Easter Brings in the Bunnies and Billions

By Carlie Cass Easter is commercialized like many other holidays. Consumers spend billions buying crafty and colorful retail products and food including: eggs, candy and baskets. “I’m a sucker for buying gifts for my family,” said College of Southern Nevada student Sandra Ellison. “I went to the store for eggs and everything else came after […]

Time to File Taxes, Students Can Save with Education Credits

By Eileen Salazar Uncle Sam sits back and waits to collect his money no later than Wednesday, April 15. Students who work and make more than $10,150 a year must file taxes. The American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit can save students thousands. There are two tax credits available for 2014 filings to […]

People Can Take You Places

By Alex Aguilar Creating networks with access to professionals can help students get jobs. A workshop called The Art of Networking was held on campus for students. “I believe that networking is a critical part of any student’s career,” said Kathia Sotelo Calderon, College of Southern Nevada student who attended the seminar. “There is the […]

Beware of Identity Theft This Holiday Season

By Yessica Casias Holiday shopping is in full gear and identity theft is happening. Students should be aware of the threats and use precautions to protect personal data. According to the United States Department of Justice identity theft or identity fraud are crimes in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s private data in […]

Deals, Markups and Long Hours on Black Friday

By Chace Alvarez Black Friday is the name given to the day following Thanksgiving, which starts the Christmas shopping season. Many College of Southern Nevada students work this intense day. Most major retailers open extremely early on Black Friday and offer promotional deals that are unheard of. For example, in the past some flat screens […]

Entrepreneurialism

By Evan Combs Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Presentation was held at College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus on Nov. 13. Three speakers gave students and faculty, who are interested in starting businesses, tips on how to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. Andrew Scheuermann, graduate of Stanford University with a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, gave insight on […]

Career Hunt is On

By Roland Conn Students applied for jobs at the recent career fair on campus. Some were successful landing great gigs. Kelly Wuest, director of career services and re-entry at College of Southern Nevada who helped plan this event, said the career fair was a wonderful opportunity for students to get exposed to industries, pick up […]

Allegiant Air’s CEO Maurice Gallagher Discusses Business in the Skies

By Alina King From the bags checked in at the counter to the warm nuts served during the flight, arriving to a final destination is not just a form of leisure, it’s a business. CEO of Allegiant Travel Company Maurice Gallagher discussed the ins and outs of taking on the airline industry. Gallagher spoke at […]

UFC’s Dana White Shares His Success Story with Students

By Alina King Dana White, president of the multi-billion sports organization Ultimate Fighting Championship spoke at the College of Southern Nevada’s Elite Business Series on March 25. During his presentation, White discussed overcoming personal obstacles on the way to achieving success. “I did not grow up with money,” White said. “I was broke but I […]

Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’ Spoke to Students

By David StepanianRick Harrison from the popular TV show “Pawn Stars” from A&E Television Networks spoke at the College of Southern Nevada’s inaugural Elite Business Series, which helps students become future business leaders. Harrison stood at the podium telling his story about finding success operating Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, his Las Vegas based business, which […]