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NMSU engineering students give new life to community garden

5 days ago

Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute students set out to move 12 cubic yards of garden soil to revitalize the New Mexico State University Community Garden.

Arts & Entertainment
‘Teen Science Café: Heat Mapping’ at the Museum of Nature and Science
Teens ages 11 to 17 are invited to “Teen Science Café: Heat Mapping” at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.
September STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature and Science
The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer in-person Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for children and families this September. Admission to the museum and programs are free.
Aug. 20 NMSU theatre auditions are open to community members
You do not have to be a New Mexico State University Theatre Department student to try out for plays and musicals produced by the department.
NMSU to showcase retablo collection in exhibit opening Sept. 30
The NMSU Art Museum (UAM) will open Contemporary Ex-Votos: Devotion Beyond Medium, the first exhibition to pair 19th- and 20th- century retablos from the NMSU permanent art collection with new works by contemporary Latinx artists, the museum said in a news release.
Sisterly love: Community Theatre’s ‘Nunsense’ is brilliant return of old favorite
Las Cruces Community Theatre’s production of “Nunsense” is a bit risqué, somewhat irreverent and a little bit bawdy.
Local sports

NM State gears up for Aggie home football schedule

The Jerry Kill Era of New Mexico State University football begins Saturday, August 27, against the University of Nevada at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

Five dreaded mental errors in golf and how to avoid them

One of my favorite “Yogi-isms” is “baseball is 90 percent mental, and the other half is physical.” I’m thinking that applies to golf as well. Today I’m going to discuss five mental errors.

Pondering the imponderable

Just a few decades ago cult filmmaker Douglas Adams produced “The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy,” in which he promised the answer to the “ultimate question about life, the universe and everything.”

Aggie footballers make preseason list

A pair of New Mexico State University Aggies have been named to preseason awards watch lists.

Las Cruces industrial park receives prestigious certification

The Las Cruces Innovation and Industrial Park (LCIIP) has received Quest Site Solutions Industrial Site certification.

La Casa Thrift Store

A thrift store whose sales benefit La Casa, Inc., domestic violence shelter opened its doors July 2.

Counseling Las Cruces moves downtown

Counseling Las Cruces is not only what Andrea Dresser does, it’s also the name of her business. And it’s moved! Counseling Las Cruces is now located at 530 N. Church St. The move from the old location on Wyatt Drive took place in July.
Heath & Well Being

Downtown Desert Yoga has didgeridoo, chakra classes, Aug. 12-14

Downtown Desert Yoga, 303 S. Alameda Blvd., will host three “Energetics” sound healing sessions with internationally recognized professional didgeridoo musician and sound therapist Joseph …

Exploring nature’s mental health benefits

Connecting with nature offers many benefits for wellbeing, something I see each day in my work as a mental health counselor offering nature walk and talk therapy.

The “single, laser-focused issue” in the race to be New Mexico’s next attorney general (AG) is crime, Republican Jeremy Gay said during a July 29 campaign stop in Las Cruces.
All New Mexico voters will cast ballots on three statewide bond issues and three proposed constitutional amendments during the Nov. 8 general election.
The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce held its annual Healthcare Awards banquet Aug. 5 at Hotel Encanto.
In the past
At its Aug. 1 regular meeting, the Las Cruces City Council unanimously approved four questions for the Nov. 8 general election ballot that, if approved by city voters, would allocate $23 million in general obligation (GO) bonds to pay for public safety, recreation and low-income housing in the city.
Since May 26, 850 Summer Enrichment Internship Program participants have worked with more than 300 employers throughout the county, performing community outreach; setting up computers; helping and learning about building operations.
Thirteen local nonprofit and charitable organizations split the $50,400 from the Las Cruces Home Builders Association’s annual Casa for a Cause project.
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