- Analysis: Was threat against UNLV part of a power play by regents?
- Wednesday, July 17, 2019
- Recently, it was revealed that Nevada Regent Kevin Page threatened UNLV officials with retaliation in 2015 if they didn't give special treatment to one of his relatives who was a student at the time. Now, the campus community wonders if the threat led to ...
- Often overlooked elsewhere, middle-class students are being served well at UNLV
- Monday, July 15, 2019
- In the effort to strengthen the American middle class, it would seem obvious to ensure that the educational needs of middle-class students are being met. Yet, those students often ...
- Superintendent talks about why dean positions need to be cut and where to go from here
- Sunday, June 16, 2019
- On Friday, Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara sat down with the Sun for an interview about the legislative session, the developments of these past two weeks and what comes next for the fifth largest district in the country.
- Analysis: Venomous politics once again surround ESAs in Nevada
- Tuesday, June 4, 2019
- Nevada’s Education Savings Accounts were born and reared amid heated political rancor, and on Monday it appeared the controversial voucher-type program was ...
- Through their daughter’s dying wish, couple hopes to save kids’ lives
- Sunday, May 12, 2019
- In their mourning, and in honor their daughter’s memory, David and Jackie Siegel have become advocates in the fight against America’s drug epidemic. Among their activities, they’ve participated in events like …
- Solutions, not political blame, are focus of anti-Semitism event organized by Harry Reid
- Tuesday, April 9, 2019
- Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said he was prompted into action after seeing reports of anti-Semitic hate crimes and incidents spread across the nation and into Nevada …
- China’s regulations of fentanyl are one small step in a global problem
- Friday, April 5, 2019
- When China announced this week that it would tighten regulation on the production of fentanyl, it was cause for some relief. Chinese pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers are the source of much of the illicit supply of the powerful opioid in the U.S., where it is causing tens of thousands of deaths annually. So reining them in would no doubt help address what’s become a public health crisis in America. But as experts were quick to point out, it could easily …
- Brookings expert discusses Yucca Mountain, border wall funding and more
- Saturday, March 16, 2019
- The Brookings Institution’s John Hudak has been a frequent visitor to Las Vegas in recent years, teaching classes at UNLV and giving community presentations both on campus and in special events such as the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Preview expo.
- Q+A: Sisolak discusses plan to boost education, fight back on plutonium shipments and help immigrants
- Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019
- Reducing class sizes in public schools, giving teachers a raise and expanding career and technical education opportunities for Nevada students are key goals for Gov. Steve Sisolak ...
- Q+A: Will AG Ford take more action against Trump? 'Short answer is yes'
- Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019
- Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford says he has a simple test to determine whether the state should either instigate or join legal action against the Trump administration ...
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