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Irony…
By: John Russell

Is there anything more ironic than a federal mandate which requires our school to observe “Constitution Day”? http://www.unr.edu/features/09-10/constitution-day/ Didn’t think so.

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Not Following Dumb Laws; Or, Why the VisLupiEstGrex People are Idiots
By: Barry Belmont

Periodically I check out what the VisLupiEstGrex kids are up to and periodically I am disappointed. Recently they blogged about some rule being violated (sound familiar?) and how this is…important? or meaningful? or…something. What they were complaining about this time is that the personal information of a few College of Liberal Art potential-fillers-of-the-empty-seat students had [...]

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The Package and the Lesson
By: Barry Belmont

For those of you attending the University of Nevada, Reno. If you haven’t already heard, the president of the ASUN,* Eli Reilly, has proposed a “stimulus package” for UNR. The idea is for $200,000 to be spent over two years that “will create 50 new student jobs on campus.” If this isn’t the definition of [...]

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The UNR Students for Liberty get an article in the Sagebrush
By: Barry Belmont

About two weeks ago the local paper The Nevada Sagebrush had an article criticizing my Anarcho-Capitalism lecture entitled “Libertarianism: Rearing its Ugly Head with Faith in ‘Free Market.’” Figuring this deserved a response, I wrote one and it was published in the Sagebrush. It can be read at the above link as well as below. [...]

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Who Will Lead the Leaders? Or; A Tale of the Blind Leading the Blind
By: Barry Belmont

Today, several students plan to head to Carson City and protest the proposed budget cuts for higher education for the University of Nevada (Reno). This comes on the heels of meetings, hearings, late night talks with friends, and pizza-fueled letter-writing campaigns all in hopes that somehow this behemoth of cuts (effectively destroying UNR) will be [...]

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Student Senate Criticized
By: Barry Belmont

The Nevada Sagebrush‘s most recent issue was a “let’s talk about the student government” issue. Through their informative front page piece to their insightful human interest story to their spot on editorial, the Sagebrush has done a wonderful job in showing you our student government. This is not the first time the Sagebrush has pointed [...]

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So, we were in the paper…
By: Barry Belmont

I almost forgot to mention it, but we (The UNR Students for Liberty) were in the Nevada Sagebrush last week. You probably won’t be able to get yourself a hard copy unless you come to us (we cut out enough to keep all our mothers happy), but the story can be read online. This reporter [...]

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