Sports

Formula 1 Coming to Vegas in November

By Olivia Lindsay International racing-series Formula 1 is set to take on Las Vegas and aims to bring spectacular cars as well as economic benefits to the City. Las Vegas Grand Prix scheduled for Nov. 16 to 18, 2023 will showcase the best cars … [Read More...]

Politics

Trump Indicted for Hush-Money Scheme

By Xavier Batts Never in 245 years of American history has a former commander-in-chief and leader of the free world been arrested until now. Donald Trump was indicted on 34 counts. College of Southern Nevada professors weigh-in on the impact to the country. On April 4, Trump was charged on multiple counts of felony indictment […]

Spy Balloons Meant for Surveillance

By Karen Lizzete Spy balloons shot down over South Carolina. Reports of China using them to spy on sensitive military sites concern the nation. College of Southern Nevada professors comment on the severity of the situation. The object first seen on Jan. 28 when the United States Air Force tracked it over Alaska when it […]

Education

Free Digital Textbooks are Gaining Popularity

By Tommaso Mauro OpenStax, a non-profit that provides openly licensed textbooks for free, held a summit at College of Southern Nevada to entice professors to choose free digital books to help students save money. Book costs per semester can … [Read More...]

Earning Degrees Means Earning More Money

By Kevin Kelly Anyone pursuing a college degree can expect, on average, a more financially rewarding career than his or her peers who forgo this journey. Northeastern University in a June 2020 article titled “Average Salary by Education Level” … [Read More...]

Working Part Time = More Success for Students

By Kyla Sawyer Some students at College of Southern Nevada work and go to school at the same time. Research shows working part-time increases success in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics in a study titled … [Read More...]

Health

Autism Awareness Month

By Karen Lizzete According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “People with ASD may behave, communicate, interact and learn in ways that are different from most other people. There is often nothing about how they look that sets them apart from other people. The abilities of people with ASD can vary significantly. For example, some … [Read More...]

Phone Addiction Causes Issues

By A.J.-Leilani Viloria Phone addiction is real and many students experience it. Experts weigh in on impacts to focus, mental health and interpersonal relationships. According to Healthline, a website that provides expert health guidance, in an article titled “How to Tell if you Could be Addicted to your Phone” from October 2019, the brain … [Read More...]

Home for the Holidays

By Katie Freter Holiday season is upon us. College of Southern Nevada students plan to get together with family but not travel due to looming COVID concerns. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker, after the holiday season last year, the nation saw a quarter-million case spike by Jan. 6, 2021 showing … [Read More...]

Arts & Entertainment

Sora Chosen for Super Smash Bros.

By Eric Visser Super Smash Bros. is ending updates and additions to the roster with the last fighter Sora from Kingdom Hearts series. The change happens Oct. 18, 2021. According to Nintendo’s Oct. 5 news release, “Ever since the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game launched for the Nintendo Switch system in 2018, players have put more than 2.2 […]

Prof. Littlejohn Leading Las Vegas Art Scene

By Jules Warren College of Southern Nevada Professor Wayne Littlejohn, who teaches fine arts, is leading the Las Vegas art scene in an exponential way while influencing the art program for students at the College. This renowned artist, who paints and sculpts, shines a bright light on CSN with his outstanding artistic accomplishments in Las […]

Renowned Director Leads Play at CSN

By Markel Collins Famous Director David Fofi taught College of Southern Nevada theater students this semester as they launched the production of “The Idea Man.” Fofi and a group of artists founded Elephant Theatre Company in Los Angeles where he was artistic director from 1997 to 2015, according to the playbill. Fofi along with Playwright […]

Community

Journalists Face Much Danger

By Yazmin Beltran Journalism is a dangerous job for many in the profession. United Nations labeled journalism as one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. A report released by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization highlights that while casualties related to countries experiencing armed conflict have declined, fatal attacks against journalists […]

Feature

Living an American Dream

By Jordy Acevedo Usiel Teran is grateful for the opportunities given to him in the land of the free. Teran, who is a College of Southern Nevada student, was born in Juárez, Mexico and has a slight recollection of his life there. “I do have vague memories of my grandmother who passed away in 1999— the same year my family and I moved to the … [Read More...]

Natalie Nelson Overcomes Learning Disabilities

By Frank Canales Natalie Nelson, College of Southern Nevada communications coordinator, was diagnosed with learning disabilities in elementary school. She’s spent her life managing her struggles with reading comprehension and numbers to ultimately inspire students to pursue education regardless of their challenges. In third grade, teachers … [Read More...]

Campus

Are Masks a Thing of the Past?

By Jacob Geraldo-Rubi College of Southern Nevada lifts the mask mandate as the semester started on campus no longer requiring face coverings to attend classes, leaving some to question whether the decision was preemptive. Feb. 10 the President of CSN, Dr. Federico Zaragoza, announced in an … [Read More...]

Vaccine Required for CSN Employment

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Everyone working at College of Southern Nevada must be vaccinated against COVID-19 —or have religious or medical exemptions— otherwise they will be fired. Oct. 1 the President of College of Southern Nevada, Dr. Federico Zaragoza, announced in an email that the Board of … [Read More...]

Science & Technology

Nevada Takes Initiative in Climate Change

By Bobbie A. Hickman Climate change is exasperating weather patterns causing: rising temperatures, lack of water availability and severely dry conditions. College of Southern Nevada professors weigh in on the State’s future as Nevada Climate Initiative work towards sustainability. In March 2019 Governor Steve Sisolak signed an executive order establishing Nevada Climate Initiative to address […]

Water is a Precious Resource

By Ramon Nunez Water conservation efforts in Southern Nevada have mitigated the water drought crisis with some surplus water available although saving water is always top priority. Corey Enus, public information coordinator for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Valley Water District, described the causes of the drought as below-average snowmelt and lack […]

Business

Businesses Launch with Help of Program at CSN

By Kalani Reyes Business incubator program at College of Southern Nevada helps students start companies. Any student at the College who wants to start a business can contact Kevin Raiford, a … [Read More...]

Social

TikTok Gaining Popularity

By Lei Caldejon TikTok is a newer social-media app gaining popularity with users in addition to marketers. This app allows people to express creativity through short-form mobile videos. Top trending videos on TikTok’s website on March 18 includes: “Me on My Way to Annoy my Mom Because I am … [Read More...]

Happy Halloween

Need Pumpkins?

By Yazmin Beltran Halloween is right around the corner. There are some great pumpkin patches open for College of Southern Nevada students to enjoy with their friends and families. Visitors can choose their own pumpkins from the patches and then take them home to carve into jack-o-lanterns or cook them up for delicious pies. According […]

Halloween’s Fun is Rooted in History

By Christian Muniz College of Southern Nevada students make plans for Halloween, some with a nod to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in Ireland, United Kingdom and Northern France, celebrated its new year on Nov. 1, […]