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.

 

The Effects of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Tropical Corals and their Symbionts

Travis Courtney

This paper discusses the causes and effects of coral bleaching, connecting the analysis to global climate change. Recent scientific research has demonstrated that corals and their symbionts, zooxanthellae, can adapt to changing oceanic conditions.

 

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.

 

Revolutionary Ideology in the Outcomes of Social Revolutions

Jordan Elliott

I contend that, although the preceding government and society are significant in causing a revolution and creating revolutionaries, the ideological mindset of the revolutionary group is itself a major factor in determining the outcome of the revolution.

 

Wait, You Stormed Franklin Street! Why? The Social and Psychological Motivations of UNC Sports Fans

Kristine Thompson

Sports are a distinct subculture in the United States that encompass diverse populations and affect the lives of millions of people.  This article examines the social and psychological factors that influence sport fandom and presents a case study of the motivations of fans at the University of No

 

False Assumptions: Why Title IX is not to Blame for Changes in Men’s Athletics

Angell Wescott

The purpose of this paper is to disprove the arguments of those who believe that Title IX negatively impacts men’s athletics and explain how this information is particularly important to lawmakers and those determining how to distribute funds among athletic programs.

 

The Unknown Link: Epigenetics, Metabolism, and Nutrition

Nafiah Enayet

The number of individuals suffering from obesity in America is skyrocketing. This article examines a possible tool to help combat obesity, which is a national health crisis that contributes to serious medical issues like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

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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.

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Warfare vs. Fanfare: The National Football League’s Concussion Crisis and a Proposal for Reform

Destinee Grove

My view most resembles that of the neurological scholars. While I don’t share all their views, I concur that substantial modifications need to be introduced to the NFL to improve player protection.

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