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Staff Editorial

Schools need active shooter drills, more student training for tragedy

April 19, 2018 12:38pm | Staff Members

Fear and anxiety is common following the devastating school shootings that have been occurring since January. On February 14, 17 students were killed in Parkland, Florida while at school. On March 20 a similar incident happened at Great Mills High School in Maryland, and left […]

Allowing Hate Speech At Universities Will Deter Students

February 13, 2018 4:01pm | Staff Editorial

Torches fill the streets. People are pushing, shoving, mauling. Shots are fired and cars are driven onto the sidewalks full of civilians. Meanwhile, an 18-year-old girl is at home, packing to head to college at University of Nevada Reno (UNR) in the fall, where she […]

Staff Editorial: Education report misses big picture

March 7, 2017 6:46pm | Staff

Nevada has fallen to dead last in education amongst the 50 states and District of Columbia, according to Education Week’s annual report — a harsh criticism of the educational system that surely has drawn the ire of students, parents, and school faculty across the state. […]

Students need to use, not abuse, credit retrieval programs

December 16, 2016 5:04pm | Staff Editorial

APEX Learning Virtual School is a credit retrieval program meant to decrease the amount of high school dropouts throughout the nation, and get students back on track for graduation. While most teachers and administrators at Spring Valley advocate for this program with great intention, students […]

Candidates struggle to relate to Millenial voters

October 25, 2016 2:18pm | Ashlend Laparra

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton flounder helplessly trying to pander to millenial voters. 39% of millenial voters have decided to opt for third-party candidates and show a dislike for the two front-runners. Their lack of genuine understanding for millenial trends and pop culture makes them […]

Unfair advantage should eliminate Bishop Gorman from D4A competition

October 24, 2016 6:40pm | Staff Editorial

  For the first time in four years, Spring Valley High School athletics are competing in the top division in Nevada, now known as D4A. In this higher division, the Grizzlies will take on many elite teams including powerhouse Bishop Gorman, known for dominating against […]