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— […]

Women’s Reproductive Rights in Trump Era

By Sydney Orpano Women’s reproductive rights are under assault by recent legislation put into effect under President Donald Trump’s administration. A panel presentation on campus showcased some tough policies. “Women’s History Panel Discussion: Reproductive Rights in the Era of Trump” was presented March 25 at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus. Three panelists spoke to […]

Student Unions Opening Soon

By Anthony Garcia Student Unions on all three College of Southern Nevada campuses are set to open fall 2019. Construction is on time. Richard Lake, assistant director of marketing and communications, said, “All three student unions have been on schedule throughout the process and they’ll all be open for the fall 2019 semester. There have been […]

New $70 Million Building Slated for Nursing Students

By Kenny Jimison Demand in high for hiring registered nurses. College of Southern Nevada works to meet that need by seeking $70.7 million from the State to build a new nursing health and sciences building. In March CSN lobbied the State Legislature for funds to build classrooms, laboratories and a simulation center in a new […]

Spring Break Aligns with CCSD’s Time Off

By Lakeya Joyner Spring break is next week for College of Southern Nevada. The date is falling later in the term compared to other colleges and universities but this benefits students with children. Some students seek out warm weather, beaches and pool parties as they plan their week off from school. Others plan to take […]

2019 Outstanding Student Awards

By Vanessa Lauren Outstanding Student Awards honors 22 College of Southern Nevada students for their exceptional academic performances. CSN’s Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs James McCoy describes the event as, “A beautiful ceremonious night. I’m getting all chocked up just thinking about it because it is a tearful event: an emotionally impactful event. It […]

Paleo, It’s a “No-Grainer”

By Jordy Acevedo Paleolithic diet, an ancient way of eating, is gaining modern followers but it comes with risks. Paleo diet—also known as the caveman, hunter-gatherer or Stone Age diet—is a way of eating that dates back to 2.5 million years ago when humans obtained their food by hunting and gathering, hence the name Paleolithic. […]

Government Shutdown, Students Struggled to Pay Tuition

By Sydney Orpano Tuition was postponed for College of Southern Nevada students affected by the recent partial government shutdown. The U.S. federal government shutdown Dec. 22 till Jan. 25 was the longest shutdown in the country’s history. The shutdown was solely based on President Donald Trump’s demand for funding to build the wall at the […]

Students Taking Online Courses Tend to Perform Less

By Kenny Jimison Students perform worse in online classes than in on-campus classes. According to recent data collected at College of Southern Nevada, School of Arts and Letters Interim Dean Lester Tanaka said enrollment in online courses is up 18 percent compared to five year ago. That is no surprise in this high-tech environment where […]

Same Bases, New Faces

By David Galvan Coyote Baseball at College of Southern Nevada saw former player Bryce Harper sign a $330 million contract this week. His success and the strong lineage of players going pro is a reason for attracting 15 new players to join the team this season. Harper, who played outfield for CSN in 2010, left […]