NMSU Round Up

COMMENTARY: Is 2017 the greatest calendar year in New Mexico State athletics history?

New Mexico State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia details the financial struggles that the university has faced as a result of COVID-19.

Derek Gonzales, Managing Editor

December 24, 2017

There were quite a few times during the 2017 year where Director of Athletics Mario Moccia was tasked with having to do more with less. The school’s ego had never been bruised more than when former coach Paul Weir took the New Mexico job after leading NMSU to a school-record 28 wins. It was late...

Opinion: The Side of Paul Weir You Didn’t Know

Paul Weir returns to Las Cruces to face NMSU on Friday. 

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Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

November 15, 2017

Most Aggie fans are still feeling slighted about former NMSU head coach Paul Weir leaving to rival New Mexico. I am not trying to convince anybody to feel any different – I just want to tell a few stories that show the kind of person Weir is. The Round Up went through a three-year period that was...

Letter to the Editor: NMSU Women’s Basketball in the Wrong

Letter to the Editor: NMSU Women's Basketball in the Wrong

Guest Writer

November 14, 2017

Editor's Note: Letter to the Editor submissions do not necessarily reflect The Round Up or Student Media's views towards certain subjects. Former pro basketball player Camille LeNoir is suing New Mexico State University for faith-based discrimination. She was supposed to be an assistant coach for NMSU's wom...

Tips to Think About Before You Register

The entrance of the University Registrar office located inside the Education Services building.

Jianna Vasquez, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017

The fall semester is winding down, but preparation for the spring semester has already begun. Early registration began today, Nov. 9, 2017, and is open until Jan.16, 2018. Registering for classes is something that becomes easier as a students make progression through their academic career. Here are...

Commentary: Aggie Football Enters October Playing Meaningful Games

Defensive End Stody Bradley and the Aggie defense looks to back on track against Appalachian State.

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

October 7, 2017

Coming into the season, most knew New Mexico State football had the toughest Sun Belt schedule in the conference. Tasked with having to play each team that made a bowl game a season ago (with Georgia Southern, App. State, and Ark. State coming off bye/mid-week games), it was poetic injustice that while...

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat Troy

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat Troy

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 16, 2017

Week three of the college football season is here and though there are not many marquee games, one of the better matchups on the slate will take place inside Aggie Memorial Stadium at 6 p.m. The Troy Trojans come into town and will face a New Mexico State team that has been one of the bigger surprises...

Commentary: It Is Time To Show Support for Aggie Football

Aggie Memorial Stadium in 2007 against UNM.

Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 14, 2017

I was 11 years old and the first semester of fifth grade had just ended. My mom picked me up from Conlee Elementary School and on the way home asked, "What do you want for Christmas?" I looked Mom straight in the eye and said, "I want a Chase Holbrook jersey." Of course, my mom asked if I was serious....

Opinion: For Me, Hurricane Irma Hits Home

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Camila Mota, Features Writer

September 13, 2017

The ever-growing destruction of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and state of Florida may not mean a great deal to a local New Mexican.  To a Floridian living in New Mexico, it means not knowing what will happen to the people and cities you know and love. Here in New Mexico, most people have seen...

Sports Podcast: Episode 2

Sports Podcast: Episode 2

Albert Luna and Derek Gonzales

September 12, 2017

The Round Up’s Editor-in-Chief Albert Luna and Director of Content Derek Gonzales sit down to recap the first months’ worth of NMSU Athletics, including Football’s impressive win vs. UNM and a narrow defeat to ASU to start the season. Then, they talk about Soccer’s historic first wins vs. rivals...

Commentary: Why NMSU Will Beat UNM

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Derek Gonzales, Director of Content

September 9, 2017

With kickoff just an hour away before NMSU (0-1) looks to knock off I-25 rival New Mexico (1-0), here are a few reasons why I think the Aggies will leave Albuquerque with their first win of the season.   NMSU will score 35+ points Senior quarterback Tyler Rogers had an efficient night last Thu...

Cheap Eats: Don’t Break the Bank

Cheap Eats: Don't Break the Bank

Mia Drake, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Money is tight for many college students and finding ways to save money is a crucial part of learning financial responsibility. Fortunately, many restaurants have heard students pleas and have decided to cater to current students, who need a little saving. There are places all around the New Mexico...

ASNMSU President and Vice President’s Statement on Chancellor Carruthers Situation

ASNMSU President Kevin Prieto (Left) and Emerson Morrow (Right)
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Albert Luna, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2017

On Thursday, ASNMSU President Kevin Prieto and Vice President Emerson Morrow issued a joint statement regarding Chancellor Garrey Carruthers' retirement situation. Carruthers, who initially announced his intention to retire on July 1. 2018, confirmed in a letter to NMSU Employees on Wednesday that he would like to stay an additional 2 years until ...

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