Writing Satire as a Senior Project

Posted by P. E. Murray ’20 on May 15, 2020 1:39:01 PM

I had begun to write satire in the winter of my junior year. Initially, I had begun writing absurdist essays, with some of the less naughty works bearing (in a Swiftian fashion) long-winded titles

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Listening to Learn: A Senior Project

Posted by Samantha Shannon ’20 on May 12, 2020 1:12:03 PM

Ever since I was little I’ve been obsessed with all things magic. I loved making potions (water and dirt), casting spells (reciting words from Wizards of Waverly Place), and swimming during a full moon (thank you H20).

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Creating Marion Beverage Co.: A Senior Project

Posted by James Estabrook ’20 on May 11, 2020 2:34:05 PM

Since the moment I came to Tabor I've always wanted to pursue a senior project. My intended major in college is Entrepreneurial Business, so this was the perfect opportunity to pursue a business venture.

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Exploring Fashion: A Senior Project

Posted by Eleanor Bomberg ’20 on May 8, 2020 1:34:00 PM

I have always wanted to do a senior project. My sisters each did them at their own schools, so when I heard that I too would have the opportunity to do one at Tabor I was elated.

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Rehabbing a Classic Sailboat: A Senior Project

Posted by Stuart Wemple '20 on May 4, 2020 2:05:41 PM

A couple of years ago I stumbled upon a YouTube channel called Wicked Salty. The videos were about a guy from Massachusetts who bought a small sailboat, fixed it up, and made way to the Bahamas. I was hooked as the sense of adventure and freedom from his videos captivated me.

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Breaking Down Gender Barriers through Skincare:  A Senior Project

Posted by Kazim Ng ’20 on Apr 24, 2020 1:01:57 PM

After waiting two years to finally get to do a senior project, I was utterly disappointed to hear it was canceled; that was until…the Independent Study was offered.

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Art and Environment through a Surfer’s Lens

Posted by Taylor Spikell ’20 on Apr 17, 2020 3:01:00 PM

When I first learned about senior projects last year, I knew I needed to do one. I have a deep appreciation for the environment and art. Therefore, I knew I wanted my senior project to combine my two main interests.

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Learning about Volatility and Buying Low!

Posted by Ben Ackerman ’20 on Apr 17, 2020 2:42:31 PM

When I learned that the Senior Project program was to be canceled for the Spring 2020 trimester, I was dismayed. I had been preparing for months with Mr. Sanford, Tabor’s CFO, to embark upon an exploration into the world of investing.

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Fun and Reward with Senior Projects

Posted by Clendenin Stewart ’19 on May 20, 2019 1:49:17 PM

What is cooler than being able to catch a fish on a custom lure, using a custom rod that you built by hand, from scratch? If you love the water, I cannot think of anything more enjoyable and rewarding.

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Putting on a Show

Posted by Kelsey Boch '19 on May 15, 2019 3:01:44 PM

When putting on a production of a musical, you typically need 2-3 months at the very minimum to make a decently sized show run smoothly. Now I want you to imagine doing one in six weeks!

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Learning New Research Skills Through Senior Projects

Posted by Sophie Banas '19 on May 8, 2019 3:56:13 PM

Sophie is doing her Senior Project with Rich Arena, a graduate student at the School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) at UMass Dartmouth.

I have always had a love for marine science and, naturally, when I began discussing options for my Senior Projects this winter with my advisor, Mr. Cassista who is the Director of Marine Science at Tabor, he was more than ready to help with suggestions.

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An Inspired Senior Project

Posted by Lauren Dawicki ’19 on Apr 30, 2019 10:47:23 AM

For my senior project, I created a fashion blog called “WCKD.” I came to this idea for a senior project during my freshman year during that year’s project presentations. Nathalie Cavallo ’16 had created a lifestyle and fashion blog for her project, and though I did not actually get to see her presentation, I could not wait to get a hold of her website and take a look.

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