In The News: Women's Research Institute of Nevada

Elko Daily Free Press

Domestic violence and abuse exist on a spectrum where power is used to control another person.

Nevada Current

The smaller the town, the harder it can be to find a safe haven

Sure, in the ’50s, he bought contracts to fix sporting events, earning multiple sports-bribery indictments. And sure, he was a suspect in multiple business and car bombings in Miami in the ’60s, which is allegedly why he fled to Las Vegas in 1968 in the first place. But Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal was also the very first operator of a Las Vegas Strip resort to hire female dealers for table games, which makes him a champion for women’s rights. And that makes up for at least some of the bad stuff in his legacy, right?


For Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month we're highlighting local community members making a difference.

Las Vegas Sun

J ean Munson has had to make a lot of hard decisions in her life, like moving to Las Vegas from Guam in her late teens for college and becoming the first Asian-American woman to open a comic-book publishing company in Nevada.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

March is women's history month and Las Vegas has a long history of female trailblazers. From human rights to politics, entertainment to gaming. Women in this state didn't always get the headlines but they did get the job done. 

Public News Service

A hearing is set for today in the Republican-backed lawsuit against Nevada's new state legislative maps drawn based on the 2020 census results.

Carson NOW

Awardees have organizational missions that are humanities focused and/or demonstrate a commitment to public humanities or educational programming accessible to all Nevadans.

Las Vegas Review Journal

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Nevadans to shelter in place for an extended period of time, Raquel O’Neill knew she had to get creative to continue to serve the blind and visually impaired clientele of Blindconnect.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

There is no evidence a man arrested in Las Vegas and charged for his involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot voted in the November 2020 presidential election, an I-Team investigation revealed.

Las Vegas Review Journal

This year’s CES will look different than its predecessors, and not just because it’s going virtual — it’s also more diverse.

Las Vegas Review Journal

Ten years ago, Nevada voters handily rejected a ballot measure proposed by state lawmakers that would have eliminated judicial elections in favor of an appointment and retention system. But after November’s balloting saw a handful of underfunded challengers unseat incumbent judges, some influential voices are again calling to revive efforts to overhaul the state’s judicial selection process.