Tag: University of Nevada


The RGJ’s Downtown and Midtown Reno Reporter: Mike Higdon Intrapreneurship / Stories

For anyone who’s down to be a “tipster”, Mike Higdon is 100% committed to protecting his sources. In 2015, Mike started at the Reno Gazette-Journal covering city life in downtown and Midtown Reno. He follows and reports on development, culture, the beer experience and poverty. His network of secret sources tell him what’s happening in Reno. He takes tips and when he hears things third hand, he confirms the...

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Copyright - Jeramie Lu Photography | www.JeramieLu.com | available for travel worldwide Business / Stories

He was never fired but it almost happened once. I’m not saying he was proud of the slight chance to get canned; it’s more about how he handled the situation that was excellent. At the time, Jim Marren was bartending at Lakeridge Tennis Club while he was finishing his undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. The boss almost let him go, but Jim explained...

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From Performing Arts to Politics: Alex Bybee Politics / Stories

You learn a lot about empathy when training to perform the character of others in Hollywood, on the musical theatre stage in Las Vegas and through other performance groups growing up. You regularly put yourself in someone else’s life and try to understand who that character is. You are encouraged from a very early age to not only define your voice but to gain the confidence to define the voice of...

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A Decade of Experience Turned a Garage Dream into a Reality: Chris Shanks Entrepreneurship / Stories

Don’t underestimate the power of business planning in the garage with your college roommate. Although ideas at that time in your life may not necessarily work out, it’s worth thinking it through with people you trust and envisioning a business that might some day come to fruition. This story is true for Chris Shanks who brewed beer in the garage during his days as an undergraduate...

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