Standing Rock protests part of growing climate movement

By Natalie Shanklin and Ramya Vijayagopal After months of protesting at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, members of the Sioux tribe and their allies won a victory Dec. 4, when the United States Army Corp of Engineers announced it would seek alternative routes for the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision ruled that…

Native Heritage Month: Rethinking Thanksgiving

By Tiarra Braddock and Sharon Mejia The month of November is usually highly anticipated because of one of the biggest holidays: Thanksgiving. It’s a holiday most Americans associate with Native Americans, Pilgrims and giving thanks. George Washington was the first president to designate Thanksgiving as a national holiday, but there’s a larger history behind the…