Study Showed Mental-Health Struggles Increased During Pandemic

By Valerie Plata Mental health struggles increased for many college students during the pandemic. According to a May 2020 article titled “Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic as a College Student” from University of Michigan’s Department of Psychiatry, it stated, “It is well-studied that college students are especially prone to feelings of loneliness, and they experience […]

What a Year It’s Been

By Patrick Payumo Stress affected many students negatively during the pandemic. Academic Advisor Andrew Gaden said, “I believe a vast majority of the College of Southern Nevada  student body experienced some form of enhanced stress since the pandemic reared it’s ugly head roughly a year ago. From an academic perspective alone the fact that all […]

Gratitude at Thanksgiving Goes a Long Way

By Ashlend Laparra Thanksgiving is around the corner and College of Southern Nevada students are expressing gratitude this November regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there have been mental health challenges related to COVID-19. In a survey conducted this year 40.9% of participants reported suffering from either […]

Thanksgiving: A Little Different This Year

By Ashanti Johnson COVID-19 is affecting Thanksgiving as some students at College of Southern Nevada plan to stay close to home. Due to the pandemic, many are concerned about celebrating the holidays together in person. “Families should do their own risk analysis and not necessarily look at what other families are doing,” stated an article […]

Some Students’ Mental Health in Flux

By Catherine Daleo Coronavirus, known as COVID-19, can have impacts on mental and emotional health especially in times of great change and pressure. On March 17 Governor Steve Sisolak enforced a shutdown of all non-essential businesses in the state. Two days before he closed most schools. College of Southern Nevada followed guidance moving all instruction […]

Health and Hygiene During a Pandemic

By Bobbie A. Hickman COVID-19 pandemic is a powerful virus making its way around the world and maintaining good health and hygiene is necessary during this time. The coronavirus lives on surfaces and in the air anywhere from hours to days. So if a person walks through a grocery store who was infected and coughs […]

Hyper-Connected Fast-Paced Lives

By Bree Seitz Stimuli and instant gratification are now expected by many students due to online habits. In this age when most crave immediacy and interaction, it is oftentimes hard to be patient and take the slow road. Study conducted by the Pew Research Center titled “Millennials will Benefit and Suffer due to Their Hyper-Connected […]

Paleo, It’s a “No-Grainer”

By Jordy Acevedo Paleolithic diet, an ancient way of eating, is gaining modern followers but it comes with risks. Paleo diet—also known as the caveman, hunter-gatherer or Stone Age diet—is a way of eating that dates back to 2.5 million years ago when humans obtained their food by hunting and gathering, hence the name Paleolithic. […]

Sexual Purity Leads to Stronger Relationships

By Shoshana Sefia Saving sex for marriage was the topic explored at an event on campus as students discussed the value of purity over premarital sex. Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles, known as CARP, held its event on Nov. 1 at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus with a goal of […]

Got Butter?

By Jordy Acevedo Holidays put on the pounds and losing weight especially in the New Year may be a goal for many. The ketogenic diet, which focuses on fat, is an option though it comes with risks. The keto diet is a low-carbohydrate, moderate protein and high-fat diet. According to the Harvard T.H Chan School […]