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Julia Jauregui May 8, 2022

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Covid-free Summer Contest 2022

Covid-free Summer Contest 2022 Three weeks, 21 days, 504 hours until the final bell

Julia Jauregui May 2, 2022

We are so close to the finish line. Despite the stress of final exams, AP tests, transferring college credits and for seniors, the mixed emotions of stepping on stage for graduation, this is our first...

Treat oneself to a true fine dining experience at ‘Blossom’

Treat oneself to a true fine dining experience at ‘Blossom’ a 100-dish lineup that encompasses every preference

Julia Jauregui May 2, 2022

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd,  Las Vegas, NV 89158 Mon: 5:30-10:30 PM Tues-Wed: Closed Thu-Sun: 5:30-10:00 PM On the downstairs level of Aria Hotel and Casino, one would expect the whirls of spinning...

Spring Break Contest 2022

Spring Break Contest 2022 Countdown to Friday

Julia Jauregui April 5, 2022

Spring break is one week away. Flights are booking up, families are stocking up for their road trips and friends are making plans every day of the week. This is many individuals' first "normal" spring...

PODCAST: Parental Standards

PODCAST: Parental Standards

Julia Jauregui and Naila Yazdani March 10, 2022

It's important to discuss the way students may think or feel based on the way their parents portray their expectations. Listen as we talk about parental standards and the overall impact they have on us...

Outdoors in March Contest 2022

‘Outdoors in March’ Contest 2022 Time for the sun

Julia Jauregui March 3, 2022

The heat is slowly rising, we're putting our winter clothes away and bringing out our summer outfits. It's the perfect time to venture outside without it being too hot and visit national parks, the beach,...

Love is in the Air Contest 2022

'> Love is in the Air Contest 2022 Valentine's or Galentine's Day?

Julia Jauregui February 7, 2022

With stores slowly stocking up Valentine-themed gifts, we are torn with the idea of, "Do I have a Valentine?" We may have a significant other, a group of friends, or even just ourselves with a pizza box,...

2022 New Year, New Me Contest

2022 New Year, New Me Contest Taking in the new year one day at a time

Julia Jauregui January 6, 2022

It's six days into the new year. Some things may have changed, or perhaps everything feels the same. Regardless, it's great to start a clean slate every year and forget about the past. With the start of...

Perfect Day Contest 2021

Perfect Day Contest 2021 Winter break, holidays are slowly creeping up

Julia Jauregui December 4, 2021

It is officially the holiday season. Some love this season for the purpose of spending time with family, opening gifts and celebrating the new year. Many others may feel the opposite. Regardless, in the...

Be pleasantly surprised with authentic Vietnamese dishes at Pho4Real

Be pleasantly surprised with authentic Vietnamese dishes at Pho4Real Savory soups, rice dishes to satisfy your hunger

Julia Jauregui November 22, 2021

4145 S Grand Canyon Dr 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily excluding Sundays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Credit Card Accepted  Pho can be eaten at all times of the day. In Las Vegas, Vietnamese restaurants are...

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