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EDITORIAL: Not presidential

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is at a critical crossroads. The university aims to add a medical school, become a Tier I research institution and push for a new stadium on or near campus two years from now. And to top it all off, UNLV is searching for a new permanent president — just before the start of a legislative session.

GOP offers best hope for education reforms

With Republicans set to assume control of both chambers of the Nevada Legislature — along with all the state’s constitutional offices — parents across Nevada can only wait with bated breath to see if Republicans will move to implement the fundamental reforms Nevada’s K-12 education system needs.

EDITORIAL: To salute all who served, privatize VA

Today is Veterans Day in the United States, a holiday to honor military veterans who bravely took on the job of defending freedoms we frequently take for granted. There are about 22 million veterans in America today, one for every 14 residents, so it shouldn’t be difficult to find somebody to offer a handshake and a thank you.

Getting taken for a ride

Much has been made in the last few days of Uber’s arrival in Las Vegas. What many fail to realize, however, is that Uber is in willful violation of Nevada’s laws.