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    The Monthly Rag

    The Monthly Rag is a Feminist publication brought to you by the Feminist and Gender Studies Student Advisory Council at Colorado College. The Monthly Rag provides students, faculty, and staff with a monthly flow of feminist news, interests, and ideas. Also available online at FemGeniuses.com NOTE: The student-created projects on this site do NOT represent research findings and/or generalizable knowledge. Rather, these projects represent these students’ pursuit of knowledge.

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    Willingness to pay for an elk license in Colorado : a contingent valuation examination by Yates, Zachary H

    Hunting licenses do not represent the true value of the sport for hunters. This study examines the monetary value hunters, resident and non-resident, place on elk hunting in Colorado and which factors affect their valuation. The contingent valuation method is used to determine this information through a survey that was posted on several internet hunting forums. A hypothetical fee increase in hunting licenses from an improvement in elk habitat is used in the survey. To elicit a response, this study uses a two part question for willingness to pay, which is different from previous studies. First, intervals are presented and then the respondent answers an open-ended question. The data obtained from the survey is analyzed using the Tobit regression method. Separate regression equations are used for resident and non-resident hunters. The study finds that Colorado resident and non-resident hunters have differing views on the amount of license fee increase they would accept and base their decision on different factors.

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    Attendance in the National Hockey League after the lockout by Bannerman, Alexa

    For many years the National Hockey League was struggling to bring fans to their games. Due to such low attendance and salary caps, the National Hockey League decided to have a lockout in 2004-2005 which was the first ever season ending lockout in any sport. Since the lockout, attendance in the NHL slowly started to increase. This thesis looks at what factors affect attendance in the NHL since the lockout. Attendance was low before the lockout, but after the lockout attendance started to increase more and more every year. This thesis tests for what the NHL is doing right since the lockout so that they can continue to increase their attendance ratings even more. The research was taken from NHL.com, Versus. com, and ESPN.com. Data was found for all thirty NHL teams. A regression was used to test the data with the dependent variable being attendance. The independent variables are; goals scored, total points, winning percent, competitive balance, location, all-stars, games played, play-offs, weekend games, minor penalty minutes, and major penalty minutes. The regression found that four variables were significant in affecting attendance. These four variables were goals scored, location, minor penalty minutes, and major penalty minutes. This thesis proves that there are other factors besides game factors that affect attendance; however, the four game factors that affect attendance go along with the new rule changes that the NHL created after the lockout proving that the NHL is doing some of the right things to increase attendance in the NHL.

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    Socioeconomic determinants of basic and advanced knowledge of HIV/AIDS in India by Adkins, Kurt

    With over two million people living with HIV/AIDS in India and no current widely available cure; India is at an important stage in its fight against the AIDS epidemic. The most effective and efficient method to slow the spread of AIDS is to target the people most likely to become infected with the disease via AIDS prevention campaigns. Using data from the National Family and Health Surveys (NFHS-3), this paper analyzes the socioeconomic correlates of wealth and education; of basic and advanced AIDS knowledge between a group of high AIDS prevalent states and a group of low AIDS prevalent states in India. Results from probit analysis present that there is concern for basic and advanced knowledge among lower educated and poorer individuals. The results also suggest that there are significant differences of basic and advanced knowledge between high and low AIDS prevalent states. AIDS prevention policy recommendations are to increase AIDS awareness by targeting lower educated and poor individuals at the state level.

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    Determinants of customer loyalty in the specialty coffee industry : the differences between customer loyalty to an independent coffee shop and Starbucks by Abel, Natalie

    Customer loyalty is widely studied in both the goods and service industries; however, there has been very little customer loyalty research on an industry that combines goods and services. Studying the specialty coffee industry fills this gap. This study investigates the determinants of customer loyalty to an independent coffee shop and to Starbucks. I surveyed sixteen coffee shop patrons, eight from an independent Colorado Springs coffee shop called Pikes Perk and eight from the Starbucks located across the street. The study did not turn up much loyalty behavior at either coffee shop, however it did indicate several important factors in a customers decision of where to buy their coffee such as, convenience, ambiance, and the need to support an independent coffee shop.

