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WAR AND PISS

On the first and second floor of the Student Union there are safe havens for transgender students – the gender-neutral bathrooms. They grant some of us the privilege of peeing in peace without being harassed, attacked or side-eyed in the

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Gentrified life is beautiful, but it’s killing downtown Vegas

More than 90,000 people attended last year’s Life is Beautiful festival. If you assume that they each bought a $255 three-day pass, that’s almost $23 million in sales, and that’s not even considering the VIP passes that cost thousands of

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Stonewall: Writing us out of our own history

So, who did throw the first shot glass at Stonewall in June 1969? It’s a common question inside and outside the LGBTQ communities, but what if I told you that it wasn’t a shot glass at all? It was actually

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Nicki, Miley and silencing tactics

One of this year’s top “celebrity feuds” was rekindled last month when Miley Cyrus, of former Hannah Montana fame, decided she needed to put in her two cents on Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift’s brief Twitter spat. The original Twitter

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UNLV student blogs her way into the fashion world

As a little girl Katharine Newman spent her playtime trying on her mother’s clothing and makeup, but now she’s a fashion blogger with a wealth of experience under her belt. “A lot of people think fashion is really materialistic, but

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Up close and personal at UNLVino

Donald Snyder, UNLV’s former interim president and current presidential adviser for strategic initiatives, was honored at the 41st annual UNLVino during the Sake Fever event on Friday night. It’s a tremendous distinction, and would have been a huge spectacle if

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Students get tips to give back

UNLV hosted the third annual Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day, an international event that focuses on teaching students about philanthropy and increasing campus engagement, on Thursday. The UNLV Foundation and Student Alumni Association joined almost 100 education institutions from England,

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Student org brings e-sports to UNLV

Over a hundred people sit quietly in a dark CBC-A amphitheater, their attention fixed on a screen at the front of the room. All at once, they begin counting down from 10, and the room explodes with sound. On the

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Empty CSUN seats will be filled by Nov. 10

CSUN President Elias Benjelloun says he’s not concerned by the six senate seats that were left empty after this semester’s student government senate election. The elections, which wrapped up on Oct. 10, were largely uncontested with only one candidate losing

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CSUN short on candidates for senate election

There are too few candidates running in this year’s CSUN senate election to fill all of the student government’s senate seats. Of the 25 seats available, only 19 will be filled after November’s election. Candidates for the liberal arts, business,

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