The Energy Source of Tomorrow: Benefits of Nuclear Fusion Power

Ivan Pogrebnyak

In the search for sources of energy, discussions of nuclear fusion power as an option have often been seen as unrealistic, overshadowed by the viability of nuclear fission.

 

And May the Visuals be Ever in Your Favor: An Analysis of Visual Metaphors in The Hunger Games

Anna Sprecher

The Hunger Games novel by Suzanne Collins includes numerous symolic images throughout to shed light on societal problems. This paper argues that readers accept these symbols readily because society responds well to visual representations, thanks to the constant flood of visual media.

 

Some Interpretations are More Equal Than Others: Misinterpreting George Orwell's Animal Farm

Rebecca Herring

George Orwell’s slim little novel, Animal Farm, has been a staple of American schools and culture since it was published. It has become a cultural touchstone around which misinformation has dominated.

 

The Little Rascals Case: A Case for Regulating Children’s Testimony

Anna Twiddy

Ultimately, the Little Rascals case serves as clear proof that the use of children's testimony in criminal cases must be heavily monitored and regulated, ideally through legislation, which would provide a uniform framework for handling such controversial cases.

 

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind: Early Retirement Investment for Risk-Averse College Graduates

Michael Jushchuk

College-age students, who are often reluctant to put their money away for the future, are ideal candidates for investing. This paper explains investment strategies and their differing risk levels.

 

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.

 

‘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.

 

Seeing Black and White

Emily Webb

In order to understand economic and educational disparities based on race in the United States, we must understand America’s history of housing discrimination.

 

The Impact of Centralized EU Refugee Policy on Greece’s Management of Asylum-Seekers

Stefano Jacobson

Blaming Europe’s centralized refugee policy system ultimately proves reductive as it ignores the centrality of this policy system to the refugee rights secured thus far and to the solutions to protecting more refugee lives in future.

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