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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...

Cover art of Elden Ring developed by FromSoftware Inc.

“Elden Ring” Video Game Review

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer April 19, 2022

Video game developing company FromSoftware Inc.’s Elden Ring is something truly special.   With about 90 hours of playtime to journey and battle through in the Lands Between, it feels there is...

Marigolds Boyfriend Part 2

“Marigold’s Boyfriend” Part 2

Elijah Nix, Feature Writer April 19, 2022

Marigold’s Boyfriend is a short story written by The Round Up staff member, Elijah Nix. Due to its length, the first half of the story was published on April 11, 2022. This is the second and final part...

Marigolds Boyfriend Part 1

“Marigold’s Boyfriend” Part 1

Elijah Nix, Feature Writer April 11, 2022

Marigold's Boyfriend is a short story written by The Round Up staff member, Elijah Nix. Due to its length, the complete story will be published in two short segments this week.   Forgetful dreams...

Photo of Michael O. Snyder (Courtesy of New Mexico State University)

NMSUCCESS host film screening, discussion on climate change, visual storytelling 

Luis Rios, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

A potent photo or film can move hearts and minds, and award-winning photographer and filmmaker Michael O. Snyder counts on that truth in the fight against climate change. Snyder hopes his filmmaking skills...

Poster of The Oscars 2022 which aired at the ABC channel on March 27.

The Oscars 2022 recap

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer March 30, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards, The Oscars 2022, took place on March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, CA and was ceremony that… happened.   In the most honest sense, while the winners for this year’s...

Poster of Belfast starring Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Doran, Ciarán Hinds and introducing Jude Hill.

Road to the Oscars: Belfast

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer March 28, 2022

What’s striking first about Belfast (2021) is the change of color to monochrome to reflect the shift in time and even tone as it starts with roaring violence through the eyes of a child. In this coming-of-age...

CODA movie poster. Starring Emilia Jones, Troy Kotsur, Marlee Matlin and Daniel Durant.

Road to the Oscars: CODA

Raul Flores, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2022

Siân Heder adapted the French film, La Famille Belier (2014) into an undeniably sweet American remake, titled CODA (Child of Deaf Adults). It’s a charming coming of age story that is both unique in...

Poster of Licorice Pizza starring Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman.

Road to the Oscars: Licorice Pizza

Luis Rios, Lifestyle Writer March 25, 2022

Named after a record store that existed during the late ‘70s in Southern California, Licorice Pizza (2021) is Paul Thomas Anderson’s ninth film. While the movie is a master class from the Boogie Nights...

The Power of the Dog poster, directed by Jane Campion and starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Road to the Oscars: The Power of the Dog

Raul Flores, Editor-in-Chief March 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. New...

Movie poster for King Richard, starring Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton.

Road to the Oscars: King Richard

Luis Rios , Lifestyle Writer March 22, 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. King...

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