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Shirts memorializing 9/11 find resting place at UNLV

The message runs across a 2002 World Cup England team shirt, written in slightly faded black permanent marker. “God bless the families,” it reads. “John/Iris from Manchester, U.K.” The shirt once hung outside the New York-New York casino along with

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UNLV wants to expand into South Korea

UNLV could open an international campus in South Korea as early as fall 2016. On Friday, higher education leaders approved a proposal for the university to enter into an agreement with the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ) and the

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UNLV bans medical marijuana from campus

UNLV placed a ban on medical marijuana Wednesday morning. Though the substance is legal in Nevada, a statement released by the university said that UNLV must adhere to federal law, which defines marijuana as a controlled substance, which are illegal

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Student suffers seizure near Lied Library

A student was hospitalized Monday afternoon after suffering a seizure outside Lied Library, according to UNLV Police. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. on the walkway outside the library. Kevin Lopes, a junior majoring in business, said that while walking

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Brother of UNLV graduate stuck in Indonesia due to political strife among local tribes

The brother of a UNLV alum has been trapped in Indonesia for at least four days after political strife broke out between local tribes. John Beede was climbing down Carstensz Pyramid in Papua Province, Indonesia when his porters abandoned his

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Ambiguity in bylaws prompts CSUN to amend budget

CSUN leaders Elias Benjelloun and Alex Murdock are butting heads once again, but this time it’s about the student government budget. Last month, Benjelloun created a budget of $1.3 million from student fees and leftover money from the previous administration.

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CSUN Senator sends apology letter to Hillary Clinton

  Hillary Clinton should be expecting another letter from CSUN, but this time she will not be asked to donate her speaking fee. Hotel College Sen. Alex Murdock sent a letter to Clinton today apologizing for UNLV student leaders’ recent

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Hillary Clinton: UNLV speaking fee will be donated to family’s foundation

Hillary Clinton said Friday she will donate the $225,000 fee paid to her by the UNLV Foundation to speak before the organization’s annual dinner. Clinton told ABC News that she would instead give the money to the Clinton Foundation, rebuffing

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Site for on-campus stadium scrapped

  A proposed on-campus stadium will not be constructed northeast of Swenson Street and Harmon Avenue as originally planned. UNLV’s Vice President for Finance and Business Gerry Bomotti told the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents this morning

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17 percent tuition increase to be voted on in two days 0

  Since the Tier-1 initiative was introduced in September by former President Neal Smatresk, it’s caught on among the media and higher education members, seemingly becoming UNLV’s brand new formula for success. Higher education leaders statewide have mostly encouraged UNLV

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