NMSU Round Up

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.  ...

Campus organizations come together to support physical activities

Campus organizations come together to support physical activities

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

New Mexico State University participated in the Exercise is Medicine-On Campus Initiative Tuesday to promote physical activity as health.  Students, faculty and community members walked alongside Chancellor Dan Arvizu from the east side of Hadley Hall to the front of Corbett Center Student Uni...

Hopi artists visit NMSU with lectures, workshops

Hopi artists visit NMSU with lectures, workshops

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

This past weekend, the New Mexico State University art department hosted workshops led by three Hopi artists; ceramicist Gwen Setalla, silversmith Gerald Lomaventema, and glassblower Ramson Lomatewama.  Setalla creates pottery from different traditional Hopi techniques taught to her ...

NMSU students react to #TrumpVideo circulating on twitter

NMSU students react to #TrumpVideo circulating on twitter

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

October 23, 2019

A parody video portraying President Donald Trump assaulting known political opponents and members of the media was shown at a conference held in Miami last week by American Priority. The video has since sparked outrage online, prompting discussion on free speech and the video’s potential incite...

NMSU student radio station KRUX celebrates 30 years

NMSU student radio station KRUX celebrates 30 years

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

New Mexico State University’s student run radio station, KRUX-FM, is celebrating 30 years of being on air this month. Initially known as KNMS in 1974, the station moved from Milton Hall to the newly built Corbett Center Student Union Building. According to the KRUX website, the new station cost KNMS and The Asso...

NMSU Theatre Arts to present ‘Tomás and the Library Lady’

NMSU Theatre Arts to present ‘Tomás and the Library Lady’

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The New Mexico State University Theatre and American Southwest Theatre Company are presenting their bi-annual children’s show, Tomás and The Library Lady, Oct. 25 and 26. Based on a true story, Tomás and The Library Lady tells the story of a nine-year-old Tomás Rivera, the son of Mexican migran...

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