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Cultural show at World College Las Vegas Optic
The United World College-USA will host its African cultural show at 7 p.m. Saturday in Kluge Auditorium on the Montezuma campus. The free student performance brings a celebration of music, dance and more to the stage. The event is open to the public.

The United World College-USA will host its African cultural show at 7 p.m. Saturday in Kluge Auditorium on the Montezuma campus.

The free student performance brings a celebration of music, dance and more to the stage.

The event is open to the public.

Qué Pasa, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 Las Vegas Optic

Saturday, Jan. 27
The “Saturdays at the Museum” series at the City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection presents “Outlaws of New Mexico” with presenter: Tim Hagaman at 11 a.m. All events at the museum, located at 727 Grand Ave., Las Vegas, are free and open to the public. Call 505-426-3205 for information.

 

What's in a word? Las Vegas Optic

A recent column on the use of profanity and obscenity drew quite a bit of reaction. I’d written about language and how it affects people.

The crux of the discussion was that identifying words that are too gross to appear or be uttered in public places is difficult. How do we sanitize language?

Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 Las Vegas Optic

Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Prep roundup: Dons, Lady Cards prevail in East-We... Las Vegas Optic
As Lady Dons guards Cameron Sandoval and Briana Marquez look to contain her, Robertson’s Alianza Darley drives to a scoring opportunity on Saturday night at Mike Marr Gym. RHS won to go to 2-0 in district play.

In a game of runs, the host West Las Vegas boys’ basketball team outlasted visiting Robertson, 70-52, on Friday night in front of a capacity crowd of 3,000 at Gillie Lopez Gym.

The lead changed hands a half dozen times in the first half, and it was primarily Steven Sandoval’s labor inside the lane that kept the Dons in the game. A breakaway one-handed dunk by Arjay Ortiz put an exclamation point on the half.

Free throw contest on tap Sunday Las Vegas Optic

Boys and girls age 9-14 are invited to showcase their foul shooting ability this coming Sunday at Gillie Lopez Gym.

The Knights of Columbus Las Vegas Council 804 is hosting its annual free throw contest beginning at 1 p.m. Registration opens at noon.

Parents and guardians are asked to bring their child’s birth certificate on the day of the competition.

Those needing further information may call Ben Maynes, 575-545-3378; Benny Garcia, 505-617-1857; or Raymond Lujan, 505-429-0532.

NMHU roundup: Topal takes RMAC lead in triple jum... Las Vegas Optic

With her main competition in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference — teammate Tashay Hunter — not competing, Highlands’ Annie Topal swiped the league’s best triple jump mark over the weekend at UNM’s Martin Luther King Invite.

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