A fortnite into Fortnite

About Two weeks ago, I informed all y’all about my beginning of research into the reasons behind the success of players in Fortnite. The cause I had chalked it up to was intelligence, and very soon we will find out whether my prediction was a victory royale or just sent me back to the lobby.… Continue reading A fortnite into Fortnite

Fortnite, IQ Royale?

Gaming will almost always be a hot topic in the world. Every month, new games are released for the world to play. Not all of them succeed, and many games go completely unheard of. However, this is not the case with the game Fortnite, whose player base has skyrocketed through the mode Battle Royale, a… Continue reading Fortnite, IQ Royale?

My thoughts on the great ending of To Kill A Mockingbird

    Secret Lives           Secret lives are complex, and the book shows this very well, nearly every character has a secret life. My personal favorite is Dolphus Raymond, who proved that secret lives can be a good thing. It added layers to his character, going from just a bum drunkard to… Continue reading My thoughts on the great ending of To Kill A Mockingbird

Opening thoughts on To Kill a Mocking Bird

First Impressions Right off the bat, I was intrigued by the setting and mood of the book. The hostile environment of the racist deep south feels close yet far away. I have always known about the atrocities of the early 1900’s in the South, however this book made me realize how close I exist to… Continue reading Opening thoughts on To Kill a Mocking Bird

Joshua Metcalf Podcast Reflection

  On SoundCloud, StartEdUp released a podcast with Joshua Medcalf, in which Joshua discussed today’s current school system and its flaws with Don Wettrick. In the podcast, one main point they hammer is how schools teach things that just don’t matter. He assessed how there is not a lot of freedom and autonomy provided in… Continue reading Joshua Metcalf Podcast Reflection

Final Thoughts on Haroun and the Sea of Stories

In the beginning the novel, I had read the book as a fun, light children’s story with little meaning. However, as I progressed through, I began to see the darker side, and began to rethink my original analysis of the book. The ending to the book is mysterious to say the least, and it intrigued… Continue reading Final Thoughts on Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Continued thoughts on Haroun and the Sea of Stories

  As I concluded chapter 8, I felt the book begin to take a turn, from being a light easy novel for kids to becoming a book with deeper, more thought provoking meaning behind it. I was right in my first post, that this would not turn about to be the generic action novel, but… Continue reading Continued thoughts on Haroun and the Sea of Stories