The Importance and Promise of Medicaid as a Women’s Health Program

A Senior Capstone Experience by Liz Hay ’22 Submitted to the Department of Economics Advised by Dr. Robert Lynch Contributor Biography: Liz Hay is a graduating senior with majors in Economics and Humanities and a minor in Public Health. At WC, Liz has held positions with the SGA, GIS Lab, and Collegian literary magazine, among…

Hope is the Thing with Feathers: The Potential Impacts of the Political Implications of Popular Young Adult Literature: A Close Reading of The Hunger Games

A Senior Capstone Experience by Julia E. Clifton ’22 Submitted to the Department of English Advised by Professor Roy Kesey Contributor Biography: Julia Clifton graduated from Washington College last spring with a degree in English and minors in creative writing and JEP. She is from Bel Air, Maryland and now works at the public library…

Utopia and Religion

A Senior Capstone Experience by Josh Gastineau ’22 Submitted to the Department Philosophy and Religion Read Josh’s SCE below:

Zombie Ants! Fungal Parasitism and Mechanisms of Behavior Manipulation

A Senior Capstone Experience by Nathaniel Braddock ’22 Submitted to the Department of Biology Advised by Dr. Jennie Rinehimer Contributor Biography: Nathaniel Braddock ’22 is a recent graduate who majored in Biology with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution and a minor in Art and Art History. He is an avid birdwatcher and lover of…

The Effects of Alcohol and Caffeine on Depressive Systems in Wistar-Kyoto Rats

Senior Capstone Experience by Shaniece Fraser ’22 Submitted to the Department of Psychology Advised by Dr. Cindy Gibson Contributor Biography: Born and raised in the Caribbean, Shaniece witnessed the widespread misuse of alcohol. Shaniece has seen loved ones develop chronic illnesses because of prolonged alcohol abuse, but she has also seen loved ones successfully become…

Revelation to Revolution, in Search of Queer Liberation through Self-Actualization, Self-Definition, and Group Mobilization in Science Fiction Narratives

A Senior Capstone Experience by Erica Quinones ’22 Submitted to the Department of English Advised by Dr. James Allen Hall Contributor Biography: Erica is a first-year English PhD student at the University of Delaware where she studies the intersection of language and queerness in post-1945 sci-fi texts with a particular interest in personhood, fluidity, and…

The Innate Biases Involved in Interviews Conducted by Artificial Intelligence

A Senior Capstone Experience by Tegan A. McBride ’22 Submitted to the Departments of Computer Science and Anthropology & Archeology Advised by Dr. Kyle Wilson and Dr. Aaron Lampman Contributor Biography: Tegan McBride recently graduated with the class of 2022 and has earned her Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Anthropology. During Commencement weekend,…