Students Doing Their Part for Climate Crisis

By Lizett Castillo Eco-friendly changes can be seen in the lives of some College of Southern Nevada students who wish to help combat climate change. Rise in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, unprecedented rise in temperatures around the world and more frequent natural disasters have made some CSN students want to do their part to […]

Hand Gesture Co-Opted by Hate Group

By Bree Seitz OK hand gesture now seen as hate symbol used by white supremacists according to recent research. The Anti-Defamation League recently added the OK hand gesture along with 34 other hate symbols to the Hate on Display Hate Symbols Database. This database contains 214 listings frequently used by white supremacists and other hate […]

Police Presence is Up

By Cody Spradlin Police presence increased on College of Southern Nevada campuses due to new policing initiatives. Associate Vice President and Director of University Police Services Southern Command Adam Garcia confirms, “We have increased the amount of time officers engage with our campuses and the level of interaction our officers have with our campuses. You […]

Food Pantries Meet Needs

By Victoria Portillo Food pantries called Coyote Cupboards are now located at College of Southern Nevada’s main campuses to provide for current students and staff in need at no cost. Harvard University published a study in November 2018 titled “Food Insecurity on College Campuses,” that stated, “Up to half of the nation’s college students might struggle with food insecurity, […]

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 1999— […]

Women’s Reproductive Rights in Trump Era

By Sydney Orpano Women’s reproductive rights are under assault by recent legislation put into effect under President Donald Trump’s administration. A panel presentation on campus showcased some tough policies. “Women’s History Panel Discussion: Reproductive Rights in the Era of Trump” was presented March 25 at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus. Three panelists spoke to […]

Student Unions Opening Soon

By Anthony Garcia Student Unions on all three College of Southern Nevada campuses are set to open fall 2019. Construction is on time. Richard Lake, assistant director of marketing and communications, said, “All three student unions have been on schedule throughout the process and they’ll all be open for the fall 2019 semester. There have been […]

New $70 Million Building Slated for Nursing Students

By Kenny Jimison Demand in high for hiring registered nurses. College of Southern Nevada works to meet that need by seeking $70.7 million from the State to build a new nursing health and sciences building. In March CSN lobbied the State Legislature for funds to build classrooms, laboratories and a simulation center in a new […]

Spring Break Aligns with CCSD’s Time Off

By Lakeya Joyner Spring break is next week for College of Southern Nevada. The date is falling later in the term compared to other colleges and universities but this benefits students with children. Some students seek out warm weather, beaches and pool parties as they plan their week off from school. Others plan to take […]

2019 Outstanding Student Awards

By Vanessa Lauren Outstanding Student Awards honors 22 College of Southern Nevada students for their exceptional academic performances. CSN’s Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs James McCoy describes the event as, “A beautiful ceremonious night. I’m getting all chocked up just thinking about it because it is a tearful event: an emotionally impactful event. It […]