CSN’s New Academic Suspension Policy

By Leonardo Schauer Students must keep GPA above 2.0 in order to excel at College of Southern Nevada and avoid the newly-adjusted academic probation and suspension policy. “Student success is now one of the core themes of the institution and the intent on review and development of this policy was to be more intentional in […]

Binge Watching Takes Couch Potatoes to Next Level

By Sam Picazo Binge watching is a new practice that has changed how we watch TV. In the past viewers would watch one episode a week of their favorite shows. Today viewers watch several episodes in one sitting streaming from the Internet. “One key to understanding the addictive nature of television is the on-demand feature,” […]

Job Hunting Made Easy

By Katlyn Kielminski Spring semester is coming to a close and help-wanted signs are being put in windows for summer jobs. The Career Services Center at the College of Southern Nevada can assist students in finding great positions. The Center offers helpful workshops including resume writing and critiquing, in addition to coordinating students with internships, […]

Empowering Women’s Conference

By Jessica Sagawa In celebration of Women’s History Month, College of Southern Nevada hosted a conference led by The Leadership Institute -Women with Purpose. The Wildly Successful Women Conference was developed with the goal of enhancing leadership skills in our students and faculty to help these women reach their potentials personally and professionally. “Women have […]

UFC’s Dana White Shares His Success Story with Students

By Alina King Dana White, president of the multi-billion sports organization Ultimate Fighting Championship spoke at the College of Southern Nevada’s Elite Business Series on March 25. During his presentation, White discussed overcoming personal obstacles on the way to achieving success. “I did not grow up with money,” White said. “I was broke but I […]

Typing Not as Beneficial as Handwriting for Learning

By Leonardo Schauer Ongoing research studies on the difference between typing and handwriting are yielding some preliminary results: handwriting is better for learning. “Based on my research, handwritten notes are more effective for learning,” said Dr. Daniel Oppenheimer, associate professor at University of California, Los Angeles. In an article called “The pen is mightier than […]

Audience Laughed Night Away at Students’ Short Acts

By Taylor Shaw Student actors and directors showcased their talents and charmed audiences on opening night of the College of Southern Nevada’s One Act Festival on March 14. “The purpose of the One Act Festival is to give acting and directing opportunities to as many theater students as possible,” said Richard McGee, music professor at […]

Have a Meal at Russell’s

By David Stepanian Quality food made from scratch by student chefs is served at Russell’s Restaurant—a must have for hungry food seekers on campus. Russell’s, located on the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, is a unique dining experience that is open to the public during the lunchtime hour Tuesdays through Friday. Students in the […]

CSN Mobile App, Resources at Your Fingertips

By Courtney Nixon Did you know you can check your grades on your smartphone? College of Southern Nevada’s mobile application, recently launched to increase connectivity with students, provides quick resources. “Approximately 55 percent of Americans have smartphones,” says Dr. Darren Divine, CSN vice president of academic affairs, “a figure which is rapidly growing by about […]

‘5, 6, 7, 8’ Melt Stress Away

By Lizett Camarena High-tempo music loudly fills the dance studios as students drop in for Latin Fusion and hip-hop dance classes. Most have goals of shedding pounds while releasing stress. There are four weeks left for students to participate in the spring Coyote Fitness Classes at the CSN Sports Center at the College of Southern […]