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    • La conexión íntima entre "la carta de Rodolfo Walsh" y 1984 

      Daley, Sophia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|Frecuentemente, los mundos distópicos creados por las imaginaciones de los escritores universales no reciben crédito por la realidad que retratan. De hecho, estas obras literarias son recursos importantes ...
    • La restauración del equilibrio: Cómo quiroga revela los fracasos jesuitas por la muerte a manos de la naturaleza 

      Nienow, Bretta (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|Los hombres tienen una historia muy larga de manipular la naturaleza para beneficiarse, controlar, y gobernar, lo que a menudo perjudica el bienestar general de la gente vulnerable. Podemos ver este patrón ...
    • Language and Religion: The Unspoken Analogy 

      Rios, Mike (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2012)
      A Christian, a Hindu, and a Jew walk into a bar. The three individuals discuss their day, their relationships, and their jobs, but never their religion. They work, talk, and play in a world where productive interreligious ...
    • Los regímenes y la retórica de resistencia: Como Juan Bosch y Stefan Zweig se resisten a las dictaduras de Adolf Hitler y Rafael Trujillo 

      Riley, Emily (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|En medio de la agitación política durante el siglo XX, las políticas complejas surgieron. Estas políticas complicadas dieron lugar a la inestabilidad y el conflicto internacional como la Primera Guerra ...
    • Making Sense of Nuclear Deterrence in the Post-Cold War Era: A Formal Approach 

      Goodman, Carly; Hermanson, Karly; Marascuilo, Anne (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      The dramatic shift in the global security environment that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War has been attended by an explosion of terms in the vocabulary of nuclear deterrence. During ...
    • Mathematical Immortality: Pythagoras' Philosophy of Mathematics and its Persistence through Ancient and Modern Times 

      Moore, Jake (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      Immortality may be a silly word, but probably a mathematician has the best chance of whatever it may mean (Hardy 81). G.H. Hardy is one of the great mathematical minds of the 20th century, and he delivered this line in his ...
    • Measuring Women's Internal Political Efficacy Across Nation-States 

      Rossiter, Erin (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      The level of women's internal political efficacy varies across nation-states. Experts were consulted on the amount to which five main factors contribute to a nation-states level of internal political efficacy among women. ...
    • A Model for Educational Success 

      Moynihan, Becca; Kate Pitz (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2012)
      The goal of our project is to create a mathematical model for educational success and identify the factors most vulnerable to and affected by poverty. Our model is based on factors in a student's home, school, and ...
    • A Model of Factors Influencing the Charitable Donations of American Citizens to Disaster Relief Efforts 

      Austerberry, David (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2012)
      INTRODUCTION: The past years have seen several natural disasters of high magnitude. Charitable opportunities are in no way unique to natural disasters, but events like the 2010 Haitian earthquake, the 2011 Tohoku earthquake ...
    • Modeling the Global Growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints 

      Benevento, Maria (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2014)
      Using three main factors, nine sub-factors, and their rankings by three experts, I create an index to predict which countries with have the highest growth rate of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints in ...
    • Mother Knows Best? Evaluating the Roles of Stoic Parents in Gladiator (2000) 

      Larson, Krysta (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2015)
      My paper uses the 2000 Ridley Scott film Gladiator as a vehicle for exploring Stoicism, specifically the ways that Stoic parents ought to behave in different situations. The film includes a portrayal of the historic emperor ...
    • Music to Our Ears 

      Jones, Alexandria B. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|One of the predominant stimuli of our lives is music. It is "found in everyday life in all societies" and is the "cornerstone of human culture." Music has a way of cultivating a community, enhancing ...
    • Narrative Function of Trainspotting 

      Kim, Sol (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Opening Paragraph|Who needs reasons when you've got heroin? This is the main question that a Scottish drug addict struggles with throughout Trainspotting. Based on the novel by Irvine Walsh, the 1996 British film Trainspotting ...
    • A New Notion of Maximality for Fuzzy Preference Spatial Models 

      Herr, John (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2011)
      This paper explores a new method of applying fuzzy mathematics to spatial models of social choice theory. Given a set of alternatives, the assumption that an individual has a single-peaked profile means that he has a "unique ...
    • "The Pages Are Blank": Narrative Stagnancy and Rescripting through Fukú and Zafa in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 

      Okelberry, Hannah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
      Opening Paragraph|The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao employs various semisupernatural elements to recount the life of Oscar de Léon, the dominant of these being "fukú americanus," or única, "the Curse and the Doom of the ...
    • Panpsychism, Neutral Monism, And the Need for a New Synthesis 

      LeWarne, Christopher (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
      Introduction|In recent debate surrounding theory of mind, there seems to be a significant concern, for some even a disdain, regarding mainstream physicalism. This is the thesis that the entities described by physics make ...
    • 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 ...