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Category 11: Best Place to Buy an Outfit

Category 11: “Best Place to Buy an Outfit”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Forever21 With everything from crop tops and rompers to button-ups and sweatpants, Forever21’s selections were affordable and in line with today’s fashion trends. Since the boutique found...

Category 10: Best Pizza

Category 10: “Best Pizza”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza took pride in their homemade tomato sauce and fresh ingredients. Prepared in a wood fire oven, the end product is a pizza that boasted a...

Category 9: Best Movie Theater

Category 9: “Best Movie Theater”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: AMC Theatres at Town Square From the box office to the concession stand, AMC Theatres at Town Square was known for its accessibility and wide array of movies. Located in one of the most popular...

Category 8: Best Place for a Date

Category 8: “Best Place for a Date”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Shark Reef With sharks, jellyfish and stingrays at every corner, it was no surprise our readers picked Shark Reef as the best place for a date. The Shark Reef was sure to fascinate people...

Category 5: Best Food Festival

Category 5: “Best Food Festival”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: The Great American Foodie Fest The Great American Foodie Fest ushered in a country’s worth of food trucks with options that ranged from funnel cake to acai bowls. It was one of the largest...

Category 4: Best Pool

Category 4: “Best Pool”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Mandalay Bay Hotel Swimming in Las Vegas may mean taking a dip in a backyard swimming pool or visiting Lake Mead, but Mandalay Bay Hotel takes you back to the coast with their very own sand beach....

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Category 1: “Best Hiking”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Red Rock Canyon Overlooking the Vegas valley, Red Rock Canyon was a spectacle that took pride in its desert flora and captivating scenery. Visitors also had the opportunity to explore the...

Category 12: Best Cafe

Category 12: “Best Cafe”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Starbucks Clear cups with green straws are definitely not a rare sight on campus. Starbucks was without a doubt the winner for “Best Cafe,” due to the versatile selection of coffee, tea...

Category 7: Best Burger

Category 7: “Best Burger”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: In-N-Out With its simple yet savory menu, In-N-Out offered options for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike. Serving fresh-cut fries with a unique secret sauce, In-N-Out provided high...

98.5 KLUC is a popular local Las Vegas radio station that won in category 18, Best Radio Station in the Best of (teen) Las Vegas.

Category 18: “Best radio station”

Southwest Shadow July 1, 2014

Winner: 98.5 KLUC The radio is a must-have for long and short drives alike. The Best of Las Vegas winner chosen by a majority of our school’s population was 98.5 KLUC. “The morning show...

After upgrading from Rave to AMC, Town Square Las Vegas has long since become the best place to see a movie - for its movie theatre.  Photo Courtesy by AMC Theatres

Category 17: “Best movie theatre”

Southwest Shadow July 1, 2014

Winner: AMC Town Square 18 Formerly a RAVE Motion Pictures theater, Town Square Las Vegas has changed to AMC. As the student body winner, this movie theater offers quality motion pictures, fresh...

The Jabbawockeez is an all male dance crew most popular for winning the first season of America’s Best Dance Crew, or more commonly known as ABDC. They are the first dance crew to land a headlining show in Las Vegas and they are currently featured at Luxor in their show “PRiSM”. “I remembering watching the first season of ABDC just for them and when I found out they had a show in Las Vegas, I got really excited to see them perform live,” Angelica Diwa (‘15) said.  Photo Courtesy of  Jabbawockeez Official Twitter

Category 16: “Best show on The Strip”

Southwest Shadow July 1, 2014

Winner: Jabbawockeez The Jabbawockeez, a dance group originally appearing in America’s Best Dance Crew, have been a fan favorite since their appearance. In May of 2010, the Jabbawockeez debuted...

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