2019

Analysis: Observing Cultural groups at my newly built Metro Campus Center

            In this assignment I will be observing the social culture of the newly designed Metro Campus Center. I will be observing why students on campus flock to this new building (like pigeons to food). My observation will come from watching patterns among students from different ethnicity groups, to see if they act differently when… Read More »Analysis: Observing Cultural groups at my newly built Metro Campus Center

Higher Education is Attainable.

How do we empower, motivate, and encourage young black males to continue to aspire and accomplish their dreams despite the turmoil they may or may not be facing? How do we create a pathway built on the foundation of higher education that redefines statistics and ignites change? “Am I wrong for wanting a higher education?… Read More »Higher Education is Attainable.

UReCA

UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity provides students with an outlet to publish and promote undergraduate work. We will discuss the resources NCHC provides for students to learn about academic publishing through doing. UReCA’s regional representative will explain the process from selection to publication, reflect on their personal growth, discuss growth… Read More »UReCA

Hear Me Out, Decreasing the Numbers to Increase Numbers: How Lowering Tuition Costs will Increase Retention Rate

At the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College there is a unique financial situation pertaining to the cost of tuition. The first two years in attendance the cost of tuition is comparable to a community college and it very cost efficient. When a student reaches junior class standing their tuition will increase… Read More »Hear Me Out, Decreasing the Numbers to Increase Numbers: How Lowering Tuition Costs will Increase Retention Rate

Taking a Knee: Examining Controversial Speakers in Sports Protests

On October 17, 1968, Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos were forced to return their awards after they raised their fists in a black-power salute during the medal ceremony. In 2016 Colin Kaepernick (former quarterback of 49ers and now the face of Nike) took a knee during the national anthem in… Read More »Taking a Knee: Examining Controversial Speakers in Sports Protests

The politics of sex trafficking

The sex trafficking industry is one that is often overlooked and underestimated. This system affects millions of people and families worldwide, thus the necessity to bring more attention to the topic. Within the constraints of this paper I identify and utilize different political components of multiple countries where sex trafficking is especially prevalent. Through the… Read More »The politics of sex trafficking

Meat Me Halfway: An Investigation of the Implications of the Unethical Manufacturing of Animal Products

The rapidly increasing level of industrialization associated with the production of our food has created significant health-related and environmental risks. The standards in place to regulate the practices by which meat and dairy products are manufactured in the United States are wildly inadequate. Therefore, an important step in recognizing the harmful nature of many common… Read More »Meat Me Halfway: An Investigation of the Implications of the Unethical Manufacturing of Animal Products