Community

Day of the Dead Honors Family

  By Lizett Castillo Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated in Latin America and other countries to honor family particularly the link between those living and deceased. College of Southern Nevada Spanish Professor David Schultz said, “The belief on Day of the Dead is that on a certain day the […]

Helping Victims of Human Trafficking

By Vanessa Lauren Human trafficking is a crime. SEEDS of Hope organization, run by The Salvation Army, held an event at College of Southern Nevada to bring light to this pressing issue in our community. U.S. Department of Justice defines human trafficking as, “The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor […]

Health

Hyper-Connected Fast-Paced Lives

By Bree Seitz Stimuli and instant gratification are now expected by many students due to online habits. In this age when most crave immediacy and interaction, it is oftentimes hard to be patient … [Read More...]

Paleo, It’s a “No-Grainer”

By Jordy Acevedo Paleolithic diet, an ancient way of eating, is gaining modern followers but it comes with risks. Paleo diet—also known as the caveman, hunter-gatherer or Stone Age diet—is a way … [Read More...]

Sexual Purity Leads to Stronger Relationships

By Shoshana Sefia Saving sex for marriage was the topic explored at an event on campus as students discussed the value of purity over premarital sex. Collegiate Association for the Research of … [Read More...]

Campus

Police Presence is Up

By Cody Spradlin Police presence increased on College of Southern Nevada campuses due to new policing initiatives. Associate Vice President and Director of University Police Services Southern Command Adam Garcia confirms, “We have increased the amount of time officers engage with our campuses … [Read More...]

Food Pantries Meet Needs

By Victoria Portillo Food pantries called Coyote Cupboards are now located at College of Southern Nevada’s main campuses to provide for current students and staff in need at no cost. Harvard University published a study in November 2018 titled “Food Insecurity on College Campuses,” that … [Read More...]

Politics

Millennials Should Vote

By Gala Batres Past elections have shown millennials comprise a third of the electorate although some millennials think their votes don’t count. According to data provided by Pew Research Center’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, “In 2016, the youngest voting demographic in the United States, the 18- to 35-year olds, referred to as the … [Read More...]

Women’s Reproductive Rights in Trump Era

By Sydney Orpano Women’s reproductive rights are under assault by recent legislation put into effect under President Donald Trump’s administration. A panel presentation on campus showcased some tough policies. “Women’s History Panel Discussion: Reproductive Rights in the Era of Trump” was presented March 25 at College of Southern Nevada’s … [Read More...]

Art & Entertainment

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, … [Read More...]

Reframing Imagery Exhibit Confronts Social Issues

By Victoria Portillo College of Southern Nevada’s Fine Arts Gallery’s featured artist Dengke Chen combines augmented reality and 3D projections to give audience members an innovative new-media experience. His exhibit “Reframing Imagery” is now on show through Dec. 7. The digitally-interactive … [Read More...]

SPXTRM Elevates Consciousness

By Marisol Pino High-energy beats with lyrics that raise consciousness finds its way into Philip Hopper’s music. He goes by the name SPXTRM. During his search for a name Hopper came across the word “Spectrum,” which suited him because he didn’t want to be limited but instead expansive. … [Read More...]

Science & Technology

Students Doing Their Part for Climate Crisis

By Lizett Castillo Eco-friendly changes can be seen in the lives of some College of Southern Nevada students who wish to help combat climate change. Rise in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, unprecedented rise in temperatures around the world and more frequent natural disasters have made some CSN students want to do their part to […]

Hand Gesture Co-Opted by Hate Group

By Bree Seitz OK hand gesture now seen as hate symbol used by white supremacists according to recent research. The Anti-Defamation League recently added the OK hand gesture along with 34 other hate symbols to the Hate on Display Hate Symbols Database. This database contains 214 listings frequently used by white supremacists and other hate […]

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 […]

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 … [Read More...]

Education

New $70 Million Building Slated for Nursing Students

By Kenny Jimison Demand in high for hiring registered nurses. College of Southern Nevada works to meet that need by seeking $70.7 million from the State to build a new nursing health and sciences building. In March CSN lobbied the State … [Read More...]

Spring Break Aligns with CCSD’s Time Off

By Lakeya Joyner Spring break is next week for College of Southern Nevada. The date is falling later in the term compared to other colleges and universities but this benefits students with children. Some students seek out warm weather, beaches … [Read More...]

Government Shutdown, Students Struggled to Pay Tuition

By Sydney Orpano Tuition was postponed for College of Southern Nevada students affected by the recent partial government shutdown. The U.S. federal government shutdown Dec. 22 till Jan. 25 was the longest shutdown in the country’s history. The … [Read More...]

Students Taking Online Courses Tend to Perform Less

By Kenny Jimison Students perform worse in online classes than in on-campus classes. According to recent data collected at College of Southern Nevada, School of Arts and Letters Interim Dean Lester Tanaka said enrollment in online courses is up … [Read More...]

Meta-Majors Get Students on Track

By Jordy Acevedo Meta-majors provide global areas of study for students to pick from that will help them graduate sooner. New program launches at College of Southern Nevada March 1. Rosalyn Jimenez, CSN recruiter and former academic advisor, … [Read More...]

Sports

Same Bases, New Faces

By David Galvan Coyote Baseball at College of Southern Nevada saw former player Bryce Harper sign a $330 million contract this week. His success and the strong lineage of players going pro is a reason for attracting 15 new players to join the team this season. Harper, who played outfield for CSN in 2010, left the program recruited into the … [Read More...]

Social

Addicted to Our Phones

By Marisol Pino Students get on social media for fear of missing out but often feel anxious or depressed from their times online. A recent 2018 study in the Psychiatry Research journal titled “Emotion regulation’s relationships with depression, anxiety and stress due to imagined smartphone and … [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...]