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Remembering a Legacy: A look into the life of Captain Joseph Quesenberry

Remembering a Legacy: A look into the life of Captain Joseph Quesenberry

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

During New Mexico State University’s Veteran Appreciation Week, the university honors the veterans that served to protect their country. One veteran, Joseph Quesenberry, served as Captain of Company K, 18th Infantry of the First Infantry Division and was the first Aggie to die in World War I. Writ...

Editorial: ASNMSU limps to the finish line in what has been an embarrassing year

Editorial: ASNMSU limps to the finish line in what has been an embarrassing year

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019

When former ASNMSU president Kevin Prieto graduated a year ago, he took along with him a leadership style the student government needed to operate in a correct and honorable manner. ASNMSU is supposed to represent the student body but if that serves true, the students should be nothing short of embarrassed...

Chancellor Arvizu aims to make NMSU a “catalyst for change”

Chancellor Arvizu aims to make NMSU a “catalyst for change”

Alanna Herrera, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018

Recently appointed to oversee a university of nearly 24,000 students statewide and an indebted baggage of 3.3 million dollars, New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu’s job is far from simple. Yet, his optimistic outlook and proactive energy aims to lead the university in a complete 180. ...

The Spirit versus the Spreadsheet: NMSU terminates long-time employee

The Spirit versus the Spreadsheet: NMSU terminates long-time employee

Ch'ree Essary and Alanna Herrera

August 30, 2018

Bernadette Montoya’s office floor was strewn with files, folders and office supplies. Her walls were in the process of becoming bare, a few Aggie flags still hanging from tacks. Montoya, former Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM), kicked off the fall semester with a ...

NMSU students begin journey interning at Google

NMSU students begin journey interning at Google

Ariana Parra, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

New Mexico State University computer science students are adjusting to spending their fall semester at Google in the South San Francisco Bay area. Vensan Cabardo, a sophomore at NMSU, said that she is enjoying herself at Google in the South San Francisco Bay area, despite the adjustments that she had...

Multi-year underground repair project underway

Multi-year underground repair project underway

Matthew Salzano, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

Construction on Stewart Street near O’Donnell Hall is the first step in a multi-year repair plan.  A five-year repair project was set into action due to “severely deteriorated” conditions in New Mexico State University’s underground system of utility tunnels.   A recent repl...

The Round Up is back; Goodbye to the Best College Job

The Round Up is back; Goodbye to the Best College Job

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018

I walked into The Round Up offices on August 17, 2015, simply looking to do something I loved. Just one day removed from moving into the dorms for the first time, my 18-year-old self, after being hired on the spot to be a sportswriter, never imagined that just a day later, I would be covering Division...

NMSU seeking to rename room after controversial company

NMSU seeking to rename room after controversial company

Alanna Herrera and Cassidy Kuester

May 3, 2018

New Mexico State University is considering renaming room 348 in Engineering Complex III after Halliburton, a controversial oil company trailed with a slough of negligent environmental history. This has some students and faculty concerned about the negative connotations associated with the name. Halliburton,...

NMSU professor announces retirement due to poor Board of Regents leadership

NMSU professor announces retirement due to poor Board of Regents leadership

Alanna Herrera, Political Writer

May 1, 2018

A New Mexico State University Distinguished Professor has announced he will retire this June. Regents Professor James “Jim” Peach said April 23 that he will be stepping away from a job that he “loves” on June 30, 2018. His announcement comes amid the search for a new Chancellor and Provost....

Controversial past still follows New Mexico governor candidate Lujan Grisham

Controversial past still follows New Mexico governor candidate Lujan Grisham

Ch'ree Essary, Features Writer

April 15, 2018

Michelle Lujan Grisham, candidate for governor of New Mexico, will be inheriting a hefty load of problems if elected as state governor, problems that she has seen in the past as director of the state’s Agency of aging and secretary of the Department of Health. Grisham, who currently serves as U.S...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses border issues in visit to Las Cruces

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses border issues in visit to Las Cruces

Cassidy Kuester, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

The Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition Annual Spring Meeting was host to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday afternoon, where he addressed border issues to a crowd of sheriffs, border patrol agents and military personnel. The Sheriff’s Coalition is made up of 31 counties that line...

Board of Regents discuss possible tuition increases

Board of Regents discuss possible tuition increases

Camila Mota, Political Writer

April 9, 2018

The Board of Regents of New Mexico State University met on April 6, 2018, where The Round Up was able to cover the meeting in which topics such as increases in tuition rates and parking permit rates were discussed. The meeting began with the information items on the agenda, which included a presentation...

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