Vegas Seven

John R. Schmitz

  • Art

    Three Questions: The Closure of the Contemporary Arts Center

    By John R. Schmitz

    After a 25-year run, the Contemporary Arts Center of Downtown Las Vegas will be closing due to a lack of funds, the center’s board of directors announced Friday. The establishment, founded by UNLV art students, has a long-standing reputation as a focal point for community artists. In each of its seven yearly exhibits, the CAC […]

  • The Week

    Vapin’ in the Classroom: Should E-Cigarette Smoking Be Limited at UNLV?

    By John R. Schmitz

    For a moment, her head is shrouded in fog. Again, she puts the device to her lips and inhales; a red light flickers where the ashes ought to be. She looks down and projects a dense mist toward the floor. The vapor cascades down the sides of her backpack and vanishes.