Fortnite Taking Over Gaming World

By Alex Norwood Epic Games Inc. created the incredibly popular multiplayer game called Fortnite. Its wild success in past six months has made it a real force in the gaming world. Students among other gamers are spending endless hours in this alternate reality. Fortnite was launched as an early-access game in mid-2017 and gained larger […]

Should Teachers be Armed in the Classrooms?

By Desiree Santiago Mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February sparked a national conversation about how to secure schools from these atrocities. Following the shooting President Donald Trump proposed to arm teachers as a way to protect students. Many voiced their support of his proposition while others weren’t so sure. On Feb. […]

Natalie Nelson Overcomes Learning Disabilities

By Frank Canales Natalie Nelson, College of Southern Nevada communications coordinator, was diagnosed with learning disabilities in elementary school. She’s spent her life managing her struggles with reading comprehension and numbers to ultimately inspire students to pursue education regardless of their challenges. In third grade, teachers started to notice that Nelson was falling behind. Her […]

Natural Ingredients in Personal Care Products, Better for Health

By Tomeisha Davis Every day beauty-industry products such as shampoos, lotions and deodorants can have harmful ingredients in them such as formaldehyde and phthalates. They can be toxic and cause serious health problems. Many people are now turning to brands with natural ingredients as awareness rises. According to Natural Society, an advocate for health product […]

Sun and Fun for Spring Break

By Tatiana Chavez Spring break was a time when students swapped their books and pencils for lounging on beaches by day and hitting clubs by night. Some students at College of Southern Nevada traveled from campus to far-flung places. “I was laid back on the beach holding an ice-cold drink in my hand,” said Karen […]

Marriage Can Wait

By Erica Torres Summer is typically wedding season. It’s a time when some people reflect on their views of marriage. College of Southern Nevada students, among other millennials, are choosing to wait till later in life to marry. Throughout history, marriage had been described as an economic or political arrangement between two families. Therefore choosing […]

Morning Cup of Joe Can Help

By Selena Leon Students turn to caffeine for energy in the last stretch of this semester. If consumed in right amounts, it can be healthy. Final exam week is approaching May 7. After many weeks of hard work and studying, some students are exhausted and looking for easy sources of energy. They tend to turn […]

Net Neutrality May be a Thing of the Past

By Yasmine Trinidad Net neutrality’s open and free internet came under attack in December as the Federal Communications Commission along with Trump administration are working to remove regulations that currently protect access. Under rules put in place in 2015 by former President Barack Obama, Internet Service Providers such as Cox Communications Inc., Verizon Wireless and […]

Art of Depression

By Joseph Camel Jr. Artist Stephanie Serpick debuted her latest work “A New Fall” at the Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibit was inspired by Serpick’s depression from loss and frustration. Serpick gave an Artist Talk on Feb. 1 to an audience of College of Southern Nevada students, art enthusiasts and members of the community. A […]

Nevada Promise Scholarship

By Frank Canales Nevada Promise Scholarship provides students with free education at any community college in the State. Thousands are expected to enroll at College of Southern Nevada. The Promise Scholarship, sponsored by Senator Mo Denis, aligns with Governor Brian Sandoval’s vision of ensuring more Nevada’s students get a post-secondary credential or degree, according to […]