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2024 Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse by Fvasconcellos is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Francis Scott Key Bridge: What It Says About The US Bridge Infrastructure

Jayce Rodrigues, Reporter May 14, 2024

March 26th, 2024, 1:28 AM, Francis Scott Key Bridge. The road has just been closed due to a cargo ship just about to hit one of its piers, a call being made just in time to save the majority of civilians....

The TikTok Ban

The TikTok Ban

Yukki Acala, Reporter May 13, 2024

As of April 23, 2024, The United States has passed a legislation requiring the Chinese company ByteDance to sell off their app otherwise their app would be taken off U.S. stores and websites. The TikTok...

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The Fall Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

Aliyah Billings, Reporter May 12, 2024

The year 2020 is considered Pandora’s box. The world was shut down, and with everyone forced inside their houses, tension began to leak into our government. As we faced a global health crisis, the long-time...

Shine a Light founder Paul Vautrinot smiles proudly with graduate and his infant at the organization’s IPATH program graduation.

Shine a Light [Video]

Violet Gude and Aliyah Billings May 10, 2024 In a world where the struggles of homelessness and addiction often go hand in hand, organizations like Shine a Light are beacons of hope. Founded with...

Is 16 Too Young To Get Your Drivers License

Is 16 Too Young To Get Your Driver’s License

Victoria Hatfield, Reporter May 9, 2024

Getting your driver's license is a massive accomplishment. In Nevada, you can get your permit at 15 ½. If residents pass their permit test, they can drive in a car with any licensed driver over the age...

 After the 2023 -24 school year, the programs Paper, Apex Learning, and summer enrichment will face district wide changes, either leaving or losing district-wide funding.

Several programs lose central funding (including Paper Tutor, APEX, and Summer Enrichment)

Khai Huynh, Reporter May 6, 2024

After the ending of the 2023-24 school year, Clark County School District (CCSD) will be experiencing a few changes in available programs and resources. Among them, summer enrichment, Paper, and Apex Learning...

Mental Health Gap In Genders

Mental Health Gap In Genders

Stellar Slentz-Baeb, Reporter April 17, 2024

Mental health is an important subject, especially as a teen because they’re still growing and understanding who they are. On top of school work and extracurriculars, making time for themselves is kind...

Official image of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

The 2024 Olympics

Victoria Hatfield, Reporter March 5, 2024

The 2024 Olympic Games will be held in Paris, France from July 26 to August 11. There will be around 10,500 athletes, 329 events, and 44 sports at this year's games. The 2024 Olympics will have four newly...

The Easter section at Target has many candies to choose from.

Easter Is Coming Soon

Aria Celentano, Reporter March 5, 2024

When Easter starts to grow closer there are many types of activities that are kid friendly and fun to do at any given age. For starters, egg decorating is a classic Easter activity to do with friends and...

First celebrated in 1926, Black History Month has gone through many changes to get to how it is celebrated today.

The Evolution of Black History Month

Aliyah Billings, Reporter March 1, 2024

Every February we celebrate the trailblazers and accomplishments of African Americans while also acknowledging their importance in U.S. history, but do you know the story behind the month and how it became...

Vegas Rincon, Makayla Rivas, and Madison Morseburg, Vocal majors who performed in the winter concert with Canatre.

Winter Vocal Concert

Greyson Martinez, Reporter February 6, 2024

On December 1, 2023, Las Vegas Academy’s Vocal Department held its annual winter concert. Vegas Rincon, Makayla Rivas, and Madison Morseburg were all performers at this concert. “I didn’t really...

Backstage of Lowden at Las Vegas Academy of The Arts.

Backstage Etiquette

Danica Seitz, Reporter February 4, 2024

Theater etiquette is important for many reasons such as safety, professionalism, and quality of the show. Without it, things won’t run smoothly and people could potentially be injured. “Backstage...

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