Four Las Vegas local swimmers head to the Olympic Trials

By Justine Espersen Four of southern Nevada’s swimmers are competing in the Olympic Trials of Omaha, Nebraska. Swimmers include Erin Emery, 14, of Palo Verde High School; Catie Miller, 15, of Bishop Gormon High School; Olivia Barker, 17, of Bishop Gormon High School; and Hannon Daigler, 19, originally from Pahrump, who will be attending University […]

Mr. R Radio Show on Hip Hop Live

By Amanda Shore Robert Rickenbacker, or Mr. R, has a great dream: to broadcast to the world unsigned hip hop and R&B artists. I was lucky enough to interview him earlier today to ask about his fantastic radio station and radio history. Mr. R got started as an actor for an online sitcom in New […]

School sunscreen ban leaves two Tacoma, Wash. students severely burned

By Justine Espersen After her two daughters came home severely burned from an all-day school event, mother Jesse Michener is bringing matters to the school district. Michener’s daughters Violet, 11, and Zoe, 9, attend a Tacoma, Wash. elementary school. Despite Zoe’s genetic condition of albinism that makes her especially sun-sensitive, the school didn’t allow them […]