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Catalonia Independence Movement – interview with Tomas Turriff-Ortega

Jacob Gillis, Lead News Editor

December 2, 2017


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Nationalist fervor in the Spanish territory of Cataloñia is a topic that has received substantial coverage by the media.  On October 1, 2017, in a highly controversial referendum, Cataloñian voters overwhelmingly voted for independence.  However, the Spanish government responded by emphasizing tha...

Cardinal Dolan Visits Saint Ignatius

William Dalhborn, Grace McCauley, Emma Coughlan, News Writers

November 30, 2017


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New York Cardinal Visits Saint Ignatius College Prep By Liam Dahlborn ‘20 The   students   and   staff   at   Saint   Ignatius   College   Prep   recently   had   a   once-in-a-lifetime experience when Cardinal   Timothy   Dolan,   the   Archbishop   of   New York,   c...

Kino for Teens

Jake Gillis, Head News Editor

November 30, 2017


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In the wake of the controversy surrounding contemporary immigration politics, several Ignatius students formed the Kino for Teens Club. It is based on the summer immersion trip to the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Arizona. The Kinos Border Initiative is a coordinated effort by six Catholic org...

Post-Maria Puerto Rico

Post-Maria Puerto Rico

Jacob Gillis, Lead News Editor

October 26, 2017


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In September, Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.The effect that it has had on residents could be described as apocalyptic. There is still little power on the island and many communities have limited drinking water, food, fuel and cell service. The lack of communication has m...

Helping Hands for Hurricane Harvey

Clarissa Martinez '18, Emma Coughlan '18, and Alejandra Natera '18, Senior Writers

October 26, 2017


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Saint Ignatius homerooms raised money through the first week of September to aid relief efforts for the students and families of Jesuit schools affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Students and faculty made individual contributions which totaled roughly $3,700. Jesuit high schools Crist...

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