In The News

Las Vegas Sun
Mar. 11, 2019

In an age of predawn rage tweets by President Donald Trump and public cries from his opponents like “Impeach that (expletive),” a special debate last week at UNLV offered hope that civil discourse can return to American politics.

Las Vegas Sun
Jan. 7, 2019

From examining the possibility of life on distant moons to helping improve the everyday lives of Las Vegas residents, wonderful things are happening on the UNLV campus.

The Nevada Independent
Oct. 15, 2018

Nevada voters are about to weigh in on a governor’s race that’s closer than any has been in decades, with implications for the health care of hundreds of thousands of people and the future of public education.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Apr. 2, 2018

The 3-2 decision decided UNLV’s fate.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 27, 2018

Football, basketball and other sports often draw talented athletes from beyond Nevada’s borders. But another competitive organization on UNLV’s campus didn’t have to look far to find one of its top performers. Jeffrey Horn, a graduate of Green Valley High, and team partner Matthew Gomez have taken UNLV’s public policy debate squad to new heights this season.

Feb. 26, 2018

UNLV is going to the national championship, but they won't be facing Duke. Or Michigan State.

Feb. 14, 2018

The UNLV debate team is doing better than ever.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 8, 2018

Two weeks before classes commenced at his new high school, Matthew Gomez found himself in the vice principal’s office.

Las Vegas Weekly
Nov. 22, 2017

Like most of us, UNLV senior Robert Gipson II is fed up with political polarization. “People can’t engage one another about contentious issues,” the 24-year-old criminal justice major says.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Jul. 14, 2017

Twelve high school students stood inside a classroom at UNLV, each facing a laptop and timer on a chair. Matt Gomez, the debate lab leader, instructed the students to set the timer for five minutes and pull up the lengthy evidence files on their screens.