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 […]

Shocking Verdict Marks Some Progress

By Manny Garcia It is clear to many that in our society some law-enforcement personnel, which is supposed to protect and serve the people, view those of color as less valuable, threatening and criminal. In light of the George Floyd murder, students and activist share their thoughts. On April 21, a 12-member jury found Minneapolis […]

Starting to Get Out Again

By Lillie Redmond College of Southern Nevada students start to return to their normal social lives as pandemic improves and things reopen. Noted on an April 13 press release from Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak, “Across Nevada great strides have been made in our response to COVID-19 to strengthen our partnerships, build capacity within our public […]

Education

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...]

Online vs. On-Campus Classes for Fall

By Daniel Topete College of Southern Nevada students and professors are considering whether they should take or teach online verses on-campus courses this fall. The pandemic prompted CSN, along with other NSHE institutions including University … [Read More...]

Online Classes a Success, Mostly

By Hannah Dunbar Courses went online last year due to the pandemic. Some students love it while others along with faculty found it more difficult. The majority of classes College of Southern Nevada offered spring term are online. The upcoming … [Read More...]

Relief for Student-Loan Borrowers on Horizon

By Bobbie A. Hickman Cancelling some student loan debt was a campaign promise of President Joseph Biden. Now students wait to see what happens. According to a U.S. Department of Education spokesperson, “President Biden campaigned for ambitious … [Read More...]

Health

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 loneliness, and they experience […]

What a Year It’s Been

By Patrick Payumo Stress affected many students negatively during the pandemic. Academic Advisor Andrew Gaden said, “I believe a vast majority of the College of Southern Nevada  student body experienced some form of enhanced stress since the pandemic reared it’s ugly head roughly a year ago. From an academic perspective alone the fact that all […]

Campus

Special Month for Women

By Bobbie A. Hickman March was the month College of Southern Nevada celebrated Native American Heritage in addition to women’s empowerment. Combining these two extraordinary movements together into this one month shinned a light on the important issues still facing both groups. CSN was unique … [Read More...]

Operation Sanitization

By J. Watts Keeping things sanitized on campus with strict protocols to keep students, staff, faculty and administration safe is a key priority for College of Southern Nevada. Majority of classes are held online this spring term, which limits the large number of students on campus making … [Read More...]

Arts & Entertainment

Prof. Littlejohn Leading Las Vegas Art Scene

By Jules Warren College of Southern Nevada Professor Wayne Littlejohn, who teaches fine arts, is leading the Las Vegas art scene in an exponential way while influencing the art program for students at the College. This renowned artist, who paints and sculpts, shines a bright light on CSN with his outstanding artistic accomplishments in Las […]

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 […]

Sports

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, softball and soccer. Each sport has a separate … [Read More...]

Lady Coyote Volleyball, Playing with Protocols

By Lillie Redmond Lady Coyote Volleyball team at College of Southern Nevada is in season playing with strict COVID protocols. COVID-19 hit more than a year ago shutting down most sports. At the beginning of the pandemic no teams were playing due to safety concerns. In recent months teams are … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]