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The Independent Student Voice of NMSU Since 1907

NMSU Round Up

The Independent Student Voice of NMSU Since 1907

NMSU Round Up

Movie poster of The Northman starring Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang and Ethan Hawke.

“The Northman” Movie Review

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer May 6, 2022

After creating exceptional films like The Witch (2015) and The Lighthouse (2019), director Robert Eggers takes on his most ambitious film with The Northman. Where the Scandinavian epic succeeds in set...

Video game cover of WWE 2K22 developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Games.

“WWE 2K22” Video Game Review

Luis Rios , Lifestyle Writer May 3, 2022

After the utter failure that was WWE 2K20, video game publisher 2K Games did the smart move of extending development time by skipping 2021 and recreating everything for WWE 2K22 with the advertisement...

Dune (2021) movie poster, starring Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Oscar Isaac

Road to the Oscars: Dune

Raul Flores, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022

The 2022 Academy Awards are set to air on March 27. The Round Up will be releasing weekly reviews of the movies that are nominated for this year’s Best Picture category leading up to the event. The...

Poster of Guillermo Del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” Starring Bradley Cooper.

Road to the Oscars: Nightmare Alley

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer February 23, 2022

The 2022 Academy Awards are set to air on March 27. The Round Up will be releasing weekly reviews of the movies that are nominated for this year's Best Picture category leading up to the event. Director...

Poster for David Garcias Texas Chainsaw Massacre starring Sarah Yarkin and Elsie Fisher

“Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2022) Movie Review

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer February 22, 2022

1974’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” was such an influential outing from Director Tobe Hooper and for horror in film as it pushed limits and censorship standards. Since the first film, it has become...

Department of Housing and Residential Life office at New Mexico State University

Letter to the Editor: NMSU Housing department’s inequity and discrimination

Community Author February 16, 2022

Dear Mr. Editor, A fellow Aggie here. I hope this letter brings accountability and practical change. I write this letter to inform you of the inequities I have experienced while attending New...

Letter to the Editor: Animal Overpopulation in Las Cruces

Letter to the Editor: Animal Overpopulation in Las Cruces

Elaine Simon, Community Author and NMSU Grad Student February 4, 2022

Dear Round Up Editor: Last semester I was floored when one of my grad student colleagues (a local, even) said she was unaware of the enormous animal overpopulation problem in Las Cruces and Doña Ana...

Scream movie poster

“Scream” Movie Review

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer January 24, 2022

The horror genre in film has been through an experimental transformation throughout the years. Whether certain horror conventions have faded or stayed in the art, the genre has seen a mix of artistic and...

Courtesy image by Junji Ito, VIZ Media

Review: The horror of Junji Ito’s Uzumaki

Luis Rios, Political Writer October 13, 2021

It started with an obsession. We, the reader, follow Kirie Goshima, the protagonist, encountering a man crouched down in an alleyway and staring at a wall. She believes this distracted fellow is...

Op-Ed: Boldly Indifferent to Sexual Assault at NMSU

Op-Ed: Boldly Indifferent to Sexual Assault at NMSU

Community Author May 20, 2021

Four years ago, I was sexually assaulted at NMSU. This is exceedingly common on college campuses, “among undergraduate students, 26.4% of females and 6.8% of males experience rape or sexual assault through...

Editorial: What’s the deal with Faculty Talk?

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2021

Most students have probably never heard of faculty-talk, but I will break it down as I know it to be: Faculty Talk is an email-forum intended for our educators at New Mexico State University to further...

Student Media, taken April 3, 2020 after being disinfected and closed for the Spring 2020 semester due to COVID-19.

Wrapping Up 2020 at The Round Up

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief January 4, 2021

We made it. Far from ordinary, fall 2020, as it was for most, was unlike any year faced before. In journalism, the unexpected is meant to be expected, and in a year like 2020, it became the new normal...

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