4 Steps to #BeRebelSAFE

Like any community, we are not unsusceptible to natural and man-made catastrophes. Possible exists for earthquakes, drought, severe heat, fire, flash floods, and dangerous product emergencies.

UNLV’s office of emergency situation management strives to keep the campus gotten ready for all kinds of risks, guaranteeing that personnel are trained to respond to such emergencies and developing school and community durability that will enable quicker healing after an occurrence.

The #BeRebelSAFE project is based upon four steps:

Action 1: Staying Informed

Start by downloading the RebelSAFE app. The app provides a range of safety functions straight to your smartphone, making it easier to call for a late-night campus security escort, report a suggestion, or quick-dial 9-1-1 campus dispatch.

But its leading feature is that it sends out a RebelSAFE Alert push notification to your gadget and broadcasts messages across emergency phones situated outdoors throughout school. This emergency notice system is used for events that present an imminent hazard to your life, health, or security. The messages will consist of information and guidelines on how secure yourself.

But for the system to work, you need to keep your contact info as much as

date. Understanding how to get emergency situation notifications, no matter your area, is paramount to guaranteeing your safety. Do you follow UNLV Police Provider’ Facebook or Twitter pages for updates? Have you downloaded the Southern Nevada Neighborhood Preparedness App!.?.!? Do you know where to find real-time weather condition notifies!.?.!? UNLV’s RebelSAFE tools, social networks, and regional apps– these are all methods to assist our community prepare

and react to emergency situations. Preparedness begins at home. Take steps today towards remaining notified and #BeRebelSAFE. Step 2: Establish an Emergency Situation Plan Whether it’s an earthquake, dry spell, severe heat, fire, flash flood,
or dangerous product emergency situation, planning ahead of time and understanding what you will perform in various emergency situations is key to your safety. It begins with developing a communications prepare to address the” What if?” concerns:” What if something happens and I’m not with my

family? Will I have the ability to reach them? How will they know if I’m safe? What if I do not have my cellular phone?” During an emergency situation you will need to send and get details from friend or family. Communication networks we depend on every

day, our mobile phone or socials media, may be unreliable or unavailable. Preparation in advance will help guarantee that all the members of your home understand other methods reach one another. Put together a list. Include household, relatives, and friends to call, text, or e-mail in the event of an emergency situation. Assemble this details onto a contact card. Consider including emergency phone numbers for local hospitals, family practitioner, drug stores, next-door neighbors, utility companies, toxin control centers, vets, etc. Share copies. Make certain everyone carries a copy of the contact card in his or her knapsack, wallet, bag, or automobile. Stick one on the household fridge or your bulletin board system in your residence hall room. Practice typically. Go over with your roomie what you would do if you required to leave your residence hall. Pick an area to satisfy and consider the various ways to arrive.
Specify safe locations with your household: indoors, in your community, and outside of your area and city. Practice sending out text messages and what they should say to let others understand you’re safe. Action 3: Build an Emergency Supply Set Your kit ought to contain survival products to last for at least 72 hours. Start with the basics and after that personalize it, taking into account the distinct needs you
and your family may have, such as materials for animals or particular medical equipment. Place your items in airtight plastic bags and store your kit in an easy-to-carry container or bag. Once you have actually assembled your kit remember to maintain it so it’s always all set when needed; that implies replacing ended products and re-thinking

your needs every year. Designate a location in your house or dormitory to store the kit and make sure all member of the family or roommates know the location. Keep a package of “grab and go” requirements at your office, store one in the trunk of your automobile. It is never too early to prepare. Your package’s fundamentals could include: Water– one gallon of water per person each day, for drinking and sanitation Food– a supply of nonperishable items First aid package Flashlight with extra batteries Battery-powered radio Whistle to indicate for assistance

Battery-powered cell phone battery charger Moist
towelettes Garbage bags Regional maps Matches in a waterproof container Consider adding the following items based upon your private needs: Prescription medications Contact service and glasses Pet food and vaccination records Books, games, and puzzles Family files, records, and recognition Step 4: Get Included There are a number of ways to get included and end up being an emergency response leader on our school and in the house. Taking the effort and getting some training implies you will be available
to help in a time of crisis. Here’s how: Start by enjoying” Surviving an Active Shooter” and discovering the 3 seriously important actions on how to react safely

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The Interview: Frank Rudy Cooper

Frank Rudy Cooper joined the Boyd School of Law in June 2018 as a teacher; the director of the program on race, gender, and policing; and as an extremely ranked teacher of Crook Treatment: Investigation, Lawbreaker Law, and Race, Gender, & & Law. He likewise has taught at Villanova University School of Law, Boston College Law School, and Suffolk University Law School. As remarkable as these achievements are, he still finds time for expanding his horizons through reading, writing, and taking pleasure in the talent that was Sir George Michael.

