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September 1, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having registered their best football season in 1991, which included one of the more memorable comebacks of all time, the folks at the university on the hill in Reno decided to celebrate. They decided once and for all time to rid themselves of something very small that has been a very big irritant. That hyphen. From now on, they want to be known as the University of Nevada. Period. No hyphen, no comma. No more University of Nevada-Reno. Or Nevada, Reno. Or even worse, UNR.
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May 29, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
The University of Nevada, Reno, mistreated and neglected research animals, the government announced after a seven-month investigation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited the university in 46 violations of federal animal welfare regulations at the College of Agriculture from May 2004 to this March. The USDA offered to settle the case for an $11,400 fine, and university officials said they would pay it to put the matter behind them. Associate professor Hussein S.
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SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The University of Nevada, which has one of the nation's top Division I-AA football programs, will join the Big West Conference beginning in 1992-93, conference and school officials said Thursday. The Wolf Pack, formerly known as Nevada Reno, will replace Fresno State, which announced in June that it will move to the Western Athletic Conference in 1992.
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May 28, 2000 | From Times Wires Services
A University of Nevada, Reno, cheerleader has filed an extortion complaint against the squad's coach over a $500 fine levied against her for competing in an event without the coach's blessing. Nicole Archie, a senior journalism student, filed the complaint last week with UNR police against Coach Heather Soper-Wilson, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported. Archie and a male cheerleader were fined $500 apiece for competing in the National Cheerleading Assn. championships in Daytona, Fla., in April.
SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | From Associated Press
The Big West conference voted unanimously Thursday to accept the University of Nevada into the league, Commissioner Jim Haney said. Currently a member of the Big Sky conference, Nevada--formerly known as Nevada Reno--fills the spot left vacant when Fresno State announced earlier this year it is leaving the Big West to join the Western Athletic Conference.
SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | MIKE PENNER
Best thing the Big West Conference did this week: Decided to move its postseason bowl game from Fresno to Las Vegas in 1992. Intended result: No more tanking of late-season Big West games to avoid second trip to Fresno. Possible ramification: Name change from California Raisin Bowl to I'll See You And Then I'll Raise You Bowl. Next-best thing the Big West Conference did this week: Invited Nevada to replace Fresno State in 1992.
NATIONAL
May 29, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
The University of Nevada, Reno, mistreated and neglected research animals, the government announced after a seven-month investigation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture cited the university in 46 violations of federal animal welfare regulations at the College of Agriculture from May 2004 to this March. The USDA offered to settle the case for an $11,400 fine, and university officials said they would pay it to put the matter behind them. Associate professor Hussein S.
SPORTS
December 25, 1991
Todd Norman of Saddleback College has announced he has signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Nevada. Norman, a 6-foot, 225-pound linebacker, was selected first-team All-Mission Conference this season. He was named second-team all-conference last season. "I liked the school, and they needed an inside linebacker," Norman said. Norman was a two-year starter at Trabuco Hills High School and was an All-Pacific Coast League selection as a junior and senior.
NEWS
May 28, 2000 | From Times Wires Services
A University of Nevada, Reno, cheerleader has filed an extortion complaint against the squad's coach over a $500 fine levied against her for competing in an event without the coach's blessing. Nicole Archie, a senior journalism student, filed the complaint last week with UNR police against Coach Heather Soper-Wilson, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported. Archie and a male cheerleader were fined $500 apiece for competing in the National Cheerleading Assn. championships in Daytona, Fla., in April.
SPORTS
September 1, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Having registered their best football season in 1991, which included one of the more memorable comebacks of all time, the folks at the university on the hill in Reno decided to celebrate. They decided once and for all time to rid themselves of something very small that has been a very big irritant. That hyphen. From now on, they want to be known as the University of Nevada. Period. No hyphen, no comma. No more University of Nevada-Reno. Or Nevada, Reno. Or even worse, UNR.
SPORTS
December 25, 1991
Todd Norman of Saddleback College has announced he has signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Nevada. Norman, a 6-foot, 225-pound linebacker, was selected first-team All-Mission Conference this season. He was named second-team all-conference last season. "I liked the school, and they needed an inside linebacker," Norman said. Norman was a two-year starter at Trabuco Hills High School and was an All-Pacific Coast League selection as a junior and senior.
SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | From Associated Press
The Big West conference voted unanimously Thursday to accept the University of Nevada into the league, Commissioner Jim Haney said. Currently a member of the Big Sky conference, Nevada--formerly known as Nevada Reno--fills the spot left vacant when Fresno State announced earlier this year it is leaving the Big West to join the Western Athletic Conference.
SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | MIKE PENNER
Best thing the Big West Conference did this week: Decided to move its postseason bowl game from Fresno to Las Vegas in 1992. Intended result: No more tanking of late-season Big West games to avoid second trip to Fresno. Possible ramification: Name change from California Raisin Bowl to I'll See You And Then I'll Raise You Bowl. Next-best thing the Big West Conference did this week: Invited Nevada to replace Fresno State in 1992.
SPORTS
August 2, 1991 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The University of Nevada, which has one of the nation's top Division I-AA football programs, will join the Big West Conference beginning in 1992-93, conference and school officials said Thursday. The Wolf Pack, formerly known as Nevada Reno, will replace Fresno State, which announced in June that it will move to the Western Athletic Conference in 1992.
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April 22, 2012 | By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times
While her classmates agonize over which college to attend, high school senior Samantha Morgan is passing up offers from Cal State campuses in Long Beach and San Jose. She is heading out of California to avoid overcrowded classes and other state budget problems. And she can afford it thanks to a little-known program that offers discounts at public colleges and universities to students from 15 states, most of them in the West. Morgan is taking advantage of the Western Undergraduate Exchange to enroll at Northern Arizona University this fall.
NEWS
December 3, 1987
Four Soviet scientists touring the United States told a Reno news conference that a nuclear test ban treaty should be signed even though it would eliminate their current jobs and those of thousands of other workers at U.S. and Soviet test sites. "We could find other jobs," said scientist Mikhail Godhberg.
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