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NMSU Center for Academic Advising and Student Support to host virtual career success workshop series in July

New Mexico State University’s Center for Academic Advising and Student Support will host workshops for students on job hunting during COVID-19 pandemic. The 45-minute workshops will show students how to develop their brand, increase their skills through additional education and training that is being offered now at reduced or no cost, resources where they can identify employers who are still hiring, and resources for remote or work from home options. (Courtesy photo)

Melissa R. Rutter, NMSU News Center

July 17, 2020

New Mexico State University’s Center for Academic Advising and Student Support will continue to host its virtual career success workshop series through the month of July. The workshops will aim to help students be prepared to enter the job market during the COIVD-19 pandemic. The virtual workshop...

NMSU Arts and Sciences Dean condemns ICE ruling regarding international students

Breland Hall houses the International Borders Programs department as well as the College of Arts and Sciences.

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

July 14, 2020

New Mexico State University’s College of Arts and Sciences Dean, Enrico Pontelli, condemned new guidelines released by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a statement Monday. The rule announced July 6 may jeopardize the education of international students -- requiring them to leave the country...

Black Student Association plans Juneteenth celebration for Friday

NMSU Black Student Association to host Junteenth this Friday at 7 p.m.

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

June 17, 2020

NMSU Black Student Association and Associated Students of NMSU will host the university’s first Juneteenth celebration this Friday at 7 p.m. on the Corbett Center Outdoor Stage. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the US on June 19, 1865 — two and a half years after President Abraham...

NMSU reopening plans yet to be finalized

NMSU plans to welcome students come the fall semester, but specifics have yet to be finalized.

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2020

As positive COVID-19 cases continue to grow around the state, New Mexico State University is preparing to reopen come fall, though plan specifics have yet to be defined. On June 5, the university launched an online guide entitled “NMSU Ready,” with information available to students regarding plans...

NMSU Black Programs to host candlelight vigil

NMSU Black Programs will be hosting a candle light vigil in downtown Las Cruces on June 11, 2020.

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2020

NMSU Black programs will be hosting a candlelight vigil June 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the downtown Las Cruces Plaza. The event will serve to honor those who have lost their lives at the hands of police brutality as well as stand against racism and social injustice. Christopher Brooks, president...

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

NMSU News Center

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...

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