Nominees for the 6th Semi-Annual StMU History Media Awards

Congratulations to all of our Nominees!

Best Use of images (Featured image as well as text images)

1 Article Title Author  
1. “I Have not Yet Begun to Fight”: John Paul Jones’ Greatest Victory Christopher Hohman
2. Why We Should Defend Human Gene Editing Emily Velazquez
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton Natalie Thamm
5. A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color Rebeca Escobar

Article with the Best Introduction

2 Article Title Author
1. The Man Who Would Not Be King: The Abdication Of Edward VIII Of Great Britain Christopher Hohman
2. Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob Mariah Cavanaugh
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. Nothing Keeps Amberley Snyder from Getting Back on the Horse Amariz Puerta
5. “Faugh A Ballagh,” Clear the Way for the Irish Brigade Michael Leary

Article with the Best Title

3 Article Title Author
1. Brought on a Boat, Sent out on a Steamer: Ah Sou’s Round Trip to Sexual Servitude Victoria Salazar
2. Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones, But My Words Will Build An Army Against Apartheid Auroara-Juhl Nikkels
3. Big Nosed Kate–An Outlaw’s Nightmare? Cameron Lopez
4. Breaking Silence or Just Speaking Louder? The Story of Larry Nassar and His 499 Victims Paola Arellano
5. “Faugh A Ballagh,” Clear the Way for the Irish Brigade Michael Leary

Best Overall Research

4 Article Title Author
1. Institutional Change & Identity: Unexpected Impact of the Arab Spring Auroara-Juhl Nikkels
2. Why We Should Defend Human Gene Editing Emily Velazquez
3. Emmy Noether: Woman Contributor in Mathematics Sarah Uhlig
4. Colonialism: Dead or Rebranded? Re-Emerging Patterns of Destruction in the DRC Natalie Thamm
5. Ferdinand and Isabella: The Making of the First World Power Christopher Hohman

Best Article in the Category of “Science & Technology”

5 Article Title Author
1. Perseverance and Brilliance: Albert Einstein’s Extraordinary Theory Octaviano Huron
2. Why We Should Defend Human Gene Editing Emily Velazquez
3. Emmy Noether: Woman Contributor in Mathematics Sarah Uhlig
4. Genie Wiley: The Feral Child Danniella Villarreal
5. Hippocrates: The Father of Modern Medicine Ruby Wynn
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Best Article in the Category of “Gender Studies”

6 Article Title Author
1. Brought on a Boat, Sent out on a Steamer: Ah Sou’s Round Trip to Sexual Servitude Victoria Salazar
2. The Duchess of Windsor – How the IRS Helped Create Same Gender Marriage Christopher Metta Bexar
3. Jet-Set In A Jet-Less Age: Nellie Bly’s Sensational Cross-Continental Voyage Danielle Slaughter
4. The Notorious RBG Alicia Guzman
5. RuPaul’s Influence on Drag: You Better Work! Nadia Carrasco

Best Article in the Category of “African and African-American Studies”

7 Article Title Author
1. Institutional Change & Identity: Unexpected Impact Of The Arab Spring Auroara-Juhl Nikkels
2. Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob Mariah Cavanaugh
3. Black Power Salute: The 1968 Summer Olympics Thomas Fraire
4. Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton Natalie Thamm
5. A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color Rebeca Escobar

 

Best Article in the Category of “People”

8 Article Title Author
1. The Man Who Would Not Be King: The Abdication Of Edward VIII Of Great Britain Christopher Hohman
2. Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob Mariah Cavanaugh
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. From a Life of Luxury to a Life of Holy Poverty: St. Francis, Before the Franciscan Order Dalton Moy
5. Eisenhower’s Yes: Operation Overlord Antonio Coffee

 

Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

9 Article Title Author
1. Brought on a Boat, Sent out on a Steamer: Ah Sou’s Round Trip to Sexual Servitude Victoria Salazar
2. The True First Lady of the United States?: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Journey Indhira Mata
3. Black Power Salute: The 1968 Summer Olympics Thomas Fraire
4. Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton Natalie Thamm
5. A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color Rebeca Escobar

Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

10 Article Title Author
1. The Girl From Ipanema Maggie Amador
2. A Document Shroud In Controversy: Humanae Vitae Michael Leary
3. Jet-Set In A Jet-Less Age: Nellie Bly’s Sensational Cross-Continental Voyage Danielle Slaughter
4. From a Life of Luxury to a Life of Holy Poverty: St. Francis, Before the Franciscan Order Dalton Moy
5. RuPaul’s Influence on Drag: You Better Work! Nadia Carrasco

Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

11 Article Title Author
1. The Man Who Would Not Be King: The Abdication of Edward VIII of Great Britain Christopher Hohman
2. Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob Mariah Cavanaugh
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. The Notorious RBG Alicia Guzman
5. Edward Snowden: The Inside Scoop on the World’s Most Infamous Whistleblower Ryan Estes

Best Article in the Category of “World History”

12 Article Title Author
1. The Man Who Would Not Be King: The Abdication of Edward VIII of Great Britain Christopher Hohman
2. Cabeza de Vaca: Getting Lost and Captured in Spanish America Antonio Coffee
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. The Conspiracy of Lin Biao: Glory, Mystery, and Death Fatima Navarro
5. The Deadly Ambition of Mary Queen of Scots Hali Garcia

 

Best Article in the category of “United States History”

13 Article Title Author
1. “I Have not Yet Begun to Fight”: John Paul Jones’ Greatest Victory Christopher Hohman
2. The Wet Railing that Solved the Clarence Hiller Murder Case Diamond Davidson
3. “Faugh A Ballagh,” Clear the Way for the Irish Brigade Michael Leary
4. Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton Natalie Thamm
5. A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color Rebeca Escobar

Best Explanatory Article

14 Article Title Author
1. Institutional Change & Identity: Unexpected Impact Of The Arab Spring Auroara-Juhl Nikkels
2. Why We Should Defend Human Gene Editing Emily Velazquez
3. Jet-Set In A Jet-Less Age: Nellie Bly’s Sensational Cross-Continental Voyage Danielle Slaughter
4. Colonialism: Dead or Rebranded? Re-Emerging Patterns of Destruction in the DRC Natalie Thamm
5. “Faugh A Ballagh,” Clear the Way for the Irish Brigade Michael Leary
6. The Duchess of Windsor – How the IRS Helped Create Same Gender Marriage Christopher Metta Bexar

Best Descriptive Article

15 Article Title Author
1. “I Have not Yet Begun to Fight”: John Paul Jones’ Greatest Victory Christopher Hohman
2. Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob Mariah Cavanaugh
3. From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih Danielle Slaughter
4. Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton Natalie Thamm
5. A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color Rebeca Escobar
6. Perseverance and Brilliance: Albert Einstein’s Extraordinary Theory Octaviano Huron

Article Nominations by Author

 

Alicia Guzman

The Notorious RBG

06 – Best in Gender Studies

11 – Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

Amariz Puerta

Nothing Keeps Amberley Snyder from Getting Back on the Horse

02 – Best Introduction

Antonio Coffee

Eisenhower’s Yes: Operation Overlord

08 – Best in the Category of “People”

Cabeza de Vaca: Getting Lost and Captured in Spanish America

12 – Best Article in the Category of “World History”

Auroara-Juhl Nikkels

Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones, But My Words Will Build An Army Against Apartheid

03 – Article with the Best Title

Institutional Change & Identity: Unexpected Impact of the Arab Spring

04 – Best Overall Research

07 – Best in African & African American Studies

14 – Best Explanatory Article

Cameron Lopez

Big Nosed Kate–An Outlaw’s Nightmare?

