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Eagles win big in USA Sevens, Las Vegas

Eagles win big in USA Sevens, Las Vegas

Allison Weseman,
Photographer
March 14, 2018

For the past three years, the USA Men’s Rugby team never made it past the semifinal round in the USA Sevens Rugby tournament in Las Vegas. That all changed on March 4, when the team shutout Argentina...

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America: Home of the mass shootings

Allison Weseman,
Contributor
December 8, 2017

Lately in America, it appears as if there is another mass shooting taking place in cities and towns across the nation. There are currently more than 360 million guns per capita in the United States. According...

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor
October 19, 2017

The 2017-18 NFL season is underway, and top-ranked teams such as the New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Oakland Raiders were predicted to emerge as title contenders. The...

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders

Bryon Pointer,
Contributor
May 3, 2017

The Oakland Raiders are officially leaving for Las Vegas in a few years, but before they go they’re adding a little local flare to the team. Well, a little more than a little, as Marshawn Lynch,...

Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life

Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life

Bryon Pointer,
Contributor
April 19, 2017

Last November, I decided to join my family tradition of getting an Oakland Raiders tattoo and I must say, of all the different Raider tattoos my family has, mine is the most unique. Instead of the traditional...

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A's fan

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A’s fan

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017

For baseball fans, April is the best month of the year. The MLB season just started and every team has a chance to be a champion, as least for a little while. However, not all fans are so lucky. An Oakland...

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017

After eight years of rumors and stalled negotiations between the city and the team it became official on Monday; the Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas. At the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix early...

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
February 8, 2017

The NFL season may be over, but the Raiders are still making headlines: investors at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon...

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
January 25, 2017

Two NFL teams have changed cities in the past two years, and now there may be a third; the Oakland Raiders officially submitted the relocation papers to move to Las Vegas on Jan 18th. One obstacle remains:...

Silver and black should stay in Oakland

Silver and black should stay in Oakland

Cameron Stover,
Contributor
November 30, 2016

Raiders fans, there is still hope. On Oct. 17, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed off on a bill that would provide the organization with $750 million of public money to build a stadium in Las Vegas...

Sin City makes way for silver and black

Sin City makes way for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2016

Earlier this month, Nevada lawmakers approved legislation to raise the hotel bed tax in Clark County. The increase will go towards a new $1.9 billion football stadium, which the city hopes will be the...

Raiders could stay at home in Oakland

Raiders could stay at home in Oakland

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2016

Two weeks into the 2016 NFL season, the focus should be on the field. However, for the Oakland Raiders, off-the-field issues have dominated the headlines as of late. That trend continued yesterday when...

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