Campus

Acts of Kindness on Campus

By the Staff of Coyote Student News: Angela Alimurong, Zion Anderson, Joseph Camel Jr., Frank Canales, Tatiana Chavez, Tomeisha Davis, Selena Leon, Alexander Norwood, Desiree Santiago, Erica Torres, Yasmine Trinidad-Bautista and Gianna Ward Scientifically-proven benefits come from random acts of … [Read More...]

Student Unions Coming Soon

By Gianna Ward College of Southern Nevada is building student unions on each of its three major campuses with construction starting this summer. CSN's goal for the unions is to provide students with an area that will allow for collaboration, engagement and gathering outside of … [Read More...]

Health

Natural Ingredients in Personal Care Products, Better for Health

By Tomeisha Davis Every day beauty-industry products such as shampoos, lotions and deodorants can have harmful ingredients in them such as formaldehyde and phthalates. They can be toxic and cause … [Read More...]

Morning Cup of Joe Can Help

By Selena Leon Students turn to caffeine for energy in the last stretch of this semester. If consumed in right amounts, it can be healthy. Final exam week is approaching May 7. After many weeks … [Read More...]

Flu Season Calls for Flu Shot, Most Not Getting It

By Gianna Ward Informal poll on campus showed 95 percent of students don’t get the flu shot even in this atypical flu season. In February on College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus, … [Read More...]

Milk Verses Milk Alternatives

By Tatiana Chavez Milk alternatives including almond, coconut and soy milk are gaining popularity and sales are on the rise from previous years. The Got-Milk campaign is still successful as many … [Read More...]

Art & Entertainment

Fortnite Taking Over Gaming World

By Alex Norwood Epic Games Inc. created the incredibly popular multiplayer game called Fortnite. Its wild success in past six months has made it a real force in the gaming world. Students among other gamers are spending endless hours in this alternate reality. Fortnite was launched as an … [Read More...]

Art of Depression

By Joseph Camel Jr. Artist Stephanie Serpick debuted her latest work “A New Fall” at the Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibit was inspired by Serpick’s depression from loss and frustration. Serpick gave an Artist Talk on Feb. 1 to an audience of College of Southern Nevada students, art enthusiasts … [Read More...]

CSN Students Shine on Stage at One Act Festival

By Tomeisha Davis One Act Festival showcased six different shows at the Backstage Theatre on campus. Eleven actors, six shows, different stage settings and several characters were acted on stage during a 75-minute performance slot. Each show in One Act only has two actors on stage at once … [Read More...]

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, … [Read More...]

Politics

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 … [Read More...]

Feature

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 started to notice that Nelson was falling behind. Her mother asked the school to run some tests. They … [Read More...]

Community

Should Teachers be Armed in the Classrooms?

By Desiree Santiago Mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February sparked a national conversation about how to secure schools from these atrocities. Following the shooting President Donald Trump proposed to arm teachers as a way to protect students. Many voiced their support of his proposition while others weren’t so sure. On Feb. […]

Marriage Can Wait

By Erica Torres Summer is typically wedding season. It’s a time when some people reflect on their views of marriage. College of Southern Nevada students, among other millennials, are choosing to wait till later in life to marry. Throughout history, marriage had been described as an economic or political arrangement between two families. Therefore choosing […]

#MeToo Movement, Standing Up Against Sexual Assault

By Selena Leon MeToo Movement has enveloped the nation in recent months shining light on sexual assault, abuse and misconduct women face. Their stories are powerful and their collective voices are saying #NoMore. “For too long survivors of sexual assault and harassment have been in the shadows,” wrote Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement, […]

Education

Nevada Promise Scholarship

By Frank Canales Nevada Promise Scholarship provides students with free education at any community college in the State. Thousands are expected to enroll at College of Southern Nevada. The Promise Scholarship, sponsored by Senator Mo Denis, aligns with Governor Brian Sandoval’s vision of ensuring more Nevada’s students get a post-secondary … [Read More...]

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...]

Social

Sun and Fun for Spring Break

By Tatiana Chavez Spring break was a time when students swapped their books and pencils for lounging on beaches by day and hitting clubs by night. Some students at College of Southern Nevada traveled from campus to far-flung places. “I was laid back on the beach holding an ice-cold drink in my … [Read More...]

#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...]

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...]

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...]

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 … [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 […]