Update

Fall Term Starts

Welcome Back Students! As we gear up for a new term starting Aug. 28, student journalists in JOUR 105 are gearing up to report for Coyote Student News, College of Southern Nevada’s online student newspaper. Please keep your eyes on this website in the weeks ahead and also consider subscribing on the right side of […]

Education

Gratitude

By Valeriya Bondarenko Spring term comes to a close soon at College of Southern Nevada and students reflect on their appreciation for professors. Showing gratitude comes naturally for these students who made deep connections with their mentors. “The professor that I appreciate the most this semester is Professor Eileen Metcalfe and she teaches … [Read More...]

Books Behind Bars

By Trey Arline College of Southern Nevada provides prison education programs for inmates in Nevada to curb recidivism. Educational opportunities are offered at High Desert State Prison and Southern Desert Correctional Center for incarcerated individuals to take GED or college courses leading to associate- or bachelor’s-degrees. They are taught … [Read More...]

#Blackmendream

By Sebastian Ross Black men being oppressed in American society is not a new issue but it was explored in a new way in the recent film #Blackmendream, which provided a raw look at the emotional experiences of nine men. The panel discussion that followed explored some important themes. The African American Heritage Committee at College of … [Read More...]

Online Workshop offered for Students with Academic Warning

By Yozelin Luna New policy was enacted for students at College of Southern Nevada with grade-point-averages less than 2.0 who have received academic warnings. They must take an online Academic Success Warning Probation Workshop to continue with their schooling. “[The Workshop] is an intervention tool aimed at providing academic support and … [Read More...]

Campus

Women of Influence

By Karen Ortega Top winners of Women of Influence Awards were recognized during special luncheon to draw attention to the inspirational and impactful works they do. The Women’s Alliance, which supports the education and empowerment of women, in collaboration with the Office of Community Relations, … [Read More...]

Moms are Amazing

By Charles LaRocca Mother’s Day is a time for reflection and appreciation. Moms on campus are juggling school, work and kids with grace and ambition, though it can be challenging. There are many mothers who are full-time students at College of Southern Nevada. Being moms in college requires … [Read More...]

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...]

Feature

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 and now finds herself in a dream job in the industry. Camarena loves her job at La Buena. She’s … [Read More...]

Yoga in the Classroom: New Approach to Mindfulness

By Tatiana Solomon Communication Professor Jodie Mandel brought traditional yoga to College of Southern Nevada in hopes of decreasing anxiety in her students taking speech classes. “I hope to share the gift of yoga by bringing faculty and students … [Read More...]

Art & Entertainment

FotoFest: More than Meets the Lens

By Anneth V. Ortega FotoFest photography five-day event held on campus to share and celebrate the lens. The Festival was held April 10 to 14 at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus. A combined 21 workshops and guest speakers presented topics over the few days including: portfolio review, contemporary photographic image transfer … [Read More...]

‘Unsettled Terrain’ Art Exhibit for Unsettled Times

By Tinete Williams   Two artists came together for an unusual art exhibition titled “Unsettled Terrain” housed at College of Southern Nevada’s Fine Arts Gallery. Taryn McMahon and Ellie Honl were featured artists in the Gallery from August through September. “We thought our work would be different enough to create a dialogue, a … [Read More...]

Community

CSN is Safest Campus

By Sebastian Ross New report out by security company ADT announced College of Southern Nevada as safest college campus in the State. According to an April 4 press release from YourLocalSecurity, an ADT affiliate, its “Safest College Campus by State” report listed CSN as highest scored in Nevada after analysis of data and statistics on […]

Steps Forward

By Charles LaRocca New poetry book “On the Line” written by De Anna Beachley shared excerpts from women from the suffragist movement who picketed the White House in 1917 for equal rights. A reading took place on campus during Women’s History Month to shed light on issues: past and present. “On the Line” is a […]

Campus-Wide Book Club Creates Conversation and Community

By Valeriya Bondarenko “The House on Mango Street” is stirring up important conversations and connections at College of Southern Nevada as students take part in One Book One College. According to The Center for the Book’s website, One Book One College is a nationwide book club building a sense of community while promoting literacy. Starting […]

Documentaries Detail Unfair Treatment of African Americans

By Tatiana Solomon Two documentary films “13th” and “The Central Park Five” were shown during Black History Month at College of Southern Nevada. Both showed the inhumane treatment of African Americans in this country who were incarcerated. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the recent Oscars, […]

DACA Students Worry Day by Day

By Marcos Hung Santander President Donald Trump campaigned on tough immigration laws and he has already enacted tough orders affecting immigrants. Students at College of Southern Nevada who have DACA status are concerned they will be deported. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, provides protection against deportation and allows students to work and […]

Science & Technology

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 […]

Planets and Stars Make for Spectacular Shows

By Anthony Mulholland College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus is home to one of two planetariums in the State. It requires a hefty investment to bring in shows and equipment but the students and community benefit from it. “I enjoy letting people find out about our solar system and the universe and the kinds of […]

Politics

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...]

Sports

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 Baseball Coach Nick Garritano highlighted a few … [Read More...]

Vegas Golden Knights will Take the Ice

By Connor Denkin Professional hockey is coming to Las Vegas and students are excited. In a recent informal poll conducted Feb. 22 at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus, 67 out of … [Read More...]

Men’s Soccer: First Season was Major Success

By Dakota Hallaway Men’s soccer at College of Southern Nevada rejoices after a successful first season. CSN added soccer to the athletics programs’ line up this year to ride the excitement of the … [Read More...]

Business

Easter Brings in the Bunnies and Billions

By Carlie Cass Easter is commercialized like many other holidays. Consumers spend billions buying crafty and colorful retail products and food … [Read More...]

Time to File Taxes, Students Can Save with Education Credits

By Eileen Salazar Uncle Sam sits back and waits to collect his money no later than Wednesday, April 15. Students who work and make more than … [Read More...]

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...]