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Risk it all with ‘Thrill Seeker’

Risk it all with ‘Thrill Seeker’ Haunting, upbeat music from Sub Urban’s newest EP

Zoie Puaala-Edra March 28, 2020

‘Welcome to our freak show,’ American singer Sub Urban starts off on the first track of his EP “Thrill Seeker.” From his first hit “Cradles”, to his current one “Freak,” Sub Urban has shown...

Podcast: The hype around music

Podcast: The hype around music Artists are gaining popularity, making comebacks

Gurleen Swaich and Zoie Puaala-Edra March 13, 2020

Recently, new artists such as Roddy Rich have started to gain popularity through Tik Tok and other social media platforms, and many old artists are making a comeback into the music industry.

An Hour In ... Chemistry Honors

An Hour In … Chemistry Honors Learning about molarity in different ways

Zoie Puaala-Edra March 10, 2020

To help them understand their unit about molarity, students in Chemistry Honors participate in a station rotation.

PODCAST: Course selection is here

PODCAST: Course selection is here Making the difficult decision

Julia Jauregui, Gurleen Swaich, and Zoie Puaala-Edra February 26, 2020

From seeing the number of options you have when choosing classes to deciding which classes, it can be difficult to only choose one to three electives.

Juniors prepare for real-world situations

Juniors prepare for real-world situations Students in nursing begin clinicals to complete their certification

Zoie Puaala-Edra February 11, 2020

To give students a chance to experience actual situations in the real world, juniors in Sara Hartwich’s Nursing classes take part in clinicals at the Veterans Home in Boulder City. “It was very...

An Hour In ... Chemistry Honors

An Hour In … Chemistry Honors Prepping for a lab

Zoie Puaala-Edra February 8, 2020

Preparing for their upcoming lab, students in Chemistry Honors play a card sorting game to understand the types of reactions they might experience in the upcoming lab.

An Hour In ... Medical Terminology

An Hour In … Medical Terminology Learning about the cardiovascular system in a different way

Zoie Puaala-Edra February 2, 2020

To prepare for their upcoming tests, students in Medical Terminology had to complete a series of activities about the cardiovascular system.

Pathway projects new focus in Graphic Design III

Pathway projects new focus in Graphic Design III Photography, Calligraphy, Cooking

Zoie Puaala-Edra January 30, 2020

To prepare students for their future careers, seniors in Graphic Design III created passion projects.  “The passion project [is] basically a project that replaced their homework assignments,” Graphic...

Club Preview: A look into Jan. 21

Club Preview: A look into Jan. 21 HOSA, Key Club, Coyote Music Association

Zoie Puaala-Edra January 14, 2020

Key Club, Cafeteria, Every 2nd and 4th Monday As the Key Club calendar comesbegins to an end, current board members will be organizing the next election on Jan. 27.  “With it being my last year...

Where Are They Now: Natalie Hsiao

Where Are They Now: Natalie Hsiao Former Engineering student changes her path

Zoie Puaala-Edra January 13, 2020

Alumni Natalie Hsiao is currently studying for a future career in law at UNLV. Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ref=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if (d.getElementById(id))...

Medical Terminology students design skin models

Medical Terminology students design skin models Creating 3D designs to show off their skills

Zoie Puaala-Edra December 10, 2019

After studying the integumentary system, students in Medical Terminology are creating 3D skin models that show the progression of a chosen disease. “We just had a test on the integumentary system...

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