This final blog that I will be writing brings to me a bittersweet feeling. I am both extremely excited to not be forced to be writing four-hundred word essays several times a week, but I am disappointed with the idea of my Junior year of high school being over. If anybody was a consistent reader,… Continue reading Final Blog of All Time
American politicians often pride themselves with their ability to be politically correct in many of the things they say. Most candidates and elected officials try to convey their formality and professionalism with their politically correct speech. However, this trend has recently begun to change. Presidential candidate Donald Trump is a great example of somebody who represents… Continue reading Political Correctness
The general consensus that I have recognized about NFL quarterback prospects Jared Goff and Carson Wentz is that Goff has a higher floor while Wentz has a higher celling. Before the draft, NFL analysts and scouts have thumbed through the highlights of these two quarterbacks and speculated to excruciating detail as to why they will… Continue reading Goff or Wentz?
If you haven’t already seen it, here is a link to the speech in which Donald Trump mistook the terrorist attacks of 9/11 for the gas station 7/11. This isn’t necessarily anything against him or for him politically (everybody makes mistakes), but I just think this video is quite humorous and is interesting to watch… Continue reading Donald Trump 7/11
During the last few weeks, I have been reading the book The Borden Murders, Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century. Right now, I am only about halfway done which is about one hundred and fifty pages in. So far, I have been very impressed with how interesting, factual, and gripping this book has… Continue reading Initial Book Thoughts
This website has proven to be very helpful to me in understanding my book: Lizzie Borden and The Trial of the Century. The source comes from Biography.com, a large database that maintains current information about people both alive and dead. I searched “Lizzie Borden” on this website and found this as a result. On the… Continue reading Source 1 for book
Hannah Holman is a brilliant cellist who recently came to my school during a smart lunch talk to play cello pieces and encourage people to think about art in a different way. She began by giving a brief summary about her career. Holman mostly talked about her involvement with the New York City ballet orchestra, but according… Continue reading Hannah Holman