NMSU students bring ‘The Joy of Learning’ back to life By Dana Beasley For the Las Cruces Bulletin In its spot on a patch of lawn behind New Mexico State University’s Branson Library, a threatening cycle of ice, heat and calcium-rich sprinkler water has gradually worn away “The Joy of Learning” sculpture. “The bronze sculpture has become very corroded over the years,” said Silvia Marinas-Feliner, director of the Museum Conservation Program in NMSU’s College ...

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Arts & Entertainment 2015 year in review By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin The year 2015 was another great year for arts and entertainment in Las Cruces. Cultural and community festivals took place across the calendar year, celebrating the rich and varied histories that have intertwined in this place we call home. The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s Cowboy Days (March), Blessing of the Fields (May), Ghosts of the ...

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Cruces eateries offer romantic meals As For the Love of Art Month marches on, the weather continues to warm and cupid strings his bow, sights trained, this Valentine’s Day weekend, love is in the air in Las Cruces. Unsure of what to do for your sweetheart? Don’t wait until two days before. Since you did, though, we’re here to help, running down what to do for the one you love. ...

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Bulletin report New Mexico State University controlled the Western Athletic Conference’s regular season and the championship tournament in 2015. Both the men’s and women’s teams won the conference titles. In the NCAA Tournament – the Aggies’ fourth-straight trip to the Big Dance – the men’s team fell to No. 2-seed Kansas Friday, March 20, in Omaha, Neb. The women’s basketball team – in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 27 years – lost to No. 1 seed Maryland Terrapins in ...

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Bulletin report Sunday, Aug. 2 opened with a sunny, peaceful morning when celebrants of different stripes put on their nice clothes and headed to church. Then the peace was shattered. Luckily no one was injured, but a pair of bombs detonated at two different churches. A little after 8 a.m., the first explosion destroyed a mailbox at Calvary Baptist Church at 1800 S Locust St., and nearly a half-an-hour later an explosion took place across town at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 1327 ...

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Politics mayor Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima and his wife, Rosie, check out the results of the city’s municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Miyagishima was re-elected. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin For a year with no statewide elections, 2015 was pretty busy politically for New Mexico and Las Cruces. We got a new secretary of state, a new state representative and a new state ...

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