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Paper: Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children’S Literature Is A Reflection Of A Bleak Society, Lucy Kebler Feb 2019

Paper: Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children’S Literature Is A Reflection Of A Bleak Society, Lucy Kebler

Womanist Ethics

Children’s literature is full of messages that are relayed to children. Unfortunately, many of these messages are involve cultural appropriation. Others involve harmful interpretations of sexuality, consent, and identity. This essay explores why classics such as Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat, and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie. All these books present different problematic material, which must not only be revaluated based on content, but also on the way it is taught and relayed to children. Along with the books listed above, this essay also ...


Sr. Lucille And Sr. Mary Anne: Choice In Ministry, Chris Ray Jan 2019

Sr. Lucille And Sr. Mary Anne: Choice In Ministry, Chris Ray

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

I interviewed Sisters Lucille and Mary Anne regarding their experience as women religious within the Church. This paper highlights a portion of the interview dedicated to the changes for women religious relating to the choice in ministry and the decreasing number of women entering the church.


Sr. Holy: A Calling From The Lord, Caitlyn Schaffer Jan 2018

Sr. Holy: A Calling From The Lord, Caitlyn Schaffer

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

This paper includes a portion of an interview with Sr. Holy, a woman religious missionary who belongs to the congregation of Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, where her theological beliefs are enacted by her service to others. Within the congregation of Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, she is focused on directing the novitiate, giving spiritual direction, volunteering with the aid for women, networking with the aid for women, and taking part in a life learning center making disciples. She uses her gifts that Jesus has given her to employ her virtues in the service of others. Throughout her life she mentioned the ...


Sr. Hillery: Catholic Youth Retention, Nicholas Martinez Jan 2018

Sr. Hillery: Catholic Youth Retention, Nicholas Martinez

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

I interviewed Sr. Hillery in January of 2018 regarding her experiences as a woman religious. This paper includes a portion of of the interview where she spoke on her experience with retaining youth in the Catholic Church.


Sr. Elizabeth: Education And Vocation, Maddy Cuasay Jan 2018

Sr. Elizabeth: Education And Vocation, Maddy Cuasay

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

I interviewed Sr. Elizabeth in January of 2018 regarding her life as a woman religious. This paper includes her thoughts on vocation, her experiences as an educator, and her role as a family coordinator within her congregation.


Sr. Roseline: The Role Of The Family And Education, Autumn Loucks Jan 2018

Sr. Roseline: The Role Of The Family And Education, Autumn Loucks

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

This paper contains the interview with Sr. Roseline, a woman religious, who works in education, and her theory as to why the number of young Catholics has declined.


Sr. Cynthia: Powerful Interactions, Chloe Griffin Jan 2018

Sr. Cynthia: Powerful Interactions, Chloe Griffin

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

The following paper includes portions of an interview with Sr. Cynthia Gray, a Salesian Sister who has worked in the education field for over 30 years. The paper focuses on the recurring theme of the important interactions and connections of women religious, specifically Salesians, with the rest of the world.


Sr. Sarah Grace: The Common Good, Caleb Wright Jan 2018

Sr. Sarah Grace: The Common Good, Caleb Wright

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

This paper includes part of an interview with Sr. Sarah Grace from January 2, 2018. She is a women religious who has worked in education for 25 years. This paper includes a portion of the interview where she shared her perspective on the common good.


Sr. Celia: Improving Education, Jackson Phillips Jan 2018

Sr. Celia: Improving Education, Jackson Phillips

Ask a Sister: Interview Wisdom from Catholic Women Religious

I interviewed Sr. Celia in January of 2018, where she discussed her life as a woman religious. The portion of the interview included in this paper involves her explanation of why she chose to become a teaching sister.


Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Algott Holmén, Emily Brooks, Grace Carpenter, Morgan Collazo Jan 2018

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Algott Holmén, Emily Brooks, Grace Carpenter, Morgan Collazo

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883 (Class of 1884)

Algott Holmén was a senior at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in the fall of 1883. His name appears in the college catalog of 1883 – 1884, along with his birthplace, the year of his birth, and a few other facts. From this start, we researched the genealogy and family history of Algott Holmén. This paper contains a short biography of Algott Holmén, a report on his ancestors, a report on his descendants, and some open questions for further research.


Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Gustaf Sven Swenson, Ryan Thornton, Samuel D. Jones, Nathan Black Jan 2018

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Gustaf Sven Swenson, Ryan Thornton, Samuel D. Jones, Nathan Black

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883 (Class of 1884)

Gustaf Swenson was a senior at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in the fall of 1883. His name appears in the college catalog of 1883 – 1884, along with his birthplace, the year of his birth, and a few other facts. From this start, we researched the genealogy and family history of Gustaf Swenson. This paper contains a short biography of Gustaf Swenson, a report on his ancestors, a report on his descendants, and some open questions for further research.


Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Petrus L. Bergström, Abby Bloeser, Julia Dimoutsikos, Paloma Hernandez Jan 2018

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883: Petrus L. Bergström, Abby Bloeser, Julia Dimoutsikos, Paloma Hernandez

Augustana Seniors Fall 1883 (Class of 1884)

Petrus Bergström was a senior at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in the fall of 1883. His name appears in the college catalog of 1883 – 1884, along with his birthplace, the year of his birth, and a few other facts. From this start, we researched the genealogy and family history of Petrus Bergström. This paper contains a short biography of Petrus Bergström, a report on his ancestors, a report on his descendants, and some open questions for further research.


Five Faith Commitments, Four Years, One Future, Kerry Robbins Apr 2015

Five Faith Commitments, Four Years, One Future, Kerry Robbins

Five Faith Commitments

No abstract provided.


Balancing The Five Faith Commitments Of Augustana College, Amanda Hassler Apr 2015

Balancing The Five Faith Commitments Of Augustana College, Amanda Hassler

Five Faith Commitments

No abstract provided.