Speed Through Courses This Summer

By Eileen Salazar While some students plan to vacation, others plan to study hard this summer. College of Southern Nevada offers students many ways to get ahead by offering four, six, eight or 10-week courses. “Students should be aware that it takes a concerted amount of time, effort and dedication,” said Shelley Fischer, English professor […]

Empowering Women

By Jordan Jones Women of Influence Awards luncheon hosted by the College of Southern Nevada recently honored six women whose work and passions have empowered others to succeed. The WOIA is an event that brings together the CSN community to celebrate women. The event is held once a year during Women’s History Month in March. […]

The Art of Studying

By Terrell Markie Students at College of Southern Nevada are gearing up for final’s week and certain study techniques are worth trying to retain information to pass those tests. In a 2013 article “Improving Students’ Learning with Effective Learning Techniques: Promising Directions from Cognitive and Educational Psychology,” researcher John Dunlosky et al. found five study […]

Poet Andrew Romanelli Published in Literary Magazines

By Jonmaesha Shadrick Andrew Romanelli recently saw his poems published in Neon Dreams. Students who are creative writers and artists can submit their works for a chance to be published in Neon Dreams, a literary and visual arts journal at College of Southern Nevada. The club publishes a new issue each year. It is in […]

Ancient Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement Exhibited on Campus

By Jessica Itzep Floral students displayed their works in an Ikebana exhibition at the College of Southern Nevada Summerlin campus on April 14 to 17. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, according to Ikebana International, a group that promotes peace through this artistic expression. “Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the […]

Writing Competitions Inspired Research on Psychology

By Tia Keys Writing competitions on campus through Psi Beta are encouraging students to do original research and write on topics in psychology in hopes to highlight talented students at College of Southern Nevada. Psi Beta, a national honor society for psychology that has a chapter at CSN, recently sponsored two writing competitions for students […]

CSN Builds First Women’s Junior-College Volleyball Program in State

By Devin Virissimo Women’s volleyball will be the newest sport added this fall to College of Southern Nevada’s competitive athletic program. It is the first National Junior College Athletic Association women’s volleyball team in the state. Fortunately its home will be CSN Sports Center at Cheyenne campus. Head Volleyball Coach Sue Thurman said, “I have […]

De-Stress with Therapeutic Dogs

By Alex Aguilar Love Dog Adventures came to the College of Southern Nevada with furry friends to help students de-stress. Emily King, CSN West Charleston librarian, said it wasn’t until last fall the College decided to have dog therapy. “I love having Love Dog Adventures come to campus,” King said. “We count down the days […]

Out of Sight Experience Provided Insight on Having Disabilities

By Jennifer Hurtado Russell’s Restaurant was packed April 9 for the Disability Resource Center’s fourth annual Out of Sight Dinner Experience at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus. Often it can be difficult to understand what it is like to live with a disability for people who haven’t experienced one. This night offered guests […]

Community at Community College

By Eduardo D. Rossal Although College of Southern Nevada is considered a commuter school, where students come in and out quickly, events like March Music Madness Arts and Music Festival kept students on campus for hours to enjoy the music and raise funds for an important cause. “It is a community college but the first […]