New Mexico State University - Swastika Yearbook (Las Cruces, NM)

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• " ■ 3. ' J A. ' :my Mm. STAFF ? ' ■- ■ ' (•■ ' J ' i ' r. " ■|i ' " M - ' ' I1.v W- Editor-in-chief L Catherine Chaney .anaging Editor Benton Greer I ayout Editor Denise Stratton PHOTOGRAPHERS Rick Ricknnan Ron IVIcCulloch Mike Tourtlllot Robert Serna Brian Soijka Jose Lopez Copy Editor L Kathleen Gregory Photo Editor Rick Rickman visor Dr. Donald Martin Secretary-Organizations Elizabeth Hayes Advertising Manager John McDowell out Assistant Elizabeth Hayes Artist Michaela Anaya » .= i • r ' ' :. ' -y ' v. kk, rn Z- ' ' X . Who has touched the sky Who has seen the wind as it went running by None but the few The few who knew The night by its first name The color of the day • Who has touched the sky Who has seen the clouds as they went singing by None but the few The few who knew The sun by its first name ri; " W The color of the moon » ' . m%i . Jj£PARTMiUTOf SPEECVV ' l- si ' Tpll ' wte , -,- .r. --r ' J1» 10 • " ,•■4. ' .yj ' Vi ■■! ' ■ ' . ' .,;t;, . ' .-W« " ' ' 12 13 There were some who Walked among us Some who wore love like a child ' s smile They touched the sky Met it eye to eye Just by loving one another For a little while 14 15 16 . m m ! " 17 Who has touched the sky Who has seen the day as it went strumming by None but the few The few who knew Love by its first name 18 .J.: : The color of the heart 20 Who has touched the sky. Rod McKuen 21 22 •l - : - m i 23 -r ' mw sm • r rV tK ' «fffil7Br:jai ' :.7 ' B ' MiZ-:- - ' ' V-X ' i CAMPUS LIFE RED OX DAYS Thete Chi Fraternity, in cooperation witli ASNMSU, has for the past three years sponsored the annual Red Ox Stampede. The purpose is to welcome back all of the old students and to extend to all of the new students a warm NMSU hello. This is done by including dances, pool parties, and concerts as part of the week long list of activities. This past year Thete Chi was proud to be able to bring Bloodstone and Mandrill in concert to NMSU. The week long festivities were concluded with the " Stampede 500 Go-Kart Race " , featuring in the past such skill as that of " Ma " Hubbard and President Thomas. In addition to the final day ' s activities is the " R- ed Ox Roast " where, this year, 200 pounds of beef was enjoyed by all who attended. 4. 26 •eA ' " l W i) I 27 EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE Earth, Wind, and Fire practically created just that at their smash performance held in Pan Am Center, November 14. Teamed up with the rock-and-roll group Law, the two got down to a rhythm bustin ' , foot stompin ' soul and jazz concert that you just couldn ' t keep seated for. Earth, Wind, and Fire ' s remarkable talent for getting the rock a rollin ' kept the aisles dancing and even the more timid could be seen keeping the beat with hands that just wouldn ' t stop clappin ' ! 28 29 FREDDY FENDER Baldermar Huerta whose " Tex-Mex Country Rock " promoted him to national recognition as " Freddy Fender " performed in a concert and dance at Pan Am Center. Along with his No. 1 country hit, " Before the Last Teardrop Falls, " Fender sang a variety of Mexican-folk favorites, nostalgia numbers and some Chicano versions of country classics. Accompanied by Don White and Deb- bie Campbell, the trio added up to an evening enjoyed three times over. 30 MANDRILL, BLOODSTONE As part of the Red Ox Day festivities, Mandrill and Bloodstone teamed up in concert at Pan American Center. Bloodstone, a progressive rhythm and-blues jazz group, comprised of four members boasted they played more than thirty instruments among them. Beginning as a high school group in Kansas City, the combo went on to receive a gold record for their current hit " Natural High. " Mandrill, a seven-man group, played a variety of rock, folk, Latin, soul, jazz and classical music. They described their music as " an experience not a definition. " And according to those attending the concert, it was cer- tainly an ' experience ' to remember. } 32 Km m ' ■ ' rr ■J •-. 33 ARMY BAND First in the series of NIVISU Bicentennial celebrations, the Army Jazz band presented a musical salute entitled Jazz: A Great American Heritage. The program illustrated the evolution of jazz and the different styles it has seen from the big bands to the present day jazz. Sergeant Major Dave Wolpe, director of the group, commented that because America has been such a con- stantly changing country, that this very quest for change and freedom of expression is what has kept jazz alive. And the music was nothing but that during the concert. 34 CONSTRUCTION WSE What would school be without the familiar sight of tractors, cement trucks and even cranes blocking off traf- fic to repair the roads, construct new parking lots and even a new pond and recreational area next to Alumni Avenue. At last the spring winds that annually blew a perpetual layer of dust down from Pan Am are subdued under the cement walkways and newly planted grass. Although inconvenient, the construction activities are bringing about many changes on campus. -■ ■ 35 ORMOND MCGILL An evening of magical marvels was presented in Corbett Center on October 1 as American Hypnotist, Or- mond McGill gave a free lecture-demonstration on hyp- nosis. The experience which he entitles " A Journey Around the Mysterious World of Mental Magic, " used several student volunteers whose initial reaction was a stunned " How ' d he do it? " Magic of course! Sponsored by ASNMSU, the demonstration included an exhibition of Hindu rope tricks, the Persian ring trick and other equally amazing feats of wonder. FIELD DAY Hold on tight! Quite an unusual way to spend a Saturday but according to members of the Army Cadet Core, quite an enjoyable one. On a sunny day, eighty volunteers came out to Soledad Canyon in the Organ Mountains to practice their skill at rock rapelling which is the process of getting down a mountain with the aid of one rope. The activity is offered by the ROTC as an extra enrichment program and also a good chance for prac- ticing this basic combat skill which is taught at summer camp. An interesting activity . . . provided you have strong fingers! 37 A-DAY Advertising for A-Day was a bit new this year. Above Corbett Center on a sunny Friday morning were a pair of huge, air-filled balloons resembling women ' s breast— " Like these mountains? Then go to the A " they in- vited. Aside from the sexist overtones, it did get some attention despite the insulted women ' s libbers, early Saturday morning a full-spirited, foolhardy group took to the hills and a good mornings work. Whitewash was mixed and splashed, cokes slurped and donuts consumed all with the background music provided by KNMS. We were even joined by the several big " birds " , as the Mesilla Valley Hanggliding Association demonstrated their flying abilities. And thus the NMSU tradition was revived as the new paint glistened and the rocks and playful students made sure no one left the mountain without a good water fight! 38 T. ' ' r " 39 AG DAY The annual Ag Day activities kicked off to its usual spirit of fun and frolic as agriculture students competed to see who could smoke the most cigars, drink milk the quickest, run the fastest (with only 3 legs) and even who could avoid a swim in the Ag pond itself. The yearly play day, sponsored by Ag Council was held October 10 and included fun and games such as these, followed by a bar- b-que and ice cream social to feed the large number of participants that turned out for the festivities. Concluding Ag Day was a western dance at Corbett Center where Sandy Lowe, representing Block and Bridle, was crowned Ag Queen. 