The College of Hospitality, the med school and a 30-point win over Duke some of you might remember.

Ten key developments from UNLV’s first 60 years

November 16th, 2017

The College of Hospitality, the med school and a 30-point win over Duke some of you might remember.

  • Paying tribute to three notable Las Vegans who passed on last week

    Paying tribute to three notable Las Vegans who passed on last week

  • The trans community has another reason to celebrate: Five transgender Americans were elected to public office during the municipal elections on November 7.

    The trans community has another reason to celebrate: Five transgender Americans were elected to public office during the municipal elections on November 7.

  • He slowly built up his rig, sleeping in his largest drum case until he had a Chevrolet Silverado with a 13-piece custom glass drum kit.

    He slowly built up his rig, sleeping in his largest drum case until he had a Chevrolet Silverado with a 13-piece custom glass drum kit.

  • Should they add stations by the Stratosphere, the Regional Justice Center or in the new Medical District?

    Should they add stations by the Stratosphere, the Regional Justice Center or in the new Medical District?

  • This time, Axl is back on two feet.
  • The Chainsmokers show up at XS after winning big at the MTV EMAs.

    The Chainsmokers show up at XS after winning big at the MTV EMAs.

  • The rising Puerto Rican trap star performs at Drai’s after the Latin Grammy Awards.

    The rising Puerto Rican trap star performs at Drai’s after the Latin Grammy Awards.

  • “A lot of people are on my shoulders.”

    “A lot of people are on my shoulders.”

  • “When you think about Las Vegas, few places are more iconic than the Palms.”

    “When you think about Las Vegas, few places are more iconic than the Palms.”

  • The Slovenian DJ recently opened for Richie Hawtin at a sold-out Halloween show.

    The Slovenian DJ recently opened for Richie Hawtin at a sold-out Halloween show.

  • The theme for this year’s tour is “All the Right Moves.”

    The theme for this year’s tour is “All the Right Moves.”

  • The Aria favorite is an excellent space to get a taste of the premium spirit.

    The Aria favorite is an excellent space to get a taste of the premium spirit.

  • Also, rock shows from Propagandhi, Beach Slang and Diarrhea Planet.

    Also, rock shows from Propagandhi, Beach Slang and Diarrhea Planet.

  • Sad Daze in Happy Valley drops November 17, with a release show one night later at Starboard Tack.

    Sad Daze in Happy Valley drops November 17, with a release show one night later at Starboard Tack.

  • “We ended up eating lunch at a food court and heading back to catch our flight.”

    “We ended up eating lunch at a food court and heading back to catch our flight.”

  • If recent setlists hold up, the Japanese trio will play droney new album Dear straight-through.

    If recent setlists hold up, the Japanese trio will play droney new album Dear straight-through.

  • Her rampant vocal manipulation is distracting and distancing, while overuse of digital gloss robs other songs of personality.

    Her rampant vocal manipulation is distracting and distancing, while overuse of digital gloss robs other songs of personality.

  • Disorientation is part of the experience—you can’t step into the pool, you can’t go past the rope, you’re not quite sure what to think about the darkened installation.

    Disorientation is part of the experience—you can’t step into the pool, you can’t go past the rope, you’re not quite sure what to think about the darkened installation.

  • Flip or Flop, Outdoor Nevada and more.

    Flip or Flop, Outdoor Nevada and more.

  • The action is rote, the special effects are surprisingly poor and the character interactions are only occasionally entertaining.

    The action is rote, the special effects are surprisingly poor and the character interactions are only occasionally entertaining.

  • This film will be only a footnote in Richard Linklater’s rich career.

    This film will be only a footnote in Richard Linklater’s rich career.

  • Director Stephen Chbosky deftly avoids many of the mawkish pitfalls endemic to this sort of inspirational story.

    Director Stephen Chbosky deftly avoids many of the mawkish pitfalls endemic to this sort of inspirational story.

  • So far neither captures the excitement and creativity of the best Marvel movies (or comic books).

    So far neither captures the excitement and creativity of the best Marvel movies (or comic books).

  • The title character is the kind of role writer/director Greta Gerwig might have played a decade ago.

    The title character is the kind of role writer/director Greta Gerwig might have played a decade ago.

  • Like too many prestige TV shows, the seven-episode limited series is basically a feature film dragged out over multiple episodes.

    Like too many prestige TV shows, the seven-episode limited series is basically a feature film dragged out over multiple episodes.

  • I have a hard time deviating from pastrami, but there are soups, bagel platters, burgers and other entrées.

    I have a hard time deviating from pastrami, but there are soups, bagel platters, burgers and other entrées.

  • There’s a patio with a bar counter, where it just feels like college again.

    There’s a patio with a bar counter, where it just feels like college again.

  • Expectations were high when award-winning chef Bryce Shuman took control of the first new restaurant at Park MGM.

    Expectations were high when award-winning chef Bryce Shuman took control of the first new restaurant at Park MGM.