Despite the Reno City Council’s troubling year of sexual misconduct investigations, excessive debt creation and city gentrification problems, Mayor Hillary Schieve went into little detail about last year’s chaos in her State of the City Address last Thursday evening.
The concerns they heard ranged from students not knowing how their families would be affected by potential changes, to federal legislation, to teachers not knowing how to help their undocumented students feel safe in the classroom.
Despite the attention the presidential election has drawn, less than 60 percent of eligible voters in the U.S. cast a ballot. Academics from Latin America living in Reno have a unique perspective on this issue, as voting is compulsory in many Latin American countries.
Now that WC-1 has passed, Washoe County residents should expect an increase in the sales and use tax in Washoe County from the current rate of 7.725 to 8.265, the highest rate of any county in Nevada.
Before you run outside to smoke a joint to celebrate the passage of Question 2, there is much more to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Nevada. Ballot Question 2 was only the beginning.
Samira Sabou works for a Nigerien newspaper and got the unique chance to report on elections directly from the United States.
In March, Stephanie Greenwood pledged to be a voice for her family. Thanks to early voting on campus, she had a chance to make a difference.
Charles Reed never questioned the importance of his vote, and now he hopes to convince his fellow millennials to make their voices heard.
Democrats and Republicans in Washoe County have employed different methods of engaging with Latino voters this election season, and we’ll soon see how effective they’ve been.
This election season there has been an increase in fake news posted to social media to confuse voters and spread misinformation.