40 HAIR Whether ticket cost or controversy over deleted parts of the play, the rock-musical Hair hosted a dissappoin- tingly small turnout of only 2,000 at the spacious Pan American Center October 7. Producer Jerry Mancus at first refused to cut a forty-five second nude scene, an obscene w ord and two songs, " Sodomy " and " Hashish. " But, according to contract, Hair suffered a " hair cut " and the hit broadway musical apparently w asn ' t a hit with NMSU students. ' ■i 1% t .k " S|njL| vr Wl ' ' ■ M . m k u Ill m !l wi 42 43 AGGIE RODEO Although perhaps not as well known as intramural basketball and swimming, there is such a thing as the in- tramural rodeo, which was held at the Lester Harrelson Memorial Arena. Men ' s events included bareback and saddle-bronc riding, calf roping, bull riding, steer wrestling and team roping. The women were offered competition in barrel racing, goat tying, and breakaway roping. The event was also sponsored by the Aggie Rodeo Association and about 60 brave bronc busters turned out to try their hand at their saddle staying abilities. 45 HOMECOMING Homecoming 75-Fun in the Sun-an unusual theme that included many traditional and nontraditional events. , ... For some it meant the dedication of the solar-heated and cooled New Mexico Department of Agriculture building, the largest facility of its kind in the nation. The event was attended by a crowd of 500 which included representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Governor Jerry Apodaca. And tun in the fire? Barbara Hubbard, activities director, and Dr. Gerald Thomas, were abducted and threatened to be thrown in the spirit rally bonfire if their $500 ransom had not been met. Yet, never fear! Just in the nick of time an amazing ransom of $600 was collected by various sororities and fraternities for donation to the Epileptic Foundation of America in memory of the late John Portasik, an Aggie football star and member of ATO. N.M.Dept. of Aqriculture Bui ldinq(A) in the U.S. " contractor: wooten const. architects: MARRIS 5 ASSOCIATES engineers: briogers paxton Funds: Sl.5 Million N.AA. Leqislofure Appro. ■ ■ -. » ' r-Ks;.- 46 And what could be more fun than walking in the homecoming parade on a sunny Saturday morning? The sun symbol took on various meaning as shown by these ZTA " sunflowers " , the WRC sunburst float and even a little spirit (spirits?) incentive to our dear ol ' Aggie team. Whether marching down Solano or the " bandwagon " approach, Fun in the Sun meant anything that was enjoyed under that blue October sky. 48 49 M Although not quite National T.V. sportscasting, the Homecoming game offered a variety of entertainment in- cluding the solemn ritual of renewing the ol ' Aggie Spirit, Majorette routines, and even Senior Gloriette Thompson showing the crowd how she gets into the swing of things. A if- ■ ' 51 For the Aggies, fun in the sun meant hoping that it would glare just enough in their opponent ' s faces to insure a sunny outcome for the game. Whether solar or just plain spirit and skill, the Aggies did manage to outshine the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks, 16-0 in a shutout victory at Memorial Stadium. With the only touchdown being made by Bill Bowerman and Stanley Sam, Freshman Skipper Vernon raised the points by three field goals to insure a stronger lead for the Ags. And that sure gave Aggie griders and one of their biggest fans. Ma Hubbard something to stand up and shout about. 52 .-««-? ' 53 34 W ' ' ■ ' HJ m ..i i i ' --•«i?nBl9?l! ■:i ' it 55 FLEETWOOD MAC At the end of the fall semester, the Pan Am Center rock and rolled with the sounds of Fleetwood Mac along with a new fourman southern California band, Jiva. The joint concert was sponsered by ASNMSU. Fleetwood Mac, a British soft rock group features Mick Fleetwood on drums and percussion; John McVie on bass; Christine McVie, pianist-vocalist; Steve Nicks on guitar; and Linsey Buckingham, vocalist. The group has been well known in the United States for several years and is now based in Los Angeles. Also out of the Los Angeles area, Jiva presented a new blend of the sounds of the sixties with their own original style in rock and roll and soul. The combined per- formance these two talents gave rock lovers their moneys worth and an unusual listening experience in rock and roll itself. 56 57 CAPT. AND TENNILLE The pop record singing team who cut the national hit, " Love Will Keep Us Together, " was featured in concert at the Pam Am Center during NMSU Homecoming festivities. Also appearing with Capt. and Tennille, was modern jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis. The Captain, Daryl Dragon and his wife, Toni Tennille share a fairy tale success story. Two years ago they cut the record, " The Way I Want to Touch You " which became a legend in Los Angeles and a top-ten seller. After signing with A M Records the couple has gone on to produce and write several ol the songs appearing on their first ab- bum. The concert featured a lively combination of original music and of course the two hits which made their success possible. Tennille was featured as vocalist and pianist while the Captain arranged and performed the in- strumental accompaniment. S8 59 INTRAMURALS Hey come on! Get that ball! Frequent cries as these are heard from the intramural field on sunny afternoons as various teams battle it out to be picked for the final cham- pionship game. Intramural sports ranging from touch football to soccer constitute a main source of athletic par- ticipation on campus. Aside from regular intercollegiate sports, intramurals provide the opportunity for men and women to participate competitively yet Informally in organized team sports. oO A f ' L -J 61 FOLKLORICO On September 24, a forty member music-and-dance group from Mexico filled Pan Am Center with music and native dances characteristic of the various Mexican cultural regions. Designed to depict 1,000 years of Mex- ican history, the performers in colorful native attire, danc- ed to a variety of mariachi, marimba, and jarocho rhythms. Quite a fiesta of talent and cultural awareness as well. 67 63 ALICE DOESN ' T DAY Various women speakers including Sharon Clark Swanberg, Round Up columnist and Sandra Rigby, per- sonnel director at NMSU outlined their views on the women ' s movement to a crowd of 150 students in front of Corbett Center. The " Alice Doesn ' t Day " rally, sponsered by AWS, was part of a nationwide strike by the National Organization for Women in which all women were asked to refuse their " womanly duties " for the day. The protest was to bring about a greater awareness of the woman in society today and how much she is needed in traditional as well as non-traditional walks of life. Swanberg termed the liberation movement as a civil right, social and economic change while Rigby gave examples of the unfair employment criteria for woman and minorities on the NMSU campus. Betty Eshbaugh, a social worker con- ducted several " awareness " exercises, to help people realize the ways women have been discriminated against. 64 SANDRA RIGBY And the Rigby Rights continue. Sandra Rigby, former NMSU personnel director terminated on December 31, 1975, claims she " directly observed and personnally ex- perienced unethical employment practices at NMSU. " Ms. Rigby was released from her duties the day after her speech at the Alice Doesn ' t Day Rally due to her " lack of management capability, general incompatability and in- ability to communicate effectively with employees of the personnel office and the university administration. " The Rigby case poses serious questions as to what power the administration has over those who seek to dis- sent against it. 6S TH ETA GAMMA In this dull, lustless world most often described as " everyday " , exists a small secret (ignored?) group dedicated to the preservation of wild life. The members of this group, known to the outside world only as " those guys " spend their every waking moment pondering strange thoughts and planning unusual happenings. Why, you ask? What motivates these powerful minds to apply themselves to these ends? The answer lies in the faces of those who witness these events. A smile, a laugh, a look of surprise or even a thought of " that ' s dumb " is the greatest reward. With these goals in mind the stalwart men of Theta Gamma planned, produced and put on the second annual St. Valentines Day Music Massacre and Magic Act. They hope someone liked it. p.s. Theta Gamma is also beholden ' to their auxiliary group the TG " old ladies " for their many talents. 