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NMSU Round Up

The Independent Student Voice of NMSU Since 1907

NMSU Round Up

The Independent Student Voice of NMSU Since 1907

NMSU Round Up

Smiling workers at Grounded cafe assist customers behind the counter on Sept. 8, 2022. Pictured from left to right is Giovanni Cisneros, Jordan Issacson, Whitney Chacon, and Nyah Chacon.

Supporting Local Coffee and Tea Shops: Where to Begin?

Noelle Whetten, Lifestyle Writer September 15, 2022

New Mexico is a culture-rich state, populated with southwestern art, food, and history. Supporting local businesses is one way to get to know the community and make connections. In Las Cruces, there are...

Students for Reproductive Rights members pose for a photo at Aggie Carnival, Aug. 24, 2022.

Pro-Birth and Pro-Abortion: A Shallow View 

Elijah Nix, Lifestyle Writer September 15, 2022

So much of modern American discourse on controversial issues and is heavily saturated with over-generalization and dichotomization. One of these issues is the tension between the pro-life and pro-choice...

A student rides their bike up the International Mall on Aug. 30, 2022.

Five fun ways to get around campus

Noelle Whetten, Lifestyle Writer September 6, 2022

If I have learned one thing from my four years in college, it is that walking has become a dreaded task. With students’ classes all over campus, walking can make you vulnerable to the weather, being...

The Processional

“The Processional” A Short Story

Elijah Nix, Lifestyle Writer August 31, 2022

As the pianist began to strike the familiar notes to Canon in D, Jason, along with all the other wedding guests, turned their heads to the sanctuary’s entrance. The first pair of the bridal party  walked...

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...

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