NMSU Round Up

COMMENTARY: Aggie football fans need to carry the momentum into 2018

NMSU hopes to start the 2018 season off right with a win this Saturday against Wyoming at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

James Martin, Sports Writer

August 24, 2018

The offseason storylines came to an official end for New Mexico State earlier this week when head coach Doug Martin named junior quarterback Matt Romero as the week zero starter. With the squad cemented after months of competition, the team is finally set to take the field again this Saturday when Wyomi...

Commentary: Board of Regents finally trying something new to halt NMSU’s downward trend

Beginning in July of 2020, all degrees requiring more than 120-credit hours must receive a waiver to ensure timely success of students.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

May 23, 2018

After five years of paying Chancellor Garrey Carruthers around $375,000 a year to take on the duties of both chancellor of the New Mexico State University system and president of its main campus in Las Cruces, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents announced Tuesday that they will pay Chancellor-designate...

The Round Up is back; Goodbye to the Best College Job

The Round Up is back; Goodbye to the Best College Job

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018

I walked into The Round Up offices on August 17, 2015, simply looking to do something I loved. Just one day removed from moving into the dorms for the first time, my 18-year-old self, after being hired on the spot to be a sportswriter, never imagined that just a day later, I would be covering Division...

Opinion: It’s about time Doug Martin got his assistant coaches

Coach Doug Martin will be able to hire a ninth and 10th assistant coach after months of lobbying on social media.

James Martin, Sports Writer

April 2, 2018

Earlier this week, New Mexico State posted the football assistant coaching job on the school’s website, allowing head coach Doug Martin to finally hire the ninth and 10th members of his coaching staff. While this is definitely a step in the right direction as far as looking after athletics, this is reall...

COMMENTARY: NMSU women’s basketball in the midst of most successful run ever

NMSU looks to bring home their fourth straight WAC Tournament Championship for women's basketball in Las Vegas this week.

James Martin, Sports Writer

March 7, 2018

What the New Mexico State women’s basketball team has done over the last four years is nothing short of amazing. Since the program’s start in 1973, NMSU has brought home six regular-season conference championships — four of which coming in the last four years, with three conference tournament...

Letter to the Editor: Our Voice Matters

Letter to the Editor: Our Voice Matters

Guest Writer

March 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: Letter to the Editor submissions do not necessarily reflect The Round Up or NMSU Student Media’s views towards certain subjects. By: Julisa Rodriquez  The Lottery Scholarship went through quite the journey this past legislative session and provided a lesson in ...

Opinion: ‘Shoot your shot’ this Valentine’s Day

Opinion: 'Shoot your shot' this Valentine's Day

Andres Valle, Features Writer

February 13, 2018

The term “Shoot your shot” has been used by every millennial it seems. You open Twitter, Instagram, even Snapchat and you see the term being used through memes or jokes on one’s timeline all over the internet. According to the website Urban Dictionary, “Shoot your shot” means to let go of your...

COMMENTARY: Crowd support down the stretch could help keep Chris Jans at New Mexico State

NMSU Head Coach Chris Jans is confident his team will play well under pressure of NCAA Tournament.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

February 7, 2018

Monday, January 9, 1990. In front of 12,719 frenzied Panamaniacs in attendance, Neil McCarthy’s New Mexico State Aggies went toe-to-toe with legendary coach Jerry Tarkanian and No. 7 Nevada-Las Vegas on national television for that week’s edition of Big Monday on ESPN. Barry Tompkins and 1976...

Top five places for Valentine’s day dates

Top five places for Valentine's day dates

Lauren Roman, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Valentine's day is quickly approaching, and students may be scrambling to try and find a place for a date. In Las Cruces, there are many great places to share a meal with someone. In fact, New Mexican's are not only known to have the best sunsets, but the best food as well. Although there are many great...

In final ‘State of the State’ Governor Martinez neglects higher education

Courtesy: Politico.com

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018

After jokingly telling state lawmakers the only reason she was delivering her final state of the state address to them was because many of them had sued her, Governor Susana Martinez went essentially another year without solutions. The annual address, which this year was interrupted just before it started...

COMMENTARY: Help make Arizona Bowl the beginning of something special, not the end

Coach Doug Martin accepting the Arizona Bowl trophy.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

January 4, 2018

New Mexico State head coach Doug Martin accomplished a feat that many felt was impossible – building a bowl-winning team in Las Cruces. It “only” took five tough, harsh, emotionally and mentally exhausting years and numerous low points for his vision to finally take shape. I am not too sure...

Letter from the Editor: Thank you, readers

Letter from the Editor: Thank you, readers

Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

December 26, 2017

The Round Up has reported on change for over a century. Not only the changes that are seen each semester such as graduations, classes, or new clubs, but also the changes that are entailed during a student’s time in college. These changes are hardly seen while they are occurring, but in hindsigh...

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