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The end of an era

The end of an era I’ll miss the Shadow in college — and I hope the feeling is mutual

Ahmed Ahmed May 25, 2022

Well, I guess this was inevitable.   Yes, that’s right. After almost three years on the Southwest Shadow staff, two years as an editor and one year as the managing editor, I’m exiting stage...

Committed to being the shining star in the Las Vegas hospitality community, Proper Sandwich Company co-owners Eric and Phil strive to present the tastiest sandwiches for customers to love.   
 Rating: A+ Photo Credit:Naila Yazdani

Indulge in authentic cuisine at Proper Sandwich Company Sandwiches, salads, sweets taken to the next level of healthy and delicious

Naila Yazdani May 24, 2022

6181 S Rainbow Blvd #106 Las Vegas, NV 89118 Mon-Fri: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sat: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun: Closed Apple Pay, Cash App and credit cards accepted. Having dreamt about opening a...

Unpaid internships in the United States hurt both college students and young adults alike. Yet, thousands of Americans still take up the position for various reasons, including college credit and work experience. But in the end, the benefits don’t fit the cost. Photo Credit: Maryland GovPics

EDITORIAL: UNPAID INTERNSHIPS LEAVE WORKERS WITH A RAW DEAL Thousands of college students are impacted

Southwest Shadow May 20, 2022

Let’s paint a picture. Jack is a struggling college student and an intern at the world’s biggest paper company, working tirelessly from 9-5 to appease the corporate sharks sitting in the big office....

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’ Duckwrth releases new album articulating the perfect feeling of post pandemic vibes mixed with summer break

Gurleen Swaich May 17, 2022

Born in South Los Angeles, Jared Lee, better known by the stage name Duckwrth, his mother’s maiden name, is a graphic designer and art is everything to him. Setting the stage for his upcoming works,...

See you in August!

See you in August!

Southwest Shadow May 16, 2022

Thank you so much for reading and interacting with us this school year. We look forward to telling your story again starting in August. Have a great summer!

PODCAST: Living Without a Job

PODCAST: Living Without a Job

Gray Barranco and Kathryn Peterson May 11, 2022

With our pre-existing daily responsibilities, are high schoolers expected to have a job? Listen as we talk about what has kept us from getting jobs and what we are going to do once we do get a job.

Netflixs heart-warming ‘Rescued by Ruby’ depicts the real-life story of an anxious K-9 search dog named Ruby. Rating: A+ Photo Credit: Fezziwig Studios

“Rescued by Ruby” portrays a hyperactive and anxious K9 duo ready to save lives Ride alongside the story of the 2018 ‘Search and Rescue Dog of the Year’

Hannah Paine May 10, 2022

The hyperactive shelter dog Ruby attained worldwide fame in 2018 after being named the “Search and Rescue Dog of the Year.” Originally ordered to be put down, anxious and dyslexic state trooper Daniel...

EDITORIAL: The attacks on teachers must stop now

EDITORIAL: The attacks on teachers must stop now After the last two years, assault and battery are the last things educators need to worry about

Southwest Shadow May 9, 2022

An unexpecting high school teacher left-for-dead in her classroom after being ruthlessly sexually assaulted by a student. The April 7 incident at Eldorado sent shockwaves throughout the valley, shifting...

Beware the Blame America Firsters

Beware the Blame America Firsters Sometimes, our enemies really are the bad guys

Ahmed Ahmed May 6, 2022

20 years ago, a then-niche political writer named Christopher Hitchens wrote a sharp rebuke to a then-definitely-not-niche academic named Noam Chomsky. Though the two men had largely agreed on politics,...

Painting the base layer for each board, seniors Gurleen Swaich and Juliana Borruso prepare for the design portion of the project. The journalism staff stayed after school to decorate each teachers boards to their own specifications. I really hope that teachers appreciate this small gesture because as journalism kids we definitely annoy them and I think this will show that we are thankful for them putting up with us, Editor-in-Chief Gurleen Swaich said.  Photo Credit: Crystalyn Estabillo

Journalism staff Creates Customized Gifts for Teachers Boards will be posted outside their doors

Crystalyn Estabillo May 4, 2022

To express their gratitude for their assistance throughout the year, Journalism II students are painting and decorating customized boards to fit the interests and personalities of each teacher. “We...

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...

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