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This collection of Wheaton College Undergraduate Honors Theses includes honors theses from a variety of Wheaton College academic departments. Please note that this is not a complete collection of honors theses done at the College. Only theses whose author(s) have given Wheaton College permission to post their work online are included here.The complete collection is housed in the College Archives and is searchable (1928-1969, 1990-present) through the HELIN catalog.

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  • Kings in generalized tournaments. 

    Zhang, Cheng (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    This thesis explores how to find and construct kings in three generalizations of tourna- ment: semi-complete digraphs, oriented graphs and quasi-transitive oriented graphs.In Chapter 3 and Chapter 4, we present a way to ...
  • Playgrounds for the self: video game narratives’ effect on moral identity. 

    Schofield, Andrew (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    Over the past two decades game studies has been able to come into its own, yet our understanding of video games is still limited and plagued by misunderstandings and miseducation. In particular, mass media and society ...
  • Perfect colorings of a design with 2-dimensional euclidean crystallographic symmetry group. 

    Xu, Xi (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    This thesis introduces perfect colorings and the systematic way of generating perfect colorings. We study the perfect colorings for designs whose symmetry groups are 2-dimensional Euclidean crystallographic groups. ...
  • The role of visual perception in the hopping locomotion of rhinella marina. 

    Werry, Doug (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    Hopping is a saltatory form of locomotion utilized by a diverse range of species across the animal kingdom. The Cane Toad, Rhinella marina, is a common model used to examine this movement, due to its ability to sustain ...
  • Cultural capital among zero waste consumers. 

    VanRemoortel, Anna (Wheaton College (MA)., 2018)
    Ethical consumption has emerged as a prominent alternative consumption strategy designed to address the negative impacts of mass consumerism. The zero waste movement has been observed to be a distinct segment of this trend. ...

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