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 […]

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 […]

Special Month for Women

By Bobbie A. Hickman March was the month College of Southern Nevada celebrated Native American Heritage in addition to women’s empowerment. Combining these two extraordinary movements together into this one month shinned a light on the important issues still facing both groups. CSN was unique in this decision. CSN President Federico Zaragoza wrote in his […]

Operation Sanitization

By J. Watts Keeping things sanitized on campus with strict protocols to keep students, staff, faculty and administration safe is a key priority for College of Southern Nevada. Majority of classes are held online this spring term, which limits the large number of students on campus making things a bit safer during this pandemic. There […]

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 […]

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, […]