66 a HARE KRISHNA An unfamiliar sight on the NMSU campus were the bald headed followers of Hare Krishna. The group of ten, originally brought in to talk to a Sociology class, also took this as an opportunity to stay three days and enlighten students on campus to shed materialistic pursuits and try to purify themselves through spiritual awareness. Wandering about campus in loose fitting white pants and T-shirts these believers sold books and incense to aid their cause which they call the Vidie Cultural Exposition. The members of this organization travel around the US stopping at various towns and Universities to preach a better way of living. 68 i 49 PLANT SALES Green thumb? Every potential Plant Mother got a chance to be fulfilled by attending the Hort Forum plant sales and clinics held throughout the year. The plant sales, which are sponsored by the Hort Forum are held weekly in room 156 of the Agriculture Building. They offer a large variety of indoor as well as some bedding plants which are donated by local greenhouses and growers. Members of the forum are also on hand to help identify, answer questions or even give suggestions on how to cure an ailing plant. The plant sales are a great opportunity to add to one ' s garden or even start one! 70 i CVi Ails V J 71 WHEEL CHAIR BASKETBALL Guard ' em! Take it away! Probably one of the most in- teresting basketball tournaments ever held at Pan Am Center The games initiated a week of activities designed to promote awareness of the problems facing han- dicapped students on the NMSU campus. 72 73 UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY Works by American composers, including the world premiere of a composition by NMSU music professor Warner Hutchison, was featured in a Bicentennial Concert by the University Civic Orchestra in Corbett Center. Soloists for the event included NMSU faculty members Gayle Treakle, soprano, and Sam Trimble on trumpet. The orchestra conductor was Marianna Gabbi. 74 ' if 75 RECREATION Things never looked so relaxing as the Milton Hall Recreation room after its redecoration in the fall. Just the place to forget all those homework worries and spend some carefree hours with a cue stick, foosball, pinball machines, or just sittin ' and watching everyone go by. 74 77 . Rsi-rat 78 ;li :«® ai 79 BELLY DANCING Can so much shake at once? It did up in the Garcia Rec. Room, as students of Soraya presented a demonstration of the art and techniques of bellydancing. Soraya, which is her dancing name, teaches a bellydan- cing class through the nontraditional course program offered at NMSU. Sponsored by the Garcia Programming Committee, the audience of 300 students were shown that bellydan- cing is not just in the shake but rather in the agility and gracefulness of the dancer herself. Bellydancing is a demanding dance form that requires much creative in- novation and flexibility as well as practice; it is not just swinging one ' s hips. ■0 DICK GREGORY " Social Problems: Social or Antisocial " was the topic of Dick Gregory ' s talk as he addressed an audience in Corbett Center on Monday, Feb. 23 as part of the annual Black Week activities. Gregory, a lecturor, actor, human- rights activist, social satirist, critic, philosopher and political analyst, spoke to a near-capacity crow d about the many problems facing America today. " The very fate of this nation depends on our young people, " Gregory said. " The sad thing is there aren ' t anymore tricks to fool other people with, except for our own. " s .- 8) r.-. CLARK TERRY The world famous jazz musician, Clark Terry, was featured in concert with the New Mexico State Lab band on March 3 in the Corbett Center ballrooms. Terry, a veteran brass player of the name bands, per- formed with Lionel Hampton, Eddie Vinson, and Count Basie. He played a variety of contemporary music, some sentimental numbers and even a preview of what he con- siders jazz will be in the future. A jazz clinic was also conducted before the concert. As Terry put it, " Working with kids is so much more rewarding than strictly performing. " And he lives up to that philosophy by conducting more than 60 high school and college jazz clinics across the nation each year. Quite an instructive evening . . . and enjoyable as well. 82 •3 GREEK WEEK Greek Week activities which began on Mon- day, April 5 with a torch-lighting ceremony con- cluded on Friday with the annual Regatta, an in- nertube race down the Rio Grande. In between there was " Greek Sing, " a choral presentation put on by all the sororities and fraternities, speakers, a civic project for the Las Cruces Boy ' s Club and " Greek Games, " a series of fun- tilled frolics and competitions. Just how many can pile on a mattress?? The purpose of Greek Week is to unite all Greeks In a week filled with events that will be entertaining, enlightening and bring all organizations closer in understanding. B6 y GREEK WEEK IS . Great Galloping Grubby Good Times! I- fiSii x_ •7 SIDEWALK CIRCUS o It was an exciting act all around (including the bear ' s) as members of the Royal Lichtens- tein Quarter-Ring Sidewalk Circus entertained students on the International Mall on Wednes- day Nov. 12. Quite a lunch break! 88 •9 SIDEWALK THEATRE A version of open air theatre? Act One of Servant of Two Masters was presented April 7 to an informal audience that viewed the play staged on the International Mall in front of Corbett Center. The play was sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega, the national drama honorary. 90 ' U »1 DONALD BYRD Fusing pop. rhythm, blues, rock and jazz into a dis- tinctive blend, Donald Byrd and his five-man combo provided an evening of musical entertainment at Pan Am. Byrd, a noted educator who also is one of the coun- try ' s foremost jazz musicians was brought to NMSU as part of the Black Week activities. Byrd is an expert on Afro-American music, its history and culture. Along with his lecture tours on the subject, the Blackbyrds have made concert appearances coast to coast. Their recent album Flying Start topped the charts in three categories— pop, soul and jazz. Quite an evening for those who enjoy music that never loses the beat. 92 NEIL DIAMOND Adjectives like " fantastic " and " fabulous " seem only appropos in describing the two-hour, three encore Neil Diamond concert in Pan Am Center on April 1 . Performing for a crowd of more than 11,000 persons. Diamond ex- hibited the rare ability of holding a crowds attention whether it be during " Cracklin ' Rose " or an excerpt from Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Diamond Is one of the few showmen that has an amazing versatility of talent and also sense of showmanship that really still cares about the audience he performs for. »♦.■? ..W;- X I 95 1 1 f-.- i - • X S B Sol r M N l L. ...a 1 97 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN Have you never been mellow? If you haven ' t, Olivia Newton-John is just the one to get you that way as she enchanted a sell out crowd at the Pan Am Center on March 28. The winner of seven gold records and two platinum awards, Newton-John was also the first female vocalist to score three successive No. 1 records on the top pop charts. Her stage presence and charisma captivated the audience as she performed such hits as " Let Me Be There, " " I Honestly Love You " and " Please Mister Please " . The applause was enthusiastic and very well-earned. ' ' - t m 99 PAUL WILLIAMS One person that always wrote the songs but never performed them, reversed roles and took the spotlight as backup to the Olivia Newton-John concert. Paul Williams who has written for such big name singers as The Carpenters, Three Dog Night and Helen Reddy, sang some of the hits that made these people famous. " Family Affair, " " Lonely Hearts, " " Here Comes Inspiration " , " If We Could Still Be Friends " , and " A Little Bit a Love " were just some of the well-known favorites that this talented composer-singer entertained the crowd with. 100 101 SPRING BLOW OFF A mini-Woodstock? One would think so with the lined up carloads of fun loving beer drinkers that rode, walked or even bicycled to the second annual Spring Blowoff held May 1. An estimated 7,500 persons attended the event which featured 68 containers of " liquid refreshment. REO Speedwagon blasted out the sounds and the sun provided the good time atmosphere condusive to relaxing in the grass and forgetting about school for a few careless hours. t - jiri-. j--: i: U, ' . i9S 102 103 104 105 It ' s frisbee throwing time again skateboarding down tlie International Mall and lounging afternoons on the Corbett Center lawn outdoor concerts (I should be studying) It ' s intramural softball joggers and sunny hours of poolside leisure (But I ' ve got a test tomorrow) It ' s cool, dusky evenings and who cares about the test! I want to sit back and feel the sun It ' s spring. 