NMSU Round Up

Regents award posthumous degree to Jed Hendee

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Luis Rios, Political Writer

September 24, 2020

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents has approved awarding the Posthumous Honorary Doctoral Degree to Jed Hendee on Sept. 18.   Hendee, 49, was a student of the NMSU Educational Leadership Administration. He passed away May 2020.   According to a statem...

ASNMSU encourages students to vote at third annual registration event

Two students from ASNMSU tabled near the Business Complex  on Sept. 22 to talk to students about registering to vote.

Selema Graham, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University helped students at NMSU register to vote as a part of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 22 for the third year in a row.   To reach students, ASNMSU tabled at three different campus locations including Corbett Center Student Union,...

NMSU Town hall discusses COVID-19 reporting, random testing options

NMSU discussed the possibility of optional random testing for COVID-19 at a town hall meeting Sept. 22.

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

New Mexico State University leaders hosted a town hall meeting via Zoom Sept. 22 to discuss the research and programs the university has dedicated to COVID-19 tracing and tracking. The session began with questions submitted to the panelist from the public of any concerns they may have and want to...

Burrell College students join UNM in Protect NM

An outside view by the courtyard fountain of the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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Luis Rios, Political Writer

September 22, 2020

The students at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine created a Las Cruces chapter for Protect NM, an independent group that creates personal protective equipment for those that need it in New Mexico.   Leader of the Las Cruces chapter of Protect NM, Sidra Ali, stated in an ema...

Computer science students develop app for COVID-19 contact tracing at NMSU

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Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Three computer science students at New Mexico State University spent their summer developing a mobile device app titled Aggie-COVID-19 that launched on Aug. 1 to assist in the university’s efforts of contract tracing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Graduate student Thanh Nguyen, a creator of the app,...

NMSU Art Museums reopens at limited capacity, extends spring exhibition

NMSU Art Museums reopens at limited capacity, extends spring exhibition

Selema Graham, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

After being closed since March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Mexico State University Art Museum—which had its grand opening on Feb. 28—reopened to the public on Sept. 19 with a capacity of up to 10 visitors at a time. The museum’s first exhibition “Labor: Motherhood and Art...

NMSU proposes gateway entrance options after staff disapprove Pistol Pete statue

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Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

At the beginning of fall 2020, Facilities and Services at New Mexico State University sent a survey to the university community via email to receive feedback on adding a gateway monument to the future Interstate-25 / University Avenue roundabout. The survey was released nearly a year after the NMSU Faculty...

NMSU’s New Voter Project seeks to increase student votes

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Ryker Bilvado, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

The New Voter Project at New Mexico State University plans to get 2,000 students registered to vote across the state of New Mexico this voting season.  Laney Baehler, the campus organizer for the New Voter Project, explained why it’s important for c...

NMSU Police implements mask-wearing procedures on campus

NMSU Police implements mask-wearing procedures on campus

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Effective as of Sept. 11, the New Mexico State University Police Department will be implementing new enforcement policies to ensure that campus visitors abide by state public health orders that require the use a face mask while in public. Despite NMSU offering masks and information on the benefits...

ASNMSU approves additional funding for Emergency Fund, establishes support for Africana studies minor

ASNMSU is located in Corbett Center Student Union Building.

Luis Rios, Political Writer

September 16, 2020

At their virtual meeting on Sept. 11, The Associated Students of New Mexico State University Senate passed legislation that supports a new academic minor and funding for the NMSU Pride Band and the ASNMSU Emergency Fund. Resolution 3: A New Minor for Africana Studies Arts and Sciences Senator David De...

NMSU’s campus bookstore partners with Follett Higher Education Group

NMSU's on-campus bookstore will no longer operate under Barnes and Noble College as of June 2020.

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

After publicly releasing its campus bookstore contract this summer, New Mexico State University ended its contract with Barnes and Noble College in June 2020. Beginning fall 2020, the university’s campus bookstore will be operating under the Follett Higher Education Group. Collin King, store manager...

NMSU Army ROTC remembers 9/11

NMSU Army ROTC stands ready next to a cannon fired in honor of lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001

Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Nineteen years after the September 11th attacks, New Mexico State Army ROTC held a memorial ceremony to commemorate the lives lost. A cannon fired a shot for every major incident that took place on this day: When each plane made impact with the World Trade Center buildings, the Pentagon and the crash...

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