Free Community College, Is This Happening?

By Jacob Geraldo-Rubi Tuition expenses can weigh on College of Southern Nevada students, though good news is on the horizon with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s efforts to fund tuition-free community college by 2025. According to the Nevada System of Higher Education’s website, “Gov. Sisolak has committed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward […]

Finals Fuel Test Anxiety

By Serenity Logan Finals week is approaching and exams are scheduled. Many College of Southern Nevada students have test anxiety, though there are tips to overcome it.   According to an article on UMass Dartmouth’s website, “Test anxiety is so much more than experiencing the butterflies at test time. Despite being fully prepared, students who […]

Pressure is on Though Excited for the Future

By Tyler Bennett Fall 2021 semester nears its end as some students at College of Southern Nevada prepare for upcoming graduation and others wait till spring for the big day. Students are working hard under a lot of pressure to perform well academically, all while juggling life and work during a pandemic. Yet the hopeful […]

Funding College Back on Track

By Jenny Sadaka-Eitnier Funding from the government in addition to innovations with virtual options to complete financial aid, helped students get back to school at College of Southern Nevada as pandemic wains. According to CSN’s Covid Updates Webpage, the U.S. Department of Education authorized three parts of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund for Coronavirus relief […]

Student Survey Shows Equal Preference for Online & On-Campus Classes

By Hannah Dunbar More in-person classes are going to be conducted fall semester. Administration, faculty, students and staff chime in. College of Southern Nevada offered vaccinations to employees and students the past couple months. Now its campuses are vaccination sites for walk-ins for anyone over 16. According to CSN’s President’s blog a letter from Chancellor […]

Online vs. On-Campus Classes for Fall

By Daniel Topete College of Southern Nevada students and professors are considering whether they should take or teach online verses on-campus courses this fall. The pandemic prompted CSN, along with other NSHE institutions including University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Nevada, Reno, to take education online last spring. Over a year later, in-person […]

Online Classes a Success, Mostly

By Hannah Dunbar Courses went online last year due to the pandemic. Some students love it while others along with faculty found it more difficult. The majority of classes College of Southern Nevada offered spring term are online. The upcoming fall term is yet to be determined but likely will be held online except for […]

Relief for Student-Loan Borrowers on Horizon

By Bobbie A. Hickman Cancelling some student loan debt was a campaign promise of President Joseph Biden. Now students wait to see what happens. According to a U.S. Department of Education spokesperson, “President Biden campaigned for ambitious changes to higher education as well as relief for student-loan borrowers. On his first day in Office he […]

Online Classes Affect Faculty and Students

By Cristian Herrera College of Southern Nevada took courses online in the spring due to COVID-19 and continued that path through fall term. The change to online education affected faculty and students in many ways. Even though most courses fall 2020 are offered online there are still COVID cases popping up on the College’s campuses. […]

Coding Courses

By Ashley Ciciliano Online coding bootcamps are now taught at College of Southern Nevada to prepare Las Vegas valley residents, including students, to work in computer programming. Two courses, lasting18 weeks each, cover how to write software like websites or applications. CSN’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development partnered with Promineo Tech, a coding education […]