March 16, 2005 |
Dozens of fake Nevada driver's licenses were confiscated during a pre-dawn raid at a University of Nevada, Reno, fraternity house, authorities said. Two people were arrested during the investigation conducted by the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Officers confiscated 150 to 200 fake driver's licenses in various stages of completion at the Sigma Nu fraternity house.
August 31, 2003 |
Katharine HAAKE is the director of the creative writing program at Cal State Northridge and, not incidentally, the niece of the man who served as chief engineer for the construction of Shasta Dam. These two points of reference allow us to fix her masterful novel "That Water, Those Rocks" on the literary landscape.
July 13, 2003 |
Geography focuses on features of the landscape that can be observed and measured, including climate, vegetation, population and land use. But the geographers whose essays are collected by editor Gary J. Hausladen in "Western Places, American Myths" affirm that the American West transcends such tools of measurement. To truly understand the West, they acknowledge, a scientist must consider not only what we know but also what we think we know.
July 30, 2000 |
Good news greeted first-year Coach Chris Tormey of Nevada moments after he stepped off an airplane from Idaho to take over the Wolf Pack football program: David Neill announced he is not transferring from Nevada, the athletic director told Tormey. It was the best news Tormey could have asked for considering his plans to employ a wide-open, one-back offense centered around the quarterback.
January 23, 2000 |
"I didn't want to speak of my father," Mary Gordon, author of a previous memoir, "The Shadow Man," as well as the novel "The Company of Women," catches herself digressing from this memoir's supposed goal. "I wanted to be talking about places. I wanted spaces emptied of people; I wanted to mention lights and shadows, eloquent emptiness, the melancholy of furniture, the loneliness of ceilings."
February 1, 1998 |
Every spring since he was 5, former Notre Dame High first baseman Glen Carson played baseball until he encountered an opponent that he "would not wish upon my worst enemy." During his senior year at Nevada, Carson was baffled at the sudden deterioration of his body. He suffered weight loss, diarrhea and severe stomach pain. A disease with no known cure--Crohn's disease--was attacking his intestines.