Honors Journal: Spring 2000


The papers in the Honors Journal reflect the research and writing efforts of undergraduate students at the time the papers were submitted to the journal. Web links within the papers were active at the time of publication, but they are not updated.

This issue of the Honors Journal was edited by Christine Bump '00, Lindsay Perkins '00 and Julie Hemstreet, Honors Program Administrative Assistant.

Letter from the Director

Metal Ions in DNA Cruciforms: The effect of Zn2 on linear and supercoiled AGCT sequences
By Noelle Dwarzski

The Importance of Organization in the Art of Dance
By Gregor Lee

Economics and Resources
By Dawn Martin

Trash or Treasure
By Emily Poore

On The Road Again: The Female American Road Trip
By Elissa Pugh

By Alicia Roddy

The Ladies' Paradise: Selling Women, Power...and Lace
By Beth Schelle

High School Socialization Practices and the Social Relations of Production: A Partial Replication of mid-1970's Research
By Danielle Schofield

Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged: An Ideological Examination
By Andrea Sharretts

"It did not matter... which one had been doing the talking": The relationship of Shreve to Quentin in Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!
By Monica Signoretti

On the Concept of the One: An Analysis of Plotinus & Giordano Bruno
By Caroline Stark

Italian Opera,Verdi and Rigoletto: A General Overview
By Sophie Wackenhut

Women in Slavery and the Fight for Social Freedoms
By Sophie Wackenhut

Synthesis, Purification, and Cell Culture Experiments with Anti-myc Antisense Oligonucleotides
By Brandi Whitley

The Fletchers: First Family of Sweet Briar Plantation
By Julissa Yabar