NMSU Round Up

All of Us medical research program seeks to represent diverse communities

All of Us medical research program seeks to represent diverse communities

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

This week, New Mexico State University welcomed the All of Us Research Program onto its campus—a new program that stems from the National Institutes of Health.   The program collects health data from at least one million participants living in the United States to expand the re...

November GO bond to benefit DACC students

November GO bond to benefit DACC students

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Dona Ana Community College will have a General Obligation Bond on the ballot this November.  The GO Bond will provide $16 million for infrastructure renovations and the construction of modernized art and laboratory facilities between 2019 and 2022. The GO Bond projects are set to renovate the Ea...

ASNMSU Senate to set limitations on candidates running together in elections

ASNMSU Senate to set limitations on candidates running together in elections

Marianne Salas, Political Writer

October 17, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University passed a bill aimed at ensuring greater fairness in ASNMSU Presidential and Senate elections during their Oct. 10 meeting. Bill 65 sets limitations on both the merging of budgets and on the ability of candidates to campaign...

NMSU to host ‘Look Who’s Dancing’ competition

NMSU to host ‘Look Who’s Dancing’ competition

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

The New Mexico State University Dance Program and DanceSport Company will be presenting the 12th annual “Look Who’s Dancing!” competition this Thursday, Oct. 17.  The goal of the competition is to spread the message that dancing does not only benefit physica...

NMSU Foundation’s ‘Eat for Pete’ benefits Aggie Cupboard

NMSU Foundation’s ‘Eat for Pete’ benefits Aggie Cupboard

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

The New Mexico State University Foundation launched the week long, bi-annual Eat for Pete campaign on Monday Oct. 14 to raise funds for the NMSU Aggie Cupboard.  Eat for Pete began in the fall of 2017 by the NMSU Foundation, put on to gather donations for...

NMSU students voice opinions over formal impeachment inquiry

NMSU students voice opinions over formal impeachment inquiry

Lauren Roman and Stefanie Gutierrez

October 15, 2019

Students at New Mexico State University have differing opinions regarding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s formal impeachment inquiry launched Sept. 24. The impeachment probe came after a whistleblower revealed President Donald Trump had a telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy...

NMSU offers scholarship for ‘super-seniors’

NMSU offers scholarship for ‘super-seniors’

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

New Mexico State University offers the Aggie Finish Line Degree Completion Scholarship for senior students to complete their degree after they exceed the traditional four-year time frame of college. Adrian Bautista, Annual Giving Officer at the NMSU Foundation explained the scholarship was created...

NMSU set to open second Autism Diagnostic Center in New Mexico

NMSU set to open second Autism Diagnostic Center in New Mexico

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Department of Communication Disorders at New Mexico State University are set to open a second Autism Diagnostic Center in New Mexico next year in O’Donnell Hall, to address the increased need for Autism diagnostic services. NMSU Interim Academic Department Head of the Department of Communication...

NMSU and Las Cruces Police address ‘Joker’ threats, safety advisories

NMSU and Las Cruces Police address ‘Joker’ threats, safety advisories

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Warner Bros. And DC Films’ newest movie “Joker” has been causing a stir in recent news and bringing questions regarding extreme violence to the forefront. With headlines like “Joker Movie Too Violent For Kids, Alamo Drafthouse Warns Parents,” and “‘Joker’ Hits Movie Theaters With Controversy and Extra Security,” it’s clear that the content of this particular movie isn’t sitting well with certain movie-goers. A recent ...

NMSU programs address mental health in community

NMSU programs address mental health in community

Leah Romero, News Editor

October 10, 2019

In the United States, 19.1%-- 47.6 million adults-- experienced mental illness in 2018, according to information from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Of that number, only 43.3% of adults received treatment. Based on a national survey conducted in 2018 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

Music department presents ‘Autumn Overture’ concert series

Music department presents ‘Autumn Overture’ concert series

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The New Mexico State University department of music has commenced their "Autumn Overture" series of five concerts to ring in the new season. "Autumn Overture" kicks off the Partners for Music Excellence campaign, the music department’s campaign to raise scholarship funds for students in the music...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month recognized by NMSU organizations

Breast Cancer Awareness Month recognized by NMSU organizations

Aimee Ryan, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

With October recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month across the country, several organizations around New Mexico State University are hosting events to bring awareness to the campus throughout the month. NMSU’s Wellness Alcohol and Violence Education program hosted an interactive tabling event...

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