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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Embrace Culture

By Ralph Gallo Multicultural event on campus showcased different cultures coming together as performers, music, food, art and entertainment heightened awareness and appreciation amongst College of Southern Nevada’s community. Student Diversity Festival took place Oct. 23 on CSN’s North Las Vegas campus. Dozens of students and faculty arrived to celebrate the amazing aspects of different […]

Centers for Academic Success Centralized with New Learning Commons

By Ian Conrardy New learning commons on all three campuses provide easier access to tutoring in the Centers for Academic Success. The resource centers for math, science, reading, writing, supplemental instruction and the communication lab is now offered in one location on each major campus with a drop-in option for students to come and take […]

Spooky Traditions at CSN

By Jordy Acevedo, Katelyn Barnett, Angelina Celedon, Ian Conrardy, Shoshana Sefia, Ralph Gallo, Emma King, Ana Karen Meza, Marisol Pino, Eunice Sanchez, Viridiana Sarabia, Usiel Teran and Christina Wilson College of Southern Nevada students are taking over Halloween. Students share their traditions both old and new to express their appreciations for the holiday. Alaina Derkas, […]