In The News: College of Liberal Arts

Las Vegas Sun
February 15, 2019

Sometimes they’re buried in unmarked graves. Other times their bodies decompose under the desert’s blaring sun. The mementos carried on their journey—a child’s drawing with a Spanish prayer scribbled on the back, a stuffed animal, a lucha libre mask—are found with them, hinting at who they were before they died.

Fox News
February 14, 2019

While a lot of the focus for the 2020 presidential primary race typically lies with Iowa or New Hampshire, an unsuspecting state out West might serve as a true bellwether for Democrats – Nevada.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 13, 2019

Vying for a seat on the Las Vegas City Council, former Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz has scored high-profile endorsements from Nevada’s two U.S. senators, reinforcing her political clout and influential connections ahead of April’s primary election.

February 12, 2019

Remember the meet-cute scene in “101 Dalmatians,” where the couple’s dogs bring them together? It happens in real life, too.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 11, 2019

Mark Bailus wants back on the Clark County District Court bench after losing as an appointed incumbent in November.

February 11, 2019

Last time we were talking about efforts in Nevada to pass the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to outlaw alcohol sales. An initiative got the question on the general election ballot in 1918. It turned out to be like … a political campaign.

Discover Magazine
February 8, 2019

Thomas Garrison pauses in the middle of the jungle.

“That’s the causeway right there,” he says, pointing into a random patch of greenery in the Guatemalan lowlands.

Florida Weekly
February 7, 2019

Remember the meet-cute scene in “101 Dalmatians,” where the couple’s dogs bring them together? It happens in real life, too.

Desert Companion
February 6, 2019

Someone in the impromptu barbershop quartet jokes about performance art being “all bullshit,” setting off a rumble of laughter in an audience of artists, performers, art lovers, and writers, all familiar with the conflicted nature of the medium. It’s another evening of RADAR, a new, regular Downtown performance event. Frequently not as palatable as more traditional painting and sculpture, nor easily defined or understood, performance art can be a difficult medium to establish in a local art community, though it’s been a fixture in some cities for years. Still, it’s natural that an art movement such as this would grow in the shadow of the Strip — and it feels long overdue.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 5, 2019

Ted Bundy’s heinous crimes are back in the headlines with a documentary and a movie.

February 4, 2019

A century ago, America decided to get dry. We’re still feeling the effects, and Nevada was part of the whole process.

Associated Press
January 31, 2019

Two years after jumping into a fight with the Trump administration over public lands, the U.S. outdoor industry is turning up the political pressure — though its impact is difficult to measure.