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#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 described the trend as “#BlackOutDay: campaign celebrates black beauty, fights negative images and stereotypes in the media.” The day was proposed by Tumblr user T’von, who goes by the username ...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’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

Grad students slam for $1000 scholarship

UNLV Masters and Doctoral graduate students have the opportunity to compete for a scholarship and additional prizes in this year’s Rebel Grad Slam: 3 Minute Thesis Competition, sponsored by ...Full Article

Las Vegas to celebrate “Britney Day” on Nov. 5, commemorate Britney Spears

Caesars Entertainment has announced that Britney Spears, pop giant, will receive the key to the Las Vegas Strip on her own named day. On Nov. 5, Spears will take ...Full Article

Columbia student carries mattress in protest of university policy on rape

By Miranda Alam In an effort to call attention to sexual assault on college campuses, Emma Sulkowicz, a visual art major and senior at Columbia University has opted to ...Full Article
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