Earning Degrees Means Earning More Money

By Kevin Kelly Anyone pursuing a college degree can expect, on average, a more financially rewarding career than his or her peers who forgo this journey. Northeastern University in a June 2020 article titled “Average Salary by Education Level” pulled data from BLS showing those with an A.A. earn $46,124 a year, those with a […]

Working Part Time = More Success for Students

By Kyla Sawyer Some students at College of Southern Nevada work and go to school at the same time. Research shows working part-time increases success in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics in a study titled “College Student Employment”, in 2020 it showed 74% of part-time students work compared to 40% of […]

57% of CSN Students Prefer Online Classes

By Aidan Marone College of Southern Nevada students like online classes and plan to continue taking them. According to Internal Research at CSN, fall 2022 had 57% of the student population fully online with distance learning. The majority are choosing Canvas courses instead of showing up on campus. Though, 43% still prefer on-campus classes. Karson […]

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 […]