NMSU Round Up

Cheap Eats: Inside the unique relationship between NMSU and Sodexo

There was a roach spotted in Taos Restaurant Monday morning.

Andres Valle, Features Writer

November 9, 2017

Being on campus at New Mexico State University entails choice. Not only in the way of choosing classes, clubs, or friends, but also for many in what they choose to eat. However, of all the options the university might have, food may be the one that is not what is appears to be. These choices are limited...

Get to Know The Man Behind The ‘Stache’

Pistol Pete At The NMSU Men's Basketball Game.

Gianni Nicole Villegas, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Pistol Pete is an adored public figure not just for New Mexico State University, but for southern New Mexico. The iconic character that portrays the traditional cowboy look is recognized by many. Pistol Pete is portrayed by a NMSU student dressed in old-fashioned cowboy attire, with a cowboy hat, a vest,...

Feature: Never too late to chase your dreams

Feature: Never too late to chase your dreams

Stephanie Frisch, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

New Mexico State University student Natalie Flores originally hails from Deming, NM, just 60 miles west of Las Cruces, but for Natalie, college was not always the plan.  Though she started school later than many of her peers, her time at NMSU will be well worth it, as she was the first person...

NMSU Student Experiences Hurricane Maria’s Wrath Firsthand

This picture shows some of the destruction NMSU student Jordan Apel witnessed while trying to endure Hurricane Maria. Photo courtesy of Apel.

Zane Chaffee, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

This year’s hurricane season was very intense with three major hurricanes in Harvey, Irma and Maria, battering the Gulf of Mexico and causing major destruction. The most recent hurricanes, Irma and Maria, caused major damage on the US Virgin Islands, where several NMSU students participated in an...

Are certain majors leaving students’ interests?

Are certain majors leaving students’ interests?

Camila Mota, Feature Writer

October 23, 2017

Times are changing, and so are the interests and goals of young millennial students enrolled in universities across the country.  New Mexico State University (NMSU) is no different in terms of how students are demonstrating their changing aspirations through the swaying numbers of enrollment for...

Dreaming at NMSU

Dreaming at NMSU

Jianna Vasquez, Managing Editor

October 10, 2017

Carlos Corral is a normal, hard-working student at New Mexico State University. The volunteer firefighter who is working towards his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Corral has embraced NMSU with a sense of purpose and worth ethic that can be described as unparalleled. However, the same may...

The Team Behind the Spirit

The Team Behind the Spirit

Andres Valle, Feature Writer

October 9, 2017

You see them at almost every event on campus cheering for the NMSU community. The question is, who cheers on the team that cheers for everyone else? New Mexico State University has one of the most outstanding collegiate cheer teams in the country. The members of the team spend countless hours practicing...

Puerto Rican Exchange-Student Speaks Out About Hurricane Maria

Ada Rios Rivera, Puerto Rican Foreign Exchange Student.

Ch'ree Essary, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Many students around the New Mexico State University campus have heard about Hurricane Maria devastating Puerto Rico when it hit the shores of the island the morning of Sept. 20. However, it affected one student a little more than the rest. Ada Rios Rivera, a fourth-year student, moved to Las Cruces,...

Sol y Arena: The Art Behind Flamenco Dancing

The Sol y Arena Dance Program focuses on Spanish Dances.

Gianni Nicole Villegas, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Students are often discouraged to not major in dance, thinking it will never transition into a professional career. This stereotypical view has shied away possible dancers in the making. At New Mexico State University, dance is a degree offered for contemporary dance, sport dance and flamenco. Sol...

Is Studying Abroad Easier Than You Think?

Photo Courtesy of KRWG.org.

Zane Chaffee, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

Studying abroad is an enriching experience that allows students to immerse themselves in an interesting and diverse culture while also attending school. While enticing for some students, issues like finances and possible language barriers come to mind when considering studying abroad. Robert Garland,...

Senate Appoints New Chief Justice

ASNMSU's New Chief Justice, Shayna Gallacher

Tylan Tapley, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

The ASMSU Senate appointed a new Chief Justice to the Supreme Court during Thursday’s scheduled Senate meeting. The meeting, which took place on Thursday night in the Senate Chambers, saw the appointment of Shayna Gallacher to the position. Gallacher, who previously served as a Senator two years...

One Degree, One Way-Ticket

One Degree, One Way-Ticket

Andres Valle, Feature Writer

September 19, 2017

You come across the globe to start a new life, only to finish where you began. That is exactly what happened to Naveen Dass. He was a well rounded student with a GPA of 3.735 by the time he graduated in the spring of 2016 from New Mexico State University, Dass just got hired with McGraw-Hill Education...

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