House & Senate in Republican Control as of Recent Election

By Aesha Jones November’s election gave the Grand Old Party control of the U.S. Senate and Congress for the remainder of President Barack Obama’s term. It was a big victory for Republicans. “I feel positive about the change,” says Dana Jones, an accounting teacher at College of Southern Nevada. “Now they can no longer be […]

CSN supports LGBTQ

By Stephanie Lyte College of Southern Nevada partnered with The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada to host a faculty and student mixer on Oct. 9 in honor of National Coming Out Day. Charlene Gibson, CSN instructor, helped plan the event. She shared the importance of why she supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

By Joaquin Lomeli Jr College of Southern Nevada staff, students and athletes joined thousands of breast-cancer supporters to raise money for the 15th annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer 5K event on Oct. 26. “I am a two-year breast cancer survivor,” said Sonya Newton, CSN administrative assistant in human resources. “My mom is a survivor […]

Short Films Featured at Festival

By Chace Alvarez Two-day film festival featured movies meant to share Latino culture. The Hispanic Museum of Nevada hosted the 10th annual Las Vegas Latino Film Festival on Oct. 24 and 25. For the past two years, College of Southern Nevada had the privilege to be part of it. “We have enjoyed doing this over […]

Career Hunt is On

By Roland Conn Students applied for jobs at the recent career fair on campus. Some were successful landing great gigs. Kelly Wuest, director of career services and re-entry at College of Southern Nevada who helped plan this event, said the career fair was a wonderful opportunity for students to get exposed to industries, pick up […]

Don’t Slow Down Now

By Lashonza Featherston Midterms have passed and finals are approaching. Some students tire at this point in the semester while others strive for end-of-term success. Michael Elia, a CSN instructor, said he’s heard a lot of comments about students mostly enjoy classes this semester. “This term I have not seen a fall off. I generally attribute […]

Does Video-Game Play Affect Students Negatively?

By Roger Lopez College of Southern Nevada students are no strangers to the video-gaming phenomenon. Video games are a part of regular life for most students. A group of 25 CSN students were surveyed on their experiences playing video games and whether they thought their studies were affected by their play. Nearly 90 percent of […]

Students Prepare for Roles in ‘The Seagull’

By Richie Frazier Students prepare for BackStage Theatre’s debut of the production “The Seagull” by getting into character using method acting. The play written in 1895 by Anton Chekhov, the Russian dramatist, is hailed as his best play inspired by a real-life incident he had witnessing the death of a seagull. An ensemble cast of […]

County Commissioner Weekly says Education is the Way

By Evan Combs County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly came to the College of Southern Nevada to encourage students to change the Valley by improving themselves through education. “In my personal opinion, I don’t think Nevada takes education too seriously,” Weekly says. Sadly this fact is true. According to the 2013 Nevada Education Data Book, Nevada ranks […]

Filmmakers’ Showcase

By H. Patrick Lombardo College of Southern Nevada presented its videography and film program’s third annual Short Film Showcase on Oct. 10, 2014. The Morse Arberry Jr. Telecommunications Auditorium was the venue for 13 student films that were screened to represent examples from the film production classes at CSN. The night’s big winner “American Nightmare” […]