Pharm.D. or M.D.?: The Growing Role of Pharmacists in Today’s Healthcare

Catie Travis

Pharmacists are beginning to practice Medication Therapy Management (MTM), which is when they meet one-on-one with patients to clarify their medication plan. This paper explores how pharmacists could become just as important as doctors, and perhaps even more so.

 

Our Food Insecurity: The Overuse of Antibiotics in Hog Production

Matthew Evans

In the current production model of pork in the United States, animals are raised with the aid of antibiotics. According to multiple studies, 70% of all antibiotics in the United States are given to livestock as treatment and growth supplements (Lefferts, McKenzie, Sapkota & Walker, 2007).

 

Are the numbers right? Reliability of Political Polls in Venezuela

Juan Diego Aguilera

What do Venezuela's poll results mean? I will study a set of polls created by Datanalisis, a market research company with more than 25 years of experience in the Andean area, Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

The Ties Imagined: Re-thinking Benedict Anderson through the Arab Spring

Andrew Craig

Benedict Anderson, a prominent twentieth century political theorist, saw the nation as more than a certain form of government acting sovereignly within geographic constrains.

 

Inclusion is the Answer

Ashlyn Hill

Children with Down syndrome need to be included more often in social settings like the classroom despite their learning and physical disabilities. I will explain several strategies for inclusion.

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“Guns? Check. Explosives? Check. Minivan? …” What makes a Gamer? or Personalized Gaming Experience and the Gender Dynamics of Video Games

Molly Chapman

This article closely examines the past and present representation of female characters in video games, investigating the correlation between “video game realism” and the de-objectification of female video game characters.  Although there is an overwhelming amount of evidence for the sexualization

 

Malaria: Preventable, Curable, Going Nowhere Fast

Madeline Pliska

Malaria has largely been defeated around the world, but there are still thousands of people who die from the disease every year in sub-Saharan Africa. Cultural perceptions about malaria are preventing the elimination of the disease, which is caused by Anopheles mosquitoes.

 

Staring into Destruction: Analyzing the Association between Sight, Desire, and Death

Leland Tabares

In Salome, Oscar Wilde expresses a dangerous relationship between sight and sexual desire that leads to death.  Throughout the play, the male characters look upon the females with a sense of voyeurism, stimulating a sensual desire for the other.  In the same way, the female characters re

 

Competitive Youth Sports and the Rise of Overuse, Burnout, and Career-Ending Injury

Ginny Moses

Youth sports should be a healthy outlet for children, but the hypercompetitive environment of organized sports puts children’s minds and bodies at risk of overuse, burnout, and career-ending injury. Thirty percent of children involved in organized sports will sustain a serious injury.

 

2013 North Carolina State Legislature Tax Reform: Flat Tax Impacts

Kelly Stewart

The 2013 North Carolina State legislature passed tax reforms that were the largest tax cuts in the past decade.

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