Social

TikTok Gaining Popularity

By Lei Caldejon TikTok is a newer social-media app gaining popularity with users in addition to marketers. This app allows people to express creativity through short-form mobile videos. Top trending videos on TikTok’s website on March 18 includes: “Me on My Way to Annoy my Mom Because I am … [Read More...]

Education

Growing Up Can Be Hard to Do

By Daniel Ramirez Adulting 101 seminars are offered at College of Southern Nevada to help students grow. Taxes, bills, savings and relationships are part of becoming an adult. These things can be stressful on top of attending classes, doing … [Read More...]

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...]

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...]

Campus

To Be Free Again

By Kesler Cervantes Wrongly-convicted Raymond Santana Jr.—part of the Exonerated Five—shared his story of resilience with College of Southern Nevada students. Den Talks, a new series at CSN, held “When we see Raymond” on Feb. 28, 2020 at the North Las Vegas Campus. Santana spoke to a full … [Read More...]

Getting Around Made a Little Easier

By Bobbie A. Hickman Campus Commuter, new shuttle service offered for College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College students, is in its pilot phase offering commutes between campuses while working the kinks out. The service provides two routes. The blue line services two stops: North Las … [Read More...]

Science & Technology

Water is a Precious Resource

By Ramon Nunez Water conservation efforts in Southern Nevada have mitigated the water drought crisis with some surplus water available although saving water is always top priority. Corey Enus, public information coordinator for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Valley Water District, described the causes of the drought as below-average snowmelt and lack […]

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 […]

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...]

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...]

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 … [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 … [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...]

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 […]

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...]