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Regents Considering Former UNLV Provost for Chancellor Post

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada higher education regents may appoint the former provost of UNLV to replace retiring Chancellor Dan Klaich.

The board is meeting Friday to consider hiring John Valery White as acting chancellor. 116 more words


24 Teams Set For NBA Summer League In Las Vegas

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NEW YORK (AP) – The NBA Summer League will return to Las Vegas from July 8-18.

The league said Wednesday that 24 teams will participate in the event on the campus of UNLV. 90 more words



I was on the road again to one of my favorite places.  Always when traveling to Vegas there is the anticipation of hearing bells ring and lights flash as the reels on the slot machines line up to make me a winner. 334 more words

Gambler, No. 18 [On the Extended Joys of Cycling*]

“But said he ‘had not had a roll for a long time,’ and taking out of his pockets his keys, a pencil, a purse, and other objects, lay down parallel at the edge of the hill, and rolled down its full length, ‘turning himself over and over till he came to the bottom.’” – W.J.

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I Still Don't Hate Christian Laettner

Welcome to a new weekly series, where I will discuss one of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries.

First up is I hate Christian Laettner.

From the title alone, I Hate Christian Laettner, everyone should be able to guess what this  ESPN 30 for 30 documentary is about; obviously a lot of people hate this Christian Laettner guy. 433 more words

UNLV Chancellor Continues to Make Money After Resigning

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UNLV agrees to pay their Chancellor Klaich $300,000 after asking him to accept an early retirement package for submitting questionable funding plans. 40 more words


How to dissolve cheap beer hiccups with meditation.

I’m sure I learned what meditation was sometime before college, but I didn’t spend much time absorbing the concept until then.  I had an Eastern Philosophy teacher that is still probably the most self-assured person I’ve ever met. 349 more words