Browse Student Communities and Culture by Title

  • Kattah, Maureen (2008-05)
    I have found that La Casa occupies a complicated position as it attempts to overcome the tensions within the Latina/o community, while also representing Latina/o interests to a historically apathetic and homogenizing ...

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  • Meyer, Emma (2008-03-04)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about the issues that affect residence halls’ safety at the Illinois State University. Using interviews with two resident assistants, one night operations ...

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  • Baig, Yasmeen (2008)
    This paper unlocked many of the values and beliefs held by young second generation South Asian Muslims in the United States. Especially fascinating were their views on marriage, language, family and culture. This paper ...

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  • Rhet104C-02 (2008)
    The segregation among international students is based on nation. Similarly, Korean students get along with Korean students, Chinese with Chinese, Indian with Indian. To find why the reasons cause this, I did some researches ...

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  • Picklesimer, Ellen (2008-02-19)
    After observations, interviews, and personal experiences, I was able to research and compare Asian American adoptees and second-generation Asian Americans and how their lives have shaped their identity. There were a variety ...

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  • Liu, Tianyi (2010)
    The issue here is whether international students are living in a way of self-segregation and whether this way of living helps those to keep attached to their original culture. I interviewed an Asian American and an Asian ...

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  • Devayya, Dhaya (2008-02-19)
    This project investigates what Asian American women consider traditional Asian, Asian American, and mainstream American beauty ideals and practices, and which set they follow. The findings are further split between East ...

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  • Lemus, Sergio (2008)
    In this short study, we looked at the relationship between clothing and identity among female Korean student’s fashion at the University of Illinois. Out initial hypothesis was that neoliberal subjects are actively using ...

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  • Schneider, Megan; Weissenstein, Stephanie; Williams, Allison; Kenny, Elise; Freeman, Megan; Mallory, Jenna; Leavy, Lakecia; Henriksson, Lena (2006-12-15)
    This study investigates how groups function when putting together a project. The authors examine various aspects of group dynamics as they relate to their own group work. For this purpose, they conducted eight interviews ...

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  • Stern, David; Lessem, Garret; Sampey, Meghan; Anderson, Garrett (2016-05)
    The purpose of our research is to identify whether sleep, or lack thereof, affects students’ academic performance. In addition, we broaden the research question to determine the biggest contributor to GPA performance if ...

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  • Chesebro, Lane (2008-03-06)
    In this paper, I discuss the results of an ethnographic project about Resident Assistant's attitudes toward University Housing Services, at Illinois State University. Using conversational interview techniques with 6 ...

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  • Reisinger, Priscilla (2008)

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  • Felando, Amy (2010)
    Through my research and interviews, I have come to a clear understanding of why people deactivate from a sorority. By interviewing the girls I interviewed, many decisions led to their disassociation from their organization. ...

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  • 09spRHET103TM (2009)

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  • Latarski, Adam (2008)
    Student athletes on this campus are perceived differently based on their athletic prowess. As long as the players continue to be glorified and celebrated throughout the community, the division will most likely remain. ...

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  • Anderson, Eric (2008)
    Student athletes on this campus are perceived differently based on their athletic prowess. As long as the players continue to be glorified and celebrated throughout the community, the division will most likely remain. ...

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  • Baldwin, Jenn (2008-02-11)
    This archived file includes the primary data and preliminary results of a semester long, ethnographic research project that sought to describe the experiences of students with disabilities at the University of Illinois. I ...

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  • Modrytska, Ivanna (2007-05-15)
    This project surveys student perceptions of college before coming to the University of Illinois in particular. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student reasons for deciding to attend this ...

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  • Philbin, Kerry (2007-05-15)
    This project explores different student experiences at college. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What kinds of stories did students hear about the college they attended? Were there any outside influences ...

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