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What the Midterms Mean For Us

What the Midterms Mean For Us

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The low voter turnouts in previous years mixed with the recent political turbulence have finally culminated in what is considered one of the most important elections in recent history - months of campaigning and convincing voters are over. But now with the decisions made, what does that mean for us?...

Catalonia and Spain: Democracy or Independence?

Catalonia and Spain: Democracy or Independence?

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

For many decades the Catalan people have garnered a sense of independence and sovereignty, despite being a province of Spain. These feelings were put into action last week with a referendum that would decide the fate of Catalonia. With a turnout of only 43%, 90% of those that voted supported Catalonian independence, while only 8% disagreed. The results m...

Catalonia’s Vote to Secede from Spain

Catalonia’s Vote to Secede from Spain

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Catalonia, an autonomous community in Spain has voted to secede from the country and form an independent republic. This referendum, which took place on Oct. 1, has been at the center of Catalan and Spanish politics for years now and represents a radical shift in the tenor of the independence debate....

Catalan Independence Movement

Catalan Independence Movement

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Recent Stories

Catalonia, an autonomous region in Northeast Spain, has lately been campaigning for its own independence from the Spanish government. Vexed by the restrictions imposed on their autonomy from a 2010 Constitutional Court ruling, thousands of Catalans have taken to the streets to protest the central government's...

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