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If You Build It, Perhaps Too Many People will Come: How Night Games Disrupted Wrigleyville , with lacking coverage from the Chicago Tribune
In 1988, the Chicago Cubs became the last team in Major League Baseball to install lights at their baseball stadium. That meant the team could play games at night, which was a popular idea among its fans. But Wrigley Field ...
"The Association is Dying": Black Student Activism and the Evolution of Conscious Space-Making at Duke University
Winner of the 2014 Chester P. Middlesworth Award
The Relentless, Outside Push: Why the Minnesota Legislature Defied Economics and Public Opinion to Fund Target Field
Publicly financed stadium deals have soared to total over 100 instances on more than $30 billion over the past 20 years. Each year the American government spends half as much money on these PPP’s as it does on potential ...
Racial Framing and Public Support for Ex-Felon Disenfranchisement
It is well documented that framing certain race-neutral policies, such as the death penalty, voter ID laws, and three-strikes laws, in terms of race can increase whites’ support for those laws. This study utilized a survey-based ...
Women In Engineering at Duke University
In order to examine the disparity between the number of women in engineering at Duke in comparison to the long-term presence and dominance of men, I will examine three separate time periods and show the change that occurs ...
Methodism in Microcosm: Methodist History in Caswell County, North Carolina, 1780-1905
This paper surveys the development of Methodist frontier societies in Caswell County, North Carolina, into modern institutional churches during their first 125 years.Caswell Methodism proves to be a useful microcosm of American ...
Return to my Nativist Land, Parts/Chapters I – IV
“An End to the Essential Difference between Things”: Detective, Criminal, and the Aesthetic of Crime
The detective fiction of Poe, Gaboriau, and Conan Doyle is best understood in relation to an earlier genre, the crime story, with the figure of the detective representing the descendant and the continuation of the criminals ...
Rescuing the Mizrahi Jew: A Story of Heroes, Victims, Villains and Consequences
On December 7th, 1932 The Palestine Post announced that a community for Moroccan Jews would be established in Jerusalem. The cornerstone for the new community would be the stone the builder’s had previously cast aside. ...
The Changing Face of Women’s Sports at Duke: From Throwing Like a Girl to Competing with the Men
This paper sets out to examine what sports looked like for Duke women at different stages in the University’s history: How have administrative attitudes evolved, and what has been the ensuing effect on student involvement? ...