Volume 6, Issue 1 (2022)

Dear Readers:

We would like to take this time to thank our wonderful faculty advisor, faculty reviewers, fellow Merge staff members, and our submitters for taking the time to help make this year’s issue possible. We appreciate them for contributing to this issue. As graduating seniors, we look forward to the legacy of Merge and the growing undergraduate research at MUW.


Ali Glasgow & Faith Langford

Editors in Chief, 2021-22



Chief Editors
Ali Glasgow
Faith Langford
Caitlyn Craft
Madison Hankins
Cover Artist
Katelyn Lowe

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Kim Whitehead

Faculty Reviewers

Dr. Kristi DiClemente
Dr. Nora Corrigan
Dr. Chad Murphy
Dr. Chanley Rainey
Mrs. Hillary Richardson