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Writing samples were published on the Lehigh University Newspaper, the Brown and White.
My writing sample 1: Varsity Strength Coach Feature Story
Owen Breininger, a strength and conditioning coach for the athletic department and former Lehigh linebacker, fought in the World CageFighting Championships' "Brawl in the Hall" on Oct. 4 in Allentown, and won.
Due to last minute scheduling changes, Breininger was forced to face a much larger opponent. Weighing in at 195 pounds and having been preparing for the last six weeks to fight someone in his weight class, Breininger had to fight someone 20 pounds heavier, local fighterHarry Dickey, or lose his chance to fight entirely.
Breininger worked through the challeneges of a new opponent and went on to win. Although there wasn't an official knock out or submission, he won on a judge's decision.
"I got a pretty good black eye within probably the first 10 second of the fight...
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My writing sample 2: Inside Thoughts of a Controversal Blogger
"One guy was telling me to shove my flip camera up my 'doopa'," local blogger Bernie O'Hare told a journalism class on Monday.
O'hare was talking about one of the many reactions to his Lehigh Valley Ramblings blog. The other blogger present was George Wacker, writer of Lehigh Valley with love.
While both bloggers bring news to the local community, they do it in different ways. O'Hare goes to his own meetings and records his information and reports on what he witnesses. Wacker, on the other hand, sites his sources and writes witty and sometimes controversial comments on the news he re-reports. Both men get different reactions...
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