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Zac Track, Episode 1 Recap
Zac C., a graduate of York College's class of 2006, makes his debut appearance on season 16 of The Bachelorette.
Zac Track, Episode 1: Will You Accept This Spartan?
Zac Clark '06 will begin his journey to find love on this fall's season of The Bachelorette. Whether or not you’re a fan of the ABC Bachelor and Bachelorette franchise, we can all agree that Spartans support one another. That’s why we’re kicking off “Zac Track”—a blog series following Zac’s reality television adventure to find love.
How to "Quaran-Train" Your Puppy
"Amid all of the COVID chaos and as more folks 'WFH,' perhaps a small silver lining to this complicated time is more puppies! ...Whether you live in a suburban neighborhood or in the heart of a city, here’s hoping some of these 5 puppy training tricks help in this weird era of social distancing." - Doug Umberger '13 and Dan Werbeck '10
Home Body: Simple Steps for Creating a Successful At Home Workout Program
"Let’s face it, for the majority of people, exercise isn’t always our first choice for filling our time. The most common excuse is, 'I just don’t have time.' With our current state of affairs, it’s important to do all we can to boost our immune systems and to stay active while sheltering at home—so there should be more time than ever to exercise. The key is to be intentional with our time...A great way to start is by engaging in at-home workouts." - Sarah Remmert '02
Five Steps to Budget-Friendly Grocery Shopping
"I am in no way a food or grocery expert. My 'training' is limited to a ridiculous amount of time watching The Food Network and seven years at a 'very large' grocery store chain. That said, over the last couple of years, I’ve developed a system of sorts that has proven very effective for me and my roommate. Below are the five steps to budget-friendly grocery shopping and cooking." - Brian Dix '16
From Bossy to Boss Lady: The Story of a Professional Storyteller
"I guess you could say I’ve been a producer my entire life. When I wanted something done, I did whatever it took to make it happen. I love rules and organization and being in charge. When I was six, I petitioned my small town council to install a sidewalk through a field I took to get to the store. I didn’t get a sidewalk but they mowed me a path for 10 years. Little did I know it would lead to a career where someone paid me to be the bossy one. I call it leadership skills." - Aimee Tetreault '07
What Does "Being Healthy" Mean in this Unprecedented Moment?
"Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re living day-to-day in a moment of time that will forever go down in the history books. Anxiety, fear, and uncertainty are high. Now more than ever we need to be aiding our bodies in the best way possible to fight off germs. AKA: We need to be the healthiest version of ourselves possible." - Melanie Cohen '02
Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Footprints
"One of the many things that drew me to York College was the campus. Running right beside campus rests the Heritage Rail Trail — something still open even during this pandemic. We’re all feeling the isolating effects of the quarantine, so here are my recommendations to get outside for some fresh air." - Jamie Kinsley '12
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