Blog Entries

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:57

Courtesy of Erick Ochoa

After about a year and a half of not attending the university, I decided to attend University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the Spring of 2011. I thought bumming around in life was simply not an option I felt comfortable with and figured I'd do something about myself. After all, if years of public education have taught me anything was that hard work and a "pull yourself by the bootstraps" ethic is the best way to achieve the famed American Dream.

Remember, "Stand Your Ground"?

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 14:52

Courtesy of Erick Ochoa

Remember, "Stand Your Ground"? The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) hopes you don’t.


Let’s Talk About Poverty in Nevada

Submitted by Jocelyn Torres on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 12:12

Here we go again. A new U.S. Census measure found that our state has the third highest poverty rate. It also found that one in six people in this country live in poverty. This increase in the number of poor people is attributed to out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related expenses.

Astrid's Story

Submitted by progressnownevada on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 15:15

Courtesy of Astrid Silva

I came to Nevada when I was 5 years old; I started kindergarten at Doris Hancock Elementary where I also learned to speak English. I went to middle school and high school in Las Vegas, where I graduated with honors.