NMSU Round Up

Homecoming week set to kick off Monday

Homecoming week set to kick off Monday

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Associated Students of New Mexico State University will be hosting various events for students to enjoy while also paying tribute to returning alumni to kick off Homecoming week starting Sept. 30. ASNMSU Director of Activities Ryland Carter said that while the week’s events are for students, homecoming is ...

D.W. Williams Hall demolition sparks conversation among NMSU students

D.W. Williams Hall demolition sparks conversation among NMSU students

Jensen Stell and Alanna Herrera

September 26, 2019

Mixed feelings surround the scheduled demolition of D.W. Williams Hall, one of New Mexico State University’s oldest buildings. Demolition is set to take place between November 2019 and January 2020. Situated on University Avenue adjacent to the campus bookstore, the hall housed the department of art f...

ASNMSU holds voting registration event for National Voter Registration Day

ASNMSU holds voting registration event for National Voter Registration Day

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University held their second tabling event called NMSU Votes on National Voter Registration Day Tuesday in an effort register students to vote.  Booths were set up throughout campus including outside Corbett Center Student Union, En...

Timely Warnings: September struck with fondlings at NMSU

Timely Warnings: September struck with fondlings at NMSU

Alanna Herrera and Ch'ree Essary

September 24, 2019

On Monday, New Mexico State University Police released a timely warning for two fondling cases that occurred in early September.  The first reported case happened on Sept. 5 where a student was allegedly fondled over her clothing by an acquaintance. The individual accused of the fondling has since b...

Las Cruces to rally against climate change

Las Cruces to rally against climate change

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

A professor at Dona Ana Community College, a branch of New Mexico State University, will be hosting a climate crisis rally today at Albert Johnson Park in Las Cruces from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in response to a worldwide effort which designated Sept. 20 as a Climate Strike Day.  ...

Burning of the lobo to kickoff rivalry week

Burning of the lobo to kickoff rivalry week

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

The Burning of the Lobo, a long-standing tradition held the week of the Battle of I-25, will feature a new name and location in an effort to increase team spirit for the Sept. 21 football game against the University of New Mexico.  The Associated Students of New Mexico State Univ...

NMSU introduces Aggie Mentorship Program

NMSU introduces Aggie Mentorship Program

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Department of Student Life launched a new mentorship program designed to increase school spirit and retention among students at New Mexico State University. The program, Aggie Stampede, was initiated by Dean of Students Ann Goodman, Associate Dean of Students Will Waller and Vice President of ...

NMSU graduate’s film-series wins award at local film festival

NMSU graduate’s film-series wins award at local film festival

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

At the second annual Borderscene Film Festival in Las Cruces, New Mexico State University graduate and Professor Julian Alexander’s TV series Bad JuJu won Best Borderplex Film. Entering its first season, Bad JuJu is about a young rapper named Junior. He and his best friend Tommy became viral sens...

Fan Fiesta kicks off National Hispanic Heritage month at NMSU

Fan Fiesta kicks off National Hispanic Heritage month at NMSU

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month at New Mexico State University is kicking off with a Fan Fiesta today and continuing throughout the month with events hosted by the NMSU Chicano programs.   Set between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15, the month’s purpose is to celebrate the history and cul...

NMSU holds ribbon cutting for Spaceport America office

NMSU holds ribbon cutting for Spaceport America office

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

New Mexico State University held a ribbon cutting and memorandum signing on Wednesday, Sept. 11 to commemorate a new Spaceport America office building opening at the Arrowhead Center. The office is accompanied by a partnership between NMSU and Spaceport America to support more student and faculty...

WAVE recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

WAVE recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

New Mexico State University’s Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Program is recognizing National Suicide Prevention Month by providing resources and holding outreach events during the month of September. WAVE said they hope to encourage students who may need or know someone in need of ass...

NMSU remembers 9/11

NMSU remembers 9/11

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

246. 2600. 125. 345. 60. These are the numbers of lives lost before 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001.  246 people on four cross-country flights, 2600 professionals beginning their work day at the World Trade Center, 125 employees in the western wing of the Pentagon, 345 firefighters and 60 law enfor...

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