#Lovin’MyMedia

By Ashlee Godwin People are consumed by media today. Technology is sophisticated and students spend a lot of their time engaging with screens creating some benefits but causing some problems. Research shows that adults spend more time engrossed in screens than working full-time jobs. “Over the last 50 years, and most especially in the last […]

Get Upwards of 50% off Food, Clothes and Entertainment with Student ID

By Evan Combs Get discounts on food, rent, shows, movies and services by getting a College of Southern Nevada student ID. The discount program can save students money. “In just six days of having a student ID, I think I’ve saved over $25 with all the food discounts that they offer,” says CSN student Christy […]

Don’t Assume Privacy When Posting Images Online

By Ashley Virnoche Popular photo-sharing social-media sites like Snapchat are gaining millions of users. It’s fun to partake but be careful when posting images as privacy is not guaranteed. Snapchat, a photo-sharing social media app, creates mobile conversations. A person can snap a photo or video, add a caption and send it to a friend. […]

Snap Those Selfies

By Katlyn Kielminski Camera on, arm extended, smiles ready, click, click, selfie snapped, a second later the picture is loaded on Instagram. A selfie is a spontaneous photograph usually taken armed-length and angled meant to be shared across social-media platforms like Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook. Smartphones have changed people’s digital lives by putting cameras in […]

Money Raised for CSN Homeless Students

By Daniel Avila March Music Madness took place March 14 at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus. The fundraiser aimed to raise awareness and money to change the circumstances of CSN homeless students. That’s why ASCSN student government Senator Jonathan “Streetz” Paya, with the High-5 Scholarship, a joint effort by CSN and Silver State Schools Credit […]

Body Language Speaks More than Words

By Ricardo Torres A lousy handshake, lack of eye-contact and poor wardrobe choices can send job interviews to a screeching halt. Years of college and a flawless resumé might matter little to an interviewer if the applicant practices negative non-verbal communication. “By reading the body language you can learn a lot about people, you can […]

Santa Arrested for Violating Labor Laws

By Chris Moxon He knows when you are sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows when you are bad or good, so be good for goodness sake. Santa is not practicing what he preaches as the song would imply. He’s accused of breaking labor laws. Kris Kringle, also known as Santa Claus, was arrested […]

What Thanksgiving Means to Me

By Douglas Farra Your Guide to Gratitude: There is holiday cheer in the air and a need to find gratitude for the year. Figuring out how to be grateful seems to be challenging for some. The holiday experience can become busy and stressful with all the responsibility, family and “life” that people deal with. Here […]

Art of Eating at Thanksgiving

By Chris Moxon Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for friends and family to enjoy each other’s company as they devour a feast made for kings. There’s a strategy, though, that can be put in place to embellish the day with careful and precise planning. In the morning a person should have a small breakfast. This […]

Stereotypes in Media

By Chris Moxon “Everybody Loves Raymond” perpetuates the stereotype of a lazy stupid husband. “Jersey Shores” perpetuates the stereotypes of women being bimbos, portrayed by Snooki, and men being muscle-head meatballs, portrayed by Mike. “The Real Housewives of Orange County” perpetuates the stereotype that women are money-hungry ruthless vixens. All of these are examples of […]