NMSU Round Up

2019-2020 Staff

Alanna Herrera


Alanna Herrera is entering her third year at The Round Up, this year serving as the Editor-in-Chief. She is a junior pursuing a double major in Journalism and Marketing at New Mexico State University.  Herrera considers her biggest journalistic a...

Ch'ree Essary

Managing Editor

Ch'Ree Essary, entering her third year at The Round Up, currently serves as the publication's Managing Editor. The Eastern New Mexico native is a senior at New Mexico State University studying Agricultural Communication with a...

Leah Romero

News Editor

Leah Romero is a native Las Crucen entering her fourth year at NMSU where she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies along with minor degrees in government and music. She has held a different position...

James Martin

Sports Editor

A Las Cruces native, James Martin enters his third year at The Round Up and first as  assistant editor. The junior loves Minecraft and good vibes and is currently majoring in journalism with minors in sports marketing, mark...

Tea Davidson

Marketing Coordinator

Téa Davidson is finishing her degree this semester at NMSU as a Criminal Justice major with Law and Society. She currently works as the Marketing Coordinator at The Round Up. Téa loves her horses, dogs, cats, and fish and enjoys...

Lexi Montgomery

Director of Advertising and Marketing

Marianne Salas

Political Writer

Marianne Salas is a senior at NMSU pursuing a double-major in English and Government with a supplementary major in Law & Society. She will be attending law school next fall. Born and raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Salas...

Stefanie Gutierrez

Multimedia Specialist

Stefanie Gutierrez is in her first year of studying at New Mexico State University and working with The Round Up. As a Las Cruces High School student, she was a part of Bulldawg Broadcast, soccer, track and National Honor Society....

Mitchell Allred


Mitchell Allred is attending New Mexico State as a junior, majoring in Criminal Justice to become a General Practice Lawyer, with a minor in philosophy and a supplementary major in Law and Society.  He plans to graduate with...

Shane Buchanan


Anthony McKenna

Sports Writer

Anthony McKenna was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico. After living in multiple locations around the Southwest, Anthony decided to transfer to New Mexico State University in the Fall of 2019 as a junior. He is double-majoring in...

Mia Tontodonati

Sports Writer

Ariana Parra

Staff Writer

Ariana Parra is an incoming freshman at NMSU and a first year staff writer for The Round Up. Ariana was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM and recently graduated from Oñate High School in May. At Oñate, she was the Student Body...

Lauren Roman

Staff Writer

Lauren Roman is a junior double majoring in Animation and Marketing at New Mexico State University. She has been a staff writer for the Round Up for three years and has recently started creating illustrations in addit...

Aimee Ryan

Staff Writer

Aimee Ryan is returning for her second year as a staff writer and is a sophomore majoring in counseling and community psychology. NMSU has always been her choice of school even before she graduated from Cobre High School in B...

Jensen Stell

Staff Writer

Jensen Stell is a second-year staff writer for The Round Up. She began as a staff writer her freshman year at NMSU. She focuses her reporting on the arts and theater and has been a lifelong advocate of the arts. She hopes to give...

Victoria Del Toro

Staff Writer

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