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Owen's Participant Spotlight - Ellen Moody

If you’re struggling to kick the bad habits that can come with our socially distant reality, you’re not alone. But if you’re anything like Ellen Moody, the Owen’s Condition for Tuition challenge might have the cure.

Photo of paralympic legend Trischa Zorn in a swimming competition.

With having won 55 medals (41 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze) and broken 8 world records at the Paralympics in swimming, Trischa Zorn raised the bar for Paralympic athletes.

Halloween watercrafts

As the end of October rounds the corner, many families will need healthy alternatives to the standard holiday fare. One such alternative to trick or treating and pumpkin carving is experimenting at home with the family, which requires a little more than two ingredients and water.

Students on backpacking trip

Backpacking in the outdoors is one of the best ways to experience nature. However, you might have found out a little too late that your pack is leaning to one side, or that you are unable to reach water or snacks. To avoid this, we have listed a few basic guidelines for how to optimize your packing skills, known as the ABC’s of backpacking.

Text reading "Ask An Assistant" with various recreation-related emojis in the background.

In this week's edition of "Ask an Assistant," a student asks about must-have nutrients for vegans and vegetarians. Beach Balance Lead Madison Robello provides her expertise on the subject.

Happiness

Trying to stay happy in the current climate can be hard. Many of us are longing for authentic joy and happiness, but how exactly do we “find” it?

Photo of forest with the Sun shining through the trees

During these times, it is no surprise that most of us are not getting outdoors enough. This might not seem like a big deal, but it may be preventing us from receiving the necessary physical and mental health benefits that getting in the outdoors provides.

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