1.3 Million Reasons Student Homelessness Needs More Attention

By: Vanessa Lauren More than 4.2 million adults 18-24 struggle with housing insecurity. 1.3 million are students. 500,000 end up dropping out of school. 100 Las Vegas organizations focused on putting an end to homelessness, yet the numbers continue to rise. “I have served at least 120 students suffering from the risk of homelessness and/ or […]

Slacktivism: When Social Media and Social Justice Collide

By: Jasel Layson One Like = One Life Saved! As you scroll through your feed, you come across a picture of a little girl. She can’t be older than three years old. She’s dressed in ragged old clothes and has the biggest frown on her face. The caption reads, “One like equals one life saved!” […]

Covid-19 From the Eyes of a Frontline Worker

Nearing it’s one year old birthday, Covid-19 has upturned the lives of millions of Americans, and over 250,000 lives have been lost. Entire infrastructures from the service industry to schooling have been severely affected by the pandemic due to shutdowns, and in the midst of this country’s third wave, and talks about a second round […]

The 1000 Meter Difference

By: Vanessa Lauren From gangs to guest speaking. That’s the story of one man from the West Side of Chicago. Arshay Cooper is a rower, award-winning author, motivational speaker and activist who’s next stop is UNLV.  His story starts on the streets of Chicago and unlike the 33 percent of boys he grew up with, […]

NASCAR Champions Who Are Better Than ‘The King’

By Taylor Cayro Here it is. Sunday, November 8, 2020. After a season that saw a two month-long break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first Wednesday night race in the NASCAR Cup Series in 36 years, double-header race weekends that saw the running of two Cup races on the same weekend, and the first […]

Spotify: An Innovator for Storytelling

  By: Jasel Layson Spotify, the number one streaming service for music, is now raising the game in partnership with Cherin Entertainment. As early as next year, music won’t be the only thing streaming on Spotify. You will now be able to watch some of your favorite podcasts as TV shows or movies. Cherin Entertainment […]

Creators Are Going to Create

By: Vanessa Lauren No set. No crew. No problem. Majestic Repertory is a local theater company on the rise who was headed into their fourth season of immersive theater before the pandemic and has now taken on the challenge of recreating the arts. Majestic was amongst those forced to close their doors and put all […]

Keeping Heroes Safe in a Storm

By: Briana Hicks COVID-19 has shifted the atmosphere within the nation, leaving Americans to view the meaning behind essential differently. On the front lines, working long hours and extra shifts is grocery workers. They have become the staple point and necessity to ensure that Americans everywhere have access to the things that supply and provide […]

How the Esports World is Handling COVID-19

By Lucas Peltier. From the NBA to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the COVID-19 pandemic has put mainstream sports to a standstill.  Stadiums, ballparks and arenas across the globe (which would be crowded around this time with eager spectators) are shut down because of the coronavirus. But aside from all of the doom and gloom the […]

Concerts Canceled due to Coronavirus

by: Tahnee Riddick Due to the massive worldwide spread of the coronavirus, long-awaited music festivals and concerts have been canceled or postponed. However, millions of international K-pop fans who anticipated their participation in such events have been just as understanding of the circumstances as those who are outraged. Fans online are furious seeing as they […]