106 Ah m HBHHI Q ■■■ ■ ' ' " ' iiliTii 1 £ 107 NIRA RODEO Warm spring weather and top competitors from 13 regional schools attracted good crowds for the 31st an- nual NIRA Rodeo hosted by the Aggie Rodeo Association. Held at the Lester Harrelson Memorial Arena, outstanding performances were made by Sid Morrow, Albert Lyon, Steve Harper, and Jennifer Haynes. Other festivities in- cluded this year ' s NMSU Rodeo Queen Sharlene Harris turning her duties over to the newly crowned Nancy Lee, a Sophmore majoring in Animal Science. I OB 109 110 -■ -- % - ■ -im, I GRADUATION Quite a bicentennial flair this year as over 650 graduates ceremoniously filed into Pan American Center with their red, white and blue tassles swinging from their caps. The 83rd annual New Mexico State Commencement on May 15, 1976 was marked with the usual array of teary mothers, proud dads, aunts, uncles, brothers, and sisters all busily snapping their cameras for those unforgettable memories of graduation day. For the grads themselves, sitting solumnly through the endless list of names, came mingled feelings of relief, pride and even the finnest tinge of sentiment. In the truest sense of the word, graduation meant mov- ing on to a different challenge . . . with a couple of wistful backward glances. 112 STAGE BAND CONCERT 113 SPORTS FOOTBALL Aggie football 75 held hopes of being NMSU ' s first winning season since Warren Woodson ' s 1967 squad compiled a 7-2-1 record. Opening at home on a cold rainy night, the Aggies rewarded 12,645 drenched fans with a 14-10 victory over the Drake Bulldogs. They followed up that triumph with two more, a come-back, 31-24 victory over rival UTEP in El Paso and a 17-14 win over the Lamar Cards in Beau- mont, Texas. Then came the Ragin ' Cajuns of SW Louisiana and the end of the Aggies ' early success. NMSU was trounced 31-7. A spectacular end-zone catch by talented Duriel Harris in the fourth quarter gave Ags their only touchdown. The Aggies ended their season with a 5-6 season record. 116 117 SCORES NMSU 14 Drake 10 31 UTEP 24 17 Lamar 14 7 SWLa. 35 7 Tulsa 35 26 Wichita 24 3 San Diego 48 16 Tx. Arl. 10 Wst. Tx. 38 20 N.Tx. 24 118 119 120 121 BASKETBALL Exhibiting unexpected ball handling ability Aggies found new and innovative ways to feed their teammates. Led by Senior guard, John DiBiase NMSU made an average 15.1 assists per game. Individual Aggies also produced stand-out performances. DiBiase ' s 262 assists gave him a record and the field goal shooting accuracy of Russell Letz, 53.7%, gave him the top mark in that category. Senior Bill Allen established himself as one of the top players in the Missouri Valley Conference. Allen garnered a place for himself in the Aggie record book with 1,018 points to his credit over his four year stay at NMSU. Under first-year coach Ken Hayes, the Aggies finished fifth in the Valley with a 4-8 conference record. )22 123 124 125 SCORES NMSU 102 Texas-Arlington 84 129 Houston Baptist 97 49 UTEP 47 62 UTEP 54 70 UNM 85 82 UNM 68 87 Southern Meth. 94 104 Denver 100 75 Nebraska 79 90 Brigham Young 79 72 Baylor 75 61 Wichita State 70 72 Drake 79 68 Southern III. 70 59 West Texas St. 61 91 Bradley 85 70 Wichita State 78 104 Sul Ross State 84 66 West Texas St. 68 101 Angelo State 87 97 Univ. of Tulsa 94 114 Eastern NM 98 99 Bradley Univ. 93 105 Drake Univ. 99 83 Univ. of Tulsa 86 125 Hardin-Simmons 102 103 Southern III. 92 126 127 138 i r ' 129 BASEBALL The NMSU Diamondmen, now 15-24 finished their season with a pair of doubleheaders against New Mexico Highlands University. Hopes for a winning season flew over the backstop when the baseball team was beaten the previous weekend in three straight games against the University of Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. There will not be any post-season play for NMSU because the Missouri Valley Conference baseball championships have been cancelled due to only four teams being entered in the tournament. A - 130 131 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL The Roadrunner Volleyball team is one of eight best in the country in United States Volleyball Association (USVBA) play. It proved just that by whopping the Dallas Volleyball Club 15-7 and 15-9 May 1 in Midland. Dallas had won its regional and was playing the Roadrunners for one of the eight seeds at the national tourney May 1 8 through May 22 in Schenectady, New York. The women also played a practice round against the U.S. national team while in Midland, and won one game 15-10. J -r J7 133 COACH KEN HAYES Ken Hayes is new to Aggieland but at winning he ' s strictly an old hand. Having coached for 19 years and never having field- ed anything but a winner, the 42-year old Hayes heads up a program that ' s familiar with his trademark. The aggies, who have been to the NCAA tournament six of the last nine years, and Hayes, who has a 308-126 overall career record, are hardly strangers when it comes to winning. As head coach at Missouri Valley Conference for Tulsa for the past seven years, Hayes moved to NMSU to succeed Lou Henson, but if it was Henson who laid the foundation of success at NMSU, it ' s Hayes who looks to build it to new heights. n 134 )CKV. UtB. 1 KM SPIRIT MMNniTOUOIfflCI NHL imHsn M lUMcaMsmsT VE llNTENTNESS «UTV MILITV TO HMST lOMS nMTTiTiaiwnWWTK ONf ton coma cnavTun :fL. aiMCMCIMMMH TiaMHi«KKM«itaiL OOPERATION ENTHUSIASM flK Mi. lMI Of M CO«0SMB Ml» rMK M» Sll TMC rNUisioc tout HtW WAT H IM YOUt WAU MMSU AGO»€S -Ti X V I ' !»3 135 ■ l iS ' : : «r- it m ■WW ' •5? H P HB ii -..,.-,-_ B 1 K ORGANIZATIONS " (j E: SWASTIKA Attention! All Swastika staff members — man- datory meeting tonight— 1 1 :30 p.m.— Cathy bring the cards — Rick, the booze — Liz, the sexy dress— Kathleen, cigarette holders— Ron, the cigars— Denise the low slung hats— Benton— well Benton, bring that luscious body of yours . . . Actually aside from the meetings, we ' re those friendly helpful people that you see snapping pic- tures around campus and compiling them into each years super duper NMSU yearbook. It ' s not easy. But we try. Cathy Chaney is our fearless leader. Benton Greer is the assistant fearless leader, Liz Hayes answers the phone and is in charge of getting organizations to please identify their pictures. We have a lot of anonymous pics— you ' d be sur- prised. Catherine R. Chaney Editor-in-chief 13B Ron McCulloch Photographer Elizabeth Hayes Secretary, Organ. Editor Kathleen Gregory Copy Editor 139 John McDowell Advertising Manager Photographers shoud be seen and not heard!!??!! Benton Greer Managing Editor 140 Another busy day at the Swastika Ricardo Rickman Photo Editor 141 Demise Stratton is in charge of doing layouts, Ron McCulloch, Robert Serna, and Rick Rickman are in charge of taking the anonymous pics and I, Kathleen Gregory am in charge of writing this. Together we have hoped to produce the best yearbook at NMSU that its had yet. We think you ' ll enjoy it. We did. Swastika ' s my brand!! Denise Stratton Layout Editor 142 CATHERINE R. CHANEY EMORIAL RUMPUS ROOM Official Swastika " conference " room. " " 1 143 ROUND-UP Round Up is NMSU ' s student newspaper published three times a week with a circulation of 8,000. Funded by ASNMSU, the Round Up ' s major change for 1975-76 was the utilization of its own typesetting equipment. The equipment has made deadlines for late- breaking stories more flexible, saved money and involved students in more of the producation process. The intrepid staff of almost 50 (some of whom oc- casionally showed up for work) diligently spent the year muckracking, writing, snapping pictures, typesetting, sell- ing ads, laying out and a pasting up pages, investigating, interviewing and printing " all the news that fits. " Writers: JudI Williams, Suzanne Gaines. Jose Lopez, Dave Slade. Elaine De Rosa. David Garcia, Becky Salas, Carl Hawley, Steve Brockett, Dwayn Chapline. Chris Lilley, Richard Miller U4 Advertising: Tina Ellstrom. Manager, Roger Paul, Alisa Andress. Jerry Donohue. Jim Hanifen, Carl Kight, Mark Delman Eric Lynes Paper Boy 145 Grant Kotocsky, Moira Jameson, Mike Boggs. Scott Merville, Nancy Johnson, Fred Herrera. Linda Farrell, Editor, Tim Parker, Steve Brown. 