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 million more popular votes than Trump. Nevada swung blue this year, adding […]

Online Classes Affect Faculty and Students

By Cristian Herrera College of Southern Nevada took courses online in the spring due to COVID-19 and continued that path through fall term. The change to online education affected faculty and students in many ways. Even though most courses fall 2020 are offered online there are still COVID cases popping up on the College’s campuses. […]

Gratitude at Thanksgiving Goes a Long Way

By Ashlend Laparra Thanksgiving is around the corner and College of Southern Nevada students are expressing gratitude this November regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there have been mental health challenges related to COVID-19. In a survey conducted this year 40.9% of participants reported suffering from either […]

Holidays at Home, For Many Alone

By Naomi Nater Holiday plans for Thanksgiving and Christmas are changing this year due to the pandemic making it a hard time for many. Some have cancelled gatherings while others are staying close to home. College of Southern Nevada Professor Maria Moya had plans for the holiday season and unfortunately had to cancel those plans. […]

Thanksgiving: A Little Different This Year

By Ashanti Johnson COVID-19 is affecting Thanksgiving as some students at College of Southern Nevada plan to stay close to home. Due to the pandemic, many are concerned about celebrating the holidays together in person. “Families should do their own risk analysis and not necessarily look at what other families are doing,” stated an article […]

Coding Courses

By Ashley Ciciliano Online coding bootcamps are now taught at College of Southern Nevada to prepare Las Vegas valley residents, including students, to work in computer programming. Two courses, lasting18 weeks each, cover how to write software like websites or applications. CSN’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development partnered with Promineo Tech, a coding education […]

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 […]