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The History of Parkour

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Written By: Jordan Weekday

The word Parkour derives from the phrase “parcours du combatant.”  At first it was used to overcome obstacles or get from point “A” to point “B,” but after a while it became a way to express yourself, and finally evolved into something called “free-running.” The name comes from the classic obstacle-course method of military training proposed by Georges Hébert; this obstacle course was known for its intensity. Read More

Self Motivation: Helping Others

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Written by: Erickah Furr

As we close in on our Self Motivation series, it is important to review the topics we have covered so far. The first week we discussed how positivity impacts our lives. The determinant of how our day unfolds is in our control as we decide our reaction to the things that happen. While being positive is just the basis, loving the person you are is what really propels you forward to leading a successful and fulfilling life. This week’s topic is helping others. You may be wondering, what in the world does self-motivation have to do with helping others? Honestly, the two couldn’t be any more related. Read More

Mick Fanning Shark Attack

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Written By: Skylar Anderson

Have you ever witnessed a miracle? Maybe you’ve been in a situation where one thing should’ve happened, but instead something completely different did. Maybe this situation was so horrific that it left you traumatized. Or perhaps, just humbled and thankful. Either way, I’m sure you can relate to Mick Fanning’s recent experience with a great white miracle.   Read More

Summer Bucket List: What to do NOW

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Five Tips to Help Your Summer Goals

Ah. Sweet sweet summertime. Ditching your adorable sweater for a minimal bikini to keep yourself from burning up like Stannis’s daughter in season 5… yeah, summer may not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but we can all agree it’s the most ideal season for achieving some well put off goals, especially if you’re a teen. As June nears its end however, so does the opportunity to accomplish all of those crazy things you had in mind for your spectacular summer. But your dream of stargazing in your backyard or starting your own blog (My current state of being. More information soon.) hasn’t totally expired. Creating a summer bucket list is the best way to make sure your summer is up to bragging standards. Here are five things you can do to ensure the rest of your summer is just that: braggable.

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“Grey” by E.L. James Preview

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Written by: Ashley Dameron

Fifty Shades fans are ecstatic with the latest release from the series written by E.L. James, “Grey”. The latest work of literature is meant to be the first book re-written from the fictional character Christian Grey’s point of view. Being a die hard Fifty fan myself, I bought the book as soon as I heard of it’s release on the 18th. So far, I’ve made it through the first chapter, and I to my surprise, I’m not enjoying the read nearly as well as I had when I read the very first book.  Read More