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 […]

Impacts of Volunteerism

By Amber Sampson College of Southern Nevada students and volunteer organizations gathered September 11 at Cheyenne campus for the 2013 Volunteer Fair to seek ways to help and recruit members. CSN Serves, the volunteer and service-learning unit of Student Life and Leadership Development, sponsored the event. According to Alejandra Romero, service-learning volunteer coordinator, the department […]

CSN Students Volunteer at Opportunity Village

By Jeff Knight College of Southern Nevada’s fall term is in full swing and the holiday season is fast approaching. Local organizations are looking for volunteers and students are looking for ways to serve. Opportunity Village Inc., a non-profit organization serving people in Southern Nevada with intellectual disabilities, as well as other service organizations such […]

CSN Students Can Access Unlimited Free Tutoring

By Joe Baker Having trouble with your paper for English 101 or the algebra quiz for math 124? College of Southern Nevada resource center is here to help. Tutoring is available for students with unlimited sessions at no cost. “I’ve been here for three years. When you have a student with passion and a desire […]

Ogilvie’s ‘Hugs’ at the Artspace

By Paul Maranan With smooth pencil strokes and the help of a cuddly bear, a local artist is giving us back a little bit of our childhood. Michael Ogilvie’s latest exhibit “End of the Rainbow” was showcased at the College of Southern Nevada’s Artspace Gallery from July 26 to September 20. The series of drawings […]