“Spatial Analysis of Potential Risk Factors Associated with Addition of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Through Virginia”

Rachel C. Lombardi, author Introduction Over 728 billion cubic meters (bcm) of dry natural gas was consumed in the United States (U.S.) in 2013, and 24% of U.S. household energy is produced by natural gas (USEIA, 2013; Jaramillo et al., 2007). Due to a growing demand for natural gas, Dominion Inc., in partnership with Duke … Continue reading →

Biological and Environmental Sciences, Research, Volume 7

“Phenolic Acids in Brassicaceae Plants: Ovipositional Stimulants or Deterrents for Cabbage White Butterfly, Pieris rapae?”

Rebecca E. Dey and Skyler T. Carpenter, authors Abstract Cabbage white butterflies, Pieris rapae, are agricultural pests that lay their eggs on plants of the Brassicaceae (cabbage) family. Upon hatching, the caterpillars then feed on the plants, causing contamination and yield reduction. Female butterflies may identify suitable host plants through the detection of various chemicals … Continue reading →

Biological and Environmental Sciences, Research, Volume 7


Lindsay Graybill, designer — Because of the growing availability and portability of gadgets for all age groups, many young parents use technology as a substitution for personal communication and physical contact. They do not realize that children can be negatively affected by this unnatural replacement. My senior project is targeted toward these parents and serves … Continue reading →

Featured, Graphic Design, Graphic Design, Research, Volume 7

“My Jane Austen Novel”: Literary Tradition in McEwan’s Atonement

By Kate Carrubba

In his 2001 novel Atonement, Ian McEwan presents a story brimming with allusions to other literary works. Briony Tallis, her elder sister Cecelia, and their childhood friend Robbie Turner are characters all heavily influenced by British literature. Robbie and Cecelia both studied literature at Cambridge, and Briony is an aspiring author. Briony is a thirteen … Continue reading →

English And Modern Languages, Research, Volume 6, Volumes

College Bullying: An Exploratory Analysis

By Amelia D. Perry

Abstract Most research on bullying focuses on the K-12 education system or the workplace, but few studies focus on higher education. Most colleges combine hazing, harassment, and bullying into one category, which makes a primary focus on bullying difficult. Researchers have identified four main types of bullying: physical, verbal, social, and cyber. For this study, … Continue reading →

Psychology, Research, Volume 4, Volume 6

Hazing in Black Greek Lettered Organizations: A Symbolic Interactionist Study

By Tristan Cunningham

Abstract Black Greek Lettered Organizations have provided many opportunities for students since their inception.  They have been integral in the lives of many cultural icons such as Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, and Shaquille O’Neal.  Hazing is slowly but surely ripping these organizations apart as their relevancy and purpose on college campus around the … Continue reading →

Communication Studies, Research, Volume 6