Biggest mistaken belief about your job

Sometimes individuals believe the task of a professor of criminal procedure is simply to crank out district attorneys and defense lawyer. As the state’s law school, we are definitely going to produce many district attorneys and protectors. The key, however, is for those attorneys to be reflective. They should be asking, “What are my ethical responsibilities? How did identities, such as race, participate in this formula? Which policies might lead to a fairer criminal justice system?” I continue to think of how to support lawyers who are thoughtful about the criminal justice system.

An a-ha moment in your career

I was working for a big company in insolvency law, and it showed me that I required to discover a various course. I read a career book called Do What You Are, and recognized I must be doing what it takes to be a law professor. Insolvency was in fact more enjoyable than I expected. But if I was going to work 70 hours a week, I wished to do something I enjoyed. I was lucky enough to have an important race theory professor as a mentor and he stated, “You can do this.” So, I started helping in the mentor of race and gender courses at Harvard, and that set me on my course to Villanova University School of Law.

A representation of your field that makes you wince

Hmm, the one that comes to mind is John Grisham’s, The Firm. I enjoyed the book, however it kind of glorifies firm life– simply do not choose the one run by the mob. The vast majority of lawyers do not go to prominent companies. And they still earn a living and absolutely do more to make the world a better place.

Worst suggestions you’ve ever received

To pursue college courses that I wasn’t thinking about simply to attempt to be more valuable to tasks. (I received) my worst grades and I’m hardly a much better person for taking them. It turns out you work harder and learn more when you are delighting in the procedure. Go figure.

What you did last weekend

Let’s see. We had friends over for Shabbat dinner, and that was fun. But let me tell you about two weekends ago: We returned to Massachusetts to watch my stepdaughter graduate early from Smith College. Among the important things that struck me was how much she gained from the reality that her parents worked together well. We were kind of a little business for blended households.

Christmas music: yea or nay?

I absolutely enjoy Grandmother Got Run Over by a Reindeer. I likewise like George Michael’s Last Christmas. Despite the fact that I remember Wham being viewed as a joke when they first came out, Sir George Michael’s music is a world treasure.

Your biggest misconception about Las Vegas.

I didn’t understand how much there was to the Vegas location besides The Strip. Summerlin might be a small city of its own, and Henderson is its own city. I have actually found the quality of life to be excellent. We are practical to everything, including shopping, home entertainment, and so on.

The most Vegas thing you have actually done since you got here.

Well, I would state that I did Red Rock but I don’t believe driving through counts. Having lunch outside in the dead of winter appears distinctively Southwestern to me. I came from Cambridge ( Massachusetts) and individuals were thrilled that it was 50 degrees and gray one day in December. I’ve currently become spoiled by the weather.

Last book you couldn’t put down.

This won’t strike lots of people as a page-turner, however I might not let go of Robin DiAngelo’s book White Fragility: Why It’s So Tough for White Individuals to Talk About Racism. It helped me comprehend some of the worries that whites have when going into conversations about race. I have actually definitely seen worry and avoidance in large class. But race has not disappeared. In an age when certain types of immigrants are targeted and racial profiling continues, we require to be able to have sincere and productive conversations about race. DiAngelo walks individuals through how racism operates in a really available method. I believe DiAngelo is right in her theory that some people are resistant to speaking about race due to the fact that they have actually dated views about objectivity and individualism.

I concur with those two critiques. Considering that there is no “view from nowhere,” everyone takes a look at the world due to their experiences and worldviews. We ought to attempt to be fair, however we can’t be simply unbiased. Also, unless you matured on Mars, you know that there are acknowledged social groups based on physical look. We can pretend to be “colorblind,” however that undoubtedly indicates we will sometimes fail to see particular things. Take, for instance, bathrooms. We do not say we are going to eliminate the ladies’s space to make females equivalent due to the fact that we understand that social standards sometimes treat women in a different way. Fairness implies dealing with likes alike, but it also indicates treating dissimilars differently.

