Reno Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing a U.S. Bank Branch

A Reno man pleaded guilty to robbing a U.S. Bank branch inside a Safeway on Mae Anne Avenue. Sentencing for 47-year-old Mathew Hovious is scheduled for June 4th.
According to court documents, Hovious admitted that last October 23rd, he approached a bank teller and said, “Sorry, I have to do this,” then proceeded to give the teller a note that read, “I have a gun and a friend outside. We will use it. Do not pursue. $50s, $20s, $10s only. No dye packs or Transponders. I will kill you.” Hovious faces the maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.


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…