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Want to be recruited by a college? Here are some tips for athletes

Many athletes who play at the high school level want to continue their career in college, and they want to be recruited by a great coach. There are many steps to being recruited, but some athletes are not aware of how … Continue reading

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How to keep up with academics over the summer

Summer is coming, along with promises of sunny days, trips to the beach, and endless free time. After the final bell rings on the last day of school, homework, tests, and anything that involves academics is pretty much out of … Continue reading

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Simple Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Halloween is quickly approaching and the scramble for an original costume has begun. Unfortunately, a simple bedsheet is not a sufficient costume now. Costumes are getting more expensive every year. Luckily, you can make some amazing costumes by yourself with … Continue reading

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The Achterbergs’ Airtight, Holistic Guide to Pest Removal

Everybody remember February? Back when the ground was brittle and the air went 20 below with windchill? The invertebrates survived that, somehow, and they’ve got no more objections to the air so thick and still it might as well be … Continue reading

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How to prepare for air travel

As summer continues and vacations with family and friends commence, you might find yourself travelling to a far (or not-so-far) away place that requires an airplane, something that many await eagerly but most people dread. Avoid stress with a little … Continue reading

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How to say things nicely

It’s no secret that the truth hurts. Most people find it is simpler to tell a white lie rather than be painfully honest with another. We often feel that we’re doing the right thing by sparing someone’s feelings. But, in … Continue reading

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How to Use the Language of Flowers on Valentine’s Day

Your guide to the perfect bouquet for your special someone.

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How to Survive Without Electricity

Like most people in York County, I unfortunately lost all power and electricity in my home for two whole days. Time seemed to drag on into forever. I literally almost cried when my  school was cancelled yet again. I just … Continue reading

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How to Occupy Yourself on a Snowed-In Snow Day

This is as much for me as it is for you. Step 1 – Get up late. If you’re reading this and even a little tired, get back in bed. Time spent sleeping is never wasted. Step 2 – Make the … Continue reading

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Fourteen ways to reuse wrapping paper

Think twice, and use one of these 14 ideas in 2014 for your old Christmas wrapping paper.

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