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Why is the Olympic pool water green?

If you’ve been keeping up with the Olympics, you probably have heard about the “green pool syndrome” that has been plaguing the Rio Olympics. We know the press is saying this color is due to either changes in alkalinity or algae blooms, but we at the Clog have some of
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Olympians: They’re just like us

Approximately every 1,460 days we have the privilege, nay the honor, to witness superhumans perform on a global stage. In an astonishing feat of athleticism that is quite literally the best in the world, demigods from every corner of the planet come together to show us mere mortals just how superior they are. To us serfs, the Olympics are a great source of entertainment and national pride. But beyond that, the Games often beckon the question “why can’t we do that?” Well rest assured, spectators. We at the Clog are here to assure you that you, in fact, can never achieve what those superheroes are pulling off this August.
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Social ways to stay fit

It’s almost bathing suit season, a.k.a. summer, and if you want to look as good we did in our tankinis (pictured below), the first thing you’ll need is confidence. Now, if you want to be fit and healthy but don’t want to exercise alone, then check out these fun activities
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Escape from Alcatraz

The hardened and grizzled old men around me stared calmly out of the ferry window as I anxiously adjusted my goggles for what felt like the 100th time. The man over the intercom announced that the swim would begin in 90 seconds and reiterated the importance of the “jump and
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Travel Tuesday: Tiny Temescal’s big surprises

Nestled within the curves of Broadway and the State Routes 24 and 13, Lake Temescal is a glittering blue gem amid miles of concrete. And less than one mile in circumference, it’s a tiny gem. But Lake Temescal offers us a precious treasure as we sink unquestioningly into the semester’s
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