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ASNMSU president-elect Conner is eagerly waiting to take office

Courtesy Evan Conner Instagram

Leah Romero, Political Writer

April 4, 2019

Becoming the president-elect of the Associated Students of NMSU will pose as a return to the organization for the newly-elected officer. Evan Conner was declared the winner of the 2019 ASNMSU presidential election just two weeks ago and he is eager to take on the student-serving position. He said...

ASNMSU President Morrow addresses pending impeachment

ASNMSU President Morrow addresses pending impeachment

Cassidy Kuester, Director of Multimedia

March 20, 2019

With the threat of impeachment looming over Associated Students of NMSU President Emerson Morrow and a flurry of rumors around the allegations of misfeasance summarized in Resolution 49, Morrow has no intentions of resigning. The turmoil in ASNMSU’s ranks comes with Senator Alexandria Beatty, from...

Salas to cap off illustrious career with one final trip to the Big Dance

Brooke Salas leads NM State into the NCAA Tournament as the Aggies are set to take on No. 3 Iowa State.

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 19, 2019

Brooke Salas has completely rewrote the New Mexico State women's basketball record books. Salas, who was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year, also took home the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year award – becoming the first player in WAC history to win both prestigious awa...

Women’s track and field team hope to carry over indoor success into outdoor season

NMSU senior Hannah Smith.

Photo courtesy of NMSU athletics.

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

March 11, 2019

When New Mexico State athletics comes to mind, a good portion of people will either think of the unpredictable football team, the WAC-owning basketball squads or the amped-up baseball and softball club. But a group that is somewhat under the radar is the NM State women’s indoor track and field team, w...

New NMSU student regent excited to represent University

NMSU student regent Luke Sanchez

Leah Romero, Political Writer

March 5, 2019

Excitement emanated from New Mexico State University student Luke Sanchez as he spoke about the long road that led him to sit among seasoned professionals on the university’s board of regents. Sanchez was nominated by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Feb. 26, 2019, along with Dina Chacón-Reitzel...

The hidden gem inside NMSU’s advising center; Belmont University athletics Hall of Famer Jana Williams

Belmont athletics Hall of Famer and NMSU student adviser Jana WIlliams.

Ariana Parra, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Success doesn’t come easy; it takes hard work, dedication and a whole lot of faith. These are traits Jana Williams learned over the years which led to her induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame at Belmont University in 1999. Twenty years later she is an academic adviser for New...

Meet the UTEP students who were kicked out of the Trump rally

Alex Vasquez and Luis Estrada are UTEP students who made it in to the Trump Rally. They were escorted out

Cassidy Kuester, Director of Multimedia

February 18, 2019

EL PASO, Texas - In between the chants and silences that fell upon the crowd as President Trump spoke on Monday night, two University of Texas at El Paso students took the opportunity to speak their mind amidst a sea of red hats despite the impending backlash from the president and the throng of his...

Seeing red in Sun City: Trump’s first rally ahead of 2020 election puts national spotlight on borderland

Trump supporters wave signage in favor of a border wall and Make America Great Again hats at the President's rally Monday.

Alanna Herrera, Managing Editor

February 14, 2019

EL PASO, Texas— The brisk wind Monday afternoon didn’t stop the sea of El Pasoans sporting Make America Great Again hats and waving ‘Build the Wall’ signage from overflowing onto the roadways and waiting hours to enter President Donald Trump’s rally. Outside the El Paso County Coliseum a mass o...

Two sides in El Paso: President Trump’s rally vs. Beto O’Rourke’s march

Donald Trump came to El Paso for a rally just days after the State of the Union where he claimed that El Paso was

Cassidy Kuester, Director of Multimedia

February 12, 2019

Two events convened in El Paso Monday night, with one a protest of the other. President Donald Trump held a rally for his supporters at the El Paso County Coliseum where thousands attended, just down the street however, Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke marched with thousands of protesters to oppose his...

Modern and Mexican: Matteo’s restaurant opens on University Avenue

Matteo's Authentic Mexican Food is located at 1001 East University Ave.

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Early on a Friday afternoon, Matteo’s Mexican Food is brimming with life. With a line out the door and the smell of carne asada in the air, it’s clear that there’s something special at work in the newest restaurant in the University Park District of Las Cruces.  When you enter the building, the first thing you may notice is the sleek, modern décor or the bustling sounds o...

MLK Day offers opportunity for NMSU students to reflect on King’s impact

Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. acknowledges crowd after his famous

Ariana Parra, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019

Thirty-six years ago, the Martin Luther King holiday was signed into law by then-President Ronald Reagan. This holiday is celebrated each year on the third Monday of January in remembrance of the once great leader that was Martin Luther King. King was a nonviolent activist during the civil rights...

Creating Superior Student Service: Vice president of student success’ vision

Courtesy: Dona Ana Community College

Ch'Ree Essary, Director of Content

November 28, 2018

Serving as vice president of student success at New Mexico State University wasn’t necessarily a career aspiration for Renay Scott, Ph. D. when she started out as a Michigan school teacher more than 30 years ago. A middle and high school history teacher, Scott decided to pursue other goals and a...

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