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    The impact of employee participation on the job satisfaction of blue-collar workers by Thornton, Reid C

    This thesis examines how different forms of participation impact the job satisfaction of blue-collar workers. By examining previous literature, satisfaction has shown to be beneficial for both the worker and the employer, but limited research has been done in the blue-collar sector of the workforce. Six types of participation were analyzed including: participation in work decisions, consultative participation, informal participation, short-term participation, representative participation, and employee ownership. In order to analyze these types of participation, four companies were used to interview twenty blue-collar employees. A qualitative approach was used to discover what employees thought about participation and satisfaction within their own companies, and participants were encouraged to tell stories of past experiences to exemplify their responses. Results suggested that informal participation, consultative participation and emotional attachment have the most impact on blue-collar employee satisfaction.

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    Organizational culture by design by Golobic, Martin Nicholas

    The study undertaken in this paper will address the subject of the role of organizational culture in the success of GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation (GreatAmerica). This privately held commercial equipment finance firm has, against overwhelming odds, overcome serious competitive shortcomings to become one of the largest entities in a commoditized industry where brand name, cost of funds and expensive systems technology are thought to be overriding competitive advantages. The company has enjoyed a record of impressive financial success competing with some of the largest banking and other corporate giants while selling the exact same commoditized product; money.

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    The determinants of attendance at PGA and PGA Tour tournaments by Rau, Chad

    Previous research has examined factors influencing attendance at various sports leagues, but very little attention has been focused specifically on the PGA and PGA Tour. This study examines the potential factors influencing a fan to attend PGA and PGA Tour tournaments from the 1998-2007 seasons. This study incorporates a regression analysis along with qualitative research to analyze the data. The regression results suggest that income, the type of course the tournament is played on, and the tournament number are all important factors influencing attendance at PGA and PGA Tour tournaments. However, the qualitative research results suggest that Tiger Wood's participation and the strength of the field competing in the tournament are the most important factors impacting attendance.

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    Colorado payday loans : consumer perspectives, attitudes, and alternatives by Shuken, Ryan

    Payday lenders provide access to credit for millions of credit-challenged Americans. Yet because payday loans are viewed as a predatory debt trap many states have passed legislation that effectively prohibits their use, and other states are quickly following their lead. The restriction of credit in an economically stressed environment punishes those who are less able to weather the turmoil. This thesis examines the seminal articles, studies, and reports on the development of payday lending and analyses current trends from the consumer's perspective, and used a survey to determine the consumers' attitudes toward payday loans and to understand what alternatives sources of credit they might use if payday lending were no longer available. This thesis concludes that Colorado payday borrowers are becoming more responsible despite the pitfalls of payday lending, and that current legislation is effective at protecting the consumer. Furthermore, Colorado consumers like payday lending because it fills their need for small loan credit and they believe it is their best option available.

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    NHL player production during contract years by Gannon, James

    The aim of this study is to examine National Hockey League (NHL) player production during contract years. The term contract year refers to the last year of a player's contract. The hypothesis is that players perform better during their contract year in hopes of receiving a higher salary on their next contract (through free agency). The other hypothesis is that players will perform worse in the first year of their new contract because there is a decrease in incentive. In studying player production, this thesis uses nine independent variables believed to explain the dependent variable points per game. Data was collected for every forward during the 2007-2008 NHL season. All in all, data for 416 players was gathered. Regression analysis was performed for these 416 players. Of the four models tested, five independent variables were found to be significant. Both salary and nationality-Europe were found to have a positive impact on points per game. Year in league, first year, and age were all found to negatively affect points per game. The independent variable last year, which is the variable that this thesis concerns, was found to be statistically insignificant.

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    Geology Thin Slides

    A collection of digitized thin slides for the Geology department.

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    Music at Midday [2015-05-06]

    Program and recordings from Music at Midday performance on May 6, 2015.