Millennials Should Vote

By Gala Batres Past elections have shown millennials comprise a third of the electorate although some millennials think their votes don’t count. According to data provided by Pew Research Center’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau, “In 2016, the youngest voting demographic in the United States, the 18- to 35-year olds, referred to as the […]

Renowned Director Leads Play at CSN

By Markel Collins Famous Director David Fofi taught College of Southern Nevada theater students this semester as they launched the production of “The Idea Man.” Fofi and a group of artists founded Elephant Theatre Company in Los Angeles where he was artistic director from 1997 to 2015, according to the playbill. Fofi along with Playwright […]

Reframing Imagery Exhibit Confronts Social Issues

By Victoria Portillo College of Southern Nevada’s Fine Arts Gallery’s featured artist Dengke Chen combines augmented reality and 3D projections to give audience members an innovative new-media experience. His exhibit “Reframing Imagery” is now on show through Dec. 7. The digitally-interactive installation displayed at Chen’s Artist Talk on Nov. 4 at North Las Vegas campus exposed […]

Day of the Dead Honors Family

  By Lizett Castillo Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated in Latin America and other countries to honor family particularly the link between those living and deceased. College of Southern Nevada Spanish Professor David Schultz said, “The belief on Day of the Dead is that on a certain day the […]

Hyper-Connected Fast-Paced Lives

By Bree Seitz Stimuli and instant gratification are now expected by many students due to online habits. In this age when most crave immediacy and interaction, it is oftentimes hard to be patient and take the slow road. Study conducted by the Pew Research Center titled “Millennials will Benefit and Suffer due to Their Hyper-Connected […]

Students Doing Their Part for Climate Crisis

By Lizett Castillo Eco-friendly changes can be seen in the lives of some College of Southern Nevada students who wish to help combat climate change. Rise in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, unprecedented rise in temperatures around the world and more frequent natural disasters have made some CSN students want to do their part to […]

Hand Gesture Co-Opted by Hate Group

By Bree Seitz OK hand gesture now seen as hate symbol used by white supremacists according to recent research. The Anti-Defamation League recently added the OK hand gesture along with 34 other hate symbols to the Hate on Display Hate Symbols Database. This database contains 214 listings frequently used by white supremacists and other hate […]

Police Presence is Up

By Cody Spradlin Police presence increased on College of Southern Nevada campuses due to new policing initiatives. Associate Vice President and Director of University Police Services Southern Command Adam Garcia confirms, “We have increased the amount of time officers engage with our campuses and the level of interaction our officers have with our campuses. You […]

Food Pantries Meet Needs

By Victoria Portillo Food pantries called Coyote Cupboards are now located at College of Southern Nevada’s main campuses to provide for current students and staff in need at no cost. Harvard University published a study in November 2018 titled “Food Insecurity on College Campuses,” that stated, “Up to half of the nation’s college students might struggle with food insecurity, […]

Living an American Dream

By Jordy Acevedo Usiel Teran is grateful for the opportunities given to him in the land of the free. Teran, who is a College of Southern Nevada student, was born in Juárez, Mexico and has a slight recollection of his life there. “I do have vague memories of my grandmother who passed away in 1999— […]