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Soccer, goalkeeping, and an Ethics exam

Today I played goalie, sweeper and left defense for the KGB Lions Soccer team, but we lost by quite a bit. For the past two weeks, I haven’t been playing quite up to snuff—mostly I’m getting caught out of proper position. Our team has the spirit and the will to win, but we need a little more time to ‘get in the groove.’ We’ll get it down soon. I hope :)

In other news, I’m going to work on my Ethics exam now. Peace.

The Making of SLU for U and SLU for U 2

Note from Jeff Geerling: The following post was created by my brother, Joel, while he was a student at Saint Louis University (which is where I received my bachelor's degree in Philosophy!). I'm reposting his content on my blog since SLU no longer hosts student content on their website. See also: SLU for U (The Original), SLU for U 2 (The Sequel).

To make this little animation, I used an application called Flash (version 4) from a company named Macromedia [note: Macromedia has since been bought by Adobe, who now sells the Flash animation program]. The Flash multimedia technology had become very poplular and nearly standard (Netscape, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc. come with the Flash plug-in preinstalled) on the Internet over the past few years. Besides creating animations like mine, Flash can even be used to create crisp, interactive websites (when used tastefully).

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