‘Til Death Do Us Part: The End of Government Regulation of Marriage and the Emergence of Domestic Partnership Contracts

Allison Hoover

The current debate over same-sex marriage has brought into question how exactly the government should interact with the institution of marriage, if at all. In America, marriage and government have coalesced for centuries, but its time for the two to divorce.

 

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

 

Lara Croft and Gaming: Feminism in a Hyper-Masculine Industry

Lydia McInnes

Gaming’s bravest (and bustiest) archaeologist crashed back onto the scene in 2013 after nearly five years since her last video game appearance.

 

Quite Useless: Truth, Art, and Life in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

Sarah Huener

In his examination of art in human form, Oscar Wilde ultimately concludes that art is not a means of striving for Absolute Truth, as Plato describes Form to be. Wilde’s choice of a man as his object of analysis is no coincidence; for him, the human soul itself is Form.

 

Eating to Reverse Disease

Caroline Margonis

More Americans are diagnosed with a form of cardiovascular disease than any other country, making America the land of broken hearts.

 

Food, Sex & Violence: A Decolonizing Feminism in Caribbean Literature

Jon W. O'Neill

In Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory (1998) and Jamaica Kincaid’s Autobiography of My Mother (1995), cooking and eating are acts that describe for us the conflicts and confusions of forming a national, familial or sexual identity in the (neo-)colonized, or decolonizing, Ca

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon 2012
 

Words as Weapons

E Brawley

In only two short years, the Syrian War has conjured some of the most complicated civil and worldwide conflict of the twenty-first century.

 

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).

Vincent van Zeijst ICC Headquarters
 

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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