Las Vegas Sun

November 12, 2019

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Print edition for November 11, 2019

Photo: Bishop Gorman High School's Tommi Stockham, right,
The Natural: How a Las Vegas volleyball novice became one of the state's all-time best
Tommi Stockham’s sport of choice was equestrianism. She loved riding her horse. But when she entered seventh grade, participation in a school sport was required. She was tall, so her dad told her to pick volleyball.
Photo: From left, head brewer Cameron Fisher is joined by
Brewery owner takes community aspect of business to heart
Wyndee Forrest is co-owner and founder of CraftHaus Brewery, which recently celebrated five years in business and opened a tasting room downtown, CraftHaus Arts District, which they lovingly call The CHAD.
Regents must not repeat mistakes made in last search for chancellor
With the chancellor of Nevada's higher-education system scheduled to depart next year, the state Board of Regents has a prime example of how not to go about filling the job.
Test your knowledge of Veterans Day
Today is Veterans Day, which has been observed under its current name since 1954 and honors all American veterans. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides ...
Mexico’s fast track toward a failed state
In Mexico, all the legs of the stool are cracked. Prisons are out of control. Municipal authorities cower before the cartels. The "impunity rate" — that is, the likelihood that crimes will not be punished — is just shy of 99%.
Don’t be numbed to what’s unacceptable
The problem with being a frog in a beaker is that you may not notice the water temperature rising to a boil. Humans, too. In New Delhi, people get used to air that is filthy. In Syria, to checkpoints. In Angola, to corruption. In China, to propaganda. And in America, we risk becoming numbed to a political, social and moral breakdown.

Frontpage of Las Vegas Sun newspaper on November 11, 2019