Carpool to School, Earn Prizes through Club Ride

By Nathaniel Drake Students and faculty at College of Southern Nevada can explore ways to be more fuel efficient on their daily commutes with the help of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s program Club Ride. Club Ride is an incentive program that is designed to improve air quality and encourage people to try […]

Environmental Club Promotes Go Green Movement

By Paul Maranan Environmental Science Club members dig in to collect trash as part of ongoing efforts in the community to go green. On Oct. 26, 2013 Environmental Science Club members and Bureau of Land Management employees donned their work gloves to beautify a desert plot on the corner of Flamingo and El Capitan. “This […]

Just Kick It

By Natalia Lancellotti Athletic students from the College of Southern Nevada wait eagerly each year to start the soccer season in intramural sports. They compete to win, even against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. “I want to make sure students are provided with a program they enjoy,” says Andrew Farrar, intramural sports and wellness […]

Art Provokes Thought About Chauvinism in the Workplace

By Eleni Parashos Amidst the quilt made of thongs and portraits of bare-breasted women, the attendees of The Fine Arts Gallery’s latest exhibition “Chauvinism at Work: Role Evolution” at the College of Southern Nevada are not shocked by what they see, but instead by what they read. During the opening of her exhibition on Oct. […]

Border Water Issues Panel Discussion

By Rodrigo Vazquez Multi-cultural events are happening at International Education Week November 18 thru 22 at the College of Southern Nevada including an important discussion on the United States and Mexico global water shortage. The United States and Mexico share a 2,000-mile-long border. The use of the rivers, Colorado and Rio Grande, has become an […]

Textbooks Can be Pricey for College Students

By Jeff Knight College of Southern Nevada students pay for the rising costs of textbooks each semester. Other alternatives, including buying used books online, can save students cash. According to a 2013 report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, an independent nonpartisan agency, new textbook prices increased 82 percent from 2002 to 2012. For comparison, […]

No More Late Registration for Classes

By Jose Sillas College of Southern Nevada established a new policy disallowing students to register late for classes starting spring semester 2014. This new policy is based on studies done by various colleges around the country that show students, who register late in the first 12 days after classes start, are more likely to dropout. […]

Nursing Students Make a Difference in Medical Mission to Belize

By Rachel Carruth Seventeen nursing students from the College of Southern Nevada served in Belize, summer 2013, providing free healthcare to locals. This service-learning opportunity provided CSN students and graduates with opportunities to help in medical clinics, hospital and pharmacy. “I honestly never imagined I would experience such an incredible opportunity to go on a […]

Zumba Fitness Craze Reduces Stress

By Seanet Lopez Zumba, a hot new easy-to-follow aerobic exercise, is now offered at the College of Southern Nevada. “Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music,” said Andrea Gonzalez, administrative assistant at CSN. “It has a mix of […]

Risks of Fast Food Diet

By Joaquin Lomeli Jr. College students rely on fast food especially when they are busy with school and work. The convenience is great but the risks are not. “College students eat a lot of fast food,” said Denise Signorelli, nutrition professor at the College of Southern Nevada. “It’s something they enjoy doing with their peers […]