From Matthew Gray Gubler to Julianne Hough, these stars used to be local students.
UNLV is planning to build apartment-style dormitories that officials hope will be open to students by fall 2015.
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
In a city driven by sex, one group is trying to help Las Vegas residents explore sexuality in a decidedly novel way.
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 ...
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 ...
A lot has changed at Chaparral High School this year — new leadership, new teachers and a new attitude about discipline and academics. Not everyone ...
With graduation on June 15, Weekly checks back in with the students we met last fall.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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He inherited a school that was in poor shape. There were few working toilets. Air ducts were covered with filth. Carpets and tile were blackened ...
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Joe Downtown: Mural removed because it ‘didn’t reflect the spirit’ of downtown, but at least people noticed
A piece of the Life is Beautiful festival disappeared Tuesday. One of several murals created on downtown buildings for the October festival that celebrated art, ...
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The Plaza's new German-themed, indoor/outdoor beer garden and eatery should open by the end of the year.
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“I’m starting a new one this year inspired by a friend of mine,” said Roy Ellamar of Sensi at Bellagio. “I’m putting one whole garlic ...
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The “Plus Size Modeling” page of Las Vegas-based site Explore Talent has accumulated more than 153,000 “likes” and is the largest community page for plus-size ...
Though the city’s pace will slow over the holiday, plenty of restaurants, shows and other entertainment options will remain open for locals and tourists alike ...
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Thanksgiving is upon us, but if you’re looking to get away from leftovers and Black Friday madness this weekend, there’s plenty to do in town ...
With tickets on sale for the next Vegas installment, we offer up the acts we'd like to see at the Speedway.
This is the best Justin Timberlake that Justin Timberlake has ever been.
Whether you want to work with animals or dress up like an elf, we've got your covered.
Maybe this new princess flick will mark the beginning of a new golden age for Disney animation.
The long, dramatic story of OD the green sea turtle: How Mandalay Bay's recent addition made his way from the Atlantic Ocean to the hotel's ...
From sweet-potato pizza to turkey sliders, the food fun only begins on Thursday.
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"It’s not the sight of someone sleeping under a tree ... or wherever they happen to pass out from street fatigue or drunkenness; it’s entering ...
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The story starts in Scotland, in a coastal town called Girvan, population 8,000.
The drink was first unveiled on the season finale of Bourdain's CNN show Parts Unknown.
Dinner with Wolfgang Puck, a philanthropic foodie gala and more.