2008 - 2009

Contents

 

The Essay

Are You Gonna Eat That? Diving in Dumpsters for 120 Pounds of Cheese

RONNY SMITH

Doing Your Homework: College Girls and Egg Donation

MALINDA BARRETT

The Craft of Comedy

CURTIS MINAMI

"Short Hair Is For Boys!"

STEPHANIE K. YEE

Another Way: When I Chose To Be Queer

MO TORRES

To Inherit the Moving Mountains: The Displacement of Iu-Mien Culture and Identity in Refugee America

CATALINA CHAO

Symbolic Oppressions: The Rhetoric and the Image of the Veil in the West

BRIGITTE JOHNSON*

We Are The Hollow Men: Empty Ideology and the Devotion to Efficiency in Conrad and Achebe

KEVIN PETERSON*

The Antiquity of Man as a Metaphysical Response to The Origin of Species

DANIEL LEV

“She Was Out of Her Senses When She Did It”: Narratives of Infanticide Defense in Eighteenth-Century London

APRIL GENUNG

Excerpts from The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

ARIANE MERIDA METZ

 

Scientific & Technical Writing

Letter to the Ghost of Science Present

SCOTT DOUGAN

The Footsteps of the First Americans

KEVIN DUMAS

An Examination of the Genetic and Environmental Interactions Between the Alcohol Flushing Syndrome, the Hepatitis B Virus, and the Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinomas

JEREMY CHIN FOIN

Horizontal Gene Transfer Between Host Eukaryotes and Their Bacterial Endosymbionts: Analyses and Problems

JEREMY LIPKOWITZ

Design With and Without Intelligence

SHANE CELIS

Collaborative Disappearing Act Trumps Levitation As Useful Trick For Future Electronics

PAUL RIECHERS

“Star Wars”: The Strategic Defense Initiative

MELANIE KRIEG

For Hemp's Sake

AMY JOHNSON

The New Food Frontier

DAVID LAVINE

San Francisco Bay’s Hawk Watchers

YOLANDA FLORES

Laxative Cocktails and Ice Cube Dinners: The Adventures of “Backpack Boy”

CHLOE THORN

Destroyer of Worlds

MATTHEW GUESS

Reasoning in Korematsu v. United States§
ASAD HABIB

*Students also awarded Honorable Mention(s).
†Student published in the 2007–2008 volume of Prized Writing.
§Although a prize-winning essay, we were unable to print it for logistical reasons.