The case of Adnan Syed and Hae Lee have puzzled students and lawmakers alike: how was he convicted in the first place with no hard evidence against him? We know that Adnan was still convicted of this crime (murdering his ex girlfriend, Hae Min Lee) but with what evidence? The first issue is questionable alibis.… Continue reading Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Hi all, This is the first time I have done something like this! I hope you enjoy! Works Cited Boyden, Joseph. Through Black Spruce. Toronto: Viking Canada, 2008.
Podcasts are an interesting concept, as the prefix “pod” was originally coined by computer company, Apple. Apple used the term “podcast” for audio files that were sorted into a series, with the files being specifically formatted for the Apple iPod MP3 Players! Interesting how companies have coined terms that we use everyday without thinking about… Continue reading Being Judged: Podcasts
As I have been reading Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden, there is a twofold story occurring which creates an interesting dynamic for the reader. The story begins with Will Bird, who is a pilot struggling with alcohol abuse in a small town called Moosonee (Northern Ontario). The story then shifts to a narrator named Annie,… Continue reading Through Black Spruce: Shift of the Characters
Should Grade 12 English be a Requirement?
English is taught throughout Canada, from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. It is the backbone to every other subject (excluding other languages). I personally have quite enjoyed english, as it has provided me with a chance to read great books, as well as understand good grammar and spelling. Many people feel english can be repetitive, ∞