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 […]

To Be Free Again

By Kesler Cervantes Wrongly-convicted Raymond Santana Jr.—part of the Exonerated Five—shared his story of resilience with College of Southern Nevada students. Den Talks, a new series at CSN, held “When we see Raymond” on Feb. 28, 2020 at the North Las Vegas Campus. Santana spoke to a full crowd in the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre. […]

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 Bored” at 28.5 million views, ThatPineAppleGirl […]

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 […]

Getting Around Made a Little Easier

By Bobbie A. Hickman Campus Commuter, new shuttle service offered for College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College students, is in its pilot phase offering commutes between campuses while working the kinks out. The service provides two routes. The blue line services two stops: North Las Vegas campus to Charleston campus. The black line […]

Growing Up Can Be Hard to Do

By Daniel Ramirez Adulting 101 seminars are offered at College of Southern Nevada to help students grow. Taxes, bills, savings and relationships are part of becoming an adult. These things can be stressful on top of attending classes, doing homework and going to work. The Adulting 101 free sessions are held at Charleston and North […]