144 Ben Diven, Steve Sylvester, Bill DIven. John Benesh Photographer I, • y. Kathleen Gregory Cal Wax Jerry Large, Wayne Leupold, Karen Morrison, Fred Herrera. 147 KNMS KNMS is the campus owned, student operated radio station. Located in Corbett Center, the station provides the NMSU student with a variety of music ranging from contemporary and progressive rock to the golden oldies. Under Sheila Mullin, Production Director and Ricl Ricl man, Program Director, KNMS plans its own program format which includes producing all advertising spots and having special features . . . like the infamous Masked Minuteman! Jeff Guide. Manager 148 Ricardo Rickman, Program Director r Sheila Mullin, Production Director Sue Minor, Secretary 149 Wi ttiw ' w rmif i Mi n ' t 150 151 ALPHA ZETA (first row) Pat Hitson, Richard Vaughn, Ann Nelson (second row) Mark Hudson, Bod Judgens (third row) John Winder, Curtis Hinton, Cliff Co pel and. (first row) t arlh Lewis, Nancy Lee, Sheri Brainard (second row) John Wayne Davis, ( largaret Green (third row) K evin Walker, Clake Jones, Brian Alsup. 132 (first row) Karen Killebrew (second row) Max Best (third row) David Jackson. David Powell, Lynn Terpening (first row) David Yates. Olivia Cloman, Sarah Davis (second row) Jimi IVIiller. Steve Daugherty (third row) Clyde Hudson, Dave Baker. 153 CARDINAL KEY In April of this year, Las Campanas, the junior honorary became part of the national junior honorary known as Cardinal Key. Campanas had originally been a local service organization on campus since the 1950 ' s. Members are those students with a high scholastic rank- ing of 3.2 or better. The group was involved in various ser- vice projects for the university and community which in- cluded a Halloween party in conjunction with PAL and a jelly bean contest for Muscular Dystrophy. (first row) Karen Moore, Cristlna Ullbarri, Dolores Gallegos (second row) Marsha Rosser, Gayla Drake, Diane Makkonen, Karen Young. (first row) Barbara Wastiburn, Diane Makkonen. Marsfia Rosser. Nancy Dulas, Stierry Johnson, Karen Young, Pal Fulmer (se- cond row) Becky Teuber. Olivia Cloman, Dolores Gallegos, Cristina Ullbarri, Gayla Drake, Peggy Rose. Karen Moore, Sarah Garde, Mrs. EInora Wiley. 154 ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE Want to know what ' s going on around campus? The Activity Connmittee can probably tell you. Funded y ASNMSU the group is connposed of students representing a wide range of interests and ideas. According D their decision and the consensus of student opinion, the ASNMSU programing budget is spent. Under the irection of James Williams, director, the group strives to present the NMSU student with a variety of ac- vities available to him. However, as with any large group one can ' t always please everybody. " But we sure io our best to try! " said Barbara Hubbard, director of student activities who works in conjunction with the rganization. Pictured above are James Williams, Nina Romero, Tommy Jewel, Roy Degler, and Judy Polan- 0. 155 (first row) Art Viescas— President, Larry Torres— Secretary-Treasurer. Tom Barna (second row) Joan Morris, Linda Camp, Chandan Randhawa, Linda Cammack. Richard Orsai , Mimi Bosley, Carolyn Bergsagel— Vice President, Susan Carah. The Russian Club is not only for Russians but rather those interested in the language itself. The Russian Club has been on campus about six years and organizes various activities that emphasize the Russian heritage and culture. This year the group performed a play called " The Crimson Flower, " a Russian version of Beauty and the Beast. Every year the club also has an exhibition in mini-world, a Russian Christmas banquet with traditional Russian dishes prepared and someone from the club ac- tually visits Russia and gives a campus-wide lecture about his travels. RUSSIAN CLUB 156 ew Officers: (first row) Jean Ann Dawson — BA Econ Rep., Gayla rake— Treas. (second row) Neil LongwIII — BA Econ Rep., Susan hampers- Sect., Dr. Carlos Restrepo— faculty advisor, Linda Bangen— V. Pres., ob Lawrence, Pres. Dr. Carlos Restrepo, faculty advisor, Susan Chambers— Secretary, Glenda Ellis— President, Bob Lawrence— Vice President. AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION The American Marketing Association was establislied to promote interest in that field. To develop these marketing aims, the club has speakers on sub- jects pertaining to marketing, money making projects with local businessmen and many club- sponsored trips to businesses in the area. Tours this year included the In- dustrial Park in Juarez, Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso and First National Bank of El Paso. ' Irst row) Susan Chambers, Linda Bangen, Bob Lawrence (second row) Marsha Rosser, Cindy ichneeburger, Gayla Drake, Jean Ann Dawson, Glenda Ellis, Neil Longwill. 157 (first row) Joe Harpoon, Jerry Timmons, Greg Petersen, Danny Bernal (second row) Bruce Schwenke, John Ridge, Steve Hughes, Genaro Chanez, Kim Graham (third row) Russel Liles, Jim Tester, Dave Fenske, Larry Smothers, Mike Boggs (fourth row) Allen Galbraith, Roger Swick, Ted Payne, Miles Godbey, Dan Barrett, Ken Alridge, Jeff Coy, Wayne Hickson, Terry Groves, Dennis Elliott. SIGMA NU Sigma Nu fraternity began its third year at New Mexico State by movinc into the Hiram Hadley home on El Paseo Rd. To help celebrate America ' s 200th anniversary the fall pledge class painted water hydrants red, white and blue These water hydrants are located in and around the downtown mall. The fraternity entered a float in the homecoming parade and won firs place under the theme of solar energy. The club had fund-raising projects, on« of which was a concert at Corbett Center featuring a group from Nashville call- ed The Four Guys. The fraternity also helped the community with many civic projects In- cluding raising money for Muscular Dystrophy, the Heart Fund and par ticipating in the Budweiser city-wide clean up and renovation of the Las Cruce; Boys Club. The group was awarded, for the second year in a row, the Greei ' Week All Around Fraternity Traveling Spirit Trophy. 158 Ill ii nineii iitii « 111 SIIS ife • ' 159 First Row: J. Roberts. R. Borrego, M. Neel. W. Ward, C. Thomas, L. Morgan. N Longwell, J. Thomas. Second Row; E. Carlson, D. Walters. P. Villescas, R. Grubbs, B. Crespin, A. PIditt, S. Jordon, S. Stuart. Top: D. Sparks. I SIGMA CHI Sigma Chi Social Fraternity will probably be be; remembered for their annual Derby Days, a week Ion event filled with games and competitions between th various clubs on campus. Aside from social activities, th group has also been involved in fund raising for Cerebri Palsy, the Wallace Village for Children, a rehabilitatio center, blood drives and also helping at the Garcia Fostc Home. The fraternity has received citations for service t the United Way and have worl ed in other community sei vice projects. Sigma Chi has been in existance on th NMSU campus since December 15, 1968. 160 Sigma Chi officers: Marshall Neel, President, Scott Stuart, Vice Presi dent, Rick Borrego, Secretary, Dick Sparks, Social Chairman. 