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Coyote Student News Reflects on Success

By Michael Uselding Coyote Student News, the College of Southern Nevada’s online student newspaper, celebrates its third anniversary. The publication was started in 2012 and since has turned out many professional journalists. Ricardo Torres, who was a copy editor for Coyote Student News fall 2012 and editor-in-chief spring 2013, learned the journalistic process in JOUR […]

Art & Entertainment


CSN Streamin’ Radio

By Karla Spann College of Southern Nevada’s new CSN Streamin’ Radio station provides students opportunities to train in broadcasting while entertaining listeners around the clock. “Students can hear a variety of music covering all formats: today’s top-40 hits, ‘80s, ‘90s, millennial music, … [Read More...]


Absurdist Theater Unleashed in “The Real Inspector Hound”

By Eduardo D. Rossal Moments of laughter erupted during nights of interactive live theater in the show “The Real Inspector Hound” held in the Backstage Theatre on Cheyenne campus April 10 to 19. “The Real Inspector Hound” is a play within a play. Part of the story centers around two theater … [Read More...]

Science & Technology


The GMO Agenda

By Ariel Rodriguez Genetically modified organism, commonly known as GMO, was the topic of discussion at a recent lecture “The GMO Agenda” held at the Las Vegas-Clark County West Charleston Library, near campus, Sept. 9. Former College of Southern Nevada student Nicole Sligar, founder of GMO … [Read More...]


Office 365 Suite of Software Downloadable for Free

By Nancy Monsay Microsoft Office 365 is available free for students to download. The 365 suite of software includes five licenses: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook and storage in OneDrive, a cloud-based service. Students and faculty can download the software to their … [Read More...]



Millennium Scholarship for More Students and More Credits

By Soni Brown Recent changes were made during the 2015 State legislative session that makes the Millennium Scholarship available to more students. Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship rewards Nevada high-school graduates $10,000 over the course of six years to attend college in the … [Read More...]


Dreams and Degrees

By Michael Uselding Students’ shared their hopes and degree pursuits during welcome events at the College. Many came together during the CSN Connections events held on Henderson, Cheyenne and Charleston campuses in September. Faculty and staff welcomed students and provided valuable … [Read More...]


Road to Academic Success

By Jessica Vargas College of Southern Nevada changed the name of its tutoring services to the Centers for Academic Success and is offering unlimited tutoring for all students. Shellie Keller, director of Centers for Academic Success, said the name change was meant to signify that various … [Read More...]



Bump, Set, Spike

By Kim Trejo College of Southern Nevada has a new women’s volleyball team that will compete as part of the National Junior College Athletic Association. It is the first team in the state to play in the NJCAA. According to its mission statement the NJCAA fosters a national athletics program for … [Read More...]



LGBTQ Celebrated on Campus

By Neise Cordeiro Library Pride Celebration, an inaugural event held at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus library, helped bring together the LGBTQ community. Members of the Queer Inclusive College Committee organized this event with a goal of informing people about the different … [Read More...]


Self-Defense Program for Women

By Paulina Carrillo Rape Aggression Defense Systems is a free monthly self-defense program offered to all women at College of Southern Nevada. The program is instructed by CSN’s police officers. Carolyn Downey, RAD instructor and police sergeant at CSN’s police department, said there’s a … [Read More...]




By Ashlee Godwin People are consumed by media today. Technology is sophisticated and students spend a lot of their time engaging with screens creating some benefits but causing some problems. Research shows that adults spend more time engrossed in screens than working full-time jobs. “Over … [Read More...]

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Get Upwards of 50% off Food, Clothes and Entertainment with Student ID

By Evan Combs Get discounts on food, rent, shows, movies and services by getting a College of Southern Nevada student ID. The discount program can save students money. “In just six days of having a student ID, I think I’ve saved over $25 with all the food discounts that they offer,” says CSN … [Read More...]



De-Stress with Therapeutic Dogs

By Alex Aguilar Love Dog Adventures came to the College of Southern Nevada with furry friends to help students de-stress. Emily King, CSN West Charleston librarian, said it wasn’t until last fall the College decided to have dog therapy. “I love having Love Dog Adventures come to campus,” … [Read More...]


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 … [Read More...]


Ashtanga Yoga Classes Now Offered at Sports Center

By Michael Carmona Yoga provides benefits of exercise, stress reduction, stretching and breath control, which increase circulation and energy. Students can take advantage of these benefits during stressful times, especially at midterms, by attending yoga classes at the Sports Center on the … [Read More...]



Empowering Women

By Jordan Jones Women of Influence Awards luncheon hosted by the College of Southern Nevada recently honored six women whose work and passions have empowered others to succeed. The WOIA is an event that brings together the CSN community to celebrate women. The event is held once a year during … [Read More...]


Community at Community College

By Eduardo D. Rossal Although College of Southern Nevada is considered a commuter school, where students come in and out quickly, events like March Music Madness Arts and Music Festival kept students on campus for hours to enjoy the music and raise funds for an important cause. “It is a … [Read More...]



A Woman is Running! A Woman is Running!

By Heather Love Americans could possibly elect the nation’s first female president in 2016. Campaign season is gaining momentum with announcements and presidential hopefuls hitting the road visiting several cities. On April 12, Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for president by airing a two-minute video that depicted various types of Americans. Clinton appeared in the ad saying, “Everyday Americans need a champion and I want to be that champion.” Clinton faces plenty of competition as candidates are rallying. Republicans Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Mark Everson and Ben … [Read More...]



Rapper “Streetz” finds Life in Music

By Trena Allen Jonathan "Streetz" Paya found salvation through rapping while going to school. "I couldn't stay out of trouble,” Paya said. “I didn't find a reason or purpose for living until I found myself at College of Southern Nevada. I feel like Hip-Hop and CSN chose me, opposed to me choosing them. Hip-Hop allows me a therapeutic outlet for the struggles, strife and troubles of life, and CSN gave me a place to be myself and help others at the same time. I'd be dead or in jail without either of them." Paya started rapping in 2002 and the encouragement he received fueled his … [Read More...]



Time to File Taxes, Students Can Save with Education Credits

By Eileen Salazar Uncle Sam sits back and waits to collect his money no later than Wednesday, April 15. Students who work and make more than $10,150 a year must file taxes. The American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit can save students thousands. There are two tax credits … [Read More...]

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People Can Take You Places

By Alex Aguilar Creating networks with access to professionals can help students get jobs. A workshop called The Art of Networking was held on campus for students. “I believe that networking is a critical part of any student’s career,” said Kathia Sotelo Calderon, College of Southern Nevada … [Read More...]


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