Rattlesnake mountain is located south of the Reno/Tahoe airport and overlooks south Reno and downtown.
At John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel Casino in Sparks, the pool and spa beckon guests. The indoor atrium pool at the John is a relaxing break for the winter months and for cooling off during the summer.
Hidden Valley is located in East Reno, and and the hills above it provide beautiful views of Reno in the distance. The park holds many hidden treasures, such as a horse arena, a dog park, and many walking trails.
The Celebrity Showroom at the Nugget has been the Northern Nevada venue for many stars who have graced this stage for the last half century.
Designed by Reno-based architect George Ferris and his son, the El Cortez Hotel was Reno’s tallest building when it was completed in 1931.
This is a view of Donner lake from a hiking trail in the Truckee area. Above this viewpoint in the distance are the old snow sheds from the original route of the Transcontinental Railroad.
During their 1849 convention representatives from different communities in the state bid for the honor of hosting the state capital. This process took five years, and on February 28, 1854 Sacramento was the final choice.
The Truckee River Whitewater Park is located in the heart of Reno’s downtown and arts district.
This 12-node virtual reality tour was photographed and assembled by students in the Photojournalism (JOUR 313) class, during the Spring, 2012 semester.
The Reynolds School of Journalism is located in the mid-campus area of the University of Nevada, Reno, close to the William J. Raggio Building.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-756 (Interactive Media).