House Fire in Reno May Have Been Started by Squatters

The Reno Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire near Forest Street and Lawrence Avenue last night. According to officials, the fire may have started in an outbuilding on the property. Nearby structures were briefly threatened, but crews had the fire knocked out in about 15 minutes. Officials say it may have been started by squatters.

Blogs

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…