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New graduate application process stirs faculty concern
College Reporting

Aimee Ryan | February 10, 2020

Department heads and program coordinators of several graduate programs at New Mexico State University have made complaints about SLATE, a system adopted by NMSU’s graduate school last academic year….

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Mark Medoff’s daughter opens up about final production ‘Time and Chance’
College Reporting

Jensen Stell | December 6, 2019

The late Mark Medoff’s final play,Time and Chance,will be performedfor the first timeat the Rio Grande Theatre this weekend.

Starring Medoff’s daughter, Jessica, and Oscar-nominated actress Kathleen…

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ASNMSU passes resolution addressing lack of resources available for Spanish-speakers
College Reporting

Marianne Salas | November 14, 2019

The 63rd Senate of the Association Students of New Mexico State University passed a resolution Nov. 7 concerning the lack of accessibility to administration offices and resources for Spanish-speaking students…

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NMSU Criminal Justice Department speaks out amidst professor’s attempts to purge CPB recruitment efforts
College Reporting

Aimee Ryan | November 5, 2019

One professor at New Mexico State University said that in this political climate, it is time for representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to stay away from the campus.

Associate Professor…

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All of Us medical research program seeks to represent diverse communities
College Reporting

Aimee Ryan | October 18, 2019

This week, New Mexico State University welcomed the All of Us Research Program onto its campus—a new program that stems from the National Institutes of Health.

The program collects health data from…

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NMSU programs address mental health in community
College Reporting

Leah Romero | October 14, 2019

In the United States, 19.1%– 47.6 million adults– experienced mental illness in 2018, according to information from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Of that number, only 43.3% of adults received…

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Presidential rally spurs discussion of Latino conservatives on campus
College Reporting

Marianne Salas | October 9, 2019

Following President Donald Trump’s rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Sept. 16, a series of tweets surfaced criticizing Latino supporters in attendance.

Accusations ranged from Latino supporters being…

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For Her Brother: An NMSU student’s resilience after the El Paso Shooting
College Reporting

Ariana Parra | October 7, 2019

On August 3, Las Cruces’s neighboring city, El Paso, Texas faced one of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The shooting occurred at a Walmart supercenter near the Cielo Vista Mall, which left…

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Patrons of the NMSU arts: A look into Devasthali Hall’s namesake
College Reporting

Jensen Stell | October 4, 2019

“I’ve lived in this community for 32, 33 years now, so it’s my home. So what better way to leave your impact on this community than being involved at the University?” Ammu Devasthali, New Mexico…

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