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.

 

The Black Dahlia: The 1947 Murder of Elizabeth Short

Morgan Korzik

The Black Dahlia is one of the most infamous unsolved murders in U.S. history, and has been memorialized in many books, films, documentaries and video games.

 

Can We Grow Replacement Organs? A Survey of Current Literature

Connor Karr

Although written a century ago, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is not far off from the ideas some scientists have for modern medicine. Regenerative medicine, also known as tissue engineering, could be one of the most powerful medical fields in the future.

 

Working with Worried Parents in the Emergency Department/Pediatric Emergency Department

In this foreword to observation articles by Campbell and Holmes, Tobias Vestal describes how emergency departments respond to fears and questions from parents of their patients.

 

Food Waste in Schools: America’s Latest Epidemic and the Simple Solutions to Solving It

Hanna Wondmagegn

Food waste has become a national and global epidemic and with increased proposals, ideas and initiatives presented by different actors on the local and national level, there seems to be no solution in sight.

 

Colored by Passion: The Political-Poetical Intersect in the Life and Work of Pablo Neruda

Erin Becker

Pablo Neruda began his career as an apolitical love poet and ended it as an outspoken advocate for engaged art and the Communist cause.

 

“Where's the Love?”: The Stigmatization of Women with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Ryan Woodard

The stigmatization of women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in South Africa is a key factor to isolating them from the rest of society and undermining the care and treatment made available to them.

 

Sex Education in Public Schools

Tessa Palmer

Sex education permeates the public school system, but in its current form it is failing to adequately teach students about sex and sexuality. Rates of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections are far too high, particularly among LGBT+ students.

 

Creating a Secure, Safe Environment in Psychiatric Emergency Services

In this foreword to observation articles by Arendas, Barbour, Burri, and Wheless, Eliza Athans writes about the efforts that go into creating positive psychiatric enviornments and making psychiatric services feel safe.

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