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Stopping your digital footprint from kiking you

Stopping your digital footprint from “kik”ing you Preventing racy remarks from ruining future oppurtunities

Danijel Zekanovic May 12, 2016

Imagine losing a college scholarship, having your job application denied and even being jailed, all because of a single tweet. In the digital era, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook posts are all heavily...

Has the media negatively impacted the presidential race?

Has the media negatively impacted the presidential race? Misinformation and editorialized news stories have been making headlines on a daily basis.

Danijel Zekanovic April 6, 2016

If the 2016 presidential election has taught as anything, the lesson has been that the media will attack others with random insults and hope that one sticks. The days of debating are over, and the new...

SATIRE: The quick and easy guide to useless college degrees

SATIRE: The quick and easy guide to useless college degrees Learn how to keep your dream jobs right where they belong... in your head

Danijel Zekanovic March 8, 2016

High school is over and now you have been placed in the big leagues: college. Mom and dad have been telling you to pursue a degree in the STEM field, but you have your heart set on becoming the next Aristotle...

Senate scrambles to prevent Scalia replacement

Senate scrambles to prevent Scalia replacement President Obama has a Senate roadblock he most overcome to appoint a new Justice

Danijel Zekanovic February 23, 2016

Yes. No. Yes. No. Discussions on Capitol Hill nowadays seem to be reminiscent of the days of our youth, when we asked our mothers if we could have some candy before dinner and received a harsh...

Back in last: Tragedy of Nevada education

Back in last: Tragedy of Nevada education Mississippi takes 49th while Nevada scrapes the bottom

Danijel Zekanovic February 2, 2016

Once again, the latest report by Education Week shows that Nevada, the Silver State, is having trouble even finding out the the chemical symbol for silver (Ag, to save anyone the Google search). As...

VIDEO: Culinary students host a banquet for the Educational Service Division

VIDEO: Culinary students host a banquet for the Educational Service Division

Danijel Zekanovic May 20, 2015

To award educators who worked with "second chance" students, culinary students prepared an extensive menu for the ESD employees.

VIDEO: Dinner Gala hosted for Three Square food bank

VIDEO: Dinner Gala hosted for Three Square food bank

Danijel Zekanovic February 26, 2015

As part of their senior capstone, Culinary and Hospitality students decided to give back to Three Square by hosting a gala in their honor.

VIDEO: New Nevada legislation can impact driving privileges for truant students

VIDEO: New Nevada legislation can impact driving privileges for truant students

Danijel Zekanovic January 24, 2015

Effective since January 1, 2015, seven unexcused absences in a school year will result in a license suspension. If the student has no license, then the student will have to wait a set amount of time before...

VIDEO: AP Physics students construct whirligig for circular motion

VIDEO: AP Physics students construct whirligig for circular motion

Danijel Zekanovic January 12, 2015

With only a PVC pipe, string, and a weighted mass, students had to adapt in order to understand the concepts behind circular motion.

VIDEO: State legislators tour the campus

VIDEO: State legislators tour the campus

Danijel Zekanovic January 7, 2015

A number of Nevada legislators came to the campus to see first-hand how the school works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A70f-ic2VGA

VIDEO: Dexter Knives representative teaches lesson on culinary tools

VIDEO: Dexter Knives representative teaches lesson on culinary tools

Danijel Zekanovic November 21, 2014

David Leathers, a representative from Dexter Knives, came to educate Culinary students about the need for professional grade equipment in the kitchen.

VIDEO: Human organs focus of Biology PBL

VIDEO: Human organs focus of Biology PBL

Danijel Zekanovic October 10, 2014

Mr. Dennis Goode's Biology class are working on their first PBL here at Southwest. The topic focuses on organs and their specific functions.

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