Midterm Election Swayed by Youngsters

By Fatima Marzett Youth vote was up in the midterm elections, favoring Democrats. According to Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, the youth turnout was the second highest in the past three decades with 27% of college-aged people voting. Noted in the same report, “According to the Edison Research […]

Journalists Face Much Danger

By Yazmin Beltran Journalism is a dangerous job for many in the profession. United Nations labeled journalism as one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. A report released by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization highlights that while casualties related to countries experiencing armed conflict have declined, fatal attacks against journalists […]

Earning Degrees Means Earning More Money

By Kevin Kelly Anyone pursuing a college degree can expect, on average, a more financially rewarding career than his or her peers who forgo this journey. Northeastern University in a June 2020 article titled “Average Salary by Education Level” pulled data from BLS showing those with an A.A. earn $46,124 a year, those with a […]

Working Part Time = More Success for Students

By Kyla Sawyer Some students at College of Southern Nevada work and go to school at the same time. Research shows working part-time increases success in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics in a study titled “College Student Employment”, in 2020 it showed 74% of part-time students work compared to 40% of […]

Need Pumpkins?

By Yazmin Beltran Halloween is right around the corner. There are some great pumpkin patches open for College of Southern Nevada students to enjoy with their friends and families. Visitors can choose their own pumpkins from the patches and then take them home to carve into jack-o-lanterns or cook them up for delicious pies. According […]

57% of CSN Students Prefer Online Classes

By Aidan Marone College of Southern Nevada students like online classes and plan to continue taking them. According to Internal Research at CSN, fall 2022 had 57% of the student population fully online with distance learning. The majority are choosing Canvas courses instead of showing up on campus. Though, 43% still prefer on-campus classes. Karson […]

Halloween’s Fun is Rooted in History

By Christian Muniz College of Southern Nevada students make plans for Halloween, some with a nod to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in Ireland, United Kingdom and Northern France, celebrated its new year on Nov. 1, […]

Earth Day, Focus on Helping the Environment

By Alex Minter Earth Day was April 22, 2022. Gov. Steve Sisolak took initiative to clean up Lake Tahoe while College of Southern Nevada students did their part to save the environment in the south of the state. According to National Today, which tracks major events and holidays, “For the past 50 years, Earth Day […]

Free Community College, Is This Happening?

By Jacob Geraldo-Rubi Tuition expenses can weigh on College of Southern Nevada students, though good news is on the horizon with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s efforts to fund tuition-free community college by 2025. According to the Nevada System of Higher Education’s website, “Gov. Sisolak has committed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward […]

Finals Fuel Test Anxiety

By Serenity Logan Finals week is approaching and exams are scheduled. Many College of Southern Nevada students have test anxiety, though there are tips to overcome it.   According to an article on UMass Dartmouth’s website, “Test anxiety is so much more than experiencing the butterflies at test time. Despite being fully prepared, students who […]