Site not look beautiful? Click here

Education

Cheating firemen. Jimmy Kimmel's big CCSD donation. Lake Tahoe's four-pound goldfish (!), plus other stories you might have missed in 2013.

Stories you may have missed in 2013

December 26th, 2013

Cheating firemen. Jimmy Kimmel's big CCSD donation. Lake Tahoe's four-pound goldfish (!), plus other stories you might have missed in 2013.

  • As We See It

    The NHSPE, a barrier to graduation for those who don’t pass it, will be phased out beginning in the 2014-15 school year ... which means ...

  • Entertainment

    From Matthew Gray Gubler to Julianne Hough, these stars used to be local students.

  • News

    UNLV is planning to build apartment-style dormitories that officials hope will be open to students by fall 2015.

  • News

    As a not-so-popular teenager, she took up running. When the other kids saw she was good at it, high school life became easier. Almost two ...

  • News

    While Nevada lawmakers debate the merits of legalizing marijuana, one company is looking at opening the state's first medical marijuana school this month. The Budtender ...

  • News

    A once-empty lot at Eighth and Fremont streets, adjacent to the coming downtown Container Park, is now full of more than a dozen large trailers. ...

  • News

    Stefania Druga is only 26 but has lived around the world and, more intriguingly, knows how to make a battery from a lemon, extract DNA ...

  • News

    University of Iowa lecturer David Gould has created a course that links Las Vegas and Iowa City because of what’s happening downtown; it might not ...

  • A&E

    In a city driven by sex, one group is trying to help Las Vegas residents explore sexuality in a decidedly novel way.

  • AllNews

    Players gather around a craps table in a dimly lit room filled with slot machines and blackjack tables. A woman throws a pair of dice, ...

  • Community

    Over the past few months, thousands of young Nevadans have gotten their first taste of politics in the trenches as volunteers for presidential campaigns. As ...

  • Education

    On Wednesday — the day before "move-in day" — Richard Clark, UNLV's director of housing and residential life, gave the Sun an extensive tour of ...

  • Education

    A lot has changed at Chaparral High School this year — new leadership, new teachers and a new attitude about discipline and academics. Not everyone ...

  • Education

    With graduation on June 15, Weekly checks back in with the students we met last fall.

  • Henderson

    Sometimes it’s hard not to feel like we live in a ridiculous town. In the latest example, Clark County has put the squeeze on a ...

  • Education

    When President Barack Obama takes center stage at UNLV today, he’ll be stumping on student loans and repeating a complaint that’s become a central refrain ...

  • Business

    Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has joined 21 of her counterparts in asking Congress to limit the ability of for-profit colleges to enrich themselves ...

  • Dining

    This fall, the USDA is imposing strict new nutrition rules on school lunches. We challenge a pair of local chefs to cook for the cafeteria.

  • As We See It

    And one of the potential replacements could be the ACT.

  • Get More Education Stories
  • Las Vegas

    A former Las Vegas strip-club dancer apologized and begged forgiveness Tuesday from sobbing family members before she was sentenced to five to 15 years in ...

  • A&E

    Two founding members of the feminist punk group will come to Las Vegas in October.

  • A&E

    Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.

  • Music

    No need to panic about the band's last tour schedule anymore, local Crüe fans.

  • Nightlife

    From the insanely expensive to the totally lowbrow, must-have nightlife moments.

  • Nightlife

    We anonymously canvassed the club corridor for a party night involving four people, a basic table and Grey Goose.

  • As We See It

    "And right about now, the idea that casinos equal employment is in question in a way it hasn’t been for decades."

  • A&E

    You know when you mix up your days on your calendar? You think it’s Friday when it’s actually Thursday? You arrive a day early for ...

  • DiningArts & Entertainment

    UNLV student and MasterChef contestant Ahran Cho talks Easy Bake Ovens, the job offer she just got and a game-changing savory tiramisu.

  • Nightlife

    "There were always afterparties, most of them in the Playboy penthouse suite. I would finish my set at 4 a.m. and there was nowhere else ...

  • Film

    It's an incredibly awkward mix of horror and comedy.

  • Nightlife

    This weekend's fest features more than 200 beers from 60-plus breweries.

  • Nightlife

    Our hometown beatmeisters on the availability of gigs and competition, freedom of programming and the perks of being a Vegas DJ.

  • Nightlife

    Tired of tourist-filled discotheques and Downtown drinkeries? Sometimes revelry and nighttime hobnobbing happen where you'd least expect it, thanks to these venues and party producers.

  • FeaturedNightlife

    Talking 10,000-guest nights, taking better iPhone photos and Deadmau5 crowd surfing.

  • Dining

    It’s simplicity that ties everything together within this traditional Cuban sandwich.

  • Dining

    "It wasn’t just a culinary event. The chefs really got caught up in it, all the elements involved and the sense of place and history ...

  • Reviews

    This menu is interesting and affordable, worth a visit even if the cuisine can be a bit confusing.

  • Dining News

    Border Grill is set to open its second Vegas location at the Forum Shops at Caesars in October.