NMSU Round Up

A Banging Start to the New Year – NMSU’s Annual Welcome Back Concert

A Banging Start to the New Year – NMSU’s Annual Welcome Back Concert

Mia Drake, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017

New Mexico State’s Crimson Kickoff is the start to many events for the school year. For most first year students, the annual “Welcome Back” concert exceeded all expectations; with acts ranging from the Ying Yang Twins, MadeInTYO, and NMSU’s very own DJ NARAY. “Over the years, I heard about...

Solar Eclipse Event Dawns NMSU

Camila Mota, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

Students and community members of NMSU were able to take part in viewing the partial solar eclipse on Monday by looking at the sky through telescopes and eclipse glasses courtesy of the University’s Astronomy department. With the help of many first-year graduate students, professors and staff members...

NMSU Enters Partnership; Introduces Own Beer

NMSU Enters Partnership; Introduces Own Beer

Jonah Gallegos, Staff Writer

August 17, 2017

LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State Aggies will be able to cheer on their teams this athletic season with their very own NMSU beer. NMSU and Bosque Brewing Co. officially unveiled Pistol Pete’s 1888 Ale today at Bosque’s Las Cruces taproom at 901 E. University Ave. A good crowd of both current NMSU...

Tuition Increases as Fall Draws Near

Tuition Increases as Fall Draws Near

Jianna Vasquez, Managing Editor

August 10, 2017

Over the summer the Board of Regents from the NMSU campus OK’d a 6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the NMSU main campus. The increase was put on hold in April of this year. Regents had voted on 5-0 to postponed the tuition-hike proposal because the state Legislature and Gov. Sus...

Active Monsoon Season Leads to Near Record Rainfall at NMSU

Active Monsoon Season Leads to Near Record Rainfall at NMSU

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

August 10, 2017

Monsoonal rains that began last month has already left its mark here at NMSU. Through August 1, campus had seen 7.82 inches of rain, which is the fourth-wettest eight-month start to a calendar year since 1896, according to NMSU climatologist Dave DeBois. July is historically the wettest ...

What We Have To Offer

What We Have To Offer

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2017

Editor's Note: This article originally ran in the August 2017 print edition of The Round Up which is out now.  The last article of the last Round Up from last school year ended with an outlook to the future- a promise to students of what was to come this school year. However, we never fully ...

Aggies Against Violence

Aggies Against Violence

Jianna Vasquez, Cultural Editor

April 17, 2017

WAVE will host its annual Aggies against violence week April 24 – 26. The annual event originally started as “Take back the night” which focuses on eliminating sexual violence in all forms. Colleges, Universities, women’s centers and rape-crisis centers around the country sponsor this event....

ASNMSU Presidency Run-off Coming Down to Wire

ASNMSU Presidency Run-off Coming Down to Wire

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

The next President of ASNMSU should have been decided almost a week ago now. Instead, the Association does not yet have a leader for the 2017-2018 school year as a run-off race nears its end. Kevin Prieto and Corey Stevens, both Juniors in the College of Business are the two candidates left standing...

Regents Delay Tuition Vote – Approve Housing and Meal Plan Increases

Regents Delay Tuition Vote –  Approve Housing and Meal Plan Increases

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2017

The New Mexico State Board of Regents met on Monday, April 3, in what was supposed to be a meeting centered mainly on a tuition increase, but the action item was ultimately tabled instead. The Board, which had not met in an open action meeting since March 6, was originally scheduled to vote on four diffe...

Board of Regents discuss potential tuition increase

Board of Regents discuss potential tuition increase

Yesenia Luna

March 15, 2017

The NMSU Board of Regents met on Monday, March 6, in their first formal action meeting in over a month. Provost Dan Howard started off with an introduction of the Interim Director of the new Center for the Academic Advising and Student Support, Dr. Jennifer Hodges. “She began her career at NMSU in 201...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Jianna Vasquez, Cultural Editor

March 9, 2017

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico and the department of Arts and English, hosted a “Know Your Rights” workshop on February 24, at Williams Hall. “People have a lot of questions about their rights,” said project coordinator of ACLU of New Mexico, Erica McDowell. ACLU is a nonp...

Global Warming: How it affects New Mexico

Global Warming:  How it affects New Mexico

Derek Gonzales

March 8, 2017

Global Warming has been a topic of concern for country leaders for the last 25 years. There is no way around the fact that temperatures are rising in the United States and worldwide, but has it impacted the State of New Mexico? Per the National Centers of Environmental Information, the average annua...

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