Decision Behind Taking out Student Loans

By Thomas Shafer Nationwide many undergraduate-college students take out student loans. According to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, 58 percent of these students borrow money for their educations. The question that many students face is whether or not to go into debt to cover school. Within the Nevada System of Higher Education, including […]

CSN Police Keep Students Safe

College of Southern Nevada

By Thomas Shafer The College of Southern Nevada’s Police Department strives to keep students safe and secure. CSN police officers are considered “category 1” police officers; this is the highest standard of certification a police officer can obtain in the state of Nevada. The role of CSN’s Police Department according to Chief-of-Police Darryl Caraballo is, […]

Bus Provides Cheaper Travel for Students

By Thomas Shafer Taking the bus has proven to be an effective way for students to get to school, especially for those without a vehicle. It’s an affordable option for transportation, but it can take hours to get to CSN, depending on location, and that can be hard for many. CSN student Max Porsche rides […]

CSN Professor is Best in the Business

College of Southern Nevada

By Thomas Shafer Many people say that it only takes one teacher in your life to change it. At the College of Southern Nevada, Professor Raiford changes many lives for the better. Raiford teaches introduction to business, introduction to marketing, and management principles at CSN, and has gained national recognition for his success. Raiford graduated […]

Some Students Don’t Vote

College of Southern Nevada

By Thomas Shafer The Presidential Election of 2012 has shown a decrease in the amount of student voters, down from a high in 2008. President Barack Obama and his opponent Mitt Romney have been hitting battleground states hard, focusing on student voters. In the 2008 election only 43 percent of students aged 19-24 voted in […]