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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jellyfish and Isolation: A Connection to Covid-19 

    Warrick, Mikayla (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Opening Paragraph|I painted this Atlantic Sea Nettle, native to the East Coast, a few months ago as part of a series of jellyfish paintings. At the time, it was an experiment in colors, a challenge to balance the vibrant ...
  • 2020 Complete Issue 

    author - see individual papers (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • Identity Management: Twitter's Policy on Synthetic and Manipulated Media 

    Palattao, Kenneth A.D. Jr. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Opening Paragraph|With the introduction of the internet to the public in the mid-1990's, society gained access to humanity's immense library of knowledge and information from the comfort and safety of home. Alongside the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2019 Complete Issue 

    author - see individual papers (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
  • 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 ...

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