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Assessing the Long-term Economic Impacts of the World Cup as Mega-sport Event

Yundong Liu

By comparing the short-term and long-term economic impacts of the World Cup upon countries that host the spectacular event, this article will qualitatively demonstrate that the World Cup has positive impacts in the long run.

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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.

 

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.

 

UNC Campus Crime Analysis: Working to Recognize and Reduce

Sierra Lyda

Universities across the nation constantly strive to create a safe, friendly environment for college students to thrive in, UNC-Chapel Hill being no exception.

 

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

 

Follow the Leader: Partisanship in the Processing of Political Speech

Patrick Hahn

Voters in the United States are inundated with political speech during campaign season, and it is important to consider the ways voters evaluate this speech.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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.

 

Schizophrenia: A Beautiful Fight

Julia Berkelhammer, Angel Cockerham, Michelle Kasprak, Alyssa Tedder, and Taylor Warren
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