Review: UNLV journalism school needs overhaul

The school of journalism at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas — hamstrung by weak leadership and aimless curriculum — needs an overhaul to raise completion rates and produce more competitive graduates, according to an external review commissioned by UNLV.

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51s-Isotopes rained out, twinbill today

A storm that brought rain and wind across the Valley forced the postponement of Monday night’s Pacific Coast League game between the 51s and Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field.

Entertainment

Las Vegas makes top 10 in ‘hunkiest’ cities

How does one define “hunky?” It’s all subjective. Personally, I’d define a hunk as a shaved-headed chubby newspaper writer who spent the Fourth of July playing video games and listening to Lana Del Rey.

Business

Las Vegas Metro Chamber tap UNLV president for board of trustees

The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce has elected University of Nevada, Las Vegas President Len Jessup to its board of trustees. Jessup took over as UNLV’s 10th president in January 2015 and is charged with several major tasks, including development of the UNLV School of Medicine.

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EDITORIAL: Henderson shouldn’t hike recreation fees

Last month, a couple of dozen Henderson residents showed up at a City Council meeting to speak out against a proposal to dramatically raise recreation fees. And in a laudable moment of serving the public interest, the City Council listened, tabling the measure and voting unanimously to instead consider a revised proposal. But make no mistake, the city wants to raise those fees one way or another, and a vote to do so could happen at tonight’s meeting.

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