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 […]

Remembering the Fallen

By Ana Karen Meza Dozens of people gathered Oct. 1 on College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus as they bowed their heads for a moment of silence as lit candles brightened the night sky to commemorate those fallen in last year’s shooting. Students, faculty and the community united on the anniversary of the most tragic […]

Should Teachers be Armed in the Classrooms?

By Desiree Santiago Mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February sparked a national conversation about how to secure schools from these atrocities. Following the shooting President Donald Trump proposed to arm teachers as a way to protect students. Many voiced their support of his proposition while others weren’t so sure. On Feb. […]

Marriage Can Wait

By Erica Torres Summer is typically wedding season. It’s a time when some people reflect on their views of marriage. College of Southern Nevada students, among other millennials, are choosing to wait till later in life to marry. Throughout history, marriage had been described as an economic or political arrangement between two families. Therefore choosing […]

#MeToo Movement, Standing Up Against Sexual Assault

By Selena Leon MeToo Movement has enveloped the nation in recent months shining light on sexual assault, abuse and misconduct women face. Their stories are powerful and their collective voices are saying #NoMore. “For too long survivors of sexual assault and harassment have been in the shadows,” wrote Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement, […]