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Ian Whitaker

Education Reporter

Ian was as a summer intern for the Sun attending UNLV when he was hired as a full-time education reporter in 2014. He had previously worked as a reporter, news desk editor, managing editor and editor-in-chief of UNLV's student newspaper, The Rebel Yell. He grew up in the farm country of California's Central Valley and in Mariposa, a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. He graduated with an English degree in 2015.

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  • Politics

    Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

    If there’s one thing uniting Americans on both sides in this election, it’s the overwhelming distaste for the presidential campaign. That despair clearly made its way to Las Vegas, where many ...

  • Breaking News

    Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

    UNLV President Len Jessup today announced his support for the university’s Rebels nickname and mascot, despite recent protests by students who assert they are ...