Students join standing Rock movement

By: Azl Saeed ~Staff Writer~ In solidarity with the activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, Xavier students held a walk-out on campus in front of Bellarmine Chapel on Monday. The demonstration was held after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it would reroute the pipeline. However, activists are cautious towards the announcement, since the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline have ignored the ruling of the Army Corps. Xavier students joined Skidmore College in New York, Fort Louis College in Colorado and Loyola University in Louisiana to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The effort was organized … Continue reading Students join standing Rock movement