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Planned Parenthood discussion at UNLV highlights importance of organization, dangers of ‘Trumpcare’

BY ARON CSIKI / UNLV SCARLET & GRAY FREE PRESS Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Planned Parenthood hosted a panel of community leaders whose stories highlighted the effect Obamacare’s potential replacement, the American Health Care Act, might have on Nevadans.

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Let’s Not Bang Our Heads Together

Let’s Not Bang Our Heads TogetherBy Alonso Osorio-Kalawe | February 13th, 2017 Photo courtesy of Andrew Rigney When your philosophy professor’s response to a question regarding his views on the current political situation is a noncommittal grunt and shrug, followed

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Tubman takes the $20

Tubman takes the $20By: Samir Bakir | April 25th, 2016 As of last Wednesday, the face of the $20 bill has been changed. The U.S. Treasury decided that Andrew Jackson would be replaced by Harriet Tubman, an ex-slave and abolitionist

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Why Hillary Will Win

By Mikel Hansen   This year’s election has everyone on the edge of their seats. College students goading for Bernie Sanders have made his campaign a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the race for the democratic

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Free speech should be everywhere, political group says

Free speech should be everywhere, political group saysBy: Ariana DeCastro | April 4th, 2016 Turning Point USA’s “Big Government Sucks” group initiated a petition to get rid of UNLV’s free speech zone, stating that since UNLV’s campus is public property,

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Hey Senate: Take Obama’s Supreme Court nomination seriously

  By Kevin Krall   Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died and now the Republican-led Senate is questioning whether or not to accept an appointment by the president.   The quickest way for the president to return the court to

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Democratic debate showcases fearless presidential hopefuls

  By Jennifer Hurtado   Democrat frontrunners Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton took center stage at Miami Dade College on Wednesday evening for what is widely considered to be the bluntest and most fierce showdown yet between the presidential hopefuls.

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Donald a dictator? Not so fast.

By Mikel Hansen   Most of what is said about Donald Trump is negative — in fact almost nothing I have read or heard about Donald Trump has been even remotely positive. But does The Donald deserve his infamous media

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Donald trumps opponents in Nevada Republican Caucus

After caucus-participating Nevadans waited for results for four hours of long lines and ballot casting, Donald Trump lorded over the other candidates at the Nevada Republican Caucus last Tuesday.   Trump won by a huge margin with 45 percent of

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Reid lashes out at tuition increases

By Jessica Segovia   Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid lambasted increases in student tuition to support Top Tier initiatives during a press conference last Tuesday.   Reid believes that the steady increase in tuition demonstrates that the the federal government

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