Guide to Downtown Los Angeles

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So you’re going to downtown, and want to check out some landmarks there. It’s your first venture there from Westwood, and you’re a little unsure about what you should check out. Don’t worry, the staff of OTH have been before! Here are our recommendations:

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Spring Break Destinations for Students

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Although it’s only a week, Spring Break provides a much needed reprieve for students after the grind of Winter Quarter. The activities planned by Spring Breakers run the gamut from traveling to competing to computing. On The Hill asked students to share some of their Spring Break plans with the rest of us. What are you doing for spring break?
I’m going to a track meet in Arizona where I’m competing in javelin and discus.
-Zaybree Haury, second-year sociology major
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I’m going to work on my mobile app called Bruinlife that gives students access to dining hall menus as well as fitness and nutritional information.
-Matthew Decoste, fourth-year computer science student
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My plan is to go back to Northern California and relive some of my past before I go back to Malaysia.
-Atira Shukri, a fourth-year IDS student
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Well my friend lives in the Virgin Islands so I’m looking forward to the clean beach water there.
-Ashley Knights, fourth-year anthropology student
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I’m going to be in New York City and I’m super excited about finally being able to call out for a taxi.
-Kenya Simms, a fourth-year gender studies student
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I’m headed back to my hometown for San Francisco so I can attend my uncle’s wedding.
-Emily Tom, a first-year biochemistry student
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I’m going to Beyond Wonderland, an EDM music festival.
-Melissa Mendoza, a fourth-year biology student

Four Terrifying Halloween Festivities You Can Do in LA

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So, you’re in the spirit of celebrating Halloween like a child again, but you have no idea what you can do in LA. You can’t trick or treat anymore. You can’t sit and eat candy while watching Halloween reruns. Without further ado, here are four awesome events you can do in the spirit of Halloween. Continue reading