. Lines for John Wooden Center’s ellipticals seem never ending, Whole Foods Market teems with determined customers carrying carts of protein and veggies and at least one person you’ve talked to has mentioned some sort of a new diet or cleanse.
From the success of restaurants in Westwood like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Bella Pita, ShopHouse Kitchen and Chipotle, it’s obvious that students enjoy buying food from places that allow for creativity and choice by letting the customer call the shots.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I’m sure you can practically smell the turkey roasting in the oven, hear the cranberries sizzling in a pot on the stove and taste the familiar fall flavor of warm pumpkin pie.
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