Parade celebrating the '' art and culture of strippers' ' planned for Las Vegas

Super Bowl, Sapphire and Strippers

Steve Marcus Females talk by lighted columns during a Super Sunday celebration

Teachers union: Los Angeles strike to enter into sixth school day

Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|3:24 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– The union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles states the strike will continue into its 6th school day Tuesday no matter the result of negotiations Monday.

The United Educators Los Angeles stated Monday that even if a tentative contract is reached late in the day, teachers will not report to work until they have validated the deal.

They state they have a process to notify ballot members over a few hours however ratification still requires time.

Teachers in the country’s second-largest school district strolled off the task and onto picket lines Jan. 14 for the first time in thirty years.

The union and LA Unified School District are at chances over concerns including salary, class size and support staff.

Schools have remained open during the strike with a skeleton staff.

Criss Angel starts the next stage of his career with ‘Mindfreak’ grand opening at World Hollywood

Criss Angel

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Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|8:30 a.m.

On a sports-heavy Saturday night when 40-year-old boxing legend Manny Pacquiao proved he was still a force to be considered at MGM Grand and the Vegas Golden Knights topped the Pittsburgh Penguins at T-Mobile Arena powered by a hat technique from fan preferred Jonathan Marchessault, Criss Angel presented the grand opening performance of his upgraded, illusion-filled “Mindfreak” show while celebrities like Oscar winner Gary Oldman, “Property Brothers” Jonathan and Drew Scott, Raiders owner Mark Davis and Vegas legends Wayne Newton, Carrot Top and Lance Burton cheered him on.

So it enters Las Vegas in 2019, another extension of an era of entertainment without equivalent. The Strip’s offerings continue to broaden and diversify, and the 51-year-old, New York-born magician continues to develop his own unique universe there, now returning house to the place where he recorded the early editions of his “Mindfreak” TV show at World Hollywood.

Before the packed-house efficiency, the rechristened Criss Angel Theater hosted a red carpet reception and more celeb friends and fans, including Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, UFC icon Randy Couture, rap artist and TV character Taste Flav (who leaped out of his seat enthusiastically to praise numerous times) and “Vanderpump Rules” reality star Lala Kent (who was called onstage during the weird section where Angel cuts a woman in half). Jonathan Davis and Dee Snider (of Twisted Swister) contributed music and videos to the program, a visual feast that jams the theater and phase with customized, cutting-edge technology and impacts, absolutely transforming the mezzanine-level theater and creating a fully immersive experience for the audience.

The show features Angel’s greatest hits impressions, consisting of one of his oldest techniques, the “black star” sleight-of-hand regimen; a strait jacket escape carried out while hanging above the audience; the mystifying manifestation of one of his motorbikes out of no place; and the signature and still mind-boggling levitation routine. Angel also displayed numerous new segments and illusions, discussing from the stage at the end of the show that only now has he had the ability to completely show his vision in his own Las Vegas production. Angel formerly carried out for 10 years at Luxor in an effective partnership with Cirque du Soleil.

” Mindfreak is a show created to overload the senses and I would not have had the ability to create such a ridiculous, significant production without the amazing work of the entire Mindfreak group, the best partners in business, loved ones everywhere, and of course my devoted fans,” he stated later at night.

Angel marvelled onstage by executives from Caesars Home entertainment and Base Entertainment, co-producers of the program, who amazed him with a $10,000 contribution to the Johnny Crisstopher Children’s Charitable Foundation, established by Angel in the name of his 4-year-old child who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2015 and is presently in remission. He likewise joined his papa onstage, who happily told the audience that Johnny got what should be his last chemotherapy treatment a couple months earlier. Angel also teased an event later on this year in which he intends to raise $5 million in one night to fight pediatric cancer.

Boxer Manny Pacquiao'' s Los Angeles house robbed

Pacquiao Retains WBA Title

Steve Marcus Adrien Broner, left, and WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao trade punches during their title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Pacquiao maintained his title with a unanimous-decision win.

Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|3:26 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– A spokesperson for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the renowned fighter’s Los Angeles house was robbed at about the time he remained in the ring with competing Adrien Broner in Las Vegas.

Representative Mike Quinn validated the theft to NBC News.

Los Angeles Police Department public information officer Tony Im stated a theft took place around 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

He stated suspects raided the area and took home, and that nobody was house at the time.

Im decreased to specify the address or name of the homeowner.

The 40-year-old Pacquiao dominated over Broner, who is at least a decade more youthful, closing down talk of possible retirement for the local of the Philippines.

Pacquiao maintained his welterweight title against Broner.

