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Why You Should Go to the Winter Formal

Claire Sloane, Reporter

January 8, 2019

Students at LVA are well aware of the few school dances hosted annually including Homecoming, Sadie’s, and Prom. However, this year Student Council has added a new event to the normal lineup: LVA’s first Winter Formal. Th...

Bottoms Up

Zane Basquiat, Web Editor

October 3, 2018

  Do you ever feel like taking notes is a lot harder than usual? Is reading the story out of the textbook more difficult? You could be mildly dehydrated.   A growing body of evidence from the Exercise Physiology Lab...

It’s Just a FAD

Vivian Wu, Story Editor

October 3, 2018

  If I told you that all your major illnesses- cancer, autism, etc.- could be cured with one simple drink every single day, would you believe me?   Of course not. That’s absurd, and yet that’s exactly what one woman i...

CCSD Votes on Gender Policy

Meagan Shaffer, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2018

  Change is in the air as the Clark County School Board starts the process of implicating gender diverse policies in schools. A vote in July  2017 put together a group who would work on the policy as the new school year s...

The End of a Halloween Pastime

Claire Sloane, Reporter

October 3, 2018

   A longtime tradition among Las Vegas natives is ending. After 15 years of screams, Fright Dome, a popular Halloween attraction held annually at The Adventuredome Theme Park, will not be taking place this year. The company th...

Stastny Becomes a Knight

Dalton Scott, Reporter

October 1, 2018    The Golden Knights fell short of winning the silver cup for the silver state. What seemed like a dream ended with a sad ending. The Las Vegas Golden Knights were considered the best expans...

Crash Dieting

Chloe Brown, Business Manager

October 1, 2018

   The idea of looking perfect and achieving that in the shortest time possible with the least amount of effort is what we as a society and more so teenagers often are known to try to achieve. Unattainable standards of fitne...

School Shootings, School Safety, and Gun Control

Claire Sloane, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Dalvin Brown, an 18-year-old student at Canyon Springs High School, was killed during a shooting on Tuesday, September 11. The victim was transported to and later died at University Medical Center. The shooter has not been found....

Impossible Bouquet: A show that’s Impossible NOT to see

Kloe Dougherty, Story Editor

April 9, 2018

     Arts Manager, Katherine Mckinley and marketing manager Aria Morris have broken the expectations of promotion for this year's fall dance drama, Impossible Bouquet. For the past shows, arts management would promote the shows with a...

The End of Net Neutrality

Vivian Wu, Web-Master

March 17, 2018

In the months following the voting to repeal net neutrality (Dec. 14, 2017), social media and LVA students have been abuzz about what this means now for the future of the internet. Some wonder if they’ll now be unable to watc...

Every Last Drop

Juliette Singer, Editor In Chief

March 17, 2018

Just hours after the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1, a large number of blood donors lined up in front of all of the local blood donation centers. We give blood to help others, keep them healthy, and save lives. “I would say that...

Flue Won’t Believe This

Zane Basquiat, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018

This year's flu season is devastating the U.S. with thousands of Americans hospitalized and hundreds dead. While the virus often kills infants and elderly, this year's victims include a 27-year-old college graduate, a 40-year-old...