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Tips to beat the heat

Tips to beat the heat

With temperatures climbing up to the high '90s, general discomfort, dehydration and even heat strokes are common. In order to ensure health during this record-breaking weather, refer to these tips for beating the heat. Stay hydrated Even if you are not thirsty, make...

Beyond the Bell offers kids free summer swimming lessons

Beyond the Bell offers kids free summer swimming lessons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiNTjkTUy9s&feature=youtu.be Elementary-aged students across Los Angeles have learned basic swimming skills with the help of Beyond the Bell’s free summer swimming program. Beyond the Bell is a Los Angeles Unified School District...

Vinyl say: ‘Keepin’ the Summer Alive’

Vinyl say: ‘Keepin’ the Summer Alive’

In a way, "Keepin’ the Summer Alive"’s album cover may paint a better picture of the album then I ever could. The image of The Beach Boys in isolated stasis in a bubble surrounded by a rapidly changing world may be the single most potent image you could attach to this...

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing makes waves at Huntington Beach

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing makes waves at Huntington Beach

Surfers across the nation (and the globe) are competing in the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, hosted in Huntington Beach, Calif., through July 31. All week, teen surfers will brave the waves and show off their skills. Surfers are scored on their speed, how innovative...

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

The sun is shining bright, signaling the arrival of the summer. For students, that means three months of relaxation and rejuvenation with mindless activities such as sleeping in, hanging out with friends and, especially for me, traveling. A year ago, my sisters and I...

Life after high school

Life after high school

It's crazy how teenagers are the most complicated and misunderstood people. Our elders want us to act like adults the minute we turn 18, but still treat us like children. It's even scarier how we will soon be attending college and have to think about what we want to...