NMSU Round Up

Las Cruces to hold 2020 ‘If Every Woman Voted’ suffrage event Saturday

Las Cruces to hold 2020 ‘If Every Woman Voted’ suffrage event Saturday

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The Las Cruces community will have the chance to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the state of New Mexico ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment which prohibits any United States citizen being denied the right to vote in governmental elections on the basis of sex.  The event...

Brief: Romero to replace Hutchinson on NMSU’s Board of Regents

Brief: Romero to replace Hutchinson on NMSU’s Board of Regents

Leah Romero, News Editor

February 20, 2020

New Mexico State University gained a new member of the Board of Regents Monday, Feb. 17. Arsenio Romero, the current superintendent of Deming Public Schools, was nominated by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and confirmed unanimously by the state Senate. Romero has served as superintendent in Deming since...

NMSU WAVE, UTEP LAHDR hosts alcohol safety seminar

NMSU WAVE, UTEP LAHDR hosts alcohol safety seminar

Garrett Warren, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

New Mexico State University’s Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education program [WAVE RX] along with the University of Texas at El Paso held an informational seminar about alcohol safety and general safety knowledge at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Feb. 5.  The WAV...

eSports to expand at NMSU

eSports to expand at NMSU

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

New Mexico State University’s eSports Association will soon have its own lab at the Corbett Center as they continue to grow in membership and provide more to those members.   NMSU esports Officer Matthew Lenz defined esports as “to put it simply, it’s competitive video gaming.” &nbs...

NMSU astronomers contribute in imaging “Whale Galaxy”

NMSU astronomers contribute in imaging “Whale Galaxy”

Garrett Warren, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

A New Mexico State University astronomy professor and his former graduate student contributed to creating an image of the “Whale Galaxy." The discovery was made at the Very Large Array located near Socorro.   Rene Walterbos, NMSU astronomy professor emeritus, and former NMSU graduate student, Carlos Vargas were members of an international team of astr...

NMSU Theatre Arts to partner with community members in ‘Broadway On Stage 2020’

NMSU Theatre Arts to partner with community members in ‘Broadway On Stage 2020’

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

New Mexico State University’s Theatre Arts Department and the American Southwest Theatre Company have teamed up with members of the Las Cruces community to produce "Broadway On Stage 2020," a review of Broadway musical numbers on Feb. 22. Numbers that will be performed during the production come...

NMSU’s Confucius Institute set to close after spring semester

NMSU’s Confucius Institute set to close after spring semester

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The Confucius Institute at New Mexico State University is set to close following this semester. With it, programs available to students will shut down as well.   Elvira Masson, the Director of the Confucius Institute, said she is unaware of the true reason behind the organization shutting ...

Opportunity Scholarship Bill passed by House Education Committee

Opportunity Scholarship Bill passed by House Education Committee

Ch'ree Essary, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s “moonshot” proposal, the ‘Opportunity Scholarship Act,’ was introduced to the House Education Committee during the second session of New Mexico’s 54th Legislature in Santa Fe Feb. 10. The act, which was introduced by Representative Tomás E. Salazar, was pas...

Trump speaks of immigration, jobs during his third State of the Union Address

Trump speaks of immigration, jobs during his third State of the Union Address

Ashleigh Black, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

President Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill, in which he was impeached just seven weeks earlier as previously done by President Clinton in 1999. Trump spoke on several contentious topics throughout the night. A room full of ...

New Mexico Senate Bill proposes e-cigarette ban

New Mexico Senate Bill proposes e-cigarette ban

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

New Mexico Senator Linda Lopez, D-Albuquerque, introduced Senate Bill 91 on Jan. 7 which would ban the sale, purchase or provision of free samples of flavored e-cigarette products for anyone in New Mexico regardless of age.  The fiscal implications section under the bill's fiscal impact repor...

NMSU ACES college to assemble botanical garden

NMSU ACES college to assemble botanical garden

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

The New Mexico State University College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences has received a grant to design and assemble the only botanical garden in New Mexico within 100 miles. The grant, from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust to The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Enviro...

Brief: Car fire reported in Zuhl Library parking lot Thursday

Brief: Car fire reported in Zuhl Library parking lot Thursday

Ch'ree Essary, Managing Editor

February 10, 2020

The New Mexico State University Fire Department responded to a car fire in a main campus parking lot Thursday afternoon. The fire, which took place around 5:30 p.m. in parking lot 45 between Zuhl Library and the Garcia Complex, was determined to be unintentional, according to NMSU Media Relations ...

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