Watch Out, It’s Walk to School Day Wednesday

Count on lots of kids and families on the streets this morning, especially around local schools. Washoe County schools are participating in Walk to School Day today. The district says it’s not only about getting some exercise, its also a chance to teach walking and bicycle safety. Remember the speed limit in school zones is 15 miles per hour, and expect a strong law enforcement presence today.

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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…