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New Mexico State University events Oct. 25-31

The following is a list of events taking place on the New Mexico State University Las Cruces campus between the dates of Oct. 25 and 31.


NMSU?s OASIS Club will host a screening of ?Food for Change: The Story of Cooperation in America,? at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. The event is co-presented by Mountain View Market Co-op and will feature a speech by Mountain View Market Co-op board member Dani Lapiano.

The film is 84 minutes in length and focuses on food co-ops as a force for social and economic change in American culture. It also examines the historical role played by food co-ops and efforts to create regional food systems.


The NMSU men?s basketball team will hold their annual Crimson and White scrimmage at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. The event is free and intended to acquaint the public with the 2014-15 NMSU team. The ticket office will be open and season tickets can be purchased for $50. For more information, call the Pan Am Ticket Office at 575-646-1420.


The NMSU men?s basketball team and the Sixth Man Club will host the ?It?s a Bling Thing? Annual Tip-Off Diner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Pan American Center. The 7th annual dinner, sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings, will begin with champagne and a trip down memory lane as former coaches and players from different eras will be in attendance. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and the program, including the 2014 WAC Championship Ring Ceremony, will follow. Live and silent auctions will include trips, memorabilia and exclusive experiences. Following dinner, Allen Theatres will present ?Billy Townes Jazz Group featuring Paul Russo.?

Past Tip-Off events have sold out. Tickets can be purchased by calling 575-646-1447 and online at www.aggieathleticclub.com/bling. Individual tickets are $100 and reserved tables of eight are $1,000.


The NMSU swimming and diving team will return to the NMSU Natatorium at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, to take on CSU-Pueblo. Admission is free.


The NMSU Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a talk at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Nason House. NMSU assistant professor of journalism and mass communication and freelance journalist Lourdes Cardenas, with El Diario de Juarez editor-in-chief Rocio Gallegos, will hold a presentation titled ?Ciudad Juarez after the War: Present Day Challenges.?