In The News: Department of English

Las Vegas Sun
March 30, 2022

U.S. News & World Report recognized 23 UNLV programs, including 13 from the William S. Boyd School of Law, in its annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

December 30, 2021

Elena Brokaw’s work serves as a reminder of the tangible remains of American foreign interference and state-sanctioned violence in Guatemala — the pieces left over, decades after the collective American conscience has moved on.

The New Yorker
December 28, 2021

Fiction writers love it. Filmmakers can’t resist it. But does this trope deepen characters, or flatten them into a set of symptoms?

The Nation
November 15, 2021

Well before PTSD became an official diagnosis, his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five described the psychic wounds of war.

November 9, 2021

The Guatemalan government killed her father. Elena Brokaw seeks to remember him through art.

A Writer's Path
November 1, 2021

Simply put, editors are busy people.

Activist Post
October 6, 2021

Many universities supply tools that allow students to report their peers for incidents involving speech or COVID-19 protocols.

August 20, 2021

While it is probably true that most people are not scientifically illiterate, it is likely to be equally true that many, if not most, individuals have gaps in their knowledge and understanding of the sciences and have several false ideas about such fields of study.

August 9, 2021

Trolling, the online antagonizing of others, is caused, in part, by trolls’ own personality traits, although genetics and the environment also play roles.

Film Festival Today
July 23, 2021

Augustine Frizzell’s directorial debut, Never Goin’ Back, was an irreverent stoner comedy about two high-school-dropout waitresses which, though imperfect, felt fun and fresh.

July 19, 2021

Not surprisingly, many horror movie villains suffer from serious mental illnesses, mental disorders, or physical diseases that cause bizarre behavior.

The Nevada Independent
July 2, 2021

Administrators, officials and lobbyists in the orbit of Nevada’s higher education system shared a common refrain coming out of this year’s legislative session: It could have been worse.