Travel Inspires Writers to Set the Scene

By Eleni Parashos Author Valerie Miner, Stanford University professor, lives a life of adventurous journeys. From Asia to Africa her explorations of the world have inspired her literary works and broadened her ideas of people and culture. On April 16, 2014 Miner’s journey brought her to College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus. She shared details […]

A Phoenix from the Ashes, Student Barbara Ayarza Rises from Difficult Past

By Eleni Parashos Barbara Ayarza never thought her life would turn out the way it did. In one fated moment of intervention she was connected with TRiO, a federally-funded program that provides resources and mentors for students who want to go to college. That set her life on a new path from the past of […]

HIV/AIDS Awareness Event Presents Truth and Promotes Testing

By Eleni Parashos College of Southern Nevada’s African American Heritage Committee hosted an HIV and AIDS awareness event on Wednesday, Feb. 12 as part of Black History Month. “This disease is a global epidemic,” said Kimiko Walton, CSN recruitment coordinator and co-chair of the African American Heritage Committee. “College students should understand that they are […]

Art Provokes Thought About Chauvinism in the Workplace

By Eleni Parashos Amidst the quilt made of thongs and portraits of bare-breasted women, the attendees of The Fine Arts Gallery’s latest exhibition “Chauvinism at Work: Role Evolution” at the College of Southern Nevada are not shocked by what they see, but instead by what they read. During the opening of her exhibition on Oct. […]