This paper examines how the culinary traditions of Bud’s homeland in Diana
Abu-Jaber’s memoir, The Language of Baklava, help Bud manage a life
comprised of two cultures. Bud, Abu-Jaber’s immigrant father, struggles to unite
the memories of his Jordanian childhood with the realities of his new...
This study evaluates what role Hurricane Sandy played in Chris Christie’s campaign strategy
and more specifically, how the disaster has altered his moral foundations and leadership style
long-term. By analyzing television advertisements and speeches during the 2009 and 2013
America is statistically diversifying on the large scale. Yet, simultaneously there is documented
racial and socioeconomic homogenization on the micro level. Recently, this has led to tensions
and conflicts between differing socioeconomic and racial groups, as exhibited in Baltimore,
In the wake of crisis, humans innately succumb to particular set of emotions, allowing
psychologists to develop a pattern for their responses to trauma. While subjective, a general
cycle of emotions can be broken down into three stages: anticipation, experience, and
recovery. This study...