Army Corps of Engineers reroutes pipeline

By: Savin Mattozzi ~Staff Writer~ The Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday night that it will not grant easement to the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue construction. The announcement comes after the arrival of several hundred veterans vowing to act as “human shields” for the activists and Native Americans. Celebratory rallies were held across the nation on Monday following the announcement. Xavier hosted members of the American Indian Movement at its weekly Community Night that day. Members discussed their experiences at the pipeline and what students could do to make an impact. Native Americans and activists have been clashing with … Continue reading Army Corps of Engineers reroutes pipeline