Looking @ the Trolls Behind the Screen: An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Everyday Sadism through Trolling on the Internet

Jamie Ramos

Cyber trolling is a known manifestation of everyday sadism. A study of over 500 internet users was conducted to determine why the internet allows for easier expression of sadistic behaviors.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Murky Waters: Turbidity's Effect on Aquatic Predation

Zachary Locklear

Temporary pond ecosystems are a fascinating and underexplored kind of ecosystem. This paper aims to investigate predation within these systems, particularly in respect to temporary ponds in North Carolina and the key creatures that inhabit them.

 

Social hub or social flub? An analysis of social interaction in dormitories with differing architecture.

Adam Bock

Many different factors affect the experiences college students have in their residence halls, and one of these factors is the distance between students.  The goal of this study was to determine if functional distance had a different impact than physical distance on residents, and if so, a seconda

 

Joke’s on You, Interpreters of “Bartleby”

Zeke Saber

Some mysteries weren’t meant to be solved, but that doesn’t stop literary critics from trying to dissect Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener.” Saber argues that Melville intentionally prevents concrete interpretation of his short story through complex linguistics and multiple layers of for

 

Mind Games: Exploring and Analyzing the Mind of an Athlete

Willa Ma

As sports fans, we marvel at elite athletes and the way they play their sport.  The physical prowess is clearly seen, but the little-researched yet powerful brain behind the body is also a key factor in the success of these exceptional athletes.

 

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

 

ASL? Searching For a BF Who Wants an LTR

Kandis Morgan

The Internet is one of the most commonly known technological phenomenons. In the past decade, it has provided people with a completely new way to view a number of different things. One of these things, in specific, is courtship.

 

Race Against Time: The Development of Antibiotic Resistance

Caleb Wooley

Antibiotic treatments have been around since the discovery of penicillin in 1928. For the last 70 years, antibiotics have treated numerous people and prevented severe outbreaks of bacterial infections.

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