DACA Hangs in the Balance

By Usiel Teran DACA, or Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals, was rescinded by President Donald Trump last year but is finding pushback as legal challenges proceed.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 […]

Emotions Surface in Wake of Presidential Election

By Iginio Hernandez President-Elect Donald Trump’s win struck somberness on campus. Trump won the election with 290 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 232, according to USA Today’s calculation on Nov. 22. Although Clinton lost the election she won the popular vote by 1.7 million votes, which will continue to increase as absentee ballots are counted […]

Third Presidential Debate Retrospective

By Iginio Hernandez In the aftermath of the election as Donald Trump won the presidency, many moments led up to that victory. One notable was the third presidential debate held in Las Vegas at the University with a viewing event at the College. A group of spectators met at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las […]

Clinton Clear Winner in Student Poll

By Dakota Hallaway Hillary Clinton is students’ choice as election nears according to informal poll conducted at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus. A poll was conducted on Oct. 17 and 19 asking 100 students three questions: are they registered to vote, are they going to vote and who are they voting for. […]

#HowToReachVoters

By Fernando Lopez Duran Young voters are turning to social media to become informed on candidates and their stances on issues. “Studies show that traditional-aged college students get their information from a variety of online sources rather than through television news,” said Don Mirjanian, professor of political science at College of Southern Nevada. According to […]

Students Feel the ‘Bern’

By Sierra Akana, Carlie Cass, Fernando Lopez Duran, Ronnie Gonzalez, Harrison Howard, Loren Honea, Christopher Kilkenny, Ericka Lemus, Anthony MulHolland, Agnes Ndaba, Roxi Sepulveda and Tamara Tindugan. College of Southern Nevada students shared their presidential candidate preferences in a recent poll. In an informal in-person poll conducted March 30 on Cheyenne campus, 112 students were […]

Actress America Ferrera Mobilizes Latino Vote

By Soni Brown Under a large American flag Emmy Awards-winning actress America Ferrera encouraged College of Southern Nevada Latinos to use their votes to revolutionize politics in the United States. Ferrera was key-note speaker at the Voto Latino event held on CSN’s Cheyenne campus Feb. 11. The event was meant to educate and mobilize the […]