Weekend Rewind: Tony Bennett joins Lady Gaga, Kate Beckinsale sings karaoke and more

Lady Gaga

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contact) Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|midday Lady Gaga began the other variation of her Las Vegas residency in grand style Sunday night, bringing famous inspiration and partner Tony Bennett to the Park Theater phase to perform “The Woman is a Tramp” and “Cheek to Cheek.” Gaga’s first “Jazz & & Piano “program was a sold-out affair and the crowd went wild when the 92-year-old crooner showed up to revisit the duo’s 2014 jazz album and 2015 tour. Gaga’s stripped-down set likewise included requirements such as “Anything Goes,” “Fly Me to the Moon” and “La Vie En Rose,” which she carries out in the film “A Star Is Born,” as well as jazzier plans of her own hits “Poker Face” and “Born In This Manner.” She’ll be back for the next “Jazz & & Piano” show on February 3 and performances of her powerhouse “Enigma” production on January 24, 26 and 31 and February 2.

Earlier in the weekend at Park MGM, On The Record held a special red carpet grand opening Saturday night that drew in starlets Kate Beckinsale, Bella Thorne and sibling Dani Thorne, Rumer Willis, Ireland Baldwin and stars David Arquette, Emile Hirsch, Josh Hutcherson, Paul Wesley, Dan Levy, Shane West, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and partner Justin Mikita. TELEVISION’s “Property Brothers” Jonathan and Drew Scott, Shiner Peas member Apl.de.ap and Alice in Chains rocker Jerry Cantrell also made the scene, and Beckinsale, who provided at the Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles earlier at night, signed up with Willis in singing “Bohemian Rhapsody” in one of the club’s covert karaoke rooms.

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A Number Of Las Vegas’ favorite chefs including Susan Feniger and Mike Minor from Border Grill, Johnny Church from the Stratosphere, Justin Kingsley Hall from the Kitchen at Atomic and Stephen Hopcraft from STK teamed with Vegas Golden Knights gamers to prepare delicious treats for an appreciative crowd at the 2019 Knight To bear in mind occasion Thursday at World Market Center Pavilions to benefit the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation. Grammy-nominated DJ and manufacturer Steve Aoki and artists from Cirque du Soleil’s “KÁ” performed and heaven Guy Group was on hand to create a live art piece for auction. The VIP occasion raised more than $1.2 million for regional neighborhood companies.

Reality TELEVISION character Pandora Vanderpump Sabo was spotted going to “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace Friday night, which makes sense considering her mom, Lisa Vanderpump, is preparing to open a cocktail bar at the iconic center Strip resort in the coming months. Lala Kent, another star of “Vanderpump Rules,” participated in the grand opening of Criss Angel’s “Mindfreak” show at World Hollywood Saturday night and even joined the illusionist onstage briefly throughout the sector when he saws a woman in half. Lala kept it together.

More celeb sightings: U.S. Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy saw “Magic Mike Live” at the Hard Rock Hotel Saturday night; San Francisco 49ers pass receiver Dante Pettis partied with pals at Tao Bar at the Venetian Friday night; and rap artist Wiz Khalifa danced along to his own songs– spun by DJ Eric DLux– at Marquee at the Cosmopolitan Friday night.

And leading into the huge battle weekend on Wednesday night, Wynn Night life presented the first-ever Hold ‘Em For A Cause Poker Charity Competition benefiting The Shade Tree at the Repetition Poker Space, raising more than $75,000 to benefit an emergency situation fund for the ladies and children’s shelter.

Bon Jovi'' s restaurant offers totally free meal to furloughed workers

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Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|7:52 a.m.

RED BANK, N.J.– A restaurant owned by artist and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown.

JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank announced on Facebook it will provide the complimentary meals to furloughed workers Monday between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

. The meals are a result of a partnership between Gov. Phil Murphy’s organization the Phil and Tammy Murphy Household Structure.

JBJ Soul Kitchen opened in 2011, and the restaurant permits customers to pay a contribution or volunteer to spend for their meals.

Trump gos to MLK memorial

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in Washington. Associated Press Monday, Jan. 21, 2019|8:55 a.m.

WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump has paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil liberties leader.

Trump showed up quickly after 11 a.m. to pay his respects on a frigid and windy day.

He was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, who accompanied Trump in laying a wreath at the foot of the memorial statue.

Trump told press reporters it was a “fantastic day” and a “beautiful day.”

