Category: Nevada

November 8, 2019 Nissa Tzun

In latest battle in ‘war on the poor’ Las Vegas council takes aim at homeless

On November 6, 2019, the Las Vegas City Council held a meeting to discuss and vote on Ordinance 2019-36, sponsored by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. This ordinance targets anyone camping or […]

Another unarmed Black man dies in custody of the Las Vegas police

Nissa Tzun

Byron Williams death leaves another Las Vegas family seeking answers in an in-custody death case with literal dark spots in the story

The forced trajectory of Trinita Farmer, mother of police homicide victim, Tashii Brown

Nissa Tzun

“He was very creative,” said Trinita Farmer about her son, Tashii Brown, during an interview in her home on March 4, 2018.  Farmer was eager to exhibit his work, which […]

In November, everything is on the line

Nadia Eldemerdash

This piece originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. Every election year, the posters and signs go up announcing new candidates vying for political office. Every year, volunteers set out […]

Education, environment, and everything in between: Democratic Gubernatorial candidates talk politics in 2018

Nadia Eldemerdash

Nevada’s primary elections are four short weeks away, and this year sees two Democratic candidates stepping up to the plate. Steve Sisolak, a local businessman and Clark County Commission chairman, […]

Elections are tight; margins are slim. That’s why the Asian American vote matters.

Karl Catarata

Las Vegas – The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in the United States is often forgotten about, underrepresented in politics, and often thought of as a minority group that […]

Reno: Do we want to be the new Silicon Valley?

Cassandra Little

Last month, I went to San Francisco with a group of friends to see a musical. While the play was fantastic, and we had a great time, I left feeling […]

Saving Nevada’s water from climate change impact: Eldemerdash

Nadia Eldemerdash

The piece was published originally in the Reno Gazette Journal. Living in the desert, water is always on our minds – how to stay hydrated, how to manage it and […]

What’s Next for the March for Our Lives Movement?

Karl Catarata

Exactly one month ago, the world watched as Americans took to the streets to march for their lives and demand that legislators enact common sense gun reform. Sparked by youth […]

Representation, diversity, and the district

Nadia Eldemerdash

Yvanna Cancela talks about her run for State Senate By Nadia Eldemerdash In some ways, it was serendipity that brought 30-year-old Yvanna Cancela to the Nevada State Senate in 2016. […]

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