Happy Halloween

Escape Room Opened as Fright Dome Closed

By Jordy Acevedo Halloween fans saw Circus Circus Las Vegas’ Fright Dome at the Adventuredome Theme Park close this year but new festivities take over the season. The notorious dome created by “Hauntrepreneur” Jason Egan has been a home for Halloween fanatics since Sept. 30, 2003 and continued to shock fans till its closing in […]

Politics

DACA Hangs in the Balance

By Usiel Teran DACA, or Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals, was rescinded by President Donald Trump last year but is finding pushback as legal challenges proceed. In the meantime DACA students are left with uncertainty, confusion and their legal statuses in limbo. As of Sept. 5, 2017 Trump put a six-month moratorium on DACA enabling those … [Read More...]

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...]

Community

Remembering the Fallen

By Ana Karen Meza Dozens of people gathered Oct. 1 on College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus as they bowed their heads for a moment of silence as lit candles brightened the night sky to commemorate those fallen in last year’s shooting. Students, faculty and the community united on the anniversary of the most tragic […]

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...]

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...]

Art & Entertainment

K-pop Music Making Moves

By Eunice Sanchez K-pop is sweeping the nation launching a new genre of music in America as fans erupt in excitement. Korean Pop music originated in South Korea and grew in popularity across Asia and now it has made its way to the United States. With boy bands like BTS—which has appeared on … [Read More...]

Creativity Moves Community

By Joseph Camel Jr. Celebration of Creativity and Innovation with Professor Laura McBride and North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee shone a light on importance of the arts in our lives and community. The event took place Sept. 6 at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus. Inspired by School … [Read More...]

Education

More Than a Third of CSN Students are Over 25

By Christina Wilson Older students can do very well in college as they tend to have stronger focus, maturity and are driven to accomplish degrees that can lead to professional success. College of Southern Nevada has many of these non-traditional adult learners and is committed to helping them obtain their goals. Typically students come right … [Read More...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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 … [Read More...]

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...]

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 […]