Conversations about police brutality and systemic racism are continuing after the killing of George Floyd. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is responding by making modifications to its campus policing and having conversations about discrimination on university campuses. During a NSHE town hall on these matters, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said the time… [Read More]
An existing language gap between patients and healthcare workers is being further exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic and University of Nevada, Las Vegas medical students are working to close communication challenges in the university’s simulation lab. In Nevada, 31 percent of people speak a language other than English in the home. That’s according to a… [Read More]
Parents, students and teachers voiced their concerns recently during a virtual chat about the Washoe County School District’s proposal to reopen schools this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal has now been sent to the Nevada Department of Education for final approval. Community members sent questions via email which district leaders answered during the… [Read More]
The U.S House of Representatives passed new COVID-19 relief legislation that drops some restrictions to receiving aid, like requiring a social security number. However, this Nevada resident has been ineligible for federal aid due to her husband’s immigration status. To protect the couple from retaliation their names or location have not been included. They live… [Read More]
Tens of thousands of DACA recipients are experiencing increased levels of emotional distress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials with the Nevada System of Higher Education have extended their support by debunking misinformation during a time when recipients nervously await the Supreme Court’s decision on whether or not to rescind the policy. Deferred Action for Childhood… [Read More]
Within the last year, the City of Reno invested close to $100,000 to remodel the front desk of the Reno Police Department. This may sound like a cosmetic adjustment but historically, people would make their reports through a plexiglass window in front of whoever was in the lobby, no matter the case.
“Unsettled,” the Nevada Museum of Art’s most recent exhibition, forces attention away from traditional art spaces like New York and brings an emphasis to works created in the West. Our Reporter Stephanie Serrano checked out the exhibit and has this story.
All the seats in Ministerio Palabra de Vida church were filled with more than 100 community members. For Pastor Cesar Minera, the location for the forum played a big role in the attendance.
Today in Reno, like in many cities across the nation, protestors spoke out against President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also announced that Trump is giving Congress six months to find a legislative solution. KUNR reporter Stephanie Serrano has more.
Quinceañeras are Latin American traditions which are meant to celebrate a young girl becoming a woman. The average quinceañera can cost between $10,000 to $15,000. That includes the venue, entertainment, catering, photography, videography, and the wardrobe for the birthday girl and eight of her closest friends.