Three options will be available — UNITED, EQUALITY and C.H.A.N.G.E. The latter stands for Come together, Have a voice, Advocate, Not Alone, Growth and Engagement.
Las Vegas was awarded a men’s basketball regional and hockey’s Frozen Four, and the city has its eyes on the Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship.
The NCAA awarded nine championship events to Las Vegas on Wednesday, including two premier events to T-Mobile Arena.
UNLV’s football team hopes to play in front of fans this season at Allegiant Stadium. The future of other valley teams and events is more hazy.
The Golden Knights, Raiders and UNLV tweeted on the third anniversary of the Oct. 1 massacre that claimed 60 lives.
UNLV said in a news release that it expected to save $1.2 million by taking such a step. The action was taken because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
UNLV is looking for donations to help keep momentum going in its athletics department amid financial stress created by the coronavirus pandemic.
Acting university president Marta Meana is still in the process of conversing with key stakeholders regarding the school’s mascot, Hey Reb!, per school spokesperson Tony Allen.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected budgets at college athletic departments throughout the country, including UNLV, and could have long-term ramifications.
The school is finalizing a comprehensive plan that it hopes to unveil in the coming weeks that would allow its athletes to return for voluntary workouts.