Student Volunteers Pack Meals for Hungry Children

By Natalia Lancellotti Three Square, the only food bank providing food assistance to Clark County, was the benefactor of volunteerism by College of Southern Nevada’s students through the program CSN Serves. Approximately 35 altruistic CSN students helped Three Square on September 27. They made meal boxes for local hungry children. Each box included: cans of […]

Discount on RTC Bus Passes

By Rodrigo Vazquez Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada gives students a 60 percent discount on monthly bus transit passes. This helps College of Southern Nevada students save on transportation costs. Reduced-fare passes, which can be purchased at any of the three College book stores with a valid student I.D., can be purchased for $32.50 […]

Students Act and Direct for One Acts

By Paul Maranan Theater is alive and well at the College of Southern Nevada as students took part in the One Act Festival in early October producing seven shows for the season. It’s likely that no one would have guessed that this was the first stage production for Actor Chris Olloa who played the hilarious […]

Great Night of Music Raises Funds for Scholarships

By Jose Sillas An evening of music and song at the Music Scholarship Concert, held at the College of Southern Nevada on October 8, raised funds for scholarships while commemorating the great late Joe Williams. The theater echoed with harmonies of CSN’s Chamber Chorale, a select ensemble, and the Jazz Singers, who have an active […]

CSN Library: Times They Are A-Changin’

By Jeff Knight Long gone are the days when libraries used card catalogues or due-date cards stuck to the back covers of books. Today, these analog methods are a distant memory and have been replaced with modern computer systems and unlimited technology. Poet and activist Bob Dylan wrote, “Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll […]

Social Media Affects Grades

By Joaquin Lomeli Jr Some students would rather Facebook then do their homework. It’s affecting their grades in addition to their face-to-face communication skills. According to a 2011 study of the effects of social media on college students, done by Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island, researchers found 80 percent of participants in the […]

Get Real-World Work Experience While Interning

By Jessica Itzep College of Southern Nevada offers internships as part of degree programs. Internships provide students real-work work experience and an opportunity to craft and hone their professional skills. Michele Fogg, internship coordinator for the communication department at CSN, says, “It’s one thing to read and be taught about what goes on at a […]

CSN High-Tech with Canvas

By Gabe Hernandez College of Southern Nevada switched to a faster, high-tech online-learning-management system called Canvas by Instructure fall 2013. CSN switched from ANGEL Learning system to Canvas to expand and enhance its online learning environment to benefit students and faculty. CSN’s office of eLearning states the new online experience will become faster and easier […]

Astronomy’s Extreme Side

By Jose Sillas “Extreme Planets” playing at the planetarium at the College of Southern Nevada from September 6 to November 16 is a feast for the eyes that doesn’t seize to inform and mesmerize. The movie helps to give valuable and entertaining insights about the different conditions of planets in the Milky Way galaxy. Astronomers […]

Symbolic Art at Hispanic Heritage Month Parade

By Natalia Lancellotti College of Southern Nevada students along with other volunteers from Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, a non-profit organization, created colorful artistic butterflies as artwork for the Las Vegas Latino Parade on September 14 at Freemont Street. This parade was held in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month to shine light on immigration […]