Latinx Heritage Month

By Lizett Castillo Latinx Heritage Month celebrated from mid-September to mid-October highlighted College of Southern Nevada’s Hispanic Serving Institution designation, its Hispanic President and its Latinx community. Throughout the monthlong celebration many virtual events were held by Latino Alliance, which includes faculty, staff and students who work together to foster diversity, equity and inclusion. One […]

Supreme Court Issues at Stake

By Briana Gray Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, passed on Sept. 18 at age 87 from complications from cancer. Her seat will soon be filled. The newly appointed justice will greatly impact issues facing college students. Ginsburg served 27 years on the High Court. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

Diversity Summit

By Aisha Cole Issues of race, diversity, gaps in education, mental health, prison system among others were discussed during the virtual 2020 Southern Nevada Diversity Summit hosted by College of Southern Nevada. According to the event’s website, “The Nevada System of Higher Education 2020 Southern Nevada Diversity Summit is designed to provide timely and valuable […]

Volunteers Needed in Hard Times

By Chelsey Emanuel Volunteer opportunities are limited this year due to COVID-19 but some College of Southern Nevada students find ways to give back. Director of Student Life and Leadership Development at CSN Brian Akins said, “COVID-19 shut everything down.” Approximately 30 nonprofits closed that typically would afford volunteer opportunities for CSN students to participate […]

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 […]

CSN Campuses Closed for Now, Students Take Virtual Classes

By Candice Chavez College of Southern Nevada is one of the many schools around the world forced to shutter and suspend in-person classes, graduations, ceremonies and all other large gatherings in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. CSN President Federico Zaragoza released an email to students and staff stating, “In response to Gov. Steve […]

Some Students’ Mental Health in Flux

By Catherine Daleo Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, can have impacts on mental and emotional health especially in times of great change and pressure. On March 17 Governor Steve Sisolak enforced a shutdown of all non-essential businesses in the state. Two days before he closed most schools. College of Southern Nevada followed guidance moving all instruction […]

Health and Hygiene During a Pandemic

By Bobbie A. Hickman COVID-19 pandemic is a powerful virus making its way around the world and maintaining good health and hygiene is necessary during this time. The coronavirus lives on surfaces and in the air anywhere from hours to days. So if a person walks through a grocery store who was infected and coughs […]

Save Thousands on Bachelor’s Programs in Western States

By Nicolas Quitano Graduates from College of Southern Nevada readying for next steps are looking for the best colleges they can afford. Some consider in-state options at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, Reno though others look to attend schools out-of-state. To make it more affordable students can apply to Western Undergraduate […]

Spring Sports Cancelled Due to Virus

By Daniel Ramirez COVID-19 outbreak caused College of Southern Nevada to move quickly to ensure the safety of its students by closing campuses and cancelling all school events that included the spring sports season. The National Junior College Athletic Association announced on March 16, 2020 that it had decided to end all competition for the […]