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

NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu has a

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. ...

“Piece by piece”: Restoring Puerto Rico

Cassidy Kuester and Stefanie Gutierrez

September 13, 2018

Assistant Professor Ivelisse Fernandez, a native Puerto Rican, studied the psychological effects of Hurricane Maria in the aftermath of the storm. 

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

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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 ...

Governor Candidate Apodaca has unique economic plan

Governor Candidate Jeff Apodaca talks to NMSU students.

Ch'Ree Essary, Features Writer

May 7, 2018

New Mexico Governor candidate Jeff Apodaca will utilize the state’s permanent fund and legalize marijuana in hopes to create new jobs, keep students in-state and grow the economy of New Mexico if elected as governor. The New Mexico State Investment Council, which oversees the fund, announced that,...

Controversial past still follows New Mexico governor candidate Lujan Grisham

Michelle 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 in Las Cruces Photo Gallery

Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Las Cruces Photo Gallery

Cassidy Kuester, Multimedia Staff

April 11, 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. Sessions is the first sitting attorney general to speak to the coalition...

Team Naray represents New Mexico State University in Red Bull Challenge

Photo courtesy of Team Naray

Gianni Nicole Villegas, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Red Bull hosts a bi-yearly adventure of a lifetime for all college students to be able to represent their university, state, and even country by traveling across Europe to Amsterdam in seven days using 24 cans of Red Bull as their own currency. Three New Mexico State students were selected to be a...

Cadets on campus

The Air Force and Army ROTC units at NMSU are amongst some of the best programs in the country.

Ch'ree Essary, Features Writer

April 3, 2018

Rules, regulations and many early mornings are everyday routine for Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at New Mexico State University. NMSU was created as a land-grant university in 1888, on land donated by the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862. The Act donated public land to the several states and territories, so they ma...

Feature: Getting to know NMSU’s Faculty Senate

Feature: Getting to know NMSU's Faculty Senate

Camila Mota, Political Writer

March 27, 2018

Like other forms of government within different entities, New Mexico State has many moving parts that come together to form a unique version of an executive, judicial, and legislative branches, respectively. These branches include what is known as the Faculty Senate.  Although the work and achievements...

NMSU Model United Nations preparing for spring season

Picture courtesy of NMSU Model United Nations

Sarah Oliver, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Model United Nations is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate their participants in effective communication and diplomacy. This program gives students many opportunities to further expand their academic growth and skill development. Over 400,000 college students take part...

How safe is studying abroad?

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Ch'ree Essary, Features Writer

February 21, 2018

Studying abroad is a great way to travel while obtaining a college degree. NMSU students can find that, if they are responsible, studying abroad is not only a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but it is a safe option, as well. According to the NMSU Office of Education Abroad, students have the option...

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