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  • Identification With the Need to Achieve 

    Hubler, Gretchen (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-06)
    How an ad featured in Seventeen magazine appeals to the need to achieve.
  • Wreck or Wrecked: Sexism in Contemporary Hip-Hop Media 

    Hake, Stephanie (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-08)
    A collective appreciation for urban aesthetics during the 1960's-1970's jump-started the Hip-Hop movement which, at increasing speed throughout the decades since, has eventually come to dominate the majority of popular ...
  • Texting: The New Form of Communication; Actually, the New Form of Everything 

    Onanian, Alexis (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-07)
    Instant messaging and text messaging have become vastly popular in recent years as a way for members of the younger generation to communicate with each other while avoiding actually opening their mouths. There has been ...
  • Sounds of (the) Country 

    Lovewell, Andrew (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-07)
    If you could listen to the sounds of the country, what would it sound like? Andrew Lovewell's audio essay talks about how life in small town America sounds to a local.
  • The Evolution of the Format for Physics of Thin Films 

    Brown, Chris (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-07)
    It is crucial that a scholarly journal develop over time to adapt to the advancing needs and demands of its readers. Every change, though not always drastic, should be an attempt to improve the quality of information ...
  • The Birth of a Union: An Archival History of Missouri's Memorial Union 

    Launhardt, Emily (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-08)
    In the early 20th century, the University of Missouri made the decision to create a memorable Student Union. However, it was not until sometime in 1919, after the end of the World War it was suggested there should be a ...
  • An Unspoken Tool: Review of John Schilb's Rhetorical Refusals 

    Dillender, Jordan (Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008-07)
    The refusal to engage in a topic of discussion, thus breaking away from an expected flow of dialogue, is considered an example of rhetorical refusal. Author John Schilb explores this matter in his book, Rhetorical Refusals: ...