NMSU Round Up

NMSU to kick off OUTober

NMSU to kick off OUTober

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

New Mexico State University LGBT+ Programs will be hosting a series of events the month of October to promote diversity and incusivity.  The month-long event, called OUTober, will feature the first annual Drag Ball Oct. 16 and the Halloween Drag Show Oct. 26.  Director of LGBT+ Programs Z...

Vaping raises concerns at NMSU

Vaping raises concerns at NMSU

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Nationwide news points to a possible link between a recorded 18 deaths and the use of vaping, drawing speculation on whether vaping should be regulated or not. When discussing the recent reports on vaping, Judi Voelz, Ph.D. and medical director of the Aggie Health and Wellness Center at New Mexico...

US Rep Xochitl Torres Small visits NMSU to engage student voice

US Rep Xochitl Torres Small visits NMSU to engage student voice

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

October 7, 2019

Rep.  Xochitl Torres Small of New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District visited campus to speak with students Oct. 2 as part of a series called Congress on your Campus, coordinated by the Associated Students of New Mexico State University’s governmental affairs department. &...

Annual AG Day held before NMSU Homecoming game

Annual AG Day held before NMSU Homecoming game

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will be hosting AG Day before the NMSU homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 5. Sponsored by the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services,...

‘The Wolves’ to launch 2019-2020 NMSU Theatre season

‘The Wolves’ to launch 2019-2020 NMSU Theatre season

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The New Mexico State University and American Southwest Theatre Company is kicking off their 2019-2020 show season with “The Wolves.”  Written by Sarah DeLappe and first published in September 2016, “The Wolves” was a finalist for both Yale Drama Series Prize and the Pulitzer Prize...

Engineering Complex III remains closed after fire, water damage extensive

Engineering Complex III remains closed after fire, water damage extensive

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

Areas of New Mexico State University’s Engineering Complex III remain closed after the small fire that occurred early Monday morning, Sept. 30.   The fire, caused by an overheated electrical appliance (described as a type of cooling fan), was extinguished quickly by the automatic spri...

For Her Brother: An NMSU student’s resilience after the El Paso Shooting

For Her Brother: An NMSU student’s resilience after the El Paso Shooting

Ariana Parra, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

On August 3, Las Cruces’s neighboring city, El Paso, Texas faced one of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The shooting occurred at a Walmart supercenter near the Cielo Vista Mall, which left 22 killed and 24 injured. Joanna Rodriguez, a sophomore majoring in psychology at New Mexico State...

NMSU’s Devasthali Hall reports break in, investigation ongoing

Victoria Del Toro and Ch'ree Essary

October 2, 2019

Newly constructed Devasthali Hall was reportedly broken-into after a member of the art department noticed equipment had been staged for a robbery Monday morning. According to New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu, approximately $20,000 worth of equipment was “staged” for the would-have been ro...

Student concern surfaces surrounding NMSU Athletics’ controversies

Student concern surfaces surrounding NMSU Athletics’ controversies

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Recent news of another New Mexico State Athletics representative’s illegal conduct adds to the already existing controversy behind the ethical standards that NMSU holds for its student-athletes and coaches. NM State men’s basketball player Terrell Brown and NM State’s women’s tennis graduate...

ASNMSU hosts Keep State Great

ASNMSU hosts Keep State Great

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University hosted the 15th annual Keep State Great event on Sept. 28 at Preciado Park.   According to ASNMSU Director of Community Outreach Sonya Shanbhag, the precursor for Homecoming week was brought to NMSU in 2004...

Breaking: Engineering Complex III closed after early morning fire

Breaking: Engineering Complex III closed after early morning fire

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

New Mexico State University’s Engineering Complex III will be closed until further notice due to an early morning fire in the building. The NMSU emergency notification system sent out the announcement around 8 a.m. Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications Justin Bannister said the ...

Annual NMSU and UTEP blood drive held two months before teams compete

Annual NMSU and UTEP blood drive held two months before teams compete

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

The sixteenth annual I-10 Coalition Blood Drive between New Mexico State University and the University of Texas at El Paso occurred two months before the two teams are scheduled to play against each other this year. Bruce Vandevender, director of campus activities, is responsible for coordinating...

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