Who I Am by Olivia Liu

“Do not collapse before your minute is over. Understood?” The tester glared down at us as I nodded. I was the one that stood out, with my pale skin and scrawny figure. However, regardless of my dislike, or disability rather, for any physical activity, I still had to take the Physical Fitness Assessment. “Hello? Olivia?” […]

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September Writing Challenge

Welcome, Germies, to this month’s writing challenge! This challenge will begin today and will end September 30th. However, you are welcome to come back anytime to complete the challenge and share it below in the comments section. We will pick a few of our favorites that are submitted during this month, though, and they will be featured in […]

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The Truth About Eating Disorders

Body image and eating disorders are topics that continue to have serious relevancy today in all social, personal, and emotional situations — most commonly affecting those in their adolescent years and throughout their teens.   Anorexia In the case of anorexia nervosa, the afflicted are disturbed by a distorted perception of themselves. To them, their weight and body […]

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Speed Racer: Jogging Safety Tips

It’s officially March, which means Spring, which means warm weather (although I guess it depends on where you live). Either way, we’re all looking forward to the sight of lush, green trees and temperatures above 50 degrees (if you live in the Northeast). Warmer weather also means going outside and being active. One of these outdoor […]

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