03 – Article with the Best Title

Christopher Hohman

The Man Who Would Not Be King: The Abdication Of Edward VIII Of Great Britain

02 – Best Introduction

08 – Best in the Category of “People”

11 – Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

12 – Best Article in the Category of “World History”

Ferdinand and Isabella: The Making of the First World Power

04 – Best Overall Research

“I Have not Yet Begun to Fight”: John Paul Jones’ Greatest Victory

01 – Best Use of Images

13 – Best Article in the Category of “United States History”

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Christopher Metta Bexar

The Duchess of Windsor – How the IRS Helped Create Same Gender Marriage

06 – Best in Gender Studies

14 – Best Explanatory Article

Dalton Moy

From a Life of Luxury to a Life of Holy Poverty: St. Francis, Before the Franciscan Order

08 – Best in the Category of “People”

10 – Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

Danielle Slaughter

From Teahouses To Trading Ports: The Scallywag Empress Ching Shih

01 – Best Use of Images

02 – Best Introduction

08 – Best in the Category of “People”

11 – Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

12 – Best Article in the Category of “World History”

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Jet-Set In A Jet-Less Age: Nellie Bly’s Sensational Cross-Continental Voyage

06 – Best in Gender Studies

10 – Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

14 – Best Explanatory Article

Danniella Villarreal

Genie Wiley: The Feral Child

05 – Best in Science & Technology

Diamond Davidson

The Wet Railing that Solved the Clarence Hiller Murder Case

13 – Best Article in the Category of “United States History”

Emily Velazquez

Why We Should Defend Human Gene Editing

01 – Best Use of Images

04 – Best Overall Research

05 – Best in Science & Technology

14 – Best Explanatory Article

Fatima Navarro

The Conspiracy of Lin Biao: Glory, Mystery, and Death

12 – Best Article in the Category of “World History”

Hali Garcia

The Deadly Ambition of Mary Queen of Scots

12 – Best Article in the Category of “World History”

Indhira Mata

The True First Lady of the United States?: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Journey

09 – Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

Maggie Amador

The Girl From Ipanema

10 – Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

Mariah Cavanaugh

Eunice Carter: The Unlikely Hero who Brought Down the Mob

02 – Best Introduction

07 – Best in African & African American Studies

08 – Best in the Category of “People”

11 – Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Michael Leary

“Faugh A Ballagh,” Clear the Way for the Irish Brigade

02 – Best Introduction

03 – Article with the Best Title

13 – Best Article in the Category of “United States History”

14 – Best Explanatory Article

A Document Shroud In Controversy: Humanae Vitae

10 – Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

Nadia Carrasco

RuPaul’s Influence on Drag: You Better Work!

06 – Best in Gender Studies

10 – Best Article in the Category of “Cultural History”

Natalie Thamm

Murder or “Justifiable Homicide”?: The Death of the Revolutionary Fred Hampton

01 – Best Use of Images

07 – Best in African & African American Studies

09 – Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

13 – Best Article in the Category of “United States History”

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Colonialism: Dead or Rebranded? Re-Emerging Patterns of Destruction in the DRC

04 – Best Overall Research

14 – Best Explanatory Article

Octaviano Huron

Perseverance and Brilliance: Albert Einstein’s Extraordinary Theory

05 – Best in Science & Technology

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Paola Arellano

Breaking Silence or Just Speaking Louder? The Story of Larry Nassar and His 499 Victims

03 – Article with the Best Title

Rebeca Escobar

A Charlie Brown Debut: Introduction to the First ‘Peanuts’ Member of Color

01 – Best Use of Images

07 – Best in African & African American Studies

09 – Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

13 – Best Article in the Category of “United States History”

15 – Best Descriptive Article

Ruby Wynn

Hippocrates: The Father of Modern Medicine

05 – Best in Science & Technology

Ryan Estes

Edward Snowden: The Inside Scoop on the World’s Most Infamous Whistleblower

11 – Best Article in the Category of “Political History”

Sarah Uhlig

Emmy Noether: Woman Contributor in Mathematics

04 – Best Overall Research

05 – Best in Science & Technology

Thomas Fraire

Black Power Salute: The 1968 Summer Olympics

07 – Best in African & African American Studies

09 – Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

Victoria Salazar

Brought on a Boat, Sent out on a Steamer: Ah Sou’s Round Trip to Sexual Servitude

03 – Article with the Best Title

06 – Best in Gender Studies

09 – Best Article in the Category of “Social History”

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