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% […]

Vaccine Mandate for Spring

By Tyler Bennett College of Southern Nevada requires students to be vaccinated if they want to be on campus taking classes spring term.  An email dated Oct. 6 from CSN’s President Federico Zaragoza announced students must be vaccinated against COVID to take classes on campus spring 2022. It is not required of students who are […]

Sora Chosen for Super Smash Bros.

By Eric Visser Super Smash Bros. is ending updates and additions to the roster with the last fighter Sora from Kingdom Hearts series. The change happens Oct. 18, 2021. According to Nintendo’s Oct. 5 news release, “Ever since the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game launched for the Nintendo Switch system in 2018, players have put more than 2.2 […]

Study Showed Mental-Health Struggles Increased During Pandemic

By Valerie Plata Mental health struggles increased for many college students during the pandemic. According to a May 2020 article titled “Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic as a College Student” from University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry, it stated, “It is well-studied that college students are especially prone to feelings of loneliness, and they experience […]

Prof. Littlejohn Leading Las Vegas Art Scene

By Jules Warren College of Southern Nevada Professor Wayne Littlejohn, who teaches fine arts, is leading the Las Vegas art scene in an exponential way while influencing the art program for students at the College. This renowned artist, who paints and sculpts, shines a bright light on CSN with his outstanding artistic accomplishments in Las […]