Some Thoughts on Catalonia

An intentional complication There are 4 major areas to consider regarding the current situation in Spain, where the region of Catalonia recently held a referendum on a declaration of independence: the economic reasons for Spain's insistence on retaining Catalonia,the questions arising from a newly independent Catalonia with regards to the European Union, with an eye … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Catalonia

Is 80% “good enough”? Thoughts on Internet Penetration is Franklin County

Yesterday in the car, driving along Route 47, my friend said, "Wow, Sunderland really is just a lot of land." As a student at a large state university, it is strange to think about my current home as being "rural". Nevertheless, that is exactly what it is, don't let the pizza place or the laundromat … Continue reading Is 80% “good enough”? Thoughts on Internet Penetration is Franklin County

Starting with the Bechdel Test

Let's start a conversation with the Bechdel Test. Now I might be beating a dead horse here, but I've recently realized that knowledge of the Bechdel Test is not as widespread as I thought it was. I'll drop it into conversation and people will suddenly look confused and I'll have to backtrack and explain what … Continue reading Starting with the Bechdel Test