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Author Harper Lee dies at age 89

Author Harper Lee dies at age 89

by Annaka Cieri and Sedona Goodbar
February 19, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Harper Lee most famous for her 1960 novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" passed away Friday morning at the age of 89. Conner Lee, Harper Lee's nephew, has released statements for the family about Lee explaining her death was during a deep sleep and of old age. Lee being born in 1926, was the child of...

CCSD approves two-year contract that increases teachers’ salaries

CCSD approves two-year contract that increases teachers’ salaries

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under NEWS

  After months of protest among teachers in the CCSD, the school board have decided to raise pay for 18,000 teachers through a $135.5 million contract. According to the Las Vegas Sun, trustees have approved the new contract through a unanimous vote on Jan. 14. The plan would come into effe...

Sorry Pluto, There is a New Ninth Planet

Sorry Pluto, There is a New Ninth Planet

by Sedona Goodbar, Opinions Editor
January 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Astronomers have recently convinced the world that there has been evidence of a new planet. That's right Pluto, you are being replaced. Step outside, on a clear moonless night,and take a look across the sky high above the earth. There is supposedly a planet far out in the galaxy. No one has ever seen...

House of Representatives passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees coming into the United States

House of Representatives passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees coming into the United States

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
November 22, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On November 19,2015 in spite of Obama’s plea to veto it, the House of Representatives has passed a bill that could potentially limit the amount of Syrian and Iraqi refugees entering the United States. Republicans feel that more tighter regulations are needed in the United States due to recent attacks in...

Great Scott! Vegas celebrates “Back To The Future” day

Great Scott! Vegas celebrates “Back To The Future” day

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2015
Filed under movies & tv, NEWS

Fans of "Back To The Future" have been waiting since the 80s to celebrate Oct. 21st 2015, the day Marty McFly and Doc went to the future, and now that it's here the celebration begins. Although these fans are celebrating the future, you wouldn't tell by the 80s attire of big hair and jean jackets,...

Teachers across Las Vegas protest amidst problems with CCSD

Teachers across Las Vegas protest amidst problems with CCSD

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 9, teachers throughout the Las Vegas valley planned more than 30 protests against the Clark County School District, fighting for gaining better wages, healthcare benefits and for actual contracts. Teachers have been feeling undervalued ever since CCSD offered new teachers a sign-on bonus of up to fi...

New developments in the Mars announcement

New developments in the Mars announcement

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Before, it was always thought that water used to flow on Mars, but after findings from NASA's (MRO) or the Reconnaissance Orbiter, there are substantial evidence that inside Mars there is in fact still liquid water flowing. "This is very interesting...definitely excited to hear about this because ...

“Baby Doe”, the toddler who was found dead, has now been identified as Bella Bond

“Baby Doe”, the toddler who was found dead, has now been identified as Bella Bond

by Sedona Goodbar, Video Editor
September 26, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

A toddler was found dead in a trash bag on Deer Island, Boston Harbor a few months back in which the child was never identified, but there has been development. About two weeks ago the child was identified as Bella Bond, the daughter of 40-year-old Rachelle Bond. The case broke through when ,according...

Volkswagen under fire due to failed emission testing

Volkswagen under fire due to failed emission testing

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
September 25, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

  Volkswagen has been found out to be cheating on American pollution tests via a “defeat device” which enables the vehicle to determine if emission testing is taking place and therefore goes under a test mode. Through this, the cars were able to pass the testing, but once on the road, it releas...

Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director dies at 76

Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director dies at 76

by Sumner Serrano, Senior Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Horror movie creator, Wes Craven, died at the age of 76 Sunday, August 30th. Craven died at his home in Los Angles after battling brain cancer for a lone time. The film writer and director is popular for movies such as "Nightmare on Elm Street", "The Hills Have Eyes", and the "Scream" franchise. Cr...

Plane catches on fire at McCarran International Airport

Plane catches on fire at McCarran International Airport

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
September 11, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

On September 8, a British Airways plane caught on fire during takeoff at McCarran International airport due to an engine failure causing 13 passengers to be sent to the hospital. According to CNN, the accident occurred shortly after 4 P.M. when the plane bound for a 10 hour flight to London spark...

Migrant crisis in Europe continues to develop

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
September 3, 2015
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The growing trend of migrant deaths in Europe continues to escalate as the bodies of migrants and refugees alike were found on August 26-27. On August 26 and 27, boats that were carrying migrants and refugees from the Syrian civil war capsized off the coast of Libya according to CNN. 51 bodies have b...

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