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    Rebels Record First MWC Home Win, Top Utah State 62-42

    UNLV regained some of its home-court mojo on Wednesday night, as the Rebels unleashed one of their best defensive performances of the season to secure their first Mountain West home victory, 62-42 over Utah State. On paper, Utah State looked like the kind of team that could come into the Thomas & Mack Center Read […]

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Man From Tomorrow: Michael Tchong

    By Geoff Carter

    The San Francisco expatriate is one of America’s most gifted futurists.

  • Dishing With Grace

    Cooking With an Executive Chef, Uni Season and the Year of the Horse

    By Grace Bascos

    Did you make a resolution to learn a new skill this year? Since it’s still a little chilly for underwater basket weaving, now’s as good a time as any to learn a few tricks of the food trade with An Executive Chef’s Culinary Classroom

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Fast-Track Executive: Renee West


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    She was the first female president of a major resort on the Las Vegas Strip. Previously, she was president of Primm Valley Casino Resorts, then Excalibur, then Mandalay Bay and THEHotel.

  • Ski Report

    Booze for Your Snow Shoes, and Discounts at Brian Head

    By Xania V. Woodman and Camille Cannon

    This month in Vegas Seven's skiing and winter sports guide: LVSSR makes up for its paucity of snow with slope-side burgers and brews, Aspen combines two of our favorite things—skiing and cocktails—and Utah's Brian Head shows off its new makeover.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Wheel Deal: Eric Eberhart

    By Matt Jacob

    He’s the man in charge of the day-to-day operations of the world’s tallest observation wheel and the marquee attraction at Caesars Entertainment’s Linq development, which begins accepting its first passengers in the spring.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    Lead Dog: Jerome Williams

    By Sean DeFrank

    The 6-foot-9 “Junkyard Dog,” an NBA first-round draft pick in 1996 after playing at Georgetown University, was a nine-year pro.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    Life of the Party: Linda Cavazos

    By Sean DeFrank

    She was elected as Nevada delegate for the Democratic National Convention in 2012 as well as Nevada State Democratic Party second vice chairwoman in March.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The New Penny: Pennapa “Penny” Chutima

    By Grace Bascos

    Chutima might tell you she’s the dishwasher at one of Las Vegas’ most famous restaurants, but in reality the 25-year-old is running the front of the house on weekends while studying at Mount San Antonio College near Los Angeles during the week.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Dino-Nerd: Josh Bonde

    By Heidi Kyser

    Bonde has been behind Southern Nevada's recent headline-making fossil discoveries, including Nevada's only Ice Age dire wolf and the oldest land animal ever found here.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Nightlife Shepherd: Mio Danilovic

    By Jason Scavone

    After relocating to the United States from Stockholm, Danilovic joined the ranks of SBE, where he worked through the company’s club offerings in Los Angeles to become the guy in charge of all nightlife, including the already-established Hyde Bellagio, the upcoming Double Barrel Roadhouse at the MGM Park project and the clubs at the SLS Hotel, which opens this fall.

  • Intriguing People 2014

    The Freestyle Performer: Wassa Coulibaly

    By Cindi Reed

    She was part of the original cast of Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity and performed in the show for 10 years. In October, she left the show to pursue a new dream.

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