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New Mexico State University events Nov. 8-14

The following is a list of events taking place on the New Mexico State University Las Cruces campus between the dates of Nov. 8 and 14.


The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will host a talk at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Nason House. The talk, titled Environmental Diplomacy and Community-Based Efforts to Enhance Resilience of the Lake Champlain Basin Ecosystem, will be hosted by the NMSU Department of Geography?s Christopher Brown. It will explore the water resource management challenges that come with its location on the US-Canada border.

Another event taking place at the Nason House is Que Vivan Los Estudiantes! A Roundtable Discussion of the Current Political Crisis in Mexico, which will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. NMSU faculty members Alan Dicker, Inigo Garcia-Bryce, Neil Harvey, Camilo Perez-Bustillos and Molly Molloy will discuss the disappearance of Mexican students from the College of Ayotzinapa and how it will affect Mexico?s political climate.


The NMSU men?s basketball team will take on Western New Mexico in an exhibition game at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, at the Pan American Center. The event is free, and season ticket holders get reserved sitting. Upcoming games include UTEP, Mountain West, Colorado State and Utah Valley. For more information, call 575-646-1420.


There will be a screening of Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Health and Social Services Auditorium, Room 101. The film focuses on LeWitt?s drawings from a North Adams, Massachusetts exhibition which opened for a 25-year run in November 2008.


Corbett Center Student Union?s Taos Restaurant will host a Stone Steakhouse Swipe event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12. For an extra $10 plus tax, meal plan holders will be able to enjoy a beef tenderloin, ribeye, porterhouse, or sirloin steak along with extra sides not available at the usual Taos buffet. Both Aggie Dining Dollars and Aggie Cash can be used for this event. For more information, visit http://on.fb.me/1sgZkSq.

A second Taos Restaurant event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The Native American Heritage Lunch event will include relaxing music, themed decorations and a buffet menu consisting of three sisters soup, roasted turkey, succotash, fry bread, and pork, corn and green chile stew. Admission is one meal plan swipe, or $7.89 plus tax. For more information, call 575-646-4801 or visit http://on.fb.me/Wgb51P.