Archives for the ‘Olympics’ Category

Passing the Torch: Some Loose Ends and Reflection

By • Aug 21st, 2014 • Category: Honors Thesis, Olympics, Research

Two hours ago, I was moving boxes into my dorm room, and now I’m writing this entry at my new desk. Still, I’m having trouble believing that the summer is almost over! Before classes start, I have some finishing touches to put on the substance of my paper, then I’ll take a break for a […]



Passing the Torch

By • Aug 3rd, 2014 • Category: Honors Thesis, Olympics, Research

In the past few weeks, I’ve made some serious changes to the direction and purpose of my project, and now aim to be done with the written conclusion entirely by this coming Friday! The last time I posted, I talked through my decision to zoom out and have a new perspective on Olympic conflict. Rather […]



The “Closing Ceremonies” of My Project

By • Aug 16th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Olympics, Research

While the past couple of weeks of my project have been very exciting with the Olympics going on, they have also been a bit frustrating.  I had wanted to contact a couple of elite female athletes to interview and get their perspective on the idea of pr…