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  • Khaselev, Gabriel; Singleton, Jordan (2014)
    In this project, we have assembled an aircraft with some autonomous capabilities. The implications of autonomous flight are substantial. Without pilots, flight can be mechanically and deterministically optimized; this could ...
  • Mehta, Anushka Suketu (2015)
    This thesis explores legal/documented immigrants in the United States, and how they perceive ‘home’ and their identities in light of their mobility and changing locations. In particular, I am interested in the relationship ...
  • Zhang, Henry; Cina-Sklar, Zoe (Swarthmore College, 2013-11-01)
    First, we hear from a memoirist about her experiences as a military wife after 9/11. Next, we present our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” Then, we talk to an expert about civil resistance in Syria. Finally, we find out ...
  • Batten, Caroline; Bisgaard-Church, Elliana (Swarthmore College, 2011-09-30)
    This week on War News Radio: Under Cover. First, we return to our investigation of Afghanistan’s illicit opium economy, in the second half of our two-week report. Then, we learn about a new video game designed to portray ...
  • Crawford, Kyle; Lee, Amandine; Moser, Aaron (Swarthmore College, 2010-12-10)
    First, Amandine Lee takes a look at the new government in Iraq – and what it signifies for Iraq’s future. Then, in our second in a media analysis series, Aaron Moser examines coverage of Obama’s trip to Afghanistan. Finally, ...
  • Katz, Louis; Batten, Caroline (Swarthmore College, 2011-03-04)
    This week on War News Radio, we speak with a blogger and a filmmaker about recent protests in the Iraqi province of Sulaymaniyah. Then, we hear about the February 25th “Day of Rage” in Iraq. Finally, we explore media ...
  • Hunter-Smith, Sarah (2007)
    Sound symbolism refers to a non-arbitrary relationship between sound and meaning. Language-specific forms of sound symbolism are well documented, but many scholars have also been interested in whether some sound symbolic ...
  • Lee, Amandine; Crawford, Kyle; Sariahmed, Karim (Swarthmore College, 2010-08-06)
    This week on War News Radio, we look into why Iraq has still not been able to produce a government 5 months after the national elections. Amandine Lee reports. Read the transcript here. Then, we examine the gradual ...
  • Batten, Caroline; Gutierrez, Patty (Swarthmore College, 2011-09-16)
    This week on War News Radio: Unintended Consequences. First, we learn about Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Program. Then, we hear about the effects of the revolution in Egypt on its relationship with Israel. But first, ...
  • Smith, Collin; Bisgaard-Church, Elliana (Swarthmore College, 2011-10-14)
    This week on War News Radio: Unlikely Connections. First, we hear from a physics professor about his formula for predicting insurgent attacks. Then, we hear about a lifelong anti-war protester finding new inspiration in ...
  • Hart, Robbie (2004)
  • Zhao, Alan; Ramirez, Gabriel (Swarthmore College, 2010-02-26)
    This week on War News Radio, we’ll explore the popular Afghan game of Buzkashi. Alan Zhao reports. Then, Iraq’s Parliamentary election is just around the corner. We’ll hear about what some Iraqis want from their future ...
  • Abbass, Samia; Katz, Louis (Swarthmore College, 2010-02-05)
    This week on War News Radio, We investigate the US military’s use of burn pits to dispose of trash at military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how some veterans believe the pits have created serious health problems. ...
  • Forrest, Andy (2012)
    This paper is an ethnography of homeless and formerly homeless activists who participate in a member-led grassroots organization in New York City named Open City. The ethnography is based on interviews with the members ...
  • Imes, Akure (2014)
    This paper puts into conversation two opposing contexts: the urban strip club and the African dance aesthetic. Primarily black dancers, rap and R&B music, and a primarily black clientele characterize the urban strip club. ...
  • Murphy, Julia Saxton (2015)
    For many years, the Paley laboratory has developed the use of planar chiral1l4 iron(O) tricarbonyl complexes for use in directing the central chirality of adjacent centers. This work examines the use of dienes functionalized ...
  • Wong, Alice Rose (2013)
    Enantiomerically pure planar chiral iron(0) tricarbonyl diene complexes were used as a template for the diastereoselective spiroketalization of four spiroketals. As an additional complication, these substrates contained ...
  • Eisenberg, Eric (2006)
    In linguistic literature, little attention has been paid to quantifying UTTERANCE LENGTH, or the number of words or other units of length used by a speaker per turn, through the course of conversation. Using a playwriting ...
  • Kobelin, Melissa (2000)
    Reading aloud to children is about much more than the text at hand. Reading aloud to children is about text and about interaction. When a parent sits down to read with a child or a teacher calls together a class full of ...

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