The Hate Must Stop

By Ceyena Beard Recently racial attacks against Asians, due to the speculation that they caused the deadly Coronavirus, have seen an uptick. This violence is due to hate and xenophobia that must stop. It is believed the virus began in Wuhan, China, which fuels these beliefs. According to the United Nations COVID-19 Response reported by […]

Vaccine Underway, Most Want It

By Patrick Payumo Although some are hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccination, many have received it already and others are signing up to get it as soon as possible.   Tracy Sherman, registered respiratory therapist and professor in the Cardiorespiratory Sciences Program at College of Southern Nevada, is fully vaccinated. “Because I keep up with […]

Shocking Verdict Marks Some Progress

By Manny Garcia It is clear to many that in our society some law-enforcement personnel, which is supposed to protect and serve the people, view those of color as less valuable, threatening and criminal. In light of the George Floyd murder, students and activist share their thoughts. On April 21, a 12-member jury found Minneapolis […]

Starting to Get Out Again

By Lillie Redmond College of Southern Nevada students start to return to their normal social lives as pandemic improves and things reopen. Noted on an April 13 press release from Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak, “Across Nevada great strides have been made in our response to COVID-19 to strengthen our partnerships, build capacity within our public […]

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. […]

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 […]

Day of the Dead Honors Family

  By Lizett Castillo Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated in Latin America and other countries to honor family particularly the link between those living and deceased. College of Southern Nevada Spanish Professor David Schultz said, “The belief on Day of the Dead is that on a certain day the […]

Helping Victims of Human Trafficking

By Vanessa Lauren Human trafficking is a crime. SEEDS of Hope organization, run by The Salvation Army, held an event at College of Southern Nevada to bring light to this pressing issue in our community. U.S. Department of Justice defines human trafficking as, “The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor […]

Escape Room Opened as Fright Dome Closed

By Jordy Acevedo Halloween fans saw Circus Circus Las Vegas’ Fright Dome at the Adventuredome Theme Park close this year but new festivities take over the season. The notorious dome created by “Hauntrepreneur” Jason Egan has been a home for Halloween fanatics since Sept. 30, 2003 and continued to shock fans till its closing in […]