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NYPD veteran finds his place at UNLV

Detective Paul Velez has been a familiar face on campus for six years. The 47-year-old New York native spent 20 years with the NYPD, starting off as a police officer and then moving up to the detective squad before moving to Las Vegas. Velez said that he has always wanted to be a cop. “I always knew since I ...Full Article

UNLV offers classes to military personnel at Nellis Air Force Base

UNLV is offering undergraduate classes at Nellis Air Force Base, ending a four-year hiatus of education programs at the base. The courses are geared towards members of the U.S. ...Full Article

Low voter turnout leads to Democratic losses

Heading into election night, there weren’t many races the Democrats expected to win, but Steven Horsford, the incumbent Congressman of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, was one of the few ...Full Article

Politicians acknowledge importance of LGBT vote

A few hundred votes can make all the difference, and for many candidates, the LGBT vote was a game changer. Oct. 9 was a significant day in Nevada, when ...Full Article

Clark County voter participation continues to be low

Though this year’s turnout was low, voters in Clark County were excited for election day. Many had no problems sharing their opinions about who they were voting for and ...Full Article

Libertarians hopeful despite disappointing election results

The buzz in the room is almost deafening as about 30 Libertarian candidates and party supporters gather around the three flat-screen TV’s inside the dimly lit Jalisco Cantina on ...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

UNLV alumna kicks off new clothing line

The days are long but the work is rewarding. Finally, after two years of dreaming, researching, self-teaching, planning strategically and gathering resources, Natia Erin has launched. On Nov. 1, ...Full Article

Casino moguls pressure President Snyder into revising margin tax report

Nevada’s Margin Tax Initiative has led to controversy between casino moguls and UNLV’ acting president, Donald Snyder. On the ballot for this Nov. 4 midterm election is a proposal ...Full Article
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