Happy Holidays

Students Celebrate Christmas More than Other Holidays

By Mike Sloan Holiday season is approaching and a recent poll on campus showed most students are excited to celebrate Christmas though some will observe Hanukkah and others won’t celebrate at all. In an informal poll conducted on campus of 100 College of Southern Nevada students, 90 plan to celebrate Christmas while three will celebrate […]

‘Tis the Season of Giving for the Angel Program

By Brianna Fayerverger Faculty and staff at College of Southern Nevada are joining together this holiday season in giving back to those who are less fortunate. The CSN Holiday Angel Program, directed by Paul Herrle, a human behavior professor at CSN, symbolizes the true meaning of community. The Angel Program has two purposes. It strives […]

Campus

Food From Around the World at International Education Week

By Chris Rojas Food from Around the World was an event held during International Education Week in mid-November that provided an opportunity for students in a literature course focused on cooking, character and culture to share dishes from their heritages. Students in the College of Southern … [Read More...]

Poetry Slam Explores Cultural Diversity

By Denzel Apangchan Open-mic poetry slam ignited cultural expression during International Education Week on campus. College of Southern Nevada hosted the slam at North Las Vegas campus mid-November that gave a stage to students, community members and a professor. This year was the first … [Read More...]

Academic Burnout

By Taylor Cayro Students might be on the verge of experiencing academic burnout from prolonged high levels of stress. Melissa Jenkins, program manager for Counseling and Psychological Services or CAPS at College of Southern Nevada, said one of the results of academic burnout is stress overload … [Read More...]

Self-Defense Course Offers Students Fighting Chance

  By Mike Sloan Women should be able to defend themselves against attackers. A recent Rape Aggression Defense course offered on College of Southern Nevada’s campus taught women techniques to save their lives. RAD is a free self-defense course taught by three CSN police officers. … [Read More...]

Sports

Take a Knee or Not

By Charles LaRocca National Football League’s controversy over players kneeling during the National Anthem in protest to police brutality has … [Read More...]

Soccer Star Ashlee Jordan Won Spotlight Award

By Karen Ortega Ashlee Jordan, player for College of Southern Nevada’s Ladies Coyote Soccer Team, won Raising Cane’s Coyote Athletics Spotlight … [Read More...]

Prospects to Go Pro

By Charles LaRocca Scouts have identified five players this season on College of Southern Nevada’s baseball team as prospects to go pro. CSN Head … [Read More...]

Feature

Meditation has Profound Impact

By Tatiana Solomon Just breathe are two simple words that College of Southern Nevada’s Professor Dr. Diane Hardgrave encourages people to do … [Read More...]

On the Air

By Marcos Hung Santander La Buena 101.9 FM radio on-air personality Lizett Camarena came through the journalism program at College of Southern Nevada … [Read More...]

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...]

Politics

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 … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

Education

Drone Degree Program Built to Take Off in 2018

By Kalani Reyes New degree called Unmanned Aviation System Technology, or drone technology, is on the books for College of Southern Nevada to likely start next fall. The two-year degree program is one-of-a kind in Las Vegas, said CSN Applied Technology Professor Art Eggers, creator of the drone program. The curriculum heavily emphasizes … [Read More...]

Do Students Read Textbooks? Not So Much

By Kalani Reyes Recent studies show many college students don’t read academic text books. According to the study “Reading to Learn or Learning to Read? Engaging College Students in Course Readings” by researcher Mary Margaret Kerr published Sept. 9, 2016 in College Teaching Journal found that when students are assigned class readings, only 20 … [Read More...]

Community

PRIDE Parade Enlivens LGBTQ Community

By Karen Ortega Las Vegas PRIDE parade had an important role in the LGBTQ’s community expression of its own pride. On Oct. 20 in Downtown Las Vegas there were hundreds of people lining the streets in support of equality, protections, rights and freedoms. The parade route began at Gass Avenue and headed north along 4th […]

Campus Book Club Looks at Life of Henrietta Lacks

By Brianna Fayerverger “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” written by Rebecca Skloot is the chosen book for One Book One College this year. The book brings light to scientific genetic discoveries and students are hooked. The New York Times No. 1 Best Seller has an intriguing plot. “Henrietta Lacks, known as HeLa in the […]

