Friday, July 1, 2022

Brown Berets evolve, champion more than Chicano issues and identity

Since Donald Trump began his run for president, people wearing brown berets and military insignias have been evident at ongoing protests and counter protests...

Taking Justice Seriously

Opinion There are many events which tell us about ourselves. They are mirrors, so to speak. The world sees us, looking at the reflection. And...

Douglas County Library Board hears the results of diversity statement investigation

On June 24 of this year, the Douglas County Public Library posted a diversity statement to its Facebook page. The county's legal counsel immediately...

President Trump rallies the faithful in Minden, Nevada

Initially, hangar tenants at the Reno-Tahoe Airport planned to hold a campaign rally for Donald Trump, but the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority prohibited the event...

Washoe County School District Students for Change – school reevaluated

Isabel Peralta is a recent graduate of Galena High School. Over the course of this summer, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and...

A Clear and Present Danger – Opinion

Over the last few months I have attended a number of Black Lives Matter demonstrations. These have also attracted counter-demonstrators, ranging from perfectly normal...

Douglas County Library Director speaks about BLM investigation, community response

On Tuesday, the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees authorized a $30,000 investigation into Library Director Amy Dodson following a meeting agenda item in...

Douglas County Library Board of Trustees will investigate library director, staff...

The Douglas County Library Board of Trustees voted 3-2 Tuesday to approve an investigation into the library’s director Amy Dodson and the staff of...

Decolonizing local theater

On June 25, I called Melissa Taylor, Executive Director of Reno Little Theater, to ask how COVID closures were affecting Reno’s theater community. I...

Nevada City, CA grapples with attack on BLM protesters

Last night, following the attack on BLM protesters in Nevada City on Sunday August 9, the Nevada City Council called a special online meeting...