In The News: Department of Philosophy

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
November 10, 2022

It's been more than a month since the Animal Foundation--the city's only municipal animal shelter--closed its doors to dogs.

Nevada Current
September 2, 2022

Destinee G.’s period was late in February 2021. It wasn’t that abnormal. Until that year her menstrual cycle was irregular. But by the next month, she was taking two at-home pregnancy tests every two weeks. They were always negative. Friends, and the internet, told her testing negative early on in a pregnancy was normal. A blood test would be more accurate.

Nevada Current
September 2, 2022

Destinee G.’s period was late in February 2021. It wasn’t that abnormal. Until that year her menstrual cycle was irregular. But by the next month, she was taking two at-home pregnancy tests every two weeks. They were always negative. Friends, and the internet, told her testing negative early on in a pregnancy was normal. A blood test would be more accurate.

Las Vegas Sun
December 13, 2021

The Supreme Court seems poised to uphold Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion.

Las Vegas Sun
December 13, 2021

The Supreme Court seems poised to uphold Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
October 22, 2021

Taxpayers on hook amid infighting, conflicts

FAB Gab
October 21, 2021

Guest: Amy Reed-Sandoval from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2021

In his Where I Stand column on Sunday, Brian Greenspun asks, “(Why) are so many people refusing to take the shot?” This question has had many of us perplexed.

Ms.
September 10, 2021

The most recent Texas abortion ban drives home the fact that abortion is a migration issue.

Living Philosophy
August 3, 2021

Might an education for children featuring philosophy be one of the keys to developing a more civil society? Prof. Amy Reed-Sandoval (UNLV) discusses how wonder is integral to philosophy and how this complements a child’s natural inclination to know more about the world and others.

Psyche
April 21, 2021

Prior to Amy Reed-Sandoval's departure for Oaxaca, she spent months studying pre-college philosophical pedagogy, which heralds children’s status as ‘natural’ philosophers with questions that really matter.

The New Yorker
March 11, 2021

In 1988, a young Baptist minister in Buffalo named Daren Drzymala launched Project House Call, a series of protests in which he and fellow anti-abortion activists picketed the homes of local abortion providers. One of their first demonstrations occurred that September, on Yom Kippur, outside the home of a Jewish ob-gyn named Barnett Slepian. A few months later, on the third night of Hanukkah, they targeted Slepian again, and also another Jewish abortion provider, Shalom Press. The protesters prayed and sang Christmas carols outside their targets’ windows.