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Traumatic Brain Injury and the NFL: A Study of the Confluence of Medicine, Ethics, and Social Mores in Professional Football
The future of American football and the National Football League (NFL) is currently uncertain. Although football is America’s most popular sport and the NFL has reached unprecedented levels of financial success, this ...
A Storyteller's Journey
This project is a work of reflection on my journey of personal growth as a filmmaker, and the culmination of that growth in the two enclosed films. It explores many of the forces that influenced my path leading up to the ...
No Child Left Behind and Closing the Achievement Gap
To what extent was No Child Left Behind successful in its goal of narrowing the achievement gap between white and black students? To better evaluate the success of the legislation, this paper investigates the education ...
The Statistics of Swing: The Demographics and Political Properties of U.S. Presidential Swing States
Presidential swing states, particularly the demographic and political features that predict them, have been under-researched in the field of political science. This thesis examines what features might predict swing states ...
C.S. Lewis' Four Loves and Harry Potter
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is one of the best-selling in history, is translated into a multitude of different languages, has a fan base that few other authors can rival and it is a still a series that has much ...
Days Up and Down They Come: Townes Van Zandt and the Search for the Meaning of Life and Death
Texas has had a long standing tradition of excellent songwriting, and has been known to produce outstanding songwriters in each generation. Perhaps no time was filled with more prolific Texas songwriters than the late ...
The Moderating Effect of Attachment to God on the Association between Education and Social Trust
Previously, many researchers have concluded that lower educational attainment is a risk factor for low social trust. While other studies have analyzed the effects of religious attendance on trust, the present study seeks ...
Literature as an Alternative to Teaching to the Test
In response to the recent emphasis on standardized testing, teaching to the test has become a growing problem for American public education. Although educators frequently criticize this instructional method, they have been ...
Eclipse Coffee Bar- Business Plan
With the increased desire for high quality coffee, Eclipse Coffee Bar seeks to provide the Abilene area with a coffee shop where people can gather to seek community, study and work. Eclipse Coffee Bar will capitalize on ...