All posts tagged "UNLV"

  • Opinion
    Weinberg: Stop Urinating A Steady Stream Of Tax Dollars At UNLV Athletics

    (Fred Weinberg) – If the President of UNLV, Len Jessup, and its Athletic Director, Tina Murphy, (you only...

  • Politics
    Welcome to UNLV, Mr. President

    NN&V Exclusive (Mark Ciavola) – For generations, it seemed like almost an unwritten understanding that the campuses of colleges and universities across the country were the springboards from which America’s young men and women would launch into careers of all shapes and distinctions. But today’s graduates face a situation that few before...

  • Opinion
    Paid Vacation Doesn’t Count As An Act Of Service

    (Ryan Hamilton) – The weeks before spring break were abuzz with media coverage of UNLV’s largely student (and therefore, also, taxpayer) funded “Alternative Spring Break” — a “service trip” for 27 undergraduates and three staff members to San Francisco. The way the news was reported and the trip was advertised, one would...

  • Government
    Nearly 1,000 Nevada Public Employees Earn $200K

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Nearly 1,000 state and local government workers, many of them firefighters and police, make over $200,000 a year when all pay and benefits are counted, according to a 2011 pay analysis published today by the Nevada Policy Research Institute. The number of public employees earning $200,000 or...

  • Politics
    UNLV College Republicans Prepare To Turn Nevada Red

    NN&V Exclusive As college students prepare for Spring Semester to begin on January 17th, Nevada News & Views...

  • Government
    Nevada College Republicans Denounce Tuition Increase As Universities Continue Wasteful Policies

    (Las Vegas) – Today , the NSHE Board of Regents voted for an 8% tuition increase after first voting down a measure to postpone the vote until the March meeting – a move called for by the UNLV College Republicans last month. A move to increase tuition by 5% was also...

  • Government
    Should In-State Tuition Subsidies Be Capped?

    (David Mansdoerfer) – The U.S. unemployment rate is at 9.1%. The unemployment rate in Nevada is at...

  • Politics
    Da More He Talks, Da Less We Listen

    (Chuck Muth) – A new voice is rising from the bowels of Nevada liberalism, and not surprisingly it’s coming from an associate “political science” professor from a government-subsidized college campus. What are the odds? The liberal professor is David Damore of UNLV, who also now advertises himself as a nonresident fellow at...

  • Politics
    Lies, Distortions, And Victimhood: How Nevada Democrats Have Outdone Themselves

    (Mark Ciavola) – Well, it has finally happened: Democrats in Southern Nevada have gone too far, and are now embarrassing themselves daily for the entire world to watch. It all began on November 2, 2010 when Dr. Joe Heck was elected to Congress over Dina Titus, the darling of the liberal activist...

  • Politics
    College Republicans Challenge Titus In Open Letter

    (UNLV College Republicans) – Today , the UNLV College Republicans sent former congresswoman and 2012 congressional candidate Dina Titus a letter via certified mail (also attached) in response to accusations she made against the organization on Face to Face with Jon Ralston one week ago. The letter demands that Titus produce...