NMSU Round Up

Feature: Non-traditional Undergraduate Student

20 year Army Veteran, Michael Rother is pursing his Engineering Degree at NMSU.

Stephanie Frisch, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

For many undergraduates, college may be an intimidating period in their lives, but for a small portion of students starting college is a completely different experience altogether. Michael Rother is one of those students. He is a retired Army veteran who spent 20 years in active duty, before deciding...

Freshmen Adjusting To Life On Campus: Jocelyn Treadwell

Freshmen Jocelyn Treadwell, like many freshmen new to campus, is adjusting to life away from home in different ways as the first month of college comes to a close.

Camila Mota, Feature Writer

September 5, 2017

Jocelyn Treadwell wore her gray and purple backpack on one shoulder and walked in the second floor of Corbett Center with the freshman swagger.  Jocelyn is a graduate of the 2017 class at Volcano Vista high school in Albuquerque, where she was known to have a contagious and humorous personality.  Coming...

Checkmate: Chess Club Prepares for Season

Checkmate: Chess Club Prepares for Season

Zane Chaffee, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

In the world of chess, a player’s ranking fluctuates through competition. Games both won and lost are factored to create accurate rankings of player ability as well as a means of tracking players locally, nationally, and internationally. NMSU features a wide array of highly ranked chess players....

One Door Closes Another One Opens. The Story Behind Greek Housing

Greek Chapters were forced to move after facing financial barriers that no longer allowed them to stay in the University's Greek Complex.

Andres Valle, Feature Writer

August 25, 2017

Goodbyes are never easy, especially when the goodbye is to a place that was once your home. The financial barriers facing the NMSU campus have not only burdened students with a six percent tuition increase, but it has also forced Greek-life members to move out of their homes. This past spring the...

The Art of Tabling

The Art of Tabling

Zane Chaffee, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017

Tabling season at New Mexico State is well underway - bringing with out an entirely new crop of students and long standing organizations that wish to communicate their message to campus. These tables are set out, typically teeming with free treats and information pamphlets with one obvious goal in mind,...

Changing Majors, Changing Your Life

College Students Have an 80 Percent Chance to Change Their Major at Some Point in their Studies

Camila Mota, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

Students in colleges and universities are heading back to school - and trying to choose their identity in the process. Their days in college are a time to make changes and adjust, including changing their major, a change that many students have demonstrated to be life-altering. According to the Na...

Interview with ASNMSU President Kevin Prieto

Interview with ASNMSU President Kevin Prieto

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2017

The Round Up recently sat down with ASNMSU President Kevin Prieto to discuss what his staff has been getting done this summer including comments on the tuition increase, last year’s financial down point and what he is looking forward to for his term. Prieto is entering his first full school year as ...

Survival Guide for Freshmen

Survival Guide for Freshmen

Jianna Vasquez, Managing Editor

August 11, 2017

 College is one of those things that hits you out of no where and when it does, it hits hard. Which is why it is a good idea to always go in with a plan. Don’t worry freshmen, we know that you don’t have any idea what’s in store for you, but the Round Up has a few tips that will make yo...

Sports Podcast: Episode 1

Sports Podcast: Episode 1

Albert Luna and Derek Gonzales

August 11, 2017

In the inaugural sports podcast, The Round Up's Editor-in-Chief Albert Luna and Director of Content Derek Gonzales sit down to discuss NMSU athletics heading into the school year including the tough early part of the football schedule, the biggest differences from last year, and Men's Basketball's biggest...

The Battle to Graduation

The Battle to Graduation

Jianna Vasquez, Cultural Editor

May 1, 2017

As another semester comes to end, it is time to say goodbye to another group of seniors. Ashlerose Francia will walk across the stage inside the Pan Am on May 13 to receive her diploma. Francia’s road to graduation hasn’t been easy, but it will be worth it because she will be the first in her ...

Round Up Exclusive: Interview with President Kevin Prieto

Round Up Exclusive:  Interview with  President  Kevin Prieto

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2017

The Round Up recently sat down with ASNMSU President-Elect Kevin Prieto, just days after his narrow victory in the run-off election for the Presidency. Prieto, the outgoing Vice President, was sworn into office on Thursday, April 27, during ASNMSU’s Senate Session. However, for University payroll pu...

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters

The Round Up, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

The Round Up recently went around campus and asked readers how they feel NMSU has done in being a diverse campus, as well as how they have seen that play out in their day-to-day lives. Here are some of the best responses TRU received: “I think NMSU has done this very wonderful because I’ve never exper...

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