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NMSU Faculty Senate moves to ‘qualitative’ based student evaluations

NMSU Faculty Senate moves to ‘qualitative’ based student evaluations

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

New Mexico State University Faculty Senate passed legislature to change student evaluations beginning this fall in order to have a more proactive take on student input toward their teachers and classes.   NMSU Faculty Senate Chair Becky Corran, a professor...

NMSU passport office relocates to improve accessibility for Las Cruces community

NMSU passport office relocates to improve accessibility for Las Cruces community

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

New Mexico State University U.S. Passport Application Acceptance Facility, formerly located in Breland Hall, has moved to the Educational Services building in Room 8 as of Nov. 4 to be more accessible for the community.   Having first opened in Jun...

NMSU to host 51st Annual Jazz Festival and Jump Start

NMSU to host 51st Annual Jazz Festival and Jump Start

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The 51st Annual Jazz Festival & Jump Start hosted by New Mexico State University will be held this Friday and Saturday. Of the 23 college, middle school and high school jazz ensembles represented, 15 are Las Cruces schools. All four Las Cruces high schools will be represented, as well as Camino ...

Sculpture, collage artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins speaks at NMSU

Sculpture, collage artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins speaks at NMSU

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Renowned contemporary sculpture and collage artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins spoke in an artist lecture held in the Health and Social Services building on New Mexico State University’s main campus Nov. 7. According to the art department, Hutchins’ work has been displayed in galleries around th...

Aggie Uptown infrastructure to be completed by January 2020, building tenants undecided

Aggie Uptown infrastructure to be completed by January 2020, building tenants undecided

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Phase I of Aggie Uptown, a new land development project at New Mexico State University, will be completed by January 2020.   The first phase of the development project involves 36 acres of land east of I-25 near University Avenue and Telshor Boulevard that will serve as a mixed-use commercial and public space area, a...

NMSU celebrates first-generation students at annual celebration

NMSU celebrates first-generation students at annual celebration

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

New Mexico State University will be participating in the nationwide annual First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8 to recognize first-generation students and bring awareness to the resources available to them through the university. According to Rosa De La Torre-Burmeister, director of TRIO...

NMSU Community Puppy Raisers Club partners with non-profit to train seeing-eye dogs

NMSU Community Puppy Raisers Club partners with non-profit to train seeing-eye dogs

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Editor's Note: Earlier versions of this story stated that the puppies could "fail formal training." This has since been corrected to say that the guide dog path is not suitable for some dogs. The Community Puppy Raisers club does not consider any of the puppies to be failures because they will c...

University Art Museum program educates children of graduate students

University Art Museum program educates children of graduate students

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

The New Mexico State University Art Museum began a new program to help Master of Fine Arts students by providing a program for their children for a number of hours each week while they work in their studios. In the program, called #MoMFA, UAM Education and Outreach Assistant Bowen Perry In the progra...

NMSU to host fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week

NMSU to host fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

New Mexico State University will be celebrating their fifth annual Military and Veterans Appreciation Week from Nov. 8 to 16.   Director of NMSU Military and Veterans Programs Hector Sanchez said the week is focused on appreciating students, staff and faculty for their service.  “We...

ASNMSU fall elections show increasing voter turnout, re-elected senators

ASNMSU fall elections show increasing voter turnout, re-elected senators

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

November 5, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University is set to experience changes in membership in the spring semester as new and reoccurring members were voted in during election week from October 21 to 25.   A total of 2,068 students voted in the Fall 2019 elections, with students from the College of Arts and Sciences comprising of a majority of the votes.    According to the most recent CENSUS data enrollment by the Office of Institutional Analysis, NMSU’s main campus has a...

NMSU Criminal Justice Department speaks out amidst professor’s attempts to purge CPB recruitment efforts

NMSU Criminal Justice Department speaks out amidst professor’s attempts to purge CPB recruitment efforts

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

One professor at New Mexico State University said that in this political climate, it is time for representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to stay away from the campus. Associate Professor of government Neal Rosendorf has posted a collection of tweets off of his personal twitter account...

NMSU offers vaccinations, services amid approaching flu season

NMSU offers vaccinations, services amid approaching flu season

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With Flu season approaching, students are being advised to receive their shots and take the necessary precautions to avoid the highly contagious virus.   Carol MacDonald, a nurse supervisor at the Aggie Health and Wellness Center at New Mexico State University, discussed the services available for students.  ...

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