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Maroon Minute for February 10, 2017

Edwin Unzalu, Maroon Minute Reporter

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JOSH FOX

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST AND EMMY AWARD-WINNING FILM DIRECTOR JOSH FOX VISITS LOYOLA TONIGHT TO LEAD A DISCUSSION ON THE FIGHT TO IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AT 7 P.M., IN NUNEMAKER AUDITORIUM. THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
FOX WILL ADDRESS SUCH TOPICS LIKE WHAT KIND OF POLICY IS EXPECTED UNDER THE NEW PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION… AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS FILMS AND THE FIGHT TO IMPROVE THE ENVIRONMENT.

TRUMP BAN RULING

ON THURSDAY, A FEDERAL APPEALS COURT REFUSED TO REINSTATE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S BAN ON TRAVELERS FROM SEVEN PREDOMINANTLY MUSLIM NATIONS, UNANIMOUSLY REJECTING THE ADMINISTRATION’S CLAIM OF PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY, QUESTIONING ITS MOTIVES AND CONCLUDING THAT THE ORDER WAS UNLIKELY TO SURVIVE LEGAL CHALLENGES.
MOMENTS AFTER THE RULING, TRUMP TWEETED, “SEE YOU IN COURT,” ADDING THAT “THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!”
IN RESPONSE, THE GOVERNOR OF WASHINGTON JAY INSLEE, A DEMOCRAT WHO LEADS ONE OF THE STATES THAT CHALLENGED THE BAN, SAID QUOTE: “MR. PRESIDENT, WE JUST SAW YOU IN COURT, AND WE BEAT YOU.”

TORNADO UPDATE

NOW AN UPDATE ON THE TORNADO THAT HIT NEW ORLEANS EAST TUESDAY CITY OFFICIALS SAY THE AREAS THAT TOOK THE WORST HIT FROM THE TORNADO CAN EXPECT CLEANUP TO BEGIN IN THIS WEEKEND. THE CITY SAYS ALL DEBRIS WILL BE CLEANED UP IN 30 DAYS.

CITY OFFICIALS ALSO SAID TWO PEOPLE ARE STILL IN THE HOSPITAL… OF THE 33 WHO WERE INJURED. AND THE CITY ESTIMATES ABOUT 300 HOMES AND BUSINESSES WILL NEED TO BE REPAIRED OR DEMOLISHED.

BLACK HISTORY MASS

AND THIS SUNDAY AT 9PM THE IGNATIUS CHAPEL HERE AT LOYOLA WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MASS. THE L.O.V.E CHAPTER WILL LEAD A TRANSFORMATIVE WORSHIP SERVICE WITH GUEST SOLOISTS, CHOIRS, AND MINISTRIES. NEW ORLEANS BISHOP FERNAND CHERI WILL ALSO ATTEND. AFTER THE MASS THERE WILL BE A RECEPTION WITH FOOD AND DRINKS.

 

 

 

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Maroon Minute for February 10, 2017