The Red & Blue

Ernst lets students explore topics through project

Tyler Hofmann, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

English and Yearbook teacher Taylor Ernst is taking a more open-ended approach with her latest assigned project to her sophomore English classes. The project follows no specific lesson and will be due April 7, while presentations begin April 13, 14 and 17. This gives students plenty of time to design a visu...

UNR hosts Lunar New Year celebration

UNR hosts Lunar New Year celebration

Marisa Sandoval, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

The Lunar New Year Celebration at the University of Nevada, Reno, provided an opportunity for Asian-Pacific Islander students to ring in the year and celebrate their culture. It was held on Jan. 30 at the Joe Crowley Student Union and included free food for students and a lion dance. The event also in...

Committee uses resource to diversify Wikipedia

Catalina Forister, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee of U.N.R’s Library used Wikipedia to bring women of the past back to life through Women’s Month.  Those who showed up to the event were able to contribute by editing the Wikipedia pages of influential figures in history, especially African-American w...

Teachers support students online, change curriculum

Maggie Arden, Editor in Chief

April 15, 2020

With the school district switching education to online learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, both teachers and students are adjusting to a new form of learning. From using Google Teams to Zoom, teachers are getting creative with their communication with students in their “online classrooms.” Was...

We The People still competing, competition format adjusted to online

The team huddles together before the start of the competition, a tradition they participated in at Districts as well. The team got second place at Districts, but were able to take first place at State.

Josie Ruyak, Opinion Editor

April 14, 2020

At Reno High, a selective group of students display their passion for the United States Constitution by joining the We The People program. In the past, Reno High has been known for placing in the State and National competitions. Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools have been shut down nat...

AP testing format changes to accommodate online schooling

Liam Hayward, Junior Editor

April 13, 2020

With the cancellation of schools across the country, the College Board has had to make adjustments for AP exams. Usually taken in the first two weeks of May, they have had to be transferred to online replacements of the tests. Different classes have had to make new arrangements for their test, while still mai...

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