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    • Poetry 

      Fox, Garrett (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The following poems incorporate various mythic and historical elements of the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) into classical poetic structures. The author wished to contextualize and express his ...
    • The Power of Puns: Dream Interpretation in the Ancient Near East 

      Pulverenti, Hannah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Opening Paragraph|The prognostic dream that features in Tablet I of The Epic of Gilgamesh sets the scene for an example of dream-interpretive practices in the ancient Near East. Upon waking from his dream, Gilgamesh consults ...
    • Reconciling Philosophy and Reality through the Wife of Bath's Unorthodox Approach to the Marriage Debate 

      Fuson, Olivia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|A staple of medieval English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales remains relevant after so many years due to its discourse on fundamental social issues, its cutting satire, and its striking ...
    • Remittances 

      Huju, Jacob (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      We present methods for measuring the desirability and availability to send remittances from the United States to other nations of the Western Hemisphere. We develop the metrics by employing six approaches: the analytic ...
    • Representation of Elite Political Ideologies in Media Sources 

      Lutz, Olivia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|In our current society, the media serves as one of the primary sources for information that fuels arguments surrounding the deep political divides that have become characteristic of politics in the United ...
    • A Rhetorical Analysis of the Public Sphere through the #MeToo Movement 

      Enderle, Taylor (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Opening Paragraph|Weinstein, Cosby, O’Reilly, Ailes, Spacey, Bush—all names added to a list that is changing how people are talking about sexual assault. “Sensational stories of rape are no longer confined to tabloids but ...
    • Risk of Acquiring Type II Diabetes 

      Rauschenbach, Anthony; Tom, Zachary (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      The goal of our project is to determine an individual's risk of acquiring Type II Diabetes. There are many factors that contribute to an individual developing Type II Diabetes. These factors include obesity, family history, ...
    • "Saying 'I Do' in Korea": Reverend Sun Myung Moon's Theology of Marriage 

      Drews, Asialee (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2012)
      On, Sunday, February 14, 2010, Unification Church founder, Reverend Sun Myung Moon, simultaneously married approximately 7,000 couples. Across the globe, another 22,000 couples took part in the ceremony via satellite. ...
    • The Semiotics of Self-Identity and the Danger of Mirror Stage Simulation 

      Gorup, Natalie (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      From observing a child's fascination with his or her reflection, one would never guess the danger imposed by a simple sheet of silvered-glass. But when we consider the reflected image with regards to Ferdinand de Saussure's ...
    • Show Me the Money: A Mathematical Model of INGO Aid Allocation with Influence Calculations 

      Hernandes, Carissa (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      Aid allocation by international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) is influenced by a number of factors including poverty, population, similarity to the policies of the INGO, and international recognition. Using the ...
    • Standardized Test Scores: Does What We Pay Our Teachers Hurt Our Students? 

      Whitley, Tara (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      There is a variation in standardized test scores among elementary school students across the United States. For example, twelve percent of fourth grade students in Massachusetts scored at or above the advanced math level ...
    • Susceptibility to Disease Outbreak 

      Birnbaum, Sarah; Kral, Cati (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      Using fuzzy mathematical techniques, we determined the susceptibility of a country to disease outbreak. (Keywords: disease; outbreak; Analytical Hierarchy Process; Guiasu method; Yen method)
    • Tale as Old as Time: How Remaking Classic Fairytale Films Balances Recognizability and Social Progress 

      Gilbert, Madison (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The Walt Disney Company has spent decades producing movies centered around fairytales, with most of these princess films reaching worldwide fame and acclaim; international audiences have contributed to ...
    • Tangled Up in Bad Relationships: Rapunzel's Unhealthy Tendency of Dependency 

      Gilbert, Madison (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Opening Paragraph|Disney has long had a reputation for feel good movies and inspiring messages of friendship and working hard. Their 2010 release Tangled is no exception. The princess movie starring Rapunzel shows viewers ...
    • Techniques to Decrease the Sanitation Risks Associated with Wastewater Irrigation 

      Wright, Jacquelyn (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Opening Paragraph|The recycling of wastewater has been practiced for over 3 millennia in order to irrigate or fertilize crops. Over the past 20 years, the practice of wastewater recycling has become much more common as ...
    • Uncovering the Needs of the Omaha Community: Assessing Omaha Jitterbugs' Potential as a Formative Space 

      Boes, Kevin (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|This project was conducted for Omaha Jitterbugs, a swing dance scene in Omaha which seeks to use its space to create an empowering and inclusive environment for its members, encouraging greater interaction ...
    • User Susceptibility to Internet Attacks 

      Ford, Ryan; Graft, Will (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      This report will examine the susceptibility of individual users to internet-based attacks on a per country basis using the methods of fuzzy mathematics. It aims to rank the world's most technologically proficient countries ...
    • We're on It: A Narrative Criticism of South Dakota's Meth Awareness Campaign 

      Linngren, Michael (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|South Dakota's We're On It campaign garnered national attention for its surprising take on the American drug epidemic. Scenes of 'ordinary people' proudly announcing, "I'm on meth," made appearances on ...
    • When Conspiracy Theorists Align with the Existing Laws: The Public and Counterpublic Rhetoric of Gun Control After Sandy Hook 

      Kort, Reghan (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|In the United States, we experience tragic events behind the barrel of the gun. According to Rood, "the gun debate has been at the forefront of American politics for the last 50 years." One shooting that ...
    • Where are the Women? A Feminist Rhetorical Criticism of Jesuit Discourse 

      Tooley, Sarah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|Integrating feminism of women into an inherently patriarchal 2,000-year-old religious organization has been one of the tasks of the Catholic church as it has moved into the 21st century. This has been ...