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Madrid, Flores and 64th ASNMSU Senate sworn into office

The 64th senate held their first meeting via Zoom.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

May 6, 2020

The 64th Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University established itself on April 30 during its first virtual meeting. Several senators, as well as the 2020-2021 vice president and president, were sworn into office by ASNMSU Chief Justice Diana Estala. Thirteen newly-elected senators a...

Mathew Madrid, Tiffany Flores elected as ASNMSU president, vice president for 2020–2021 academic year

ASNMSU President-Elect Mathew Madrid

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 30, 2020

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University announced official winners of the spring 2020 ASNMSU elections April 28. The Association welcomes Mathew Madrid and Tiffany Flores as the 2020–2021 president-elect and vice president-elect as well 13 new college senators for the 64th ...

ASNMSU passes legislation to fund students, Chief Elections Officer under fire

ASNMSU located in Corbett Center Student Union Building.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 27, 2020

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University held its final meeting of the academic year on April 23 via Zoom.   The senate passed the ASNMSU Emergency Funding Act and the Professional Development Fund Act—two pieces of legislation meant to directly fund students—as well as Resolution 39, whic...

NMSU Employees granted two types of leave under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

NMSU employees in need of either or both benefits under FFCRA should notify their supervisor as soon as possible and submit proper application forms and documentation to HRS as soon as practicable.  

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 20, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is an act of the 116th United States Congress that provides funding across the nation to respond to economic impacts related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.   New Mexico State University ...

ASNMSU passes 2020–2021 General Appropriations Act; Urges NMSU Administration to increase graduate benefits

This was the first ASNMSU Senate meeting to be held through virtual means.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 15, 2020

The 63rd Senate of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University held its fourteenth general meeting of the 2019–2020 via Zoom, making it the first ASNMSU Senate meeting to be held through virtual means.  The General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2020–2021 is otherwise known as Bill...

President Conner addresses voting issues during ASNMSU Senate meeting

ASNMSU spring election week will be moved back one week to begin on April 13.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 14, 2020

President Evan Conner of the Associated Students of New Mexico State University addressed the 63rd Senate with updates on ASNMSU's 2020 spring elections on April 13, as the student government ran into technical issues with the usual programming used to conduct biannual elections. April 13 was designated...

Brief: ASNMSU transitions to Presence ballot for Spring Elections

Image Courtesy of ASNMSU.

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2020

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University is transitioning from the normally used Information and Communication Technologies web ballot to a virtual ballot on NMSU’s Presence platform for the Spring 2020 Elections.  To utilize this tool, students are advised by ASNMSU to go to nm...

ASNMSU spring election schedule changed due to COVID-19 pandemic

ASNMSU spring election week will be moved back one week to begin on April 13.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 3, 2020

The Associated Students of New Mexico State University has made updates to this semester’s schedule for student government elections at NMSU. The changes in scheduling are to accommodate for changes made at the university in response to COVID-19 prevention strategies.  The Round Up ...

Las Cruces City Council weighs options for community response to COVID-19

Members of the Las Cruces City Council. Photo courtest City of Las Cruces.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

April 2, 2020

The Las Cruces City Council held a special meeting to discuss how the city should respond to the spread of COVID-19 on Monday, March 30. This city council meeting was the first to be held through virtual means, as city officials did so to follow recent COVID-19 social distancing procedures that hav...

ASNMSU Senate passes resolution to have virtual meetings the remainder of semester

ASNMSU located in Corbett Center Student Union Building.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

March 17, 2020

The novel Coronavirus Disease 2019, the most recent pandemic to affect New Mexico and the U.S., prompted the 63rd Senate of the Associated Students at New Mexico State University to hold an “emergency” meeting on Monday, March 16.  Three resolutions were passed that determine how th...

ASNMSU presidential election campaigns set to begin March 30

ASNMSU presidential campaigning set to begin at the end of March.

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

March 16, 2020

The season for student government elections has officially begun this semester at New Mexico State University, as packets for the ASNMSU Spring 2020 Elections were released March 2.  Available positions include fifteen senate seats, vice president and president of ASNMSU and are elected to a one year term.  As for availa...

NMSU Board of Regents welcome new regent, hold officer elections

Regent Arsenio Romero, NMSU Courtesy Photo

Aimee Ryan, Political Writer

March 10, 2020

At the New Mexico State University Board of Regents Regular Meeting on March 8, Arsenio Romero was sworn in as a new regent and the annual election of new officers took place.  Regent Romero will fulfill his term until Dec. 31, 2020 to take over the seat that became vacant once former regent Jerean Hutchinson resigned...

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