Why There’s No Place Like Home for The Holidays

December 23, 2017 ThisIsReno

George Henry Durrie’s ‘Winter in the Country: A Cold Morning’ (1861). Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College While Christmas playlists often include cheesy favorites like “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” and […]


Reese Takes On Washington, D.C.

December 13, 2017 ThisIsReno

By Emily Fay Reese Life is a different beast in Washington, D.C. It has always been on my bucket list to visit our nation’s capitol and it seems that my life’s circumstances have brought me […]


OPINION: The Necessity of Neutrality

December 1, 2017 ThisIsReno

By Adam Barrington For anyone remotely curious about what the elimination of net neutrality would mean for the United States, look no further than Portugal. All of the expected effects of repealing net neutrality are […]

Flood waters in Lemmon Valley. Image: Washoe County.

Analysis: Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?

November 16, 2017 ThisIsReno

Clark Miller, Arizona State University; Thaddeus R. Miller, Arizona State University, and Tischa Muñoz-Erickson, International Institute of Tropical Forestry Remember the movie “Moneyball”? The Oakland A’s are struggling, financially and on the baseball field. Then […]

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OPINION: It’s Still Her Fault

September 27, 2017 ThisIsReno

By Melissa Holland This month, Reno City Council voted 5-2 to accept a proposal to relocate adult businesses out of the downtown area. Prior to this vote, and in anticipation of litigation, the Reno City […]