He did not respond to questions about the federal government shutdown during the short look.

Stress and anxiety in Alaska as limitless aftershocks rattle locals

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Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019|10:25 a.m.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska– 7 weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright’s sense of safety.

They shake the earth far less than the 7.0 magnitude quake that sent out a mirror, TV and meals crashing to the ground in the Anchorage house where Connor deals with his mom, father and 11-year-old brother.

However the relatively relentless aftershocks deepen quake stress and anxiety for the second-grader and lots of other Alaska citizens in the broad swath of the state shaken by the Nov. 30 quake.

When the big aftershocks struck, Connor fears his home will collapse.

” I seem like your house won’t hold up,” he stated.

Much of the aftershocks are so small that individuals don’t notice them, like a recent one that Connor didn’t feel at school– but his teacher made all the students dive under their desks to be safe.

The latest big aftershock happened last Sunday– a magnitude 5.0 shock that flared already frayed nerves and prompted panicky posts on social media.

That one “reminded individuals once again that it’s not over yet,” said seismologist Natalia Rupert at the Alaska Earthquake Center.

There have actually been more than 7,800 aftershocks because the main earthquake struck 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of Anchorage, the state’s most populous city. A lot of were too small to feel, but 20 have had magnitudes of 4.5 or higher. Rupert expects the temblors to continue for months, although the frequency has minimized, from about 200 everyday to a couple dozen a day.

Without any end to the seismic action in sight, Laura Dykes stated her approaching vacation journey to Las Vegas will be a huge relief from the tension she now experiences. The Anchorage law firm employee still has brilliant memories of her basement office in a structure swaying back and forth during the November earthquake. It was developed on rollers to protect it from seismic occasions.

” I can’t get out of here quick enough,” Dykes stated. “It’ll be 5 days I can get sleep.”

The earthquake buckled roadways and some homes and structures sustained heavy damage, with initial estimates to repair damage and other expenses at about $100 million.

However many parts of Anchorage and other areas escaped the type of extensive disastrous damage that happened in a devastating 1964 earthquake since of strict building regulations that were put in place after that quake, which had a magnitude of 9.2 and was the 2nd most powerful quake tape-recorded on earth.

No deaths or serious injuries were reported after the quake seven weeks back, but federal authorities soon declared a public health emergency and mental health aid was offered for individuals traumatized by the disaster. School counselors were overloaded and crisis therapists were brought in from Oregon to assist at a number of Anchorage-area schools. Therapists and other professionals had a hard time to satisfy need from a nervous public.

Mental health providers state the rush of brand-new patients has slowed, however they still deal with customers rattled by the aftershocks, which strike without alerting or any evident pattern.

” It’s frustrating for people, and they feel emotionally out of control,” said Deborah Gonzales, a licensed medical social worker in Anchorage.

Gonzales said individuals tell her they can’t stand the shaking and do not feel safe anywhere. Some are thinking about moving out of state while others state they feel “crazy”– sensations Gonzales called “100 percent typical.”

For Connor, every visible shake sets off sensations of vulnerability, stated his mother, Tamra Cartwright, adding that many of her buddies’ children also have problem with quake-related fears.

Tamra Cartwright stated her partner was at work when the main quake struck, however she and her children ran out of your home and hugged each other as they huddled together outside. Along with damaged family items, the only damage to their home was an existing hairline wall fracture that was made wider. However Connor couldn’t oversleep his own bed for weeks and only just gone back to it.

His mother said she “totally” dislikes the aftershocks, but tries to “be strong for my kids.”

Long-lasting Alaskan Robert Bell was 12 during the 1964 earthquake and remembers it as a rolling action while the recent quake was more of a back-and-forth motion that felt more violent despite the fact that it wasn’t as powerful. The current quake and its aftershocks have actually resembled reliving that youthful experience over and over, Bell said.

Bell, who operated in building for years, developed his own house and says it’s safe and strong. However his heart races when the aftershocks hit.

” You don’t know when the next one’s going to hit– that’s been unnerving,” he stated.

They’re also unsettling for Ethel Sechlera. However the Anchorage supermarket cashier considers them a method for the ground to let out seismic pressures.

” I ‘d rather have the little aftershocks to avoid having the huge one hit,” she stated.

Others shrug off the aftershocks as part of every day life in the most seismically active region of the U.S.

” I guess I’m a special kind of case due to the fact that I do not really mind it a lot,” stated Isaiah Sagayo. “I simply continue on.”