Campus

Vaccine Required for CSN Employment

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Everyone working at College of Southern Nevada must be vaccinated against COVID-19 —or have religious or medical exemptions— otherwise they will be fired. Oct. 1 the President of College of Southern Nevada, Dr. Federico Zaragoza, announced in an email that the Board of … [Read More...]

Vaccine Mandate for Spring

By Tyler Bennett College of Southern Nevada requires students to be vaccinated if they want to be on campus taking classes spring term.  An email dated Oct. 6 from CSN’s President Federico Zaragoza announced students must be vaccinated against COVID to take classes on campus spring 2022. … [Read More...]

Arts & Entertainment

Sora Chosen for Super Smash Bros.

By Eric Visser Super Smash Bros. is ending updates and additions to the roster with the last fighter Sora from Kingdom Hearts series. The change happens Oct. 18, 2021. According to Nintendo’s Oct. 5 news release, “Ever since the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game launched for the Nintendo Switch system in 2018, players have put more than 2.2 […]

Health

Home for the Holidays

By Katie Freter Holiday season is upon us. College of Southern Nevada students plan to get together with family but not travel due to looming COVID concerns. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker, after the holiday season last year, the nation saw a quarter-million case spike by Jan. 6, 2021 showing … [Read More...]

Study Shows Ongoing Mental Health Issues

By Katie Freter College students struggle with mental health as they’ve seen declines the past year during the pandemic in which they dealt with depression, anxiety and stress. A study of 200 college students published June 8 by BioMed Central Psychology, a peer-reviewed academic journal, revealed that 60.8% of students faced increases in … [Read More...]

Study Showed Mental-Health Struggles Increased During Pandemic

By Valerie Plata Mental health struggles increased for many college students during the pandemic. According to a May 2020 article titled “Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic as a College Student” from University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry, it stated, “It is well-studied that college students are especially prone to feelings of … [Read More...]

Community

The Hate Must Stop

By Ceyena Beard Recently racial attacks against Asians, due to the speculation that they caused the deadly Coronavirus, have seen an uptick. This violence is due to hate and xenophobia that must stop. It is believed the virus began in Wuhan, China, which fuels these beliefs. According to the United Nations COVID-19 Response reported by […]

Vaccine Underway, Most Want It

By Patrick Payumo Although some are hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccination, many have received it already and others are signing up to get it as soon as possible.   Tracy Sherman, registered respiratory therapist and professor in the Cardiorespiratory Sciences Program at College of Southern Nevada, is fully vaccinated. “Because I keep up with […]

Feature

Living an American Dream

By Jordy Acevedo Usiel Teran is grateful for the opportunities given to him in the land of the free. Teran, who is a College of Southern Nevada student, was born in Juárez, Mexico and has a slight recollection of his life there. “I do have vague memories of my grandmother who passed away in … [Read More...]

Education

Pressure is on Though Excited for the Future

By Tyler Bennett Fall 2021 semester nears its end as some students at College of Southern Nevada prepare for upcoming graduation and others wait till spring for the big day. Students are working hard under a lot of pressure to perform well … [Read More...]

Funding College Back on Track

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Funding from the government in addition to innovations with virtual options to complete financial aid, helped students get back to school at College of Southern Nevada as pandemic wains. According to CSN’s Covid Updates … [Read More...]

Student Survey Shows Equal Preference for Online & On-Campus Classes

By Hannah Dunbar More in-person classes are going to be conducted fall semester. Administration, faculty, students and staff chime in. College of Southern Nevada offered vaccinations to employees and students the past couple months. Now its … [Read More...]

Sports

Sports Back On, Some with Mandates

By Maria Ghiasi Pro and college sports are back at it with live fan attendance even during the ongoing pandemic, though some have strict guidelines requiring vaccinations or masks. According to Allegiant Stadium’s website, home of the NFL Las … [Read More...]

Game On

By J. Watts Coyote fans at College of Southern Nevada are now allowed back into the stands to attend their favorite outdoor sports. Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation for CSN Dexter Irvin says, “We will have fans for baseball, … [Read More...]

Science & Technology

Nevada Takes Initiative in Climate Change

By Bobbie A. Hickman Climate change is exasperating weather patterns causing: rising temperatures, lack of water availability and severely dry conditions. College of Southern Nevada professors weigh in on the State’s future as Nevada Climate Initiative work towards sustainability. In March 2019 Governor Steve Sisolak signed an executive order establishing Nevada Climate Initiative to address […]

Water is a Precious Resource

By Ramon Nunez Water conservation efforts in Southern Nevada have mitigated the water drought crisis with some surplus water available although saving water is always top priority. Corey Enus, public information coordinator for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Valley Water District, described the causes of the drought as below-average snowmelt and lack […]

Business

Businesses Launch with Help of Program at CSN

By Kalani Reyes Business incubator program at College of Southern Nevada helps students start companies. Any student at the College who wants to start a business can contact Kevin Raiford, a … [Read More...]

Social

TikTok Gaining Popularity

By Lei Caldejon TikTok is a newer social-media app gaining popularity with users in addition to marketers. This app allows people to express creativity through short-form mobile videos. Top trending videos on TikTok’s website on March 18 includes: “Me on My Way to Annoy my Mom Because I am … [Read More...]

Politics

The Presidency

By Lizett Castillo College of Southern Nevada students share their feelings after the pivotal presidential election.  As of Nov. 19, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris won the election with 306 electoral votes to Donald Trump’s 232. Biden received nearly six … [Read More...]

Holidays

Fright Ride Open with COVID Precautions

By Ashlend Laparra Fright Ride, a Halloween experience, is open this month and some College of Southern Nevada students are excited to go although precautions are in place to stay safe during COVID-19.   The Ride, from the creators of Fright Dome— which closed a couple years ago— designed a new socially distanced haunted-house experience […]

Ghosts ‘n Goblins

By Soni Brown, Paulina Carrillo, George Gonzales, Percy Hinton, Adrianne Jackson, Jordan Johnson, Ariel Rodriguez, Kim Trejo and Jessica Vargas Halloween spirit creeps in at the College of Southern Nevada with decorations, contests, games and costumes. Students and staff prepared for the holiday with fun activities and an enjoyable spooky vibe. “We really wanted to […]