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Our annual Back to School issue looks at three issues that affect students from first through 12th grades.
By D. Brian Burghart, Dennis Myers, and Peter Thompson
This article was published on 08.09.07
National rankings say that even if kids stay in school, they get a more narrowly focused education.
By Dennis Myers
The Nevada Republican Party supports a disputed George Bush claim with some quotes from George Bush.
Nevada tribes are suffering from the impact of range fires.
Reno’s favorite roller derby team, the Battle Born Derby Demons, are looking for a place to skate.
By D. Brian Burghart
Why do Mexican last names flap around like the proverbial penis?
By Gustavo Arellano
The University of Nevada, Reno should not be used to limit political dialogue.
Cross your fingers that this beautiful weather will ride out August..
Love, hate, or indifference—readers express their opinions—sometimes about each other.
If building energy-efficient homes in Nevada is such a no-brainer, what’s with all the headaches?
By Bruce Van Dyke
Trust government to mishandle your money and then demand some more.
By Michael Lafferty
Reno songwriter Kate Cotter’s anxiety dream didn’t come true. Her performance in the Nugget’s Celebrity Showroom couldn’t have been better.
By Deidre Pike
Burning Man as a cultural fashion show at the Nevada Museum of Art.
By Peter Thompson
They’re problem children—the problem being that they’re too damn smart for regular school. The Davidson Academy keeps “profoundly gifted” students from falling through the cracks.
By Chris Schipper
The Reno Buddhist Church is very familiar in some ways but foreign in others.
Minimalist bestseller Chuck Palahniuk reaches the maximum heights of fictional gadgetry. And, no, that’s not a good thing.
Don DeLillo gives his take on life in New York City after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
By Cheron Taylor
The Brewery Arts Center’s outdoor performance of Little Shop of Horrors is a fun, well-acted production.
By Molly Hofmann
Director Matthew Vaughn’s enchanting, storybook tale of love and dark humor.
By Bob Grimm
A sweet-faced, honey-wine chanteuse singing a Southern gothic murder ballad? It doesn’t get much better than that.
By Kirk Robertson
Solemnity haunts the post-Indie rock world like a reluctant ghost in The National’s latest effort.
Rapper Metaphysical uses his music to answer life’s toughest questions.
By Daniel Riggs
Chutney is spicy satisfaction for the stomach and the soul.
By Brad Bynum
If you are going to have a bachelor party, you might as well do it on a glacier.
By Ari LeVaux
Sierra Green Building Association helps turn fuzzy concepts into concrete—our straw bale—answers.
Welcome to academia, where you can finally chew gum in class.
By Kat Kerlin
Super senioritis doesn’t have to be a chronic condition.
A new student union and high-tech center are coming to campus.
Am I poisoned or just drunk?
By Ben Garrido
Be single, and date everyone in college. You have the rest of your life to be tied down.
By Erin Granat
College isn’t cheap—but entertainment can be.
By Katie Palani
The buzz about five popular energy drinks.
You’ve had at least 18 years to figure out school materials, but here are some items we wish someone had told us about on our first day of college.
By Matthew Craggs
Here are 30 phone numbers no student should be without.
For students interested in UNR’s athletic world, associate athletic director Keith Hackett has some answers.
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