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Alfaro looks at impact of immigrant illiteracy

Holly Bartholomew

May 5, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects

Senior Lauren Gonzales Alfaro realized there was an issue with illiteracy in immigrants from Mexico when she married into a Mexican family. This realization prompted her to spend a year and a half working on a senior project targe... Read more »

Abner explores Irish and American news coverage

Harrison Clifford

May 5, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects

Senior journalism major Rhayn Abner took her place at the head of the classroom in Marsh 206 on Senior Projects Day, and in front of a crowd of teachers and peers and condensed more than a years worth of information and research ... Read more »

Dewitt sets the tone for project with lights

Ben Hopwood

May 5, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects

When people hear the phrase “I’m a theater major,” their first reaction is usually either a chuckle or a scoff. Many students do not fully appreciate the work that theater majors put in. Senior Griffin Dewitt embodies the ... Read more »

‘Imogen’ blurs lines of reality and imagination

Dascha Marenco

May 5, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects

Creativity can be seen as rhythmic and storytellers such as Iris Young have the ability to weave their imagination into everything they do. Having majored in film and vocal performance, Young wanted to make a film depicting her ow... Read more »

Presjak examines students ‘gaydars’

Dascha Marenco

April 14, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

Gender orientation does not have a set appearance, mannerism or lifestyle. Although some gay people reflect feminine or masculine characteristics, there are those that may appear to conform to a certain stereotype but identif... Read more »

Gunn looks to portray themes of oppression and racism in dance

Holly Bartholomew

April 14, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

Dancers, clad in either white or black, glide gracefully across the stage. There is something more than beauty behind their movements; there is a message. The dance, choreographed by senior Jassa Gunn, is about racism. Gunn explain... Read more »

Clair experiecnes the real world of business

Ben Hopwood

April 14, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

Many students worry that their education will not prepare them for the harshness of the modern job market. However, senior Harrison Clair feels confident that the experience he gained from working on his senior project will al... Read more »

Bulling investigates how media portrays mass shooters and its influences on public opinion

Harrison Clifford

April 14, 2016

Filed under Senior Projects, Student Life

Gun control has been and still is a hotly contested and debated topic in today’s world. Senior Lorne Bulling decided to tackle the topic head on for his senior thesis and explore how the media frames mass shooters and thus ... Read more »

Study researches self reflection in art

Shannon Konoske

May 7, 2015

Filed under Senior Projects

Artwork is a reflection of an artist’s vision and sometimes a reflection of the artist’s self. When examining the connection between art and the artist, one question that arises is what purpose does the work serve... Read more »

Poetry Slam provides safe space, free speech

Max Kirkendall

May 7, 2015

Filed under Senior Projects

What if there was a place that people of all gender identities could go and hang out and feel safe? For senior Aryn Jones that place just happens to exist. Jones’ project fell under the category of Queering Common Consci... Read more »

Homelessness in Hawaii: Out of sight, out of mind

Stuart Leijon

May 7, 2015

Filed under Senior Projects

Homelessness is a growing issue in states like Hawaii, but lawmakers are refusing to tackle the problem head on. Matthew Yasuoka found, in his presentation “Come to Hawaii (Unless You’re Homeless),” Hawaiian lawma... Read more »

Student helps improve dog therapy program

Melissa Mullaly

May 7, 2015

Filed under Senior Projects

Dogs have been said to provide comfort without words and teach the value of responsibility. For children of domestic abuse, the interaction with a dog is invaluable to improving their learning abilities and behavior. Acco... Read more »

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