Reno Mayor Has a Challenger

The 2018 race for Reno mayor has begun, with a Reno casino executive running for the seat currently held by Hillary Schieve, who is in the midst of her first term. Brandon Siri, an executive with Club Cal Neva and Siri’s casinos in downtown Reno, has started campaigning for the seat. Siri says he’s working for a fundamental shift in the city management of Reno, with proactive leadership that focuses on safe communities, economic development, affordable housing and smart stewardship of resources. Siri says his campaign is a community-led effort to get Reno on the right track.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…