Music Can Help Students Study

By Ashley Virnoche Finals are right around the corner. Studying with music can improve cognitive abilities. I listen to music when studying for every subject except math, said Elizabeth Tadlock, College of Southern Nevada student. “When I listen to music and do math, I get lost.” The rest of the time she listens to a […]

Share the Road Safely

By Stephanie Lyte Pedestrian fatalities have increased on Nevada roadways. Many factors are responsible for this, particularly pedestrian and driver negligence. “As a pedestrian I don’t always follow the rules of the road,” said Chauntell McCoy, a Las Vegas resident. “But I have been trying to more often due to all the accidents.” “I follow […]

Beware of Identity Theft This Holiday Season

By Yessica Casias Holiday shopping is in full gear and identity theft is happening. Students should be aware of the threats and use precautions to protect personal data. According to the United States Department of Justice identity theft or identity fraud are crimes in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s private data in […]

Depression: Not Just During the Holidays

By Richie Frazier From classic winter specials playing on TV to Christmas carols heard in the mall, the holiday season is considered a joyous time for many; however, what some consider a merry time, others consider a struggle. “People usually take this time to reflect on past and present family dynamics, which can cause people […]

LDS Missionary Lance Eliason Strengthens Faith

By Braydon Heier Lance Eliason, College of Southern Nevada student, served for two years on a mission in Ecuador to help others while spreading the gospel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “The greatest experience was seeing how people’s lives were blessed and changed for the better as they followed the teachings […]

Filmmaker Fernando Nava Awarded for ‘American Nightmare’

By H. Patrick Lombardo Fernando Nava walks through the door for an interview—the latest in a recent spat of publicity for him. Appearing down-to-earth as can be he sports a sweatshirt, baseball cap and track pants. Nava, a 23-year-old College of Southern Nevada student, just spent a year-and-a-half working on his first short film. The […]

Deals, Markups and Long Hours on Black Friday

By Chace Alvarez Black Friday is the name given to the day following Thanksgiving, which starts the Christmas shopping season. Many College of Southern Nevada students work this intense day. Most major retailers open extremely early on Black Friday and offer promotional deals that are unheard of. For example, in the past some flat screens […]

Holiday Blessings in Angel Program

By Roland Conn Holiday spirit shines bright as others reach deep down to help children who are less fortunate. During this holiday season, College of Southern Nevada’s faculty, staff and students can contribute to the yearly Angel Program. This holiday program allows volunteers to anonymously fulfill the wishes of children in need. In a press […]


By Ashlee Godwin People are consumed by media today. Technology is sophisticated and students spend a lot of their time engaging with screens creating some benefits but causing some problems. Research shows that adults spend more time engrossed in screens than working full-time jobs. “Over the last 50 years, and most especially in the last […]


By Evan Combs Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Presentation was held at College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus on Nov. 13. Three speakers gave students and faculty, who are interested in starting businesses, tips on how to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. Andrew Scheuermann, graduate of Stanford University with a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, gave insight on […]