161 AG AND HOME EC. COUNCIL The Ag and Home Ec Council was established to serve as a sounding board for all organizations within the College of Agriculture and Home Economics and to provide recreational and educational activities for students. The club-sponsored activities this year included organizing Ag Day, Ag Week and the Ag Day Dance. M1HW f ! niiiii IPi T nn 1 . ■ 1 ■iii KnJI 11. s fHui 1 I H L - Hl M k. H K IwH 1 VJ-v g y l 4d FtII Jt " ' f H ■ ; l I Q " v ' --M F ' l r : ♦■ ' f ■, Hi w , ' r Officers: Ozena Crosswhite, Max Best, Ann Locknane, Gary Parker, Cliff Copeland. Ann Nelson. J. Paul Baxter. Ann Nelson. William Barrett, Melanie Deason, Dr. Beck. Joe Knight, Rosemary Newlin. Ozena Crosswtiite. Oscar Sedillo, Max Best, Mel Gnatkowski, Ann Locknane, Virginia Pettigrew, Don Hoffieins. Kevin Walker, Cliff Copeland, Cindy Hall. Gary Parker. 162 HORT FORUM The Hort Forum has been at NMSU for five years and involves all students interested in Horticulture. This years activities included the construction of a greenhouse. The forum also sponsored the flower judging team, who com- peted in the national flower judging at Texas A M. In March the club held its annual Hort Fair in which hundreds of students as well as outside guests viewed the plants on display. In addition to this the group had various money making projects such as sponsoring a dance and holding the weekly flower sales and plant clinic. This year a travel- ing flower cart was also seen peddling flowers on campus. The organization also has bimonthly seminars in which outside speakers, professors and students themselves present discussions about various aspects of horticulture. 163 164 TAU BETA SIGMA If you ' re a woman and in the NMSU band, you will probably be a member of Tau Beta Sigma, the band sorority. Since 1970, the purpose of this organization is to assist the NMSU band and also foster fellowship among its members. This year ' s service projects included painting the tower for the marching field, mending band uniforms and passing out programs at recitals. On the more social side, the club had a progressive dinner, skating parties and also planned a party and wiener roast during the week of marching before school starts. Officers— Paula Hilton— Secretary, Mictiaela Anaya- Vice President, Nancy Burr— Treasurer. Ellen Thomas— President. (first row) Nancy Stoll, Michiaela Anaya. Paula Hilton (second row) Pam Allen, Nancy Burr. 165 (first row) Roberta Domengas, Carol Taylor, Carol Laradie, Margaret Payton, Lea Pederson (second row) Jill Higbee. Carol Fischer, Terry Lobato, Reina Romero, Chris Collier. Corina Reyes, Barbara Hitson (third row) Beth Greenwell, Debbie Emerick, Marie Turney, Nancy Dulas, Patti Maudslay, Nixie Stephens, Anne Weyer, Jovita Verimontes. AHEA The American Home Economics Association has been on campus five years. It is designed to provide professional development of college students, promote interest in home economics and provide application of classroom experiences. This year the group attended the fall workshop for officers and the state meeting in April. They also participated in the Barrier Breakers handicapped relays, Ag Day and the Ag Council picnic as well as sponsoring their own dance. The club also gives out two $50 scholarships to deserving students in the home ec field. AHEA officers: (first row) Becky Teuber— President, Paula Roybal— Treasurer. Nyla WIdner— Vice President, (second row) Ann Brenan— Ag HEc Council Rep. spring, Carol Wright— Historian, Ann Locknane— Ag HEc Council Rep. fall, Virginia Pettigrew. Ag HEc Council Rep. spring, Miss Berneita Hendrix. sponsor. 166 RHODES HALL STAFF AND DORM COUNCIL The Rhodes Hall Dorm Council is a group elected to plan the residence hall budget and organize all social events. This year Rhodes Hall won first place for the se- cond year in a row tor their indoor Christmas decorations. They also have been active in Interhall Council and have participated in intramural sports, Derby Days and Homecoming. Other social events in- clude mini-concerts, pizza party, a square dance and various speakers and programs. Running a residence hall is much like running a business. There are those that are responsible for its running properly and smoothly. These people come in the form of Resident Assistants who are available as counselors to the girls and the Desk Attendants who maintain the front desk. And overseeing the whole operation is Mrs. Bettye Morgan officially known as the Head Resident but more lovingly known as " Mom Morgan. " Rhodes Hall Staff: (bottom to top) Babette Saenz— RA, Victoria Nord- quist— SRA, Debbie Knoepfel— RA. Nancy Wyrick— DA, Carrie Henry— DA. Ellen Miller— RA, Kathy McCormick — DA, Kathleen Gregory— RA, Jill Myers— RA, Barbara Sphor— DA, Mrs. Bettye " Mom " Morgan— Head Resident. Rhodes Hall Dorm Council; Gina Boccucci— President (seated) (stan- ding I. to r.) Nancy Grace— Treasurer, Amy Bigbee— Secretary, Marilyn Webb — Vice President. 167 Ken Duling, Pylortes (Sgt-at-arms), Kelly Wallace, Grammateus (Secretary), Mark Watson, Hypophetes (Chaplain), Phil Ashcraft, Histor (Historian), Phil Giesey, Epiprytanis (Vice President), Rick Peck, Prytanis (President), Pat Macias, Crysophylos (Treasurer), Stephen Pierce, Hegemon (New Member Educator). TAU KAPPA EPSILON Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity has been on campus since 1921. Originally founded as Gannma Sigma the fraternity officially became TKE in 1934. Major achievements for 1 975-76 have been that the organization has doubled in growth and Bill Cobb received the Greek Man of the Year Award. The fraternity was very active in many IFC programs along with sponsoring a Christmans Final, Spring Red Carnation Ball, work days for charity and participating in Handicap Awareness Week. 168 R, Allensworth, S. Anaya, W. Poling, D. Suike, R. Peck, E. Mazur, M. Watson, R. Wade, K. Wallace, T. Henderson, G. Swigerl, H. Pederson, S. Sallee, R. Goodwin, K. Gomez, J. Hummel, J. O ' Leary, T. Johnson, T. Binder, L. Dunsworth. N. Weideman, L. Jones, R. Daily, L. Anthony, K. Duling, D. Farrell, A. Musley, A. Gurvie, K. Maxwell, P. Ashcraft, P. Giesey. D. Sandell, R. Guynn, B. Cobb, P. Macias, S. Pierce, P. Gomez, A. Lucero, D. Martinez. 169 CHI OMEGA Chi Omega is a social sorority which has been active in service as well as social events. This year the sorority had a Halloween Party for the Garcia Foster Home, Christmas Caroling at the Valley Villa Nursing Home and participated in the Pitch- in, Clean-Up program on campus. The sorority also won the Sigma Chi Derby Days, Greek Sing, Greek games and the Spirit and civic award from Greek Week. In addition Chi Omega received the scholarship trophy for the sorority with the highest accumulative grade point. M. Sanders, J. Davis, M. Sloan, C. Hughes, S. McCarter, E. Wood, L. Reveler, W. Scott, L. Willella C. Kerr, A. Barr, R. Martin, K. Warbel, L. Cooper, S. Brown, T. Jennings, A. RIsch. Officers; A. Riscfi, P. Fulmar, B. Broadhurst, M. Trujillo, C. Provlne, President, C. Koch. 170 A. Barr, K. Koskovich, J. Floyd. C. Koch, L. Villella, E. Wood, K. Waibel, A. Risch, J. Sanger, R, Moartin, J. Carpenter, H. Beat- ly, L. Cooper, M. Sanders, T. Jennings, B. Broadhurst, A. Salopek, S. Risch, J. Davis, M. Trujillo, C. Kerr, M. Sloan, S. McCarter, J. Nye, W. Thurow, M. Gordon, C. Hughes, W. Scott, G. Igle, A. Scott, A. Gose, C. Provine, D. Frizzel, V. Wood, S. Brown, P. Fulmer, J. Meadows, C. " mom " Perry, L. Reveler, P. Clark, S. Broadhurst. M. Tru]Mlo, C. Koch, P. Fulmer, C. Provine, J. Carpenter, J. Nye. J. Sanger. A. Scott. C. " mom " Perry. M. Gordon. P. Clarke. V. Wood, J. Meadows, B. Broadhurst, D. Frizzel, W. Thurow, A. Gose, K. Koskovich, G. Igle, J. Floyd, A. Salopek, H. Beatty, S. Broadhurst, S. Risch, ACTIVES. 171 (first row) Sammy Chioda, Susan Nichols, Les Carnell, Kennetli Marchetti, Robert Swanson (second row) Dr. Downs, advisor, Vickie Bowen, Richard Anlram. Tom Stripling, Patti Carnes, David LaBarge (third row) Larry Whiteman, Arthur Valdez II, Melissa Menke, Richard Garcia. Susan Little, Marge Singleton. BA ECON The Business Administration and Economics Council began in 1965 and continues to promote closer un- derstanding between students, faculty, administration and the various organizations in the business college. The club awards two scholarships for business majors and spon- sors an Awards Day for the college along with the annual BA Econ picnic. The group also had a dance for fund raising and donated food to needy families as part of their Thanksgiving service project. (first row) R(chard Antram— President, David LaBarge— Vice President, (second row) Arthur Valdez II — Parliamentarian, Tom Stripling— Treasurer, Richard Garcia— Secretary. 