Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Feb. 13-19
Anti-Trump art exhibit closed
Shia LaBeouf’s art exhibit was shut down because it was a “serious and ongoing public safety hazard,” according to the Museum of Moving Image. Located in Queens, New York, the exhibit, “He Will Not Divide Us,” was about the election of President Trump. The exhibit, a collaboration between LaBeouf and artists Luke Turner and Nastja Sade Ronkkowas, is a video stream set to run throughout President Trump’s term. Read more here.
No late start for freshmen
Today and on Monday, March 27, the Class of 2019 will not have late start. Link Crew is leading an assembly in the cafeteria for the class. Report time for freshmen is 8 a.m., while the other classes can arrive at 8:42 a.m. The Link Crew officers and advisers decided to hold the assemblies for freshmen to begin second semester with a strong start. Read more on the school website.
Supreme Court nominee
President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is facing opposition from the Democratic party, although some members said they will confirm his nomination . Gorsuch, who has served as an appeals judge, recently completed a questionnaire which will reviewed by a Senate committee. His confirmation is expected to take place in March. Gorsuch graduated from Harvard, Columbia and Oxford, and is known for his ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, as well as criticism of Trump. Learn more about him on Politico.
Red Wings to play Blues
On Wednesday Feb. 15, the Detroit Red Wings will take on the St. Louis Blues at 8 p.m. This Wings season is their last in Joe Louis Arena, as they will make the transition to Little Caesars Stadium. They are currently 22-23 in the National Hockey League. For tickets and more information on the game, click here.
SNL mocks Trump, press secretary
On Saturday, Feb. 12, “Saturday Night Live” revived its political commentary, including actors portraying President Trump and his advisers. Alec Baldwin made another appearance as President Trump and Melissa McCarthy played White House press secretary Sean Spicer. For more information on the show, click here.