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  • Peters, Nathaniel (2007)
    Verlan is a language game that has long existed in France, but became widely-used by youth from the banlieues, the French suburban “ghetto,” in the 1970s. It reverses a Standard French word to produce a new form that ...
  • Mizead, Abdulla; Hagar, Emily (Swarthmore College, 2010-02-19)
    This week on War News Radio, The question of debaathification has dominated most of Iraq’s parliamentary campaign. But for many, that’s not the top issue. We speak with a candidate who hopes to use his seat to battle ...
  • Miller, Cay (2003)
    This thesis will examine the history of television in Australia, the invasion of American media, Australian views towards this trend, and the situation of American media in Australia today. There will be a short explanation ...
  • Duke, Nell K. (1993)
    A compendium of factors point to a need for both academic and professional attention to Black English in early writing. First, recent trends in literacy education emphasize writing as an integral part of emergent literacy. ...
  • Zhao, Alan (Swarthmore College, 2011-02-25)
    First, we hear from an Australian manager for an Afghan development agency. Then, we look at the implications of Muqtada Al Sadr’s return to Iraq. Finally, we talk with a US Army sergeant about a Youtube video that he ...
  • Fortunato, Chris (2014)
    This project creates a serial data link using a voice call between cell phones. This is done via the creation of a simple modem that uses On-Off Keying (OOK) as the modulation scheme, and an (8, 12) Hamming code for error ...
  • Noble, Dani; Hager, Emily (Swarthmore College, 2009-02-20)
    This week on War News Radio, we profile an independent theater production that examines the ways the national media shapes conversations between individuals. Dani Noble reports. Then, we find out more about the deal ...
  • Welsh, Tyler; Singh, Sabrina (Swarthmore College, 2013-05-03)
    In this month’s show, we examine three issues that build on the relationship between environmental stresses and conflict. First, we examine the impact of a five-year drought on the Syrian Revolution. Then, we investigate ...
  • Hageboutros, Joelle; Okabe-Jawdat, Dylan (Swarthmore College, 2014-04-04)
    This week on War News Radio, “Changing Perspectives.” First, we learn how the mainstream American media has sensationalized mass shootings and normalized urban gun violence. Next, we present our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” ...
  • Clayton, Jay; Galvez, Kat (Swarthmore College, 2013-09-06)
    This week on War News Radio, “Chaos and Crisis." First, we summarize the current civil war in Syria. Next, we present our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” Then, we hear from youth protesters in Brazil, Turkey, and Egypt. ...
  • Elkins, Matthew (2014)
    The influenza A M2 protein is 97-residues in length and homotetramerizes to form a proton channel across the viral membrane early in the influenza life cycle. M2 is also implicated in the formation and budding of new viral ...
  • Barrientos, Guadalupe (2016)
    Past research has shown that prejudice persists towards speakers of English with an accent (Lippi-Green 2011), non-standard English dialects (Mendoza-Denton 1999), and even borrowed words pronounced in their language of ...
  • Bender, Conrad (1988)
    This paper will address the very large topic of Chinese phonology. Obviously, this topic cannot be fully explored in a paper of this length. Rather than provide an exhaustive study, I shall attempt to give an introduction ...
  • Wagner, Peter (1992)
    In this paper I consider two radically opposing views of language and human linguistic competence. One is Chomsky's generative program in theoretical linguistics; the other is the approach to language presented by ...
  • Skemer, Andrew (2006)
    This paper summarizes current knowledge of circumstellar debris disks and presents methods of modeling optically thin disks. The techniques of Bayesian statistics and marginal probabilities are applied to the disk modeling ...
  • Neilson, Roxanne (2015)
    The purpose of this study is to look at what impact shifting demographics in a suburb of New York City has on publicly funded institutions as waves of immigrant groups arrive and then establish themselves. The study ...
  • Clark, Megan (2011)
    In this study I analyze the linguistic attitudes held by Polish and German speakers in the border towns of Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany and Slubice, Poland, held together by a cross-border university. I consider the ...

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