172 ASSOCIATED WOMEN STUDENTS The Association of Women Students was founded in 1956 to give voice to the needs of the woman student on campus. For over 20 years the organization has worked for continued awareness and development of women as individuals and in relation to society. This year ' s activities inclu ded sponsoring of various movies, poetry reading, ERA lecture and discussion, Alice Doesn ' t Day Rally, macrame workshop, bartending workshop, bicycle safety and auto mechanics workshop. Women of Achievement Banquet and the maintenance of the Woman ' s House on campus. (first row) Sandy Stulting— reporter, Lil Montnao— Treasurer, Linda Tegtmeier— Secretary (second row) Sarah Garde— President, Marsha Rosser— Campus Contact, Louise Wade— Executive Vice President, Nyla Widner — Educational Vice President. (first row) Marilyn Martinez, Nyla Widner, Jackie Duran, Lisa Itanco, Amy Botwink. Peggy Arensdorf (second row) Mindy Silverman, Wendy Kaderly, Barbara Parker— UCW Representative, Linda Tegtmeier, Sandy Stulting, Sarah Garde. Stephanie Euler. 173 PLAYMAKERS If you ' re in drama then you ' re probably a member of Playmakers, the drama club on campus since 1939. The purpose of this group is to create experience in drama for the student. It is strictly a production organization and is involved in all plays performed at NMSU. This year ' s Playmaker productions included Ah Wilderness, Appleseed, Dark of the Moon, and You Can ' t Take It With You. 174 ' X ' -:- ' X.-t ' - 175 CRIMSON PRIDERS What ' s Crimson and White and has lots of good ol ' Aggie spirit? It ' s a Crimson Prider! Armed with a megaphone and accompanied by the NMSU band, these dedicated cheerleaders can be seen at every game inspiring our teams on the victory. What does it take to be a cheerleader? Well, a smile to begin with, some good dan- cing steps and the conviction that being an NMSU Aggie is the only way to be. First Row: Kary Cargill, Pat Jones, Kathy Singh. Second Row: Kathy Koskovich, Darnell Smith Lori Wilson 176 The Society for the Advancement of Management SAM) has been in existence at NMSU for five years and vas organized to give members a better understanding of he current happenings and problems in all fields of management. Throughout the year the group makes field Tips to businesses such as Levi Strauss and Graham ' s -uneral Home, to view a first hand glimpse of the manage- ment process. SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MANAGEMENT 177 S. Henry, J. Kennedy, S. Nelson, T. Tully, F. Corey, A. Brailey, G. Anderson, M. Embrey, D. Ferris, B. Climer, M. Favelree, J. Priesnitz, J. Poole, T. Roberts, J. Dillon, S. Comeau, G. Young, D. McConnell, M, Comeau, D. Bird, J. Duggy, J. Demas, B. Porter, D. Brown, S. Boudreau, T. Parker, D. Scott, G. Gist, D. Clem, S. Hendly, B Massey, L. Rogers, J. Baker, J. Lyon, J. Cramer, A. Brit t, M. Zimmerman, M. Brown, B. Carter, J. Burton, D. Woolford, S. Graham, G. Hendrix. SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Sigma Alpha Epsilon has been active as a social fraternity on the NMSU campus since Feb. 23, 1941, when it was first called Phi Chi Psi. Today the group still main- tains a large membership and participates in many inter- fraternity functions as well as sponsoring cleanup projects throughout the city. The SAE Sweetheart for 1976 is Marilynn Meerscheidt. 178 Lonnie Anderson Pat Balkazar Steve Comeau Bob Cox Ed Little Barry Massey Joe Prelsnetz Larry Rogers Gurney Taylor SAE SENIORS 179 Debby Godley, Cam Monloya, Ellen Martin, Beth Hellwig, Eom Barna, Amy Bigbee. Carld Watson. Viv Allen, Susan Jetlnes, Jeff Neilly, Lamar Savage, Frank Condon, Babette Saenz, Babs Rochford, Rhonda Shaffer, Loren Laws, Gary Huff, Van Ward, Karl Kopperud, Darrell Glacomelli. INTERHALL COUNCIL Better living conditions? This organization which has been in existence almost as long as the dorms themselves, was founded to aid the residence halls in their programming, social activities, and any other problems that might occur in budgeting, proposals and legislation. Funded by the Housing Department, the group also spon- sors inter-dorm activities which are hoped to bring the various halls together for more social function. These in- cluded a western dance, ice cream social, turkey hunt, the Christmas decorating contest, a food service committee, a book fair, and awarding the Anthony Valach Scholarship to two students. 180 BLUE KEY (first row) D. LaBarge, R. Tachau, R. McKelvey, J. Coffer, D. Hofffieins (second row) B. Ghrene, M. Kasar, F. Bray, (third row) M. Gadby, S. Chavez (fourth row) B. Peterman, R. Vaughn, R. Reiss (fifth row) T. Romo, B. Hudgens. (I to r ) Art Rodriguez, Joe Hastetler, Karen Moore, Bruce Renne, Kelly Fissel, Carol Creager. Tom Parker. Roland Caudill. Bob Cole. Greg Lawrimore 181 ALPHA TAU OMEGA Alpha Tau Omega is a social fraternity organized on Sept. 11, 1974. The group has expanded from its six original founders to a membership of 33 and received chapter status on March 27, 1976. Their accomplishments this year have included second place in the Homecoming spirit contest, a fund raising drive for the National Epilep- tic Foundation that netted 685.00 and the purchase of a two-story house at 1505 Monte Vista. K. Tillson, R. Orr, G. Grier, B. Crume. J. Johansen, W. Hoeye, R. Sewell, P. Geissler. J Wright. M. Roberts, K. Jillson. G Grier, R. Orr, W Hoeye, R. Sewell, M. Montgomery, B. Crume, J. Johansen, P. Geissler, R. Metcalfe, M. Barajas, A McNaughton, C. Murphy, L. Florez, M. Pulte, F. Yates, D. Smith, M. Burn, G. Cole, B. Treat, K. Knoll, T. Chavez, G. Hartnett, G. Eberhart 182 First Row P Oldach, P. Hatton, Second Row: D. Dell ' Angelo M. Polk. Third Row: M. Wolfe M. Flores. Fourth Row: J. Emery, S. Silva, L. Baca, C. Manthel. Fifth Row: B, Gaye, F. Lester, J. Salamon, J. Smith. C. Hicks, C. Branch, T. Gross. Sixth Row: J. Parker, B. Stach, R. Hill. NATIONAL SPEECH AND HEARING NSSHA was organized in tlie spr- ing of 1970 in order to promote in- terest in the fields of speech pathology and audiology. The group hopes to influence professionalism and improved communication between its members and the many educational programs available. This past year the group sponsored a conference on the preacademic child ' s language development and plans to establish a NSSHA spon- sored scholarship in the future. 183 BLOCK AND BRIDLE O Block and Bridle boasts it ' s the most active club on campus that is totally self supporting. The group is part of a national organization that promotes agriculture on the college level. This includes helping 4-H and FFA youth in deciding college careers and also providing a club for agriculture students to get together in fun and learning. This year the group sponsored judging contests at the N.M. State Fair, the Southern N.M. State Fair, and Southwest International. i r S. Lowe, A. Benge, F. Padilla, D. Manning, D. Guy, M. Hudson, Rosemary Newlin, M. Raid, O. Crosswhite, C. Copeland, B. Head, D. Powell— Of- ficers. B Head. M. Hudson. S. Davis, S. Lowe, P. Quintana, S. McFall, D. BIgbee, P Valdez. D Manning, K Danley. A. Benge, R. Newlin, K Weatherford, P. HItson, N. Lee, P, Lopez, 0. Crosswhite, L, Straley, C Hall. D, Barley, J. Sachse, R Kirksey. F. Padilla. L. Hansen. C. Copeland, J. Hazlewood, B. Johnson, D Powell, V Little, D. Brown, C Quitberg, D. Guy, M. Faverino, M. Reid, G Parker, G. L. Straley. 