Smith, Bybee Winners in Sparks Mayor and Council Races

With longtime Mayor Geno Martini stepping aside in Sparks, the man he supports for Mayor will apparently take over. Councilmember Ron Smith cruised to an easy victory over three challengers, winning more than 50% support. Incumbent Councilmember Charlene Bybee also topped the field with well over 50% of the vote.


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…