NMSU Round Up

The Pan American Center comes back to life during Pack the Pan Am III

NMSU's Jemerrio Jones shoots a pair of free-throws in front of a sold out Pan American Center crowd. Students are seen

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

February 10, 2018

Merriam-Webster has it that the definition of the word nostalgia is ‘a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for a return to or some past period or irrecoverable condition.’ Whether you attended New Mexico State during either of Lou Henson’s stints, the Neil McCarthy era or were apart of...

Country Music Singer, Josh Ward, Comes to Whiskey Dicks

Courtesy: Facebook/JoshWard

Ch'Ree Essary, Features Writer

February 8, 2018

Country music singer, Josh Ward, is making his way to Las Cruces to play at Whiskey Dicks Thursday. Ward, a former bronc rider, has seen his music career take off in recent years. Ward started playing in the parking lot of the rodeos he was in, his fellow cowboys being his first crowd. It was then...

Williams looks to leave lasting legacy with fourth WAC title

Senior guard Zaire Williams hopes to lead NMSU to their fourth straight conference championship and NCAA tournament bid.

James Martin, Sports Writer

February 6, 2018

In college athletics, a program’s success is defined by their consistency. Sure teams can capture lightning in a bottle, but can you handle the inevitable turnover and be good over time? This is no different for the New Mexico State women’s basketball team, and despite adjusting under a first yea...

Aggie Cupboard provides relief and help to New Mexico State students

The Aggie Cupboard Building.

Camila Mota, Features Writer

February 6, 2018

As New Mexico State University’s official food pantry, the Aggie Cupboard has been a source of relief and welcome to those in the NMSU community who struggle with food insecurity. With a vision of an NMSU community free from hunger, the leaders and volunteers of the Aggie Cupboard believe that providing...

Diapers and diplomas: How NMSU students balance motherhood with academia

Zeylah Galindo, a student at NMSU, poses with her baby bump. Galindo is due to give birth next month.

Andres Valle, Features Writer

February 5, 2018

College can be a very stressful time in one’s life. Students spend countless hours studying for exams, participating in extracurricular activities and maintaining a social life, and for some, preparing to raise a child. Yes, although in a minority, several NMSU students must balance either preparing...

NMSU faculty spurned with only one representative on chancellor search committee

NMSU faculty spurned with only one representative on chancellor search committee

Camila Mota, Features Writer

January 30, 2018

The committee for the search for the new chancellor of New Mexico State University has already drawn criticism from many of the faculty of the University.  Although the 19-member search committee, which was finalized on November 13, 2017, is comprised of many distinguished individuals with strong...

In ever-changing WAC, New Mexico State manages to remain king of the conference

#35 Johnny McCants dunking the ball following a steal.

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

January 25, 2018

Early doubts of whether or not this New Mexico State men’s basketball team would produce wins have been silenced due to the success by NMSU head coach Chris Jans and his squad – and that is accredited to solid wins and a high-energy type of play from the Aggies. This Aggies (17-3, 5-0 WAC) team...

Sodexo to assist in New Mexico State Housing Department

Chamisa Village.

Andres Valle, Features Writer

January 22, 2018

Sources have confirmed that Sodexo will be getting involved with New Mexico State University’s Housing Department in the coming weeks. The lack of transparency over the third-party food vendor’s control on the NMSU campus seems to keep growing and it now has reached a new target of students. Auxiliary...

Chris Jans has become “superhero” figure to New Mexico State fanbase

NMSU students sport the new

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

January 18, 2018

Time is said to heal all wounds, but there is another medicine that can cure a case of the broken heart – winning. And Chris Jans has done a lot more of it in his first year than most expected when he arrived in Las Cruces. The New Mexico State fanbase sure felt the emotional ache when former...

Rose III looks to cap off illustrious career with win in Arizona Bowl

Larry Rose III during the Nova Arizona Bowl media day interview.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 29, 2017

When Larry Rose III arrived on the campus of New Mexico State University in July 2014, he was just a wide-eyed 160-pound running back who didn’t know if he would even see the field as a true freshman. He knew that he would need to gain size in order to endure the rigors of a 12-game FBS season, but...

The Modern Echoes band, which features NMSU students, debuts new album

Picture Courtesy: Facebook/The Modern Echoes

Andres Valle, Feature Writer

December 8, 2017

Many students participate in extracurricular activities, but one soon to be graduating senior just released his debut album. Ryan Maki the lead singer of The Modern Echoes had his album release party this past Thursday (November 30) at a brand new venue known as “The Underground” located in Downtown...

Doug Martin enters Aggie lore by ending nation’s longest bowl drought

NMSU locks up head football coach Doug Martin for at least four more years with new contract extension days before the start of fall camp.

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

December 2, 2017

They could have probably taken every person that has gone to a November New Mexico State football game in the last five years and it may still have been less than the 26,268 that was in attendance Saturday afternoon to watch Aggie football break their 57-year bowl drought with a 22-17 win over South...

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