A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Wells Cargo to build second asphalt pit

March 15, 2018 7:10am | Andrew Mendez

The Grizzly community is experiencing air pollution two times higher than the federal standard due to its close proximity to Wells Cargo’s asphalt plant, according to a study conducted by the Clark County School District’s Environmental Services.  The plant, only 208 feet from campus, is […]

YouTube Famous: “Monson Made This”

March 15, 2018 7:00am | Kushtrim Muja

Meat sizzled on grills across the nation. Hamburgers, steaks and hot dogs were ravaged as America celebrated its founding. As friends and family devoured the animal kingdom itself, Michael Monson picked up an imitation crab cake. Repulsed by the nation’s meat eating culture, Monson turned […]

Vegan, vegetarian club sprouts up on campus

March 14, 2018 2:53pm | Andrew Mendez

The vegan and vegetarian lifestyle has its roots planted in the basis of living a healthy life and no longer contributing to animal violence and cruelty. With a growing population of people turning to this diet, the Grizzly community established the first Vegan and Vegetarian […]

Unveiling the truth: Student uses personal project to fight Islamic stereotypes

March 13, 2018 7:37am | Andrew Mendez

When news broke of yet another mass shooting, this time in Sutherland Springs, Texas, many were quick to make assumptions about the assailant. The most common inference by far, however, was that he was Muslim. The conclusion is one that Muslims hear regularly, though many […]

Lady Grizzlies advance to second round after 74-45 victory

February 14, 2018 7:53am | Donovan Souder

In the Grizzlies first test of the postseason, point guard Essence Booker lit up the floor, scoring 24 points and leading the team to a 74-45 victory against the Legacy Longhorns on February 13.  “I just felt I had to put it in the basket […]

#GrizzlyStrong: Students donate money, blood to Route 91 victims

October 11, 2017 2:53pm | Andrew Mendez

Nearly two weeks after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Spring Valley community is still coping with its effects after 58 were killed and more than 500 were wounded. The shooting, which took place at the Route 91 country music festival, is only […]

MUN motions to advance with Mrs. Strong

September 12, 2017 7:19pm | Kushtrim Muja

This year, the Model United Nations has undergone many alterations. Among the biggest is the addition of Mrs. Strong as an advisor who will take the place Ms. Walters, the former co-advisor. Along with her arrival, are many goals that she would like to implement. […]

Valedictorians reach top together

May 2, 2017 4:08pm | Landom Pham

As the school year wraps up, seniors Nini Tran and Angelica Garcia are eagerly waiting to be announced as the 2017 Valedictorians. Although Garcia and Tran didn’t set out to become valedictorians as freshmen, they took on the challenge during sophomore year. Both seniors meet […]

Diagnosis: Senioritis

May 2, 2017 4:01pm | Zachariah Oliver, Bianca Garcia

Senioritis: a disease that can only be cured by graduation. The symptoms vary from lethargy, coming to school in PJ’s, not studying anymore, having repeated absences, and being dismissive. Ever year, senior year proves to be the most difficult for students in terms of attendance, […]

Drake’s new playlist “More Life” offers varied blend of music

March 29, 2017 7:46pm | Vincent Rendon

Drake’s latest project More Life begs the question: who exactly is Drake? Because of its designation as a playlist as opposed to an album, More Life gives Drake an avenue to dip into multiple styles and sounds without worrying about a message or theme to […]