In The News: Department of History
In a warehouse on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus, graduate student Debbie Fleshman lifted the lid on a tan train case and stared down into silver screen history.
In a warehouse on the UNLV campus, graduate student Debbie Fleshman lifted the lid on a tan train case and stared down into silver screen history.
This May marked the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. Now, in fact, it wasn’t transcontinental. It started in Omaha and went to Sacramento. But its construction meant you could take the train across the United States. That was an important first, and important to Nevada.
If governor Steve Sisolak, D-Nevada, signs assembly bill 186, Nevada would become the 15th state, along with DC, to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.
Walk through the lobby of any big resort on the Las Vegas Strip and you'll see an aggressive onslaught of restaurants -- some incredible, some celebrity-driven, and some desperately overhyped. Most carry the same purpose: to make dinner feel like an event, something to pair with the noisy slots, neon marquees, and casino party hosts promising access "on the list" to the latest nightclubs
The legislative session is two weeks away from ending. This year, Nevada made history with the first-ever female majority running the state.
Professor of Fashion History at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Deirdre Clemente has studied the growing presence of informal clothing in companies in the United States.
More than two decades ago, the Stardust casino was robbed and the thief disappeared with over a half million dollars.
In a city graced with remarkable architecture, the cathedral of Notre Dame may be Paris' most striking edifice. So when it was engulfed by a fire that toppled its spire, it seemed as if more than a building had been scorched; the nation had lost a piece of its soul.
April 7 was a Sunday. On any other Sunday, Sam Lionel would have been looking forward to going to his office the next day to practice law and possibly argue a case in court. But it wasn’t like any other Sunday because it was Sam Lionel’s one-hundredth birthday. And that, like his life and career, is worth celebrating.
April 22 is Earth Day. The first ever Earth day came about in 1970 after several environmental hazards brought about a call for change.
In a city graced with remarkable architecture, the cathedral of Notre Dame may be Paris’ most striking edifice. So when it was engulfed by a fire that toppled its spire, it seemed as if more than a building had been scorched; the nation had lost a piece of its soul.