Out of Sight Experience Provided Insight on Having Disabilities

By Jennifer Hurtado Russell’s Restaurant was packed April 9 for the Disability Resource Center’s fourth annual Out of Sight Dinner Experience at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus. Often it can be difficult to understand what it is like to live with a disability for people who haven’t experienced one. This night offered guests […]

Hispanic Serving Institution: A New Title for CSN

By Jennifer Hurtado Nearly 27 percent of CSN students are Hispanic, according to the Nevada System of Higher Education’s diversity report. These numbers recently qualified CSN as a Hispanic Serving Institution opening doors to federal grants. CSN was honored at this year’s Latino Network of Southern Nevada Summit, an organization that focuses on issues affecting […]

Cesar Chavez Day Celebrates Hispanic Community

By Jennifer Hurtado Cesar Chavez Day brought the community together at the close of Hispanic Heritage month in March. The Hispanic Student Union at the College of Southern Nevada contributed its efforts with the Student Organization of Latinos from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to present the second annual Cesar Chavez Day event. According […]

President Obama Proposes Free Two-Year College Plan

By Jennifer Hurtado President Barack Obama caught the attention of America during his State of the Union speech on Jan. 20, 2015 in Washington D.C. when he proposed a free two-year college plan. “That’s why I’m sending this Congress a bold new plan to lower the cost of community college to zero,” declared Obama, to […]