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Len Jessup needs to think big time when hiring next AD at UNLV
Len Jessup has been busy lately, what with UNLV’s medical school being granted preliminary accreditation and him serving as vice chairman for the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee that recommended the domed stadium proposal passed by the Nevada Legislature.
In Reno, Clinton volunteers give her big advantage
The hundreds of Hillary Clinton supporters from the Bay Area streaming Saturday into the Biggest Little City in the World got some simple advice about knocking on doors in this important swing state: Ask for people by their first names, don’t get in anybody’s face, and — most importantly — avoid talking about the, uh, October surprise.
Election Unique For Millennials, Will Be 1st Time They're All Eligible To Vote
This election season there has been a lot of attention given to the two major party candidates. But this year, the election is just as much about who is on the ballot as who is casting them. Nov. 8 will mark the first major election where all millennials in the country are eligible by age to vote.
Las Vegas’ Top Industry Professionals Raise a Glass and Toast to Las Vegas Business Academy’s Fifth Annual Fundraiser
Las Vegas’ top hospitality and business executives, chefs and community leaders two-stepped the night away at “Square Dancing on the Strip,” the fifth annual fundraiser for Las Vegas Business Academy (LVBA), founded in 2011 by Rino Armeni. More than 400 guests joined the LVBA under the starry sky on T-Mobile Arena’s Toshiba Plaza to raise scholarship funds for University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) students pursuing a law degree (JD) or Masters degree in hospitality administration (MHA), engineering (MEng) or business administration (MBA).
Las Vegas’ Greg Maddux to throw out first pitch in World Series Game 4
The UNLV Rebels and Las Vegas will have a presence Saturday night at Wrigley Field in Game 4 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Greg Maddux, a native Las Vegan, current UNLV volunteer assistant coach and Baseball Hall of Famer, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game, UNLV announced Friday.
It’s been 30 years since Marc Reisner’s landmark history of Western water, Cadillac Desert, was first published. The book’s dire tone set the pattern for much subsequent water writing. Longtime Albuquerque Journal reporter John Fleck calls it the “narrative of crisis” — an apocalyptic storyline about the West perpetually teetering on the brink of running dry.