Clark County Student Shot to Death on Campus

It was not a random shooting that took the life of an 18 year old student at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas. Police say the gunfire followed an altercation between the shooter and the student who was killed. The shooting happened near a baseball field just after the school day ended, while there were still several hundred students on campus. Information about the suspect has not been released. Washoe County School Board President Katy Simon Holland and Superintendent Traci Davis issued a joint statement expressing support for students and staff at the school, and say schools should be safe havens where students co-exist peacefully. There have been seven gun related incidents in Clark County Schools this year.


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…