Easter Brings in the Bunnies and Billions

By Carlie Cass Easter is commercialized like many other holidays. Consumers spend billions buying crafty and colorful retail products and food including: eggs, candy and baskets. “I’m a sucker for buying gifts for my family,” said College of Southern Nevada student Sandra Ellison. “I went to the store for eggs and everything else came after […]

Video Game Play can Affect GPA

By Ericka Lemus Many students play video games for dozens of hours per week. In some cases game play can affect GPA. Some of the most popular action video games on the market include: “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,” “Destiny: The Taken King,” “Call of Duty: Black Ops III” and “Fallout 4.” According to the […]

Summer’s Approaching, Limit Suntanning

By Ronnie Gonzalez Sun rays on the skin feels so good but students overlook their risks for skin cancer in exchange for bronze-colored skin. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, people who first use tanning beds before the age of 35 increase their risks of melanoma by 75 percent. Melanoma cancer is a deadly form […]

Women’s Conference Shed Light on Dark Issues

By Roxi Sepulveda Status of Women Conference at College of Southern Nevada focused on issues women face. Intimate-partner violence, lack of criminal-justice support and human-trafficking atrocities were topics of discussion. Women shared their stories in hopes of inspiring students to take action. The event was hosted by the Women’s Alliance, a campus organization dedicated to […]

PAL Humane Society Makes a Difference

By Loren Honea PAL Humane Society saves animals from shelters and places them into loving homes. College of Southern Nevada students recently volunteered at PAL. Through CSN Serves, a service-learning component of Student Life and Leadership Development, students dedicated time on March 25 to help. “Volunteering is extremely important because we are affected by our […]

Lack of Women Behind-the-Scenes in Hollywood Films

By Tamara Tindugan Mostly men work behind the camera as creators of Hollywood films. The recent Nevada Women’s Film Festival shed light on this disparity. Ultimately the gender inequality that exists has an influence on the material that gets made. “In 2015 women comprised 19 percent of all directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors and […]

Coyote Baseball’s Offense Leading 2016 Playoff Charge

By Harrison Howard College of Southern Nevada’s baseball team has its most productive offense since the 2010 Bryce Harper season. “We always try to find a steady balance throughout our lineup,” CSN’s Head Baseball Coach Nick Garritano said. The team’s players can hit. “The intriguing thing with this lineup is that every single regular starter […]


By Fernando Lopez Duran Young voters are turning to social media to become informed on candidates and their stances on issues. “Studies show that traditional-aged college students get their information from a variety of online sources rather than through television news,” said Don Mirjanian, professor of political science at College of Southern Nevada. According to […]

Students Feel the ‘Bern’

By Sierra Akana, Carlie Cass, Fernando Lopez Duran, Ronnie Gonzalez, Harrison Howard, Loren Honea, Christopher Kilkenny, Ericka Lemus, Anthony MulHolland, Agnes Ndaba, Roxi Sepulveda and Tamara Tindugan. College of Southern Nevada students shared their presidential candidate preferences in a recent poll. In an informal in-person poll conducted March 30 on Cheyenne campus, 112 students were […]