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ISSN: 2381-4543

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  • 2021 Complete Issue 

    author - see individual papers (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
  • The Warrior Self: Risk Taking and Injuries among NFL Athletes 

    Yackley, Emma Grace (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|The warrior is disciplined and determined. He is primed for impact, hostile, aggressive, dominating. Most importantly, the warrior is prepared to battle toward victory regardless of personal safety. He ...
  • Measuring Creative Destruction: A Source or Indicator of Economic Growth 

    Gibson, Jack (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Introduction|Creative destruction, a term first coined by the economist Joseph Schumpeter, is the idea that the process of economic growth "incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying ...
  • "The Flowre of Virgins": Elizabeth I and the Subversive Gendering of Nature 

    Warrick, Mikayla (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|"She was as pretty as a rose" and "Mother Nature" are examples of terms planted deep within texts and art for millennia, growing a strongly-rooted association between nature and women. Nature can be ...
  • El bálsamo cultural de Pablo Neruda: el uso de la poesía para curar las heridas infligidas por la historia perdida 

    Burke, Taylor (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|Con el aumento en el acceso a la secuenciación de ADN, muchas empresas como 23andMe y AncestryDNA han utilizado esta tecnología para dar a las personas una oportunidad sin precedentes para aprender sobre ...
  • Lessons from Refugee Literature for Ethical Refugee Simulation Events 

    Mark, JJ (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph| I do not remember the exact day, but I would guess it was sometime around last October when I found myself looking at a fence put up around the Saint John's fountain. The signs around detailed a migrant ...
  • Determining a Law's Applicability: How Social Norms Impact Legal Interpretation 

    Lavallee, Regan (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|In this essay, I argue that there is a relationship between written text and social norms which guides how we interpret legal language. This relationship is necessary since it ensures that written legal ...
  • Harry Style's Unique Persona: Defying Hegemonic Masculinity 

    Mandar Bichu, Apoorvaa (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|In 2010, Harry Edward Styles was a round faced, curly haired, bright eyed aspiring young singer, hoping to win The X-Factor, with his bandmembers. Ten years later, the band is on hiatus, and Styles is the ...
  • Save Your Precious Heart: A Letter from Lisabetta To Caterina 

    Olsen, Hannah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
    Opening Paragraph|The Decameron, written by Boccaccio in the 14th century, explores ten characters as they escape the plague in Florence and enter into another reality. This reality includes tales of love, tragedy, pranks, ...
  • California on My Mind 

    Baetge, Sarah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2021)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Interdisciplinary Leadership Observed: A Group Care Home Dyad 

    Heitzig, Ellie (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Opening Paragraph|Inequities in health outcomes are being experienced by billions of people worldwide as we face the global pandemic caused by the novel corona virus. This global pandemic highlights the increasingly ...
  • Coffee With Cream: Growing Up Biracial With Latina and American Identities 

    Deatherage, Sofia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Opening Paragraph|When Mom told me I should fill out "Hispanic" on those standardized test sheets, I did as I was told. Around 4th grade I started questioning if I could really do that though. I would ask her, "Mom, are ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Yo soy chicano 

    García, Efren (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Opening Paragraph|The following poem describes the author's heritage of being Chicano (Mexican-American) and being a child of immigrants. The author utilizes his experiences and education to bridge the two cultures of his ...

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