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Op-ed: Construction of pipelines will be disastrous

January 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over the past few years, intensive debate over the pros and cons pertaining to the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines has turned Congress into a war zone. These massive projects were proposed with the intent of strengthening the American economy, potentially creating thousands ...

Northeastern students volunteer at Standing Rock reservation

Northeastern students volunteer at Standing Rock reservation

December 1, 2016


Filed under Campus, Featured Content

By Scotty Schenck, news staff Eleven Northeastern students sat down on Wednesday, Nov. 23 for an early Thanksgiving dinner in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. They didn’t stay long: At midnight, they left for North Dakota to volunteer at the Standing Rock Reservation. A few inches of snow lay outside the home of Heidi ...

Column: Learning from Standing Rock

Column: Learning from Standing Rock

November 30, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist We drove out of Oceti Sakowin camp in Standing Rock, North Dakota at around 5 p.m. on Nov. 26. I was looking out the window at the Native land that was patiently awaiting the sunset. It was orange like pumpkin pie, with puffy clouds in place of w...

Editorial: Native lives deserve our attention

October 27, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

TRIGGER WARNING: This editorial contains material which may be upsetting or harmful to anyone affected by police violence. Renee Davis was five months pregnant when she was fatally shot by King County sheriff’s deputies checking on her welfare Friday night, her foster sister, Danielle Bargala, told t...

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

September 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A federal judge temporarily halted construction Tuesday on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline slated to pass through North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. The Dakota Access Pipeline has been met with resistance by Native American tribes who say they will be affected by the pipeline...

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