Midterm Election Swayed by Youngsters

By Fatima Marzett Youth vote was up in the midterm elections, favoring Democrats. According to Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, the youth turnout was the second highest in the past three decades with 27% of college-aged people voting. Noted in the same report, “According to the Edison Research […]

The Presidency

By Lizett Castillo College of Southern Nevada students share their feelings after the pivotal presidential election.  As of Nov. 19, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris won the election with 306 electoral votes to Donald Trump’s 232. Biden received nearly six million more popular votes than Trump. Nevada swung blue this year, adding […]

Supreme Court Issues at Stake

By Briana Gray Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, passed on Sept. 18 at age 87 from complications from cancer. Her seat will soon be filled. The newly appointed justice will greatly impact issues facing college students. Ginsburg served 27 years on the High Court. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

Millennials Should Vote

By Gala Batres Past elections have shown millennials comprise a third of the electorate although some millennials think their votes don’t count. According to data provided by Pew Research Center’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, “In 2016, the youngest voting demographic in the United States, the 18- to 35-year olds, referred to as the […]

Women’s Reproductive Rights in Trump Era

By Sydney Orpano Women’s reproductive rights are under assault by recent legislation put into effect under President Donald Trump’s administration. A panel presentation on campus showcased some tough policies. “Women’s History Panel Discussion: Reproductive Rights in the Era of Trump” was presented March 25 at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus. Three panelists spoke to […]

Fake News Versus Real News

By Christina Wilson President Donald Trump calls most news fake news. During his campaign trail and first two years in presidency he’s called reports from outlets like CNN and MSNBC fake. He claims they are used for political gain. In the past year a recent study shows more distrust of the accuracy in the news […]

DACA Hangs in the Balance

By Usiel Teran DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was rescinded by President Donald Trump last year but is finding pushback as legal challenges proceed. In the meantime DACA students are left with uncertainty, confusion and their legal statuses in limbo. As of Sept. 5, 2017 Trump put a six-month moratorium on DACA enabling […]

Net Neutrality May be a Thing of the Past

By Yasmine Trinidad Net neutrality’s open and free internet came under attack in December as the Federal Communications Commission along with Trump administration are working to remove regulations that currently protect access. Under rules put in place in 2015 by former President Barack Obama, Internet Service Providers such as Cox Communications Inc., Verizon Wireless and […]

Get Engaged in Politics

By Trey Arline Millennials are starting to get involved in politics on campus as clubs form to establish a stronger presence in the political process. “Young voters made their voices heard in [the 2016] presidential election, making up one-fifth of the electorate and almost two-thirds of them rejected Donald Trump’s candidacy for president even as […]

Trumping the Environmental Protection Agency

By Anneth V. Ortega Concerns grow over President Donald Trump’s stance on pro-business platforms that would limit environmental regulations that protect clean water, air and energy. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, established in 1970, is under review as Trump plans to limit its capacity as a government agency. Comments Trump made last year on Sean […]