In The News: Department of History

InvestorPlace
July 13, 2020

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has felt the brutal impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020. During the worst of the March market meltdown, Nike stock was down as much as 40% from its January highs. However, it has since staged a steady recovery, due in no small part to its strong e-commerce performance. Now trading at over $97 per share, Nike is on track to start posting growth for 2020.

CAL FUSSMAN
July 8, 2020

No city may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus than Las Vegas. Every year it was inviting 42 million people in for dinner. The city’s economy is dependent on those visitors, and Cal looks at the history of Las Vegas for a clue as to how the city might reinvent itself after the virus subsides. Entrepreneur Tom Breitling, author of the book Double or Nothing, and some of his friends explain why they’re betting on a big Vegas comeback. This podcast offers lessons in reinvention and hints at why Las Vegas may be the place to be in 2022.

CAL FUSSMAN
July 8, 2020

No city may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus than Las Vegas. Every year it was inviting 42 million people in for dinner. The city’s economy is dependent on those visitors, and Cal looks at the history of Las Vegas for a clue as to how the city might reinvent itself after the virus subsides. Entrepreneur Tom Breitling, author of the book Double or Nothing, and some of his friends explain why they’re betting on a big Vegas comeback. This podcast offers lessons in reinvention and hints at why Las Vegas may be the place to be in 2022.

Yahoo! Sports
June 26, 2020

A restaurant that refused to seat a Black mother and son for an alleged dress code violation apologized for the “disturbing” and “eye-opening” experience. Now, the Maryland eatery is one of many reckoning with stiff and outdated wardrobe rules now under renewed scrutiny amid the Black Lives Matter movement and protests for racial equity.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 22, 2020

If there ever was a year to celebrate Juneteenth, 2020 — a year in which marchers worldwide have taken to the streets to protest racial inequality and police violence against African Americans — would be it.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 22, 2020

If there ever was a year to celebrate Juneteenth, 2020 — a year in which marchers worldwide have taken to the streets to protest racial inequality and police violence against African Americans — would be it.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 22, 2020

If there ever was a year to celebrate Juneteenth, 2020 — a year in which marchers worldwide have taken to the streets to protest racial inequality and police violence against African Americans — would be it.

WCAU
June 15, 2020

Visitors from Philly and even Connecticut flocked to Atlantic City on Friday, the first day it was legal to consume alcohol in some public spots.

BeautiMode
June 10, 2020

Fashion is a mirror image of current events. In the past three months, new pneumonia has ravaged the world.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 10, 2020

Preserve Nevada has come out with its annual list of endangered sites in the state.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 9, 2020

While the Flamingo Hotel was not the first casino to open on what we now call the Strip, it was going to be different.

FIRST PERSON SCHOLAR
June 3, 2020

As a Western set in a post-apocalyptic Mohave, Fallout: New Vegas demonstrates that the big questions that drive Western history are durable and malleable enough to survive even the (fictional) nuclear demise of the United States itself.