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Letter to the Editor: NMSU faculty provide feminine hygiene products in Milton Hall

Photo courtesy of NMSU Building Information.

Selema Graham, Round Up Contributor

December 3, 2019

In the U.S. one in five girls have either left school early or missed altogether because they did not have access to period products, according to the Always: Confidence and Puberty Survey. Period poverty is the phenomenon, when women are unable to afford basic period products or must choose between...

Letter to the Editor: Crimson Concierge can help students with just about anything

Crimson Concierge photo (left is Alena Silva, staff member; right is Kelly Ahrendes, coordinator)
Courtesy Photo

Felicia Hines, Round Up Contributor

December 2, 2019

If students at New Mexico State University need to roast and ship green chilis, they can look no further than Crimson Concierge on the first floor of the Corbett Center Student Union.  The Crimson Concierge was introduced in 2018 by the Auxiliary Services department at NMSU in part...

Letter to the Editor: If I Have Deadlines, My Professors Should Too: The Grading Time Gap

Letter to the Editor: If I Have Deadlines, My Professors Should Too

Hope Barron, Round Up Contributer

December 2, 2019

Personally, I love college, and my entire journey has been unforgettable. I have truly enjoyed all college has to offer, but one issue I’ve encountered along the way has been “the grading time gap” — the gap in between the time we submit our assignments and the time our professors sh...

Letter to the Editor: Student parking is a problem

Letter to the editor: Parking is a problem

Sophia Reyna, Round Up Contributor

November 13, 2019

Dear Editor, As a student living on campus, I write to inform you about the ongoing student parking problems. The lack of parking has been a constant frustration to not only me, but many of my peers as well. Not only do we not have enough parking spaces for students to comfortably find a spot, there...

Opinion: Living on-campus inhibits student responsibility

An NMSU student walks in the halls of new residence center, Juniper Hall on Aug. 19.

Belen Alicia Calderon, Contributing Author

October 30, 2019

This letter was received from a student and does not reflect the views of The Round Up. Living on campus shouldn’t be a requirement for first-year students, it should be an option for all students. Living off-campus can help you become more independent and will give you more space. According to an ar...

NMSU Professor: ‘I Helped End a Customs and Border Protection Recruiting Program at NMSU. It Nearly Got Me Arrested’

Photograph taken by Neal M. Rosendorf at CBP-Paso del Norte Processing Facility during a visit June 1, 2019

Neal Rosendorf, Contributing Author

October 25, 2019

Neal Rosendorf, Ph.D. is an associate professor of International Relations in the Government Department at New Mexico State University.  The views presented in this essay are held by the author and not representative of The Round Up.  This past June 1, I exposed the torment of 150 mainly...

A Loss for New Mexico: A letter to the Editor


Guest Post

September 9, 2019

With the death of former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Daniels, New Mexico lost not just an accomplished jurist committed to the fair treatment of all New Mexicans, but also a dedicated public servant whose leadership in the judiciary helped the state weather two fiscal downturns. Justice Dani...

A Letter from the Editor: We’re back and ready for another year

Ready for a new year, Alanna Herrera clutches a new

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

August 14, 2019

Dear Readers, I clearly remember the day my Uncle Ben dropped me off at an underground fighting tournament, looked me in the eye and said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Kidding. Besides being a student journalist, there isn’t much I have in common with Peter Parker. It’s...

Column: Thank you, Round Up

2018-19 Round Up Editor in Chief Derek E. Gonzales

Derek Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

It has been a phenomenal three-year and five month ride working for the independent student voice of New Mexico State University since 1907. Just as fast as it came, it has now gone.  There are so many people to thank for this ride and I want to give credit where it is due because none of...

Column: Farewell and best wishes, NMSU Round Up

Sports Writer, Jonah Gallegos, finishes his time at the Round Up this week; graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Jonah Gallegos, Sports Writer

May 2, 2019

As my time at the NMSU Round Up comes to an end, I wanted to use this platform to thank those who made this journey truly one to remember, and to reflect on my time here. Nearly two years ago, I made the decision to apply at the Round Up, back then a struggling student newspaper (no disrespect inten...

Letter to the Editor: Suggestion to promote Aggie achievements and advancements rather than air dirty laundry

Letter to the Editor: Suggestion to promote Aggie achievements and advancements rather than air dirty laundry

April 28, 2019

The following does not represent the opinion of The Round Up newspaper or its employees.    While I applaud The Round Up for their dedication and hard work in putting out many informative and insightful articles, I would like to highlight some concerns with its recent journalism practice...

Controversial NMSU government professor Gregory Butler issues response in letter titled “the MadFarmer responds”

Controversial NMSU government professor Gregory Butler issues response in letter titled

Cassidy Kuester, Director of Multimedia

April 23, 2019

I want to thank all of my students, former and current, who have expressed their support for me over the course of the past week. It is gratifying to see so many standing up for the free speech rights of faculty. Along the way, some have asked me to respond publicly so as to put to rest the absurd ac...

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