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Caravana 43 takes protest to UNLV

A protest for the 43 Mexican students who went missing six months ago in the Mexican state of Guerrero have reached the western United States. For months, two of the students’ parents have led campaigns and protests to call attention to the missing students. They have been surging across Mexico and the U.S. On April 22, the parents hung ...Full Article

Honors College receives donation from foundation

By Eddie Gomez The UNLV Honors College received a $1 million boost to their scholarship program. The gift was from the Bennett Family Foundation to support scholarships for entering ...Full Article

UNLV undergraduate awarded Truman Scholarship

UNLV junior history major Daniel Waqar has been announced as one of the 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholarship recipients. Part of the Honors College, Waqar has maintained a 3.9 ...Full Article

#BlackOutDay takes over social media

The black community flooded social media outlets with #BlackOutDay images and messages that started Friday and continued throughout the weekend. The hashtag climbed Facebook’s trending topics. The social outlet ...Full Article

UNLV anthropologist sheds light on evolutionary history with Ethiopian fossil

A UNLV anthropologist has helped to discover a fossil that is helping to clear up a disputed period of human evolutionary history. In the March 4 online issue of ...Full Article

UNLV ranks high on annual student yield report

UNLV has again been ranked as one of the top schools in the country for accepted student enrollment. Accepted student enrollment, or ‘yield,’ refers to the number of students ...Full Article

Students get tips to give back

UNLV hosted the third annual Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day, an international event that focuses on teaching students about philanthropy and increasing campus engagement, on Thursday. The UNLV Foundation ...Full Article

Top 10 Tier One Schools on the West Coast

By Miranda Alam According to usnews.com’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

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

Board of Regents selects 10th president of UNLV

Last week, Dr. Len Jessup was selected to serve in the role as the 10th president of UNLV by the Board of Regents’ Presidential Search Committee. The other two ...Full Article
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