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  • The women’s symposium 

    Niederberger, Erin (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Observations on love and philosophy by serving women in a kitchen, while philosophers such as Socrates, Pausanias, and Phaedrus discuss the same in another room.
  • Vauxhall Gardens in Frances Burney’s Evelina 

    Judd, Sarah (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Frances Burney’s Evelina portrays a world where politeness, manners, and proper etiquette are very important. When Evelina first encounters Vauxhall Gardens, she has yet to believe that the place is anything but reputable, ...
  • Out of the water and onto our plates: combating Asian carp invasion with cutlery 

    Petty, Erin (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Originally native to the Yangtze River in southeastern China, “Asian carp” collectively refers to bighead (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis), black (Mylopharyngodon piceus), grass (Ctenopharyngodon idella), and silver ...
  • Hypovolemic shock and fluid resuscitation 

    Furlong, Jackson (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    This essay presents a case of a patient brought to the ER complaining of abdominal pain for the past two days. What follows is a detailed description of the efforts involved in saving this patient's life.
  • Reflections in a black mirror: analyzing Bloody Mary and her presence in “The Wolf Among Us” 

    Flood, Connor (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    It’s a typical setting; a group of teens enjoying each others company at a sleepover, when suddenly, they decide to play a game. At the behest of the others, one of the teens gets up, goes to the bathroom, turns off all ...
  • Thelonius Monk, Alone in San Francisco: a critical review 

    Colagiovanni, Bendetto (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Thelonious Monk does not simply play the piano–he lives through it. The instrument is an extension of himself Each note Monk plays is a cathartic expression of emotion–love, loss, pain, anguish–all conspiring with the ...
  • The essential role of islet transplantation in diabetes treatment 

    Secrist, Emily (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    For many years, different studies have been performed for potential methods in order to reach independence from insulin in diabetic patients. One prospective treatment, known as islet cell transplantation, has been examined ...
  • Fear of fear itself: a deeper look into U. S. birthing culture 

    Dennis, Jessica (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Imagine a woman giving birth. What exactly comes to mind? For many Americans scenes of a screaming woman laying flat on a hospital bed in an all white room probably flashes before them. For others around the globe, the ...
  • Death as freedom in 19th century women’s literature: an escape from idleness 

    Ransom, Hughes (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    Few would argue that Victorian writers were death-averse; generally, at least one of their novels or poems consists of a hefty, symbolic death that transforms the other characters around them. Being so numerous, these ...
  • The rise of the “Crazy Cat Lady” 

    Ares, Andrea (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    As a spritely, little 7-year old — having a cat was cool. In fact, it made me really cool. People I had never spoken to at school had somehow caught word of my new kitty and prompted their parents to call my parents in ...
  • The Gay Lib controversy: social change versus social norms at the University of Missouri 

    Niederberger, Erin (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    In 1971, a homosexual student organization known as Gay Liberation or Gay Lib requested and was denied recognition at the University of Missouri-Columbia. For the next seven years, Gay Lib members would work their way ...
  • Table of contents 

    Artifacts, Issue 14 (2016) (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    These pages show brief descriptions of the submissions in this issue.
  • My misadventures in love, like, lust, & other attractions 

    Ares, Andrea (University of Missouri, Department of English, 2016-04)
    If you’re looking to read something along the lines of “How To Land Your Dream Man In Less Than A Week”, I would suggest picking up any edition of Seventeen magazine instead. If you’re looking to hear a steamy love story ...
  • Mizzou Unmanned Systems Team IIF Final Report 

    Mizzou Unmanned Systems Team (MUST) (2016)
    Over the past year and a half, the Mizzou Unmanned Systems Team (MUST) has empowered dozens of Mizzou students to take their interest in unmanned systems and transform it into a passion. While we have witnessed a drastic ...
  • Print anything @ MU - 3D printing technologies on campus 

    Bira, Nicholas (2016)
    The main goal of this project is to pilot 3D printing services to provide easy public use by student body with potential for growth to encompass many different aspects of university life.
  • LIS Research into Discovery: 2009-2013 

    Moulaison Sandy, Heather; Bossaller, Jenny S., 1972- (2016)
    Data were collected: April 2015-August 2015.
  • A media outlet for the woman who loves sports: a qualitative analysis of ESPNW’s portrayal of the female athlete 

    Rice, Abigail (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This research answers the following questions: In exploring gender representation in sports media, what themes emerge from espnW’s portrayal of female athletes participating in basketball at the collegiate and high school ...
  • Literary journalism on digital platforms: framing and the creation of meaning 

    Li, Ailin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This project consists of a professional analysis and an internship report. For 2016 spring semester, I participated in the Washington DC Program and interned at the Voice of America, working as a member of the social media ...
  • What are the differences and similarities in the use of social video on the part of a Legacy Newsroom and Digital Native News Organization : the projects analyzes video strategy used by The Washington Post and Vox.com 

    Chou, Shih-Wei (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    At the 2016 Mobile World Congress, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg justified Facebook’s strategic shift to a video focus by explaining that over the last 10 years on-line content has shifted from text to photos, ...
  • Utilizing graphics and supers to frame local news 

    Casares, Alyssa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    There are two sides of a television newsroom; a side for those who work on-camera and a side for those who work off-camera. The following qualitative study focuses on how off-camera journalists, specifically news producers, ...

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