Earth Day, Focus on Helping the Environment

By Alex Minter Earth Day was April 22, 2022. Gov. Steve Sisolak took initiative to clean up Lake Tahoe while College of Southern Nevada students did their part to save the environment in the south of the state. According to National Today, which tracks major events and holidays, “For the past 50 years, Earth Day […]

Free Community College, Is This Happening?

By Jacob Geraldo-Rubi Tuition expenses can weigh on College of Southern Nevada students, though good news is on the horizon with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s efforts to fund tuition-free community college by 2025. According to the Nevada System of Higher Education’s website, “Gov. Sisolak has committed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward […]

Finals Fuel Test Anxiety

By Serenity Logan Finals week is approaching and exams are scheduled. Many College of Southern Nevada students have test anxiety, though there are tips to overcome it.   According to an article on UMass Dartmouth’s website, “Test anxiety is so much more than experiencing the butterflies at test time. Despite being fully prepared, students who […]

Are Masks a Thing of the Past?

By Jacob Geraldo-Rubi College of Southern Nevada lifts the mask mandate as the semester started on campus no longer requiring face coverings to attend classes, leaving some to question whether the decision was preemptive. Feb. 10 the President of CSN, Dr. Federico Zaragoza, announced in an email that he would follow the directive of Nevada […]

Sports Back On, Some with Mandates

By Maria Ghiasi Pro and college sports are back at it with live fan attendance even during the ongoing pandemic, though some have strict guidelines requiring vaccinations or masks. According to Allegiant Stadium’s website, home of the NFL Las Vegas Raiders, all attendees age 12 and older are required to provide proof of vaccination to […]

Pressure is on Though Excited for the Future

By Tyler Bennett Fall 2021 semester nears its end as some students at College of Southern Nevada prepare for upcoming graduation and others wait till spring for the big day. Students are working hard under a lot of pressure to perform well academically, all while juggling life and work during a pandemic. Yet the hopeful […]

Funding College Back on Track

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Funding from the government in addition to innovations with virtual options to complete financial aid, helped students get back to school at College of Southern Nevada as pandemic wains. According to CSN’s Covid Updates Webpage, the U.S. Department of Education authorized three parts of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund for Coronavirus relief […]

Home for the Holidays

By Katie Freter Holiday season is upon us. College of Southern Nevada students plan to get together with family but not travel due to looming COVID concerns. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker, after the holiday season last year, the nation saw a quarter-million case spike by Jan. 6, 2021 […]

Vaccine Required for CSN Employment

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Everyone working at College of Southern Nevada must be vaccinated against COVID-19 —or have religious or medical exemptions— otherwise they will be fired. Oct. 1 the President of College of Southern Nevada, Dr. Federico Zaragoza, announced in an email that the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education approved […]

Study Shows Ongoing Mental Health Issues

By Katie Freter College students struggle with mental health as they’ve seen declines the past year during the pandemic in which they dealt with depression, anxiety and stress. A study of 200 college students published June 8 by BioMed Central Psychology, a peer-reviewed academic journal, revealed that 60.8% of students faced increases in anxiety, 54.1% […]