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 […]

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 […]

CSN Students Shine on Stage at One Act Festival

By Tomeisha Davis One Act Festival showcased six different shows at the Backstage Theatre on campus. Eleven actors, six shows, different stage settings and several characters were acted on stage during a 75-minute performance slot. Each show in One Act only has two actors on stage at once making a plot come alive in 5-to-10 […]

Boom in Audio Streaming

By Denzel Apangchan On-demand audio streaming is one of the most popular methods of music consumption for Americans in 2017 and College of Southern Nevada students are no exception. “The first half of 2017 has seen some incredible new benchmarks for the music industry,” wrote Dave Bakula, senior vice president of Nielsen Music on The […]

Horror Flicks for Halloween

By Mike Sloan Halloween is here and it is the perfect time of year for students at College of Southern Nevada to take a brief reprieve from their studies to engage in some of the best horror movies ever made; something millions of people will do again this year like every year before. Horror movies […]

Music Festivals are Unforgettable Experiences, For Better or Worse

By Tatiana Solomon Las Vegas’ own music festival Life is Beautiful went off without a hitch in terms of providing a safe unforgettable long weekend of music, art, love and motivational speakers. Sadly the following weekend another music festival in town had a different outcome. “Life is Beautiful is a yearlong movement that culminates in […]

Dreams of Hollywood Within Reach for CSN Students

By Taylor Cayro Hollywood cinematographers and directors hosted College of Southern Nevada’s film students this summer during a five-day trip. During the summer semester every other year, media-technologies Instructor John Aliano takes his Cinematography II students to Los Angeles to meet with several filmmakers. This year’s lineup included Peter Moss, cinematographer on the movie “Tell […]

FotoFest: More than Meets the Lens

By Anneth V. Ortega FotoFest photography five-day event held on campus to share and celebrate the lens. The Festival was held April 10 to 14 at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus. A combined 21 workshops and guest speakers presented topics over the few days including: portfolio review, contemporary photographic image transfer techniques, […]

‘Unsettled Terrain’ Art Exhibit for Unsettled Times

By Tinete Williams   Two artists came together for an unusual art exhibition titled “Unsettled Terrain” housed at College of Southern Nevada’s Fine Arts Gallery. Taryn McMahon and Ellie Honl were featured artists in the Gallery from August through September. “We thought our work would be different enough to create a dialogue, a conversation, but […]

Art Exhibit ‘Comedie’: Not so Much about Comedy

By Sierra Akana Shelby Shadwell’s exhibit “Comedie” at the College of Southern Nevada attempts to explore his greatest fears. Shadwell is an unusual artist who transforms canvasses with charcoal drawings and installations that magnify bugs, such as 500 cockroaches in his pieces “Auniversal Picture 16” and “Auniversal Picture 18,” to help the audience see the […]