CSN Students Not Leaving the Nest

By Taylor Bandy Majority of college students live at home with their parents as shown in recent poll of College of Southern Nevada students. During Oct. 25 and 26, an informal poll of 100 students on North Las Vegas and Charleston campuses showed that 86 percent lived at home while 14 percent lived on their […]

Shooting on Strip Leaves Students in Shock

By Denzel Apangchan, Trey Arline, Taylor Bandy, Taylor Cayro, Brianna Fayerverger, Tatiana Orellana-Tercero, Anneth V. Ortega, Kalani Reyes, Mike Sloan, Tatiana Solomon Mass shooting near Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino took place last night at a music festival leaving hundreds injured and dozens dead. College of Southern Nevada’s community is in shock. Live Nation’s Route 91 Harvest […]

Art & Entertainment

Boom in Audio Streaming

By Denzel Apangchan On-demand audio streaming is one of the most popular methods of music consumption for Americans in 2017 and College of Southern Nevada students are no exception. “The first half of 2017 has seen some incredible new benchmarks for the music industry,” wrote Dave Bakula, senior vice president of Nielsen Music on The Nielsen … [Read More...]

Music Festivals are Unforgettable Experiences, For Better or Worse

By Tatiana Solomon Las Vegas’ own music festival Life is Beautiful went off without a hitch in terms of providing a safe unforgettable long weekend of music, art, love and motivational speakers. Sadly the following weekend another music festival in town had a different outcome. “Life is Beautiful is a yearlong movement that culminates in a … [Read More...]

Dreams of Hollywood Within Reach for CSN Students

By Taylor Cayro Hollywood cinematographers and directors hosted College of Southern Nevada’s film students this summer during a five-day trip. During the summer semester every other year, media-technologies Instructor John Aliano takes his Cinematography II students to Los Angeles to meet with several filmmakers. This year’s lineup … [Read More...]

Science & Technology

Climate Change Rears its Ugly Head

By Trey Arline Massive hurricanes, sea temperatures rising, droughts increasing and viruses spreading are certainly signs of environmental distress that is likely a result of climate change. Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey in August with major flooding and extreme winds. According to the Weather Channel, Harvey made landfall in Rockport and worked its way […]

Planetarium Provides Path to the Stars for Past 40 Years

By Anneth V. Ortega College of Southern Nevada’s The Planetarium is celebrating its astronomical 40th birthday. Nick Juliano, planetarium program manager, said, “I am proud to work for The Planetarium at CSN. Our small facility educates many thousands of students a year, makes astronomy more approachable to Las Vegas and hosts a number of programs […]

Health

Veganism on the Rise

By Tatiana Solomon Millennials are willing to consider veganism as a healthy lifestyle choice as shown in a recent poll on campus. Veganism, a term many people are unfamiliar with, is the practice of abstaining from eating or using animal products—particularly in diet—including eggs, dairy and cheese. Vegetarians still consume these products. An … [Read More...]

Books and Barbells

By Karen Ortega Students are increasingly becoming more conscious of their health and fitness. Campus athletic centers and fun workout options can make a difference in getting students active and increasing their GPAs. College of Southern Nevada’s Sports Center currently offers Pilates, Zumba, martial arts self-defense and Coyote boot camp, among … [Read More...]

Love Dogs and They Love You Back

By Kory Scott Love Dog Adventures brought its volunteers with their dogs to visit with students on College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus Nov. 17 to provide relief from a stressful term. There is an ability that dogs have to provide physical and emotional healing for people by creating therapeutic and loving interactions, according to … [Read More...]

Holidays

Working Black Friday is Exhausting

By Charles LaRocca Black Friday typically brings out the bargain buyers in boatloads. The day is fun for many but for some College of Southern Nevada students who are working this day, it can be a real pain. According to a Nov. 14 press release by the National Retail Federation, one of the largest retail […]

Gratitude at Thanksgiving

By Taylor Bandy Faculty and students feel much gratitude this time of year as Thanksgiving makes them pause and think about family. Jeff Hein, who teaches advertising and public relations at College of Southern Nevada, said, “This Thanksgiving I am going to visit my family in Wisconsin. We haven’t been together as a family in […]

Social

#Lovin’MyMedia

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...]

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...]