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  • Of buildings and belonging : re-storying the student veteran's historical impact on place and program 

    Contributor:Anderson, Sheri McQuiston;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This research explores the student veteran's material effect upon the land grant university, particularly on the campus of Colorado State University, as seen in the development of both places and programs. The signing of ...
  • What it was like when I was alive 

    Contributor:Ziffer, Emily;
    Date Submitted:2018
    These stories are interested in the ways that language, cultural heritage, and physical location influence identity. Moving through different historical time periods and countries, the characters in these stories grapple ...
  • First days on Planet Nine 

    Contributor:Harnden, Emily;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This work is a collection of short stories interested in examining the ways we experience grief; what it looks like to lose and how we might find light in such dark. The protagonists of these stories are young women: ...
  • An analysis of the developing se passive construction with a por-phrase 

    Contributor:Rauch, Jacwylyn Laci;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This research proposes to characterize a particular type of se construction as a developing se passive construction with a por-phrase and attempts to address what linguistic niche it inhabits. The construction addressed ...
  • A study of light in a small town 

    Contributor:Cotten-Potter, Cory;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This collection of work contains stories that explore the relationships that individuals have to their familial and cultural pasts. They ask what it means to embrace tradition or eschew heritage, and how to honor family ...
  • Humans raised by humans raised by humans 

    Contributor:Killmeyer, Sam;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Humans Raised by Humans Raised by Humans is a collection of poems concerned with inheritance, particularly the things we inherit without knowing that emerge and unravel at unexpected times.
  • Slow motion iterations of all my whereabouts ever 

    Contributor:Konopka, Cole;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Slow motion iterations of all my whereabouts ever charts the development of an unnamed speaker as they explore different relationships with the self, often represented by the first-person pronoun, the I. The manuscript ...
  • Un/limited 

    Contributor:Yanowitz, Zachary;
    Date Submitted:2018
    UN/LIMITED is a collection of poems divided into three primary sections, moving from a group with multiple versions of "I" through to one long poem with multiple versions of "You." Focused primarily around themes of grief, ...
  • The production of English vowels by native Arabic speakers 

    Contributor:Alqarni, Hanan;
    Date Submitted:2018
    When Arabic learners first delve into the English language, they may find many difficulties in pronunciation due to the fact that there are vast differences between English and Arabic, especially regarding the number of ...
  • Learner-centered comparison study between American native speakers and Saudi English language learners in forming English requests and refusals in academic setting 

    Contributor:Alqarawi, Nahlah;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Native speakers of a language may not consider cultural differences when performing speech acts which can lead to misunderstandings between people from different cultures. Therefore, this study investigates differences ...
  • Decommission 

    Contributor:Raunig, Colin;
    Date Submitted:2018
    The novel-in-progress is first person female and follows Brittany, a Naval Flight Officer, two weeks before the decommissioning, or retirement of the naval airplane known as the E-6B Mercury, two years after the E-6B plane ...
  • Choose your own Nick : a collection of stories 

    Contributor:Seyedbagheri, Mir-Yashar;
    Date Submitted:2018
    The six stories in Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri's thesis, "Choose Your Own Nick" explore character development through the prism of one character in a plethora of what if scenarios. The stories seek to develop an understanding ...
  • Trump's "Travel Ban" : how the discourse of two executive orders conceals animus against Muslims 

    Contributor:Fredrickson, Amy;
    Date Submitted:2018
    The implementation, although temporary, of the Trump administration's "travel ban" executive orders sparked public criticism. Many criticized these orders for restricting travel based on religious profiling, an inimical ...
  • Distrust of government 

    Contributor:Boyles, Claire Lynn;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Distrust of Government is a book-length collection of short stories centered in a tradition of literature of the American West, typically set in rural small-towns on the Front Range and Eastern Plains of Colorado. These ...
  • The order of lost things 

    Contributor:Matheny, Lauren Lynn;
    Date Submitted:2018
    My thesis project is a novel, The Order of Lost Things. This novel explores themes of love, grief, and loss: the protagonist, Ana, is left to pick up the pieces after her ex-husband dies and leaves her as executor for his ...
  • Still, the West 

    Contributor:Mucklow, David;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Still, the West is a collection of poems organized in two sections. The first section centers around the history of barbed wire, mending fences, and a familiarity with the place of Northwest Colorado. The second section ...
  • All at once, just once 

    Contributor:Peats, Ryann;
    Date Submitted:2018
    All at Once, Just Once is a collection of poems structured to reflect the cyclical nature of the calendar year as someone who identifies as queer. The first and last sections introduce & explore themes of grief, coming ...
  • Cheerleaders, jocks, nerds and "the man" : popular representations of schooling in modern television 

    Contributor:Solem, Allison;
    Date Submitted:2018
    In recent years, the availability of media has increased and adolescents are engaged with some type of media for most of the day. However, television remains one of the most popular mediums in America, despite increases ...
  • Wake up, beast 

    Contributor:Vance, Debbie;
    Date Submitted:2018
    This thesis project takes the Pleaides/Orion myth as its origin. According to the myth, the great hunter Orion fell in love with the Pleiades, seven virginal sisters, and chased them around the world for seven years, until ...
  • A small tally of future regrets 

    Contributor:Pipe, Meghan;
    Date Submitted:2018
    These eight short stories, told mainly but not exclusively from the perspectives of young women, portray work and relationships at a moment of cultural shift, at the start of the twenty-first century in America, when women ...

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