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Sun Youth Forum

Youth of today give us hope for tomorrow
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Where I Stand:
We have much to be thankful for in 2010. I know it is hard to believe that statement, given all we have endured as a community and all that still lies ahead. But if it is true that there is no gain without pain, then Las Vegas should be among the biggest gainers when we come out of this economic meltdown because our community has certainly felt the pain.
Photo: Students react as surprise guests the Jabbawockeez
Teens tackle hot topics at Sun Youth Forum
Thursday, November 25, 2010
From education to the tax structure, health care to immigration, high schoolers make their opinions known to their peers
High school students are used to adults writing them off as flip-flop wearing tech junkies more concerned with texting and their iPods than with politics and the economy.
Sun Youth Forum participants to discuss issues facing students
Friday, January 22, 2010
Participants from the 2009 Sun Youth Forum will discuss a wide range of issues at 8 p.m. Sunday on Cox Cable Channel 110.
Teens need guidance, freedom to grow
Sunday, January 3, 2010
WHERE I STAND:
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 24. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A spokesperson was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Justin Gutzwa of The Meadows School writes about issues covered in the discussion group “Teen Topics.”
Teens take on hot topics, from gay marriage to marijuana
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
WHERE I STAND:
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 24. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A spokesperson was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. SeHoon Park of Clark High School writes about issues covered in the discussion group Home in Nevada.
Students' plea: Prioritize education
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
WHERE I STAND:
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 24. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A spokesperson was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Catherine Cabo of Shadow Ridge High School writes about issues covered in the discussion group School Days.
Government responds only when people take action
Monday, December 28, 2009
WHERE I STAND:
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 24. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A spokesperson was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Asher Dvir-Djerassi of the College of Southern Nevada High School writes about issues covered in the discussion group “Around the World.”
On pay scales, technology, immigration and language
Friday, December 25, 2009
WHERE I STAND:
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 24. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A spokesperson was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Jessica Menchaca of Advanced Technologies Academy writes about issues covered by her group.
Nevada’s just not for us, many top high schoolers at Sun forum say
Friday, November 27, 2009
DAILY MEMO: EDUCATION:
At the Sun Youth Forum this week, 100 students were asked whether they planned on living in Nevada as adults.
Photo: Vanessa Trujillo of Mojave High School debates ano
Teens tackle the issues
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools gather for 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum
In 1955 then-Sun Publisher Hank Greenspun worried that adults weren’t doing enough listening and too many young voices were going unheard. For the 53rd annual Sun Youth Forum, nearly 1,000 students from 50 high schools gathered Tuesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They made full use of the opportunity to tackle the issues of the day, including such statewide concerns as whether to legalize marijuana and how to diversify Nevada’s economy.
Group confronts national, global issues
Sunday, January 4, 2009
WHERE I STAND (GUEST COLUMN):
Nearly 1,000 students from 49 Southern Nevada high schools participated in the 52nd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 26. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A representative was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Noel Gordon of Coronado High School writes about issues covered by his group, America.
Discussion focuses on issues that hit home
Saturday, January 3, 2009
WHERE I STAND (GUEST COLUMN):
Nearly 1,000 students from 49 Southern Nevada high schools participated in the 52nd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 26. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A representative was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Julian Franklin of Green Valley High School writes about issues covered by his group.
Youths share opinions on age and accountability
Thursday, January 1, 2009
WHERE I STAND (GUEST COLUMN BY SEAN POWER):
Nearly 1,000 students from 49 high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 52nd annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 26. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics. A representative was chosen from each group to write a column about the students’ findings. Sean Power of Green Valley High School writes about issues covered by his group.
Youth justify contrasting positions
Thursday, January 31, 2008
CLASS MAGAZINE:
Living a sheltered life in which I am rarely subject to contrasting opinions has blinded me from those divergent ideas. The Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum proved to be extremely beneficial to both the developing and mature minds because it exposed people like me to different educated views.
The leaders of tomorrow express concern today
Thursday, January 31, 2008
CLASS MAGAZINE:
Once again Clark County's brightest students have come together at the annual Sun Youth Forum to discuss many pertinent issues pertaining to the society we live in today. Though many controversial topics were debated at the forum with widespread opinion on each, the students stepped up to the plate, disclosing not only how they felt about the issues but also what they felt were viable solutions.

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