Reflection

As the school year comes to an end, we have just finished reading our final book, “The Catcher in the Rye.”  Holden is an extremely unusual character and through his actions an important question is posed, “Do people mean what they say and say what they mean?”

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Scuba Diving

I just got back a few hours ago from a 3 day scuba diving adventure at Catalina Island (Channel Island off the coast of Southern California.)  20 students, including myself lived on a dive boat for 3 days, conducting 8 dives throughout the course of the few days.  During the dives we conducted scientific research within lab groups and learned what it was like to carry out underwater experiments and create/present marine science projects.

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It was an awesome and unique experience, part of our high school’s AP Environmental Science Program.  Although I did get extremely sea sick today (the last day) and had a rough time dealing with the choppy waters, it was a super fun time and I learned and saw so many cool things.   Continue reading

FIFA Coin Controversy

For a long time, many popular Fifa based Youtube channels like KSI, Wroetoshaw, and ComedyShortsGamer have found extreme success by profiting from coin trading.  Several websites have been made over the years to sell Fifa in game currency coins to players in exchange for real money.  These sites take advantage of the player transfer market in which you can sell or buy players for any amount of currency.  Before paying for the coins, the customers will put players on the transfer market for the amount that they want to buy.  The site will then search for the customers players and buy them at extremely high prices, transferring them the coins.  Feeling this is unfair to the rest of the community, EA Sports has released their future plans to prevent coin trading.   Continue reading