Oral Presentations: How They Make Me Crazy

1600 Potatoes: 1 Potato = 1 Audience Member

1600 Potatoes: 1 Potato = 1 Audience Member

I generally hate presenting anything to anyone. So, I wrote and read a poem with two friends in front of 1600 highly expectant people during a very important ceremony (hence the 1600 potatoes above which I now realize is a terrible metaphor). Those are two sentences that definitely go together…

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1)

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Tonight, the most anticipated film of the year, has been officially released in theaters across America. And like hundreds of thousands if not millions of teenagers throughout the country, I’ve been preparing for this day since the presale tickets were released on October 29. From ordering reserved seats in our local theater weeks ago to buying 5 lbs of skittles on Amazon to sneak into the theater, every hour and every minute seems to be passing by incredibly slowly.

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