2002–03 Academic Forum / Number 20

Editor
Keith Fudge, Ph.D. 

Associate Editor
Michael R. Lloyd, Ph.D. 

Second Readers
Clinton Atchley, Ph.D. 
Peggy Bailey, Ph.D. 
Marck Beggs, Ph.D. 
Kevin Durand, Ph.D. 
Cindy Wilson, M.S.E.

Faculty Research Committee
Kenneth Green, D.B.A. - Chair 
Vonna Cranston, M.S. 
Henry Pérez, Ph.D. 
Phillip Schroeder, Ph.D. 
Charles Weiner, Ed.D. 
Doris Wright, M.B.A. 

With the exception of formatting, these papers have been reprinted as submitted. Authors have employed a form and style appropriate to their respective disciplines. The editor wishes to express appreciation to the readers who have reviewed the articles. In most cases, an article was referred by two faculty members with competence in the author's field. Copyrights are retained by the authors. Republication or reproduction requires their consent. 

Thank you to the authors whose contributions continue to make Academic Forum a success. And thank you to Penny Murphy for the cover art. 

Typesetting: Keith Fudge
Webpage: Michael Lloyd

CONTENTS

Paula Bailey
The Best and Worst of Times: American Nurses in Vietnam

Roman N. Briggs
When Contraries Find Extension: A Brief Study of the Marxist Dialectic

Kevin K. J. Durand
Ethics and the Power of the State
The Really Real: The Consistency of Primary Substance Primacy in Aristotle’s Categories

Linda G. English
Empathy and the Counselor’s Role

Lisa Huang
History of the Integration of Black Students at Henderson State University 1955-1975

Michael Lloyd
Fractal Music

Henry Pérez
A Simple Havana Melody
Cuban Diaries: An American Housewife in Havana by Isadora Tatlin
Cubans in America: A Vibrant History of a People in Exile by Alex Anto´n and Roger E Hernandez

Sarah L. Peters
Repulsive to Romantic: The Evolution of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Stephanie Smith
Feminism: A Human Right

Fred Worth
Mathematics in the Newspaper: Seeking Quantitative Literacy
Which 300 Game Winner Was “The Best”?