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Students say “Yumz” to new frozen yogurt restaurant

By Nikki Rae Davis Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt, located in the Student Union (SU), has finally dismantled their “under construction” sign and replaced it with open doors for the first day of school. Co-founder John Barnes and his son, store manager Mitchell Barnes, have been in the frozen yogurt business for five years. They have opened numerous shops around ...Full Article

#BlackLivesMatter – Students take a stand for civil rights

Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Some activists believe that these black men are the new martyrs of what could become, with the right momentum, the next Civil Rights ...Full Article

UNLV professor fired for plagiarism

Mustapha Marrouchi, the UNLV English professor accused of plagiarizing the work of 18 people, was terminated last month. On Nov. 5 a committee of UNLV professors voted 4 to ...Full Article

No clear path to Tier-1

Over a year after former President Neal Smatresk announced UNLV’s plans to achieve Tier-1 status, administrators still do not know how the university will reach this goal. There are ...Full Article

Skewed grade averages raise concerns about grade inflation

By Ashelynne Morales Experts say professors at UNLV may be increasing students’ grades to meet the university’s expectations for pass rates in classes. An average of 35.05 percent of ...Full Article

How UNLV compares to other institutions

According to U.S. News, here’s how UNLV stacks up against established Tier-1 schools:   UNLV -The university has a total of 23,099 undergraduate students. -Students pay $6,690 for in-state ...Full Article

Top 10 Tier One Schools on the West Coast

By Miranda Alam According to’s university directory, these are the top 10 Tier One schools on the West Coast: 1. Stanford University: Stanford, California – #4 in the ...Full Article

UNLV planning new parking garage

By Lokelani Higa UNLV has instituted plans for a third parking structure on Maryland Parkway in the hopes that it may help relieve some of the more congested lots. ...Full Article

Men are from STEM, women are from humanities: Breaking down gender barriers in academia

Encouraging young women to see themselves as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals could increase enrollment numbers at colleges. Betzabe Sanchez, engineering major, recalls walking into her first ...Full Article

Local artist commemorates 43 abducted Mexican students

On Sept. 26, 43 students went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. The students, who had been attending Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ School of Ayotzinapa, had gone to Iguala ...Full Article
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