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Virtual community events bring worldwide community to NMSU Art Museum

CUTLINE: Marisa Sage, director of the University Art Museum at New Mexico State University, gives a virtual tour of

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May 19, 2020

DATE: 05/18/2020 WRITER: Amanda Adame, 575-646-7953, [email protected] CONTACT: Marisa Sage, 575-646-2545, [email protected] New Mexico State University Art Museum Director Marisa Sage and her co-curator artist Laurel Nakadate spent two years preparing the premier exhibit, “Labor: Motherhood &am...

Column: Thanks for everything, NMSU 

Leah Romero, News Editor 2019-2020.

Leah Romero, News Editor

May 15, 2020

I’ve been with The Round Up for over three years, but now it’s time to say goodbye as I get ready to graduate this weekend.  That’s wild to say: graduation. I’ve spent the last four years doing homework, joining clubs, changing my major every other semester and soaking up life at NMSU. I won’t say I’ve loved every minute of it; I definitely spent a go...

Op-Ed: NMSU fails to provide basic needs to graduate workers

Graph shows average graduate-worker salary falls below US poverty threshold.

NMSU FIGHT, Community Author

May 14, 2020

To the Offices of the President, Chancellor, and Board of Regents of NMSU, An integral part of the New Mexico State University LEADS 2025 strategic plan is the attainment of Carnegie R1 research status by the year 2025. In our research, we have determined that approximately 98% of all R1 institutio...

NMSU Music department adjusts to online learning

The NMSU music department adjusts to difficult, but possible online education.

Leah Romero, News Editor

May 12, 2020

Music and notes from all sorts of instruments and students normally wash over your ears as soon as you walk into the Music Building on campus. Now during the COVID-19 pandemic, students are largely on their own to make music.  The pandemic has required all classes at New Mexico&...

MFA student hosts thesis exhibition digitally

Benero's exhibit can be viewed online starting May 8.

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

New Mexico State University Master of Fine Arts student, Raphael Benero, will be hosting his MFA thesis exhibit digitally in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine.  Initially, Benero’s exhibition was set to be displayed in Wells Hall on NMSU’s main campus, however Ra...

NMSU Aggie Cupboard still reaching large amount of clients during pandemic

NMSU Aggie Cupboard has continued to provide food to the community despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Image courtesy NMSU Aggie Cupboard.

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

The New Mexico State University Aggie Cupboard had their monthly Mobile Food Pantry on April 28 at the south west corner of Preciado Park to distribute food to NMSU students, faculty and staff. Program Specialist for NMSU Social Services and Aggie Cupboard Meg Long said the Mobile Food Pantry is a...

NMSU PD receives bike theft report, asks for assistance in identifying suspects

Anyone who knows their identities or sees them on campus is urged to contact the NMSU PD immediately at (575) 646-3311. 

Ch'ree Essary, Managing Editor

April 29, 2020

The New Mexico State University Police Department sent an email yesterday afternoon stating that they received a report that several male subjects were “using bolt cutters in an attempt to steal bicycles from one or more bike racks in the residential areas of the NMSU Main Campus.” When NMSU PD...

ASNMSU passes legislation to fund students, Chief Elections Officer under fire

ASNMSU located in Corbett Center Student Union Building.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 27, 2020

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University held its final meeting of the academic year on April 23 via Zoom.   The senate passed the ASNMSU Emergency Funding Act and the Professional Development Fund Act—two pieces of legislation meant to directly fund students—as well as Resolution 39, whic...

NMSU student arrested for suspected break-in and vandalization of Aggie Express

The student was booked for one count of criminal damage to property over $1,000 and one count of possession of marijuana. 

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

The New Mexico State University Police Department arrested an NMSU student for allegedly breaking-in and vandalizing the Aggie Express building on April 4.   Sergeant John Lovelace said NMSU PD arrived at the building after they got a call for a burglary in progress. He confirmed that the suspec...

LGBT+, Honors College to host virtual ceremonies for graduates

NMSU LGBT+ programs in Corbett Center.

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

New Mexico State University is hosting several virtual commencement ceremonies for their students.   LGBT+  NMSU’s LGBT+ Programs will be hosting their Rainbow Graduation online this year, and NMSU’s Honors College will be hosting their commencement via Zoom.  Director of NMSU’s ...

Vandalisms on empty NMSU campus relatively low

Vandalisms on campus usually increase during the summer months whenever the school is closed for the break.  

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

As New Mexico State University has moved all classes online in order to comply with the stay at home order given to the state, the nearly empty campus draws attention to potential vandals.   Interim Associate Vice President for Facilities Alton Looney, explained that the practice of applying graffiti has had a lon...

NMSU’s Defend Our Future hosts virtual Earth Day events

Defend Our Future hosts virtual events to celebrate Earth Day.

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

New Mexico State University’s Defend Our Future group is participating in virtual events for this year’s Earth Day.  Defend Our Future is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that is a project of the Environmental Defense Fund.   The Defend Our Future website describe...

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