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Brian Jacks commented on Anusha Thotakura's blog post The Mind of a Gang Leader
"No, I do not believe that urban poverty is portrayed accurately to the general public, and your blog post proves that. It proves that there is much more to it than what we assume. There are definitely sides to urban poverty that the general…"
May 30, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Ishan Taparia's blog post Back to the Past
"I've both read the book and seen the movie. They're both great! Awesome job on the blog post."
May 30, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Maya Mocarski's blog post The Sweetness at the Bottom of This Book
"I'm not typically interested in reading mystery books, but this book actually doesn't sound bad! I don't know what I would do if I found a dead person in my garden...."
May 30, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Thomas Morel's blog post Trust and the CARDINAL
"Sounds like the fast kind of book that i really like! Great post!"
Apr 25, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Kyle Nelson's blog post Trust Who You Want
"Seems like something i'd like to read! Awesome!"
Apr 25, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Michael Momchev's blog post Society Doesn't Always Know What's Right
"Interesting topic to talk about. Good job"
Apr 25, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Nick seroni's blog post Fear Can't Be Burned- The Burn Journals
"I enjoyed reading this post and i look forward to reading the book soon"
Apr 25, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Emily Zachman's blog post The Truth of Infinity: The Fault In Our Stars
"Nice blog! I'll most likely end up just watching the movie thats what i do"
Apr 25, 2014
Paulina Pappas commented on Brian Jacks's blog post How Steroids Build You Up, And Break You Down
"This sounds like an interesting book. I know a lot of people that have read it. Nice job on your post Bri!"
Apr 24, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Samantha Kramp's blog post Dear Mother Nature
"YES. Totally agree with this post. I hate snow. I'm moving south when I grow up. "
Mar 13, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Maya Mocarski's blog post 7 Reasons for Spring
"I'm totally done with this winter. Spring to me means warming weather, and Bass Fishing! Nice post, I totally agree and can't wait to be done with snow. "
Mar 13, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Anusha Thotakura's blog post Why Writers Week is Important
"Writers week is definitely the best, and most important week of the entire school year. That goes without saying. Definitely something I'll be looking forward to for next school year. "
Mar 13, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Sarah Hoadley's blog post I Just Don't Get It!
"2. Perhaps no one taught them to use a belt. 7. SAME. I hate that. 33. No one gets those. 44. Maybe there is… but no one celebrates them. I also never quite understood why it's a month and not, maybe a specific day?  I liked this…"
Mar 13, 2014
Julia Szylke commented on Brian Jacks's blog post “Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo!”
"Great post. Usually books about sports don't intrigue me but this one sounds good!"
Mar 13, 2014
Brian Jacks commented on Matt Calvey's blog post Moneyball
"Shocker, I love baseball too! I really enjoyed watching the movie, but I know that the book is always better. I think this would be a good choice for me to read in the future. "
Mar 13, 2014
Enoch Kim commented on Brian Jacks's blog post “Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo!”
"Nice blog post! I will give this book a try"
Mar 13, 2014

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The Sports Gene by David Epstein

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 7:19pm 2 Comments

The Sports Gene

 

            Do you have goals in your life? For almost every person in this world, the answer is yes. It may have to do with anything. Academics, sports, fitness, work, whatever it may be, it seems like we all want to achieve something. Almost all of us have heard of the “10,00 hour rule”, which is the idea that it takes around 10,000 hours of practice for a human being to completely…

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How Steroids Build You Up, And Break You Down

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

 



     Ever have that one thing sitting on that back of your mind, driving you to succeed? It could be a tough game you los

t, or maybe a big test that your grade depends on. Sometimes, it’s even somebody telling 

you what you can and can’t do. I recently read a book called Gym Candy, which is about a high school boy named Mick…

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“Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo! Mojo!”

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 10:43am 12 Comments

 

    Welcome to the small town of Odessa,  West Texas in 1988. A city divided socially and racially, most people don’t tend to get along very well. But they all have one thing in common…… They…

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