It is March 1, the beginning of a month dedicated to celebrating women’s history and female lawmakers make up a record-breaking 40 percent of the seats in the Nevada Legislature. The Equal Rights Amendment passed in the Nevada Senate by a vote of 13 to 8.
Traditionally, tattoos are not well-received in older generations of Latino immigrants. Now Rivas and 10 other artists are part of that change by showcasing their work in La Cultural de Los Tatuajes.
What is entrepreneurship like for Latina women who move to northern Nevada from Latin America to open a business?
E-commerce company Zazzle is predicted to bring nearly 250 jobs to the City of Reno through their new core distribution and manufacturing center at the South Valley Commerce Center later this year.
Despite the Reno City Council’s troubling year of sexual misconduct investigations, excessive debt creation and city gentrification problems, Mayor Hillary Schieve went into little detail about last year’s chaos in her State of the City Address last Thursday evening.
The concerns they heard ranged from students not knowing how their families would be affected by potential changes, to federal legislation, to teachers not knowing how to help their undocumented students feel safe in the classroom.
Despite the attention the presidential election has drawn, less than 60 percent of eligible voters in the U.S. cast a ballot. Academics from Latin America living in Reno have a unique perspective on this issue, as voting is compulsory in many Latin American countries.
Now that WC-1 has passed, Washoe County residents should expect an increase in the sales and use tax in Washoe County from the current rate of 7.725 to 8.265, the highest rate of any county in Nevada.
Before you run outside to smoke a joint to celebrate the passage of Question 2, there is much more to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Nevada. Ballot Question 2 was only the beginning.
Samira Sabou works for a Nigerien newspaper and got the unique chance to report on elections directly from the United States.