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Students face divestment referendum

Students face divestment referendum

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2019

Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News, Student Government

The ballot students see on from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday will feature a referendum question on whether or not the University should divest from fossil fuels.

Respect Catalan referendum, for democracy’s sake

Respect Catalan referendum, for democracy’s sake

By Ben Sheppard and Christian Snyder | The Pitt News Staff

October 12, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Voters tried to take to the polls in Catalonia Oct. 1 for a landmark independence referendum in the Spanish autonomous community — but the day ended in chaos. Spanish police brought in from outside Catalonia by the Spanish government injured more than 800 Catalan citizens in conflicts across the regio...

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