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Isaac Hoops

Student Reporter

Isaac Hoops is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno majoring in journalism and minoring in graphic design. He is also the photo editor of The Nevada Sagebrush. Isaac has worked as a photojournalist for multiple news publications in Nevada. After graduation he hopes to continue working in multimedia reporting. Isaac enjoys the outdoors and spends much of his free time rock climbing and hiking through the Sierra.

Some of the photo assignments Isaac has worked on for KUNR can be found here.

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

 

7:34 p.m. | April 9. 2021

 

 

Nevada Reports Largest Number of New Cases In Nearly A Month
By Paul Boger

Nevada health officials reported the largest single-day increase in new coronavirus cases in nearly a month. 

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

7:13 p.m. | April 6, 2021

Nevada Continues To Report Fewer Than 200 Daily Cases Of COVID-19
By Lucia Starbuck

Nevada’s COVID-19 test-positivity rate is slowly starting to tick up. 

The latest data from the state shows about 4.4% of all COVID tests are coming back positive. The metric is a key indicator of how quickly the virus is spreading through a community. 

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6:30 p.m. | March 30, 2021

Nevada Sees Fewer Than 200 Daily Cases Of COVID-19, On Average, Over Last Two Weeks
By Lucia Starbuck

Nevada is averaging fewer than 200 new daily cases of COVID-19. That’s according to Nevada’s Covid Response Dashboard which provides an average of new daily cases over a two-week period.

An image of the Knowledge Center on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021.

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6:25 p.m. | March 23, 2021

Nevada Sees Average Of 200 Daily Cases Of COVID-19 Over Last Two Weeks
By Lucia Starbuck

There have been an average of about 200 daily cases of COVID-19 in Nevada over the last two weeks, along with four deaths per day.

An image of Governor Steve Sisolak getting his vaccine.
Courtesy of Gov. Sisolak's Office

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021.

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

7:25 p.m. | March 16, 2021

Nevada Approaches 300,000 Total COVID-19 Cases Since Pandemic Began
By Michelle Billman

Nevada is nearing a total of 300,000 cases of COVID-19 reported since the start of the pandemic and 5,135 Nevadans have died from the virus. The average of new cases per day over the past two weeks is now just above 220 while nearly 11% of the state’s population has now been fully vaccinated. 

An image showcasing multiple paintings in the art gallery.
Courtesy Reno Ice

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021.

Una imagen en primer plano de las taquillas del colegio.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe publicó recientemente datos que muestran que casi el 40 por ciento de los estudiantes de secundaria están reprobando al menos una materia, y casi una cuarta parte está reprobando en dos. La superintendente Kristen McNeill dijo el viernes el 26 de febrero que un número significativo de estudiantes está reprobando incluso más de dos clases.

Assemblyman Howard Watts is wearing a suit and face mask. He is writing on a paper pad while standing in the Assembly Chamber.
David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021.

An illustration of an ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4:50 p.m. | March 9, 2021

Higher Than Average Number Of New Daily Cases Reported In Nevada
By Paul Boger

Nevada health officials reported a higher-than-average number of new daily coronavirus cases Tuesday.

An aerial image of the UNR campus.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021.

A close-up image of a handgun.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021.

A close-up image of school lockers.
Alexa Ard / KUNR Public Radio

Here are your local news headlines for Monday, Mar. 1, 2021.

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.

An image of State Senator Ben Kieckhefer, wearing a face mask.
David Calvert / The Nevada Independent

Here are your local news headlines for the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.