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Negative Body and Self-Images Are Not Helping Anyone

Negative Body and Self-Images Are Not Helping Anyone

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Imagine yourself looking in the mirror to see your reflection and not being happy with it. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many teens everywhere. Body image is how and what a person thinks and feels about their body. This image includes how a person wished their body looked, which may or may...

I Remember.

I Remember.

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Monday. She remembers his face so clearly Like a swift breath of air Except the air was not fresh No, it was a breath of cigarette smoke Life threatening, cloudy, yet she kept coming back for more   Tuesday. She remembers when they spoke The words flowed out of his mouth...

The Warmth of Another

The Warmth of Another

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I feel alone.   Surrounded by friends who love me With a passion that glows As bright as his forest green eyes When his face lights up in laughter.   Yet I can’t help but feel As though I am a lone weed In a meadow abundant with violets As vibrant as my feelings...

Expanding Anxiety

Expanding Anxiety

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

December 15, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

It started out small, Nothing too bad. But it should be long gone by now.   It’s gotten much worse, I can barely stand it. It’s not just nerves anymore, It’s a constant, looming cloud.   An everyday battle Just to leave the comfort of my home. Constantly...

The Mirror

The Mirror

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

The mirror was cracked. It bothered her. A line snaking along the side, unnoticed then suddenly veering into view. It was ugly. To her eyes, it was an abomination of the sickest nature. Her mother said that she was being too picky, she knew what she felt. She felt angry at the mirror, like it was the...

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