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Letter to the Editor: NMSU faculty provide feminine hygiene products in Milton Hall

Letter to the Editor: NMSU faculty provide feminine hygiene products in Milton Hall

Selema Graham, Round Up Contributor

December 3, 2019

In the U.S. one in five girls have either left school early or missed altogether because they did not have access to period products, according to the Always: Confidence and Puberty Survey. Period poverty is the phenomenon, when women are unable to afford basic period products or must choose between...

Letter to the Editor: Crimson Concierge can help students with just about anything

Letter to the Editor: Crimson Concierge can help students with just about anything

Felicia Hines, Round Up Contributor

December 2, 2019

If students at New Mexico State University need to roast and ship green chilis, they can look no further than Crimson Concierge on the first floor of the Corbett Center Student Union.  The Crimson Concierge was introduced in 2018 by the Auxiliary Services department at NMSU in part...

NMSU EPWS department to offer new plant health management option

NMSU EPWS department to offer new plant health management option

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

New Mexico State University department of entomology, plant pathology and weed science will be offering a new degree option starting the Fall 2020 semester.  The plant health management option, under the agricultural biology major, will cater to students in...

Grant expands Arrowhead Center’s Studio G to better serve American Indians

Grant expands Arrowhead Center’s Studio G to better serve American Indians

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center recognized Native American Heritage Month by opening the American Indian Business Enterprise Center which was created through a grant from the U.S. Minority Business Development Agency.  The $260,000 grant will expa...

NMSU fashion merchandising and design program to host sustainable fashion show in Spring 2020

NMSU fashion merchandising and design program to host sustainable fashion show in Spring 2020

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

New Mexico State University’s fashion merchandising and design program will be hosting their second sustainable fashion show in the spring of 2020. The show features clothes made from recycled and up-cycled garments and other materials, like bubble wrap, grocery bags and coffee filters. A video...

NMSU Police Department now in control of parking enforcement

NMSU Police Department now in control of parking enforcement

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

The New Mexico State University Police Department is now in control of parking enforcement for the NMSU Parking Auxiliary Services. Director of Auxiliary Business Support Kim Huddleston said the transition was largely for parking enforcement officer safety. “We have decided to allow the police...

Volunteers restore NMSU student veteran housing

Volunteers restore NMSU student veteran housing

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

New Mexico State University hosted the Veteran Housing Project to provide adequate living space for student veterans at the Tom Fort Village Nov. 9, after a parent showed concern in the status of the housing. Evan Conner, president of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University, talked...

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...

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