The Prospect of Designer Babies: Is it Inevitable?

Michael Catalano

It might seem like an abstract idea to many, but we may soon be capable of selecting the traits of unborn children.  There have been numerous ethical approaches to the issue, with potential benefits and harms outlined, but few scholars have really looked into the great potential for its developme


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.


So You Think You Can Multitask?

Kelsey Mays, Katie Pazur, Hank Samuels

Multitasking, contrary to popular belief, is becoming more and more of a problem in today's college classrooms. As the prevalence of personal technology becomes more obvious, so do the consequences associated with it.


What is art: An Objective Definition vs. a Functional Definition

Mikala Smith

The question "What is art?" has been asked for generations, but it is important to consider art's functionality rather than its definition. This paper explores scholarship on the issue of art.


Improving College Exam Performance with L-theanine and Caffeine

Henry Gong

Students who experience test anxiety struggle to maintain high grades in their classes even if they have studied the material. Current treatment options for test anxiety are limited. This paper proposes the potential of caffeine and L-theanine as a treatment option.


Sex Education in Public Schools

Tessa Palmer

Sex education permeates the public school system, but in its current form it is failing to adequately teach students about sex and sexuality. Rates of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections are far too high, particularly among LGBT+ students.


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).

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Libya and the International Criminal Court: A Case Study for Shared Responsibility

Christian Rodriguez

Among the global challenges presented to the international community in the aftermath of the Second World War was a need to bring to justice individuals accused of the most heinous international crimes.


The Architect and the Epicure

Sean Mattio

While some may find a comparison of the architect and the epicure unusual, the work of artists such as Marie-Antoine Carême, Adolf Loos, and Kazuko Okakura make such an analogy both plausible and interesting by giving us a set of intellectual tools to trace a connection between food and architect


Home Advantage in Soccer

Steven Zheng

Home advantage is the psychological and physiological advantage that the home team has over the visiting team and it is prevalent in all sports, including soccer. There is no singular explanation for home advantage because it is comprised of and caused by many different components.