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The UMBC Review is a peer-reviewed publication, completely directed by UMBC undergraduate students. All of the articles published in the UMBC Review go through a rigorous peer review process. The Review is indebted to the anonymous off-campus faculty reviewers who volunteer their time to assure the high quality of our publication. We are proud to produce the publication in print format.

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2018-19 Editors

Ghina Ammar

Michelle Guldan

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Ghina Michelle
 

Maxi Wardcantori

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Journal of Undergraduate Research 2018 vol.19
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Rebecca Gale
Cigarettes, Sailors, and Sororities: Student Scrapbooks and the Female Experience at National Park Seminary, 1900–1942

17

Nimasha Fernando
Latin American Immigrant Health in the Baltimore Area: Provider Perspectives of Alternative Remedies

111

Bruce James
Optimization of the K-means Clustering Algorithm through Initialized Principal Direction Divisive Partitioning

37

Susannah Jones-Hochmuth
Faith and Feminism: An Exploration of Intersecting Identities

137

Himadri Patel
Brain Mechanisms of Stress-Induced Analgesia: Exploring the Relationship Between Pain and Stress

55

Jacob Street
Paying Dividends: Universal Basic Income, Income Inequality, and Public Opinion

159

Manneha Qazi
Loss of Function Tool Development for N-myc Downstream Regulated 1 (NDRG1)

75

Marina Mizell
Maternal Depression and Other Possible Barriers to Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) Enrollment in Baltimore, Maryland

185

Sean Owen
Pronounced Leh-nurd Skih-nurd: Rhoticity and the South in American Rock Music

93

Alexander Sievers
The Question of ‘Left-Wing Fascism’ within the British Union of Fascists in the 1930s

213

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