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She takes over the university at a tense time after the departure of former President Len Jessup, who resigned amid criticism by Nevada System... [Read More]
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For many children in Las Vegas, the recession isn't over. Not even close. Some are homeless, some will have their only meals at school, some... [Read More]
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If the March for Our Lives message resonates in Nevada this fall, the state's failure to implement universal background checks on gun purchases could cost... [Read More]
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Jacob Thompson has transformed UNLV from a startup to a top 10 program that competes against — and has defeated — heavyweights like Harvard, Emory,... [Read More]
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Len Jessup says his lasting memories from UNLV include a number of big-splash moments, such as celebrations of fundraising and enrollment milestones as well as... [Read More]
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The votes have been counted and the results posted, so the primary battle between Steve Sisolak and Chris Giunchigliani is technically over. But it's not... [Read More]
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A lawsuit over Nevada's 2016 ballot question on expanded background checks for firearms purchases boiled down to a central question Tuesday during a hearing on... [Read More]
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Sen. Dean Heller needs to appeal to NRA supporters to increase his chances of winning the June 12 primary, but he runs a risk in... [Read More]
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He's a newcomer to politics, and his academic experience in higher education is limited to a nine-week photojournalism program at Syracuse University, for which he... [Read More]
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Although Tuesday was the final day of standard registration to vote in the June 12 primary election, voters shouldn't despair. There are still plenty of... [Read More]
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The turmoil surrounding UNLV President Len Jessup in recent weeks spilled directly into the university's School of Medicine, where Dean Barbara Atkinson found herself facing... [Read More]
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At last Tuesday's meeting of the UNLV Foundation, members were told that Chancellor Thom Reilly was encouraging them to speak with him about the future... [Read More]
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Not here. Not now. Not ever. That was the loud-and-clear message from more than 100 Sun readers who responded to a recent invitation to ... [Read More]
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The tone was civil and the exchanges were polite, but the crowd's questions and comments carried an underlying message of concern about the state officials'... [Read More]
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For Adele Morris, the Obama administration's actions on climate change were a concern. It wasn't that Morris opposed the intent of the administration's moves —... [Read More]
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Alarmed by what they feared was movement toward easing Nevada lawmakers' long-standing opposition to the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, opponents of ... [Read More]
Five UNLV medical students discuss what's happening at the school, how it's affecting them and how they feel about the situation that led to President... [Read More]
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As shown by dismal approval ratings — an anemic 15 percent in the most recent Gallup poll — Americans have a low opinion of Congress.... [Read More]
Fifteen years ago this spring, Nevada State College consisted of three classrooms, a library and 177-member student body in a converted …... [Read More]
While job prospects have improved for many Americans since the recession, Martha Ross says the recovery hasn't been so kind to those who …... [Read More]
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