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ASNMSU spring election schedule changed due to COVID-19 pandemic

ASNMSU spring election schedule changed due to COVID-19 pandemic

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 ...

Virtual campus tours now availabe for incoming students

Virtual campus tours now availabe for incoming students

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

New Mexico State University has taken the step to offer virtual tours to prospective students as of March 19 as a way to adhere to the guidelines provided by federal and state agencies given in the times of COVID-19. Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation Seth Miner explained how the...

Lost season for NM State baseball was on its way to being special

Lost season for NM State baseball was on its way to being special

James Martin, Sports Editor

April 2, 2020

With the sports world coming to a complete halt, there’s not much more to do than reflect on what was lost, and what could have been; a prime example being the potentially historic 2020 New Mexico State baseball season. It wasn't a month ago when the Aggies walked off the field for the last time follo...

COVID-19 Updates: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Updates: April 2, 2020

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2020

Here are the most important things you need to know today according to the Office of Michelle Lujan Grisham, the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University officials.  Around the State The NM DOH confirmed an additional death Tuesday bringing the total deaths in the s...

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

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

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...

Resources available for students in need of computer and internet access

Resources available for students in need of computer and internet access

Jensen Stell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

With the switch to online classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Mexico State University is offering different discount internet options to students who don’t have regular access to internet or computers at home. On the NMSU Technology Resources for Students website, there is a section...

Concern surfaces for NMSU livestock amid COVID-19 restrictions

Concern surfaces for NMSU livestock amid COVID-19 restrictions

Victoria Del Toro, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

As New Mexico State University moves all classes to an online platform, worries regarding continued care of the on-campus farm animals have surfaced.   NMSU farm hand and student Levi Beckham explained the concerns he and the others had as the first restrictions were set in place in response to COV...

COVID-19 Updates: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Updates: March 31, 2020

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

Here’s what you need to know today according to the New Mexico Department of Health, the Office of Michelle Lujan Grisham and NMSU officials.  Around the State Cases have risen to 315 according to today’s report. Total tests administered are at 13,240.  NM DOH announced that t...

Round Up Lifestyle: Album Reviews and Recommendations

Round Up Lifestyle: Album Reviews and Recommendations

Luis Rios, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

With all the events that have transpired thus far with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safe to say most of us will be stuck in isolation for some time. Luckily, we have things that can entertain us such as movies, books, television, streaming, video games and of course… music.&n...

NMSU’s spring 2020 commencement to be held virtually

NMSU’s spring 2020 commencement to be held virtually

Ch'ree Essary, Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

The commencement of 1,981 students set to graduate this spring will be held virtually according to New Mexico State University administration during a virtual townhall Thursday, March 26. Commencement will be held virtually as an act of caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An in-person commencement...

New Mexico college students adapt to campus housing changes

New Mexico college students adapt to campus housing changes

Leah Romero, News Editor

March 30, 2020

Within about a week New Mexico State University students went from walking down the I-Mall and grabbing a cup of coffee to self-quarantining and social isolating because of COVID-19. Similar situations have befallen most New Mexicans who are suddenly found working and finishing school from home. As...

COVID-19 Updates: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updates: March 30, 2020

Alanna Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2020

Here’s what you need to know today according to the New Mexico Department of Health, the Office of Michelle Lujan Grisham and New Mexico State University officials.  Around the State Cases have risen to 237 according to today’s report. Total tests administered are at 11,179.  Two deaths ...

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