Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Exhaling through his nose, aiming through the scope of his rifle, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle pulled the trigger. The bullet leapt out of the rifle, screamed through the air, and directly hit its target: a woman. The women, a middle-aged Iraqi, had been attempting to set off a grenade and to blow herself up, taking many U.S. Marines along...
Book Review: Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, many young men and women, deeply affected by this mass slaughter of U.S. citizens, felt a moral obligation to join the military and help in the fight against Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda. One of these young men and women stood out from...
Type. Cut. Highlight. Backspace. Cut. Backspace. Backspace. Highlight. Backspace. Type. Backspace. Type. Highlight. Enter. The exhausted student releases a sigh, dragging his hands from the keyboard and mouse across the desk, each hand gliding unevenly and at different intervals across the mahogany surface, drenched in sweat. Pulled over the edge of the wooden desktop, his hands fall to his thighs,...
Crack! The 34.5 inch, 33 ounce brown wood bat connected with the small white ball blur, catapulting the baseball way over the centerfield wall, the sound reverberating throughout the venerable Yankee Stadium. Josh Hamilton’s 28th homerun in the first round of the 2008 Home Run Derby set the record for the most homeruns ever hit in a round, a...
  “Under the bridge downtown is where I drew some blood/Under the bridge I could not get enough/Under the bridge forgot about my love/Under the bridge I gave my life away.”   Perhaps no other set of lyrics that Anthony Kiedis—the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers—wrote is as insightful or powerful as this set here. These lyrics, excerpted from...
Christopher Paolini took over 3 years to write Inheritance, the final book in the Eragon cycle, and Inheritance is most definitely worth the wait. For those not familiar with the four books, Paolini’s bestseller series records the tale of a young adult named Eragon as he struggles to overthrow Galbatorix, an evil tyrant who rules the fantasy word of Algaesia...
    With the final season of HBO's Game of Thrones set to air April 14, fans will finally see the conclusion to this series. By its end, "Game of Thrones" will have over 100 hours worth of episodes. Having invested so much time into this show, viewers would be sourly disappointed with a mediocre ending, and it is...
HBO's Game of Thrones is the television adaption of George R. R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire. This series is incredibly long and dense, so the show has had to cut some plot lines from it. Most of these plot lines were unimportant, but some of them dramatically change the story. This article will go...

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