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May 29, 2015
2 gun bills advance in Nevada Legislature - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

2 gun bills advance in Nevada Legislature
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Opponents cited widespread opposition to campus carry from students, faculty and administrators of the Nevada System of Higher Education. But supporters said it's a constitutional right. That bill faces an uncertain fate in the Senate, where lawmakers ...
Assembly OKs revived bill allowing concealed guns at collegesLas Vegas Sun
Assembly OKs revived bill allowing more guns on collegesKSL.com

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May 30, 2015
Strip joint-turned-church; potty-training beating death; school offered for $2015 - Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star

Strip joint-turned-church; potty-training beating death; school offered for $2015
Arizona Daily Star
LAS VEGAS — Organizers of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas have been bracing for thousands of players expected to compete in its first ever Colossus event starting today through early next week with first-time tournament participants and poker ...

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May 27, 2015
Nevada campus carry gun bill sent to Assembly floor - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada campus carry gun bill sent to Assembly floor
Las Vegas Review-Journal
There has been widespread, but by no means unanimous, opposition to campus carry from students, faculty and administrators of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, the committee's chairman, said he anticipates the ...
Committee OKs bill allowing concealed guns on college campusesLas Vegas Sun
Revived Nevada bill would allow concealed guns on collegesSan Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

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May 29, 2015
Life and Death at Cirque du Soleil - Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Life and Death at Cirque du Soleil
Vanity Fair
But there was little they could say: most of the story remained under wraps until November 2013, when the state of Nevada's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) completed its investigation of the death. Right away, though ... Cirque's ...

May 24, 2015
Nevada colleges wait for funding fixes from lawmakers - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Nevada colleges wait for funding fixes from lawmakers
Reno Gazette Journal
“I think of it as the eye of the hurricane passing over us now,” said Dan Klaich, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. “All of this has been discussed, and it's much above us now.” He said the Board of Regents, the elected body that ...

May 29, 2015
California Standard Tests Go Smoothly, but Results Might Not - Techwire.net

California Standard Tests Go Smoothly, but Results Might Not
Techwire.net
As standardized testing season comes to a close, California education officials expressed relief at the lack of catastrophic technical glitches in the first year of assessments based on the new Common Core standards, but fear they won't get off so ...

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May 29, 2015
Nicholls State names Lynn Gillette new provost - NOLA.com

NOLA.com

Nicholls State names Lynn Gillette new provost
NOLA.com
Before joining Sierra Nevada, Gillette taught graduate-level management courses at Tulane University's Freeman School of Business as an adjunct instructor from 2004 to 2013. He has served in the administrations of many higher education institutions, ...
Nicholls names new provostDaily Comet

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May 22, 2015
Nevada needs-based scholarship program bill advances but lacks funding - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Nevada needs-based scholarship program bill advances but lacks funding
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Funding, however, was stripped out. Instead, the bill would direct the Nevada System of Higher Education to establish procedures on how the grants would be awarded and administrated. State Sen. Ruben Kihuen, D-Las Vegas, said Nevada is one of only a ...
Nevada lawmakers comb through Sandoval's revised tax planLas Vegas Sun

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May 5, 2015
State must invest more money in higher education - Las Vegas Review-Journal

State must invest more money in higher education
Las Vegas Review-Journal
However, state funding for the eight institutions in the Nevada System of Higher Education decreased dramatically, by nearly 30 percent, during the Great Recession, from a high of $683,818,577 in 2009 to $472,368,017 in 2013. The Board of Regents has ...

May 23, 2015
Ellison backs campus carry bill despite tough odds - Elko Daily Free Press

Elko Daily Free Press

Ellison backs campus carry bill despite tough odds
Elko Daily Free Press
After the bill failed to receive enough votes in the assembly, Assembly Bill 487 was introduced that would authorize “a person who holds a permit to carry a concealed firearm to do so on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education under ...