Students Celebrate Christmas More than Other Holidays

By Mike Sloan Holiday season is approaching and a recent poll on campus showed most students are excited to celebrate Christmas though some will observe Hanukkah and others won’t celebrate at all. In an informal poll conducted on campus of 100 College of Southern Nevada students, 90 plan to celebrate Christmas while three will celebrate […]

Food From Around the World at International Education Week

By Chris Rojas Food from Around the World was an event held during International Education Week in mid-November that provided an opportunity for students in a literature course focused on cooking, character and culture to share dishes from their heritages. Students in the College of Southern Nevada course English 223 Themes of Literature taught by […]

Poetry Slam Explores Cultural Diversity

By Denzel Apangchan Open-mic poetry slam ignited cultural expression during International Education Week on campus. College of Southern Nevada hosted the slam at North Las Vegas campus mid-November that gave a stage to students, community members and a professor. This year was the first time a poetry slam was included in the week’s roster according […]

Academic Burnout

By Taylor Cayro Students might be on the verge of experiencing academic burnout from prolonged high levels of stress. Melissa Jenkins, program manager for Counseling and Psychological Services or CAPS at College of Southern Nevada, said one of the results of academic burnout is stress overload that can cause poor academic performance resulting in reduced […]

‘Tis the Season of Giving for the Angel Program

By Brianna Fayerverger Faculty and staff at College of Southern Nevada are joining together this holiday season in giving back to those who are less fortunate. The CSN Holiday Angel Program, directed by Paul Herrle, a human behavior professor at CSN, symbolizes the true meaning of community. The Angel Program has two purposes. It strives […]

Gratitude at Thanksgiving

By Taylor Bandy Faculty and students feel much gratitude this time of year as Thanksgiving makes them pause and think about family. Jeff Hein, who teaches advertising and public relations at College of Southern Nevada, said, “This Thanksgiving I am going to visit my family in Wisconsin. We haven’t been together as a family in […]

Self-Defense Course Offers Students Fighting Chance

  By Mike Sloan Women should be able to defend themselves against attackers. A recent Rape Aggression Defense course offered on College of Southern Nevada’s campus taught women techniques to save their lives. RAD is a free self-defense course taught by three CSN police officers. Students learn how to inflict as much damage as possible […]

Women of Influence

By Karen Ortega Top winners of Women of Influence Awards were recognized during special luncheon to draw attention to the inspirational and impactful works they do. The Women’s Alliance, which supports the education and empowerment of women, in collaboration with the Office of Community Relations, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, held an event on April 14 […]

Moms are Amazing

By Charles LaRocca Mother’s Day is a time for reflection and appreciation. Moms on campus are juggling school, work and kids with grace and ambition, though it can be challenging. There are many mothers who are full-time students at College of Southern Nevada. Being moms in college requires perseverance and desire to pursue something greater […]

Clubs Create Community on Campus

By Heidy Fernandez Club Rush’s Howl-O-Week events encouraged students to join clubs on campus. Oct. 24 to 27, events were held on College of Southern Nevada’s three main campuses. This year’s carnivals captured the Halloween spirit providing free food and candy, raffles, entertainment, a rock-climbing wall, inflatable-obstacle courses and a chance for students to join […]