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Figment’s Featured Writer: Lauren Sapp

Figment.com is an amazing site “where writers write, meet, create, share, and connect,” and each week Figment features one of their members. The “Featured Fig” is interviewed, and five…

The Difference by Kayla Wheeler

The photographs of our childhood sit crooked in their frames like baby teeth. On holidays, or dinner parties, or when the plumber comes to…

Beach Nights by WASI

We wrote this song in Jess’ super tiny Hollywood apartment. We wanted to write something that brought us back to our beach, So Cal…

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15 Perfect Pet Costumes

Do you love looking at pets in costumes? Because I sure do. I’m always the crazy one oohing and ahhhing over every picture online…

The Maze Runner: A Film Review

James Dashner’s The Maze Runner has run right off the pages of his young adult novel and onto the silver screen. In order to accurately…

Latest Life

October is Fair Trade Month!

October is a month that houses many important holidays (Halloween) and observational days of national import (Halloween), but there are other important hallmarks of…

#WalkForFreedom

Good morning, Germs! Keep your eyes glued to social media today under the hashtag #WalkForFreedom to see a global social justice initiative taking place…

Happy World Food Day!

Today is World Food Day! Did you know that around the world, over 805 million people live in starvation? Let’s do something about that….

New Places

Day 295

    Tonya Follis’ lovely, whimsical paintings bring delight to any day.  See more of her work here.

Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Did you know that for less than the cost of a pack of Starburst, you could provide a child with clean water for 40…

"Hebron"

The Middle East

I had the privilege of going on a two week trip to Israel and Palestine in summer 2013 with a Quaker group headed by…

The Girl Effect

Germ U short courses feature learning experiences that will educate and empower you on even the busiest of days.  Each segment is under fifteen…