2021 Honors Journal Cover Image

Image: La Jolla Cove Composite Plan Render by Bryan R Martino

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Front Matter pdf

Copyright, Acknowledgments, Letter from the Editor in Chief

Fiction pdf

Faded into Blue Patrick M. Heffernan (view)

The Ties That Bind Anna Ross (view)

Planes, Pain, and Automobiles Anna Ross (view)

The Artist's Prerogative Gracie Nordgren (view)

Humanities pdf

Borderlands of the Sacred: Bio-Cognitive Mapping in the Age of Apoclypse Caleb Wexler (full text)

Fanning the Flames of Discontent Caleb Wexler (full text)

Violence and Meta-Narrative in Shakespeare's Tragedies Caleb Wexler (full text)

In Search of Looted Art: The Nazi Theft of the Victor Family's Paintings Darby Linn (full text)

Poetry pdf

Can you breathe? Joy Liu (view)

Gaia John Goodpasture (view)

Passing Rita DiSibio (view)

ritual is the sacrament of a god Rita DiSibio (view)

Consider It Fixed Lucy Conner (view)

The Fallout of OUR Gravity Isabella Frank (view)

The Space Margaret Summerside (view)

A Hamartia, Perhaps. Kelton Jay Hevelone (view)

The Hammock and the Sailboat Dylan Gowins (view)

Blues Hole Bruce A. Kaufman (view)

The Sway of TV Murder Porn Bruce A. Kaufman (view)

School's Out Bruce A. Kaufman (view)

Catnip Dreams (for Lane) Bruce A. Kaufman (view)

Raft to the Other Shore Bruce A. Kaufman (view)

Tiger Study Catherine Garvin (view)

Skyline Aversion: How a gay boy grows up to view the stars and city below Anonymous (view)

newly acquainted Bailey Wakefield (view)

your adolescence passes through you without a wave or commotion Allen Means (view)

Kansas GHAZAL Caroline Wiygul (view)

Squirrel Country Caroline Wiygul (view)

Walking across campus headed for a field Katie Plain (view)

Horror Vacui Landin Swift Chesne (view)

denoting any other case than Katie Plain (view)

The First of Snows Kenlie Rohrer (view)

Knitting Through Skin Kenlie Rohrer (view)

In Quarantine Kenlie Rohrer (view)

And Modernism? Beau Farris (view)

The Itch Beau Farris (view)

Turning to White Alana R. Horwitz (view)

(On a sunbeam's behalf) Caroline Cappelletti (view)

Flawless: A Modern Boccaccio Retelling Anya Berlova (view)

Art pdf

You're Gonna Go Far Kid Adrian Gluchowski (view)

Finding Light in Darkness Claire Tetro (view)

Ceramics Untitled Zoe Boiarsky (view)

Keeper of the Key Michael Griffith Bibbey (view)

Passing Strange Mayar Al Dhaheri (view)

Mercury Sable & Chrysler Imperial Henry Perry-Friedman (view)

Melty Lines Kyle Neubarth (view)

The warm sun on my dark fur: Vivd Jasmin Godinez Rivera (view)

Open Media pdf

Eames Room: A Space for Two, Highly Rendered Space Bryan R Martino (view)

Israeli Shuk Vendor Bailey Wakefield (view)

Chicago Pride: Dykes on Bikes Bailey Wakefield (view)

The Journey Anya Berlova (view)

An Unfamiliar Home (4 photos) Madeleine Kriech (view the series)

La Jolla Cove Composite Render Bryan R Martino (view)

Apathy and Aesthetics in the Construction of Gen Z Identity Sophia Aldinger (full text)

Gender & Ethnic Studies pdf

The Impact of a Student’s Familial, Socioeconomic, and Educational Background on Academic Performance Alana R. Horwitz (full text)

The Coal Ash Community: An Analysis of Environmental Racism in Uniontown, Alabama Ellie Bach (full text)

Natural Science pdf

Pubertal Onset and Maintenance in FGFR3 Global Knockout Mice Amanda Brown (full text)

Effects of Cross-Sex Hormone Replacement Therapy on Fertility in Transgender Patients: A Systematic Review Arin Barth (full text)

Little Ambergris Cay, a Case Study for Ooid Rich Island Development on the Turks and Caicos Carbonate Platform Drew G. Brown (full text)

Creative Nonfiction pdf

Without Mom and Dad Alex Adler (view)

Sea of Heartbreak Kenlie Rohrer (view)

Out the Kitchen Window Charlotte Whitney (view)

Dysphoria Rita DiSibio (view)

Social Science pdf

Policy Prophecies: A closer look at the disparity in violence between El Salvador and Guatemala Hailey Egelhoff (full text)

Evaluating the Capacity of Green Infrastructure Projects to Facilitate Empathy with Nature in their Users Madison Young Matthias (full text)

Olympic Visions: A Comparative Analysis of Olympic Vision Planning David Broughton (full text)

Experiencing Religious Change: Latter-day Saint Women's Perceptions of Church Policy Changes and their Impact Kathryn Halverson (full text)

Where the Wild Things Roam: A Semiotic Study of Wildlife in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Sabela Vasquez-Rey (full text)

Meet the Editorial Board pdf