Textbooks Can be Pricey for College Students

By Jeff Knight College of Southern Nevada students pay for the rising costs of textbooks each semester. Other alternatives, including buying used books online, can save students cash. According to a 2013 report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, an independent nonpartisan agency, new textbook prices increased 82 percent from 2002 to 2012. For comparison, […]

CSN Library: Times They Are A-Changin’

By Jeff Knight Long gone are the days when libraries used card catalogues or due-date cards stuck to the back covers of books. Today, these analog methods are a distant memory and have been replaced with modern computer systems and unlimited technology. Poet and activist Bob Dylan wrote, “Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll […]

CSN Students Volunteer at Opportunity Village

By Jeff Knight College of Southern Nevada’s fall term is in full swing and the holiday season is fast approaching. Local organizations are looking for volunteers and students are looking for ways to serve. Opportunity Village Inc., a non-profit organization serving people in Southern Nevada with intellectual disabilities, as well as other service organizations such […]