184 (first row) Barbara Allen, Donna Jones, Debbie Langley, Sue Gonzales. Mih ,. .,es (second row) Henry Portillo, George Rascon, Dale Holland, Jim Riviera, Paul Coffer (third row) Jim Hoggatt, Dave Ferguson, Marvin May. Andy Wilson. Jack Vreeland, Charles Berry (fourth row) Monte Edwards, Sam Alden, John Constantine, Bob Burrell, Perry Sanders. VET ' S CLUB The NMSU Veteran ' s Club was initiated in 1972 to coordinate all information and activities among student veterans and their families which will encourage and benefit their academic careers and social welfare. During the past year, the group has been active in intramural sports, the Special Olympics for Handicapped children and again sponsored the annual big Spring Blowoff, a campus party at the river. The club also participates in the NACV and state-wide veteran ' s association. 185 (first row) Steve Bower, Kelly Rudy (second row) Jon Hughes, John Wheeler, Charles Boyle. ARNOLD AIR SOCIETY Linda Plante 186 Bob Goodwin, Commander (first row) Eric West, Robert Tachau, Jim Coffer, Greg Lowrimore (second row) Mark Ferrell, tvlike Kosor, Loyd Irwin, Bob Kaiser, Greg Jofinson, Bruce Salisbury. 187 f Officers: (first row) Dr. Staffeldt, Tri-Beta sponsor, Roberta Swanson. President (second row) Kathleen McLaughlin, Secretary, Robert Repass, Vice President, Vince Miller, Treasurer, Ellen Martin, A S representative. Tri-Beta is an honorary organization for biology majors and other related fields. Its members are those who have main- tained a high scholastic record and are interested in career op- portunities in their particular range of interest. The group gives three annual $50 scholarships to deserving students in a biology field and money for this was earned through a raffle at one of the football games. During the school year, Tri-Beta offers students a special study room in the biology building. The club also attended the National Tri-Beta Meeting in Tucson during April. TRI-BETA 188 (first row) C. Chaney, E. Martin, P. Rose (second row) Dr. Staffeldt, P. Morris, K. McLaugtilin, G. Randhawa (third row) J. Farris, R. Miller, B. Narvaez, C. Piper (fourth row) R. Swanson, C. Dixon, D. Martin, B. Washburn, S. Mitchell (fifth row) G. Archuleta, A. Michnovicz, D. Read, R. Repass, G. Cosimati (sixth row) R. Hunter, R. Cox, J. Priesnitz, T. Glasco, M. Cooper. 1S9 C. Ulibarri, G. Stapp, C. Melendrez, M. Barrera. S. Little, C. Conley, P. Hahn, C. Reyes, K. Seeley, K. Gregory, N. Johnson, D. Adams, Mrs. Burton, G. Ellis, M. Rosser PHI GAMMA NU Phi Gamma Nu is a national professional business sorority that was organized to foster the study of business in college and universities, promote professionalism and encourage participation in school activities. The group has several professional speaker programs and in March hosted a regional conference for the SW chapters of Phi Gamma Nu. Fund-raising and social activities include a dance, goat roast with Delta Sigma Pi, pledge socials, car- wash, and the final held each semester. The chapter was founded on December 7, 1972 and has a membership of 35 women. A McDonley. N. Johnson. K. Gregory. G. Fisher, P. Maudslay. 190 J. Sedillo, D. Schroeter, A. Downey, C. Medina. L. Mowad, P. Nye, M. Barclay, R. Graham. 191 First Row; P. Wilson, M. Barges, R. Timmons B. Jackson, L. Orr, R. Carlson, A. Lucero Second Row: R. King, S. Hendricks, M. Godbey. T. Parker, M. Bryne, Third Row: J. Priesnitz, A. Peralta, B. Cobb, S. Nelson, J. Sandoval, D. Hewitt. INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL Coordinating activities between all sororities and fraternities is the Interfraternity Council. This year the group sponsored the Great American Air Show, Greek Week and a Bike-a-thon for Muscular Dystrophy, Officers for the organization are Bill Cobb, President, Steve Comeau, Vice President, Darnell Smith, Secretary, Bryan Lee, Treasurer, and Jerry Sandoval, Rush Chairman. 192 Left to Right: K. Barbe, B. Chipeaux, T. Tully, R. Johnson, P. Hilburn, S. Terpening, D. Hale, J. Long, B. Henry, A. Buss, C. Carlson, N. Brenton, G. Hoskins, D. Flagstead. BETA ALPHA PSI Beta Alpha Psi is a professional accounting association comprised of honor students in the field of ac- counting. This past year the club organized a tutoring lab to assist lower division accounting students who had homework problems. The group also conducted a monthly award for an outstanding student as CPA of the month, and a tax assistance service for low income families. T. Foss, C. Chavez, C. Watkins, C. Kight, J. Yee, D. Krupka, R. Althraus, D. Templeton, L. Plants, D. Ortega, W. Pescllka. A. Foster, P. Brecht, M. Seaton, M. Wofford, A. Savage, advisor, K. Marchetti. 193 DELTA ZETA Delta Zeta, a social sorority for women, states as its primary aims as being the development of character and the building of deep friendship among its members. The organization has been on campus since April 29, 1950. This year the sorority sponsored a spring retreat, various fundraising activities, a Valentines fling, the Delta Zeta Final and philantropic projects for speech and hearing. Officers: T. White, D. Denise, C. Torres, Bottom Row: S. Bennett, N. Bruner, W. Stephens. Spring Pledge Class; J. O ' Leary, H. Pederson, T. Roberts, V. Day, A. Rubio, N. Weidman, P. Yiart, R. Singh. Actives: M Webb, K. Mannon, T. White. C. Aragon. W. Stephens, L. Delgado, A. Borde. L. Peckham. C. Torres, D. Denise, S. Sturgeon, S. Bennett, L. Zamora, J. Cauiggia, S. Carah, K. Singh. 194 I4j Back Row: K. Krause, L. Jones, A Lopez, P Berry, L. Azbill, C. Millwee, L. Hollman, D. Farrell, M. Jackson. Middle Row: B. Faluey, M. Rogers, K. Kuame, D. Lewis, D. Marsh, C. Heames, Y. Dominguiz. Bottom Row: K. Maxwell, J. Assel, D. Graft. Back Row: Whole DZ Group: V. Day, J. O ' Leary. T. White, H. Pederson, P. Berry, C. Aragon, L. Azbill. C. Millwee, T. Roberts, L. Holman, M. Rogers, Third Row: J. Moore, L. Peckham, D. Farrell, A. Lopez, K. Krause. K. Kuamme. M. Webb, J. Caviggia, W. Stephens, D. Lewis, B. Falvey, L. Jones, B. Blackman, A, Sauceda, L. Zamora. Second Row: P. Ylart, A. Borde . D. Denlse, S. Bennett, K. Mannon, S. Sturgeon, M. Jackson, Mrs. Daugherty, C. Heames, Y. Domingueq, Front Row: C. Torrez, N. Weld- man. K. Maxwell, A. Rublo, J. Assel, L. Delgado, K. Singh, C. Graft, D. Marsh, S. Carah. 195 PHI KAPPA TAU Phi Kappa Tau is a social fraternity that has existed on the NMSU campus for 28 years. Aside from various fundraising and social events, the fraternity sponsored the Pin Ball Marathon for a local foster home and also the Phi Tau annual Regatta, which is a tube race down the Rio Grande with a party at the river afterward. The fraternity also actively participates in Greek Week, Greek Sing and other interfraternity functions. KT KT ' l KT " - •■m First row: K. Shaw. D. Stewart, S. Thompson, T. Hutchins. Second row: R. King, D. Clarl , W. Cross. Phi Tau Little Sisters: (bottom I. to r.) J. Floyd. A Gose. V. Wood. L. Anderson, D. Wood. K. Koskovlch. M. Stephen, T. Montoya, L. Stephan, M. Lyons, S. Grandle. 196 .. V ■ttt.i ' it» " .a»BS.., s Phi Kappa Tau: (top) Carl Creager, Randy Chillion, Phil Smith, Steve Chevannes, Steve Huttanus. Mike Winfrey. Dennis Stell. Ron Petrozelka, Rob McComas. Steve Porter, John Durkin, Richard George, Robert Hanna, Dave Stewart, Bob Jackson, (bot- tom) Bryan Luikens, Kim Lawson, Charles Spencer, Roy King, Mark Dupree, Gary Davis, Milford Thompson, Scott Thompson, Don Clark, Jay Guthrie, Don Spies, Dave Strauss, Larry Duke, Tom Hutchins, Ron Standefer, Tony Ramirez, Ray Rogers, Warren Cross. 197 PI BETA PHI Pi Beta Phi is a women ' s social sorority and has been in existence at NMSU since January 22, 1972. Its activities rang from social spaghetti suppers to participation in the Panhellenic Arthritis Foundation drive and sponsors of an All-Greek car wash for Maureen Miller who was the victim of a hit and run accident last August. Fall Pledges: First Row— K. Williams, K. Milllcan, P. Sanchez, Y. Casarez. Second Row— T Johnson, B. Barrett, T. Hayes, A. Morrison, M. Myerly. Third Row— R. Lipira, A. Bliss, A. Hopkins, D. Ford. Actives; First Row— C. Cooper, C. Ferguson, J. Heckler. L. Stefan, S. Abeyta. Second Row— D. Powell. B. Jameson. L. McCowen, S. Garmon, S. Ahrens, P. Armbrecht, M. Stefan, C. Hillger, J. Wilson. Third Row— M. Rosser, M. Lyons, S. Grandle. D. Sloane, G. Ryanczak. 198 First Row: Y. Casarez, S. Abeyta. T. Johnson, K. Williams. J. Heckler. Second Row: D. Ford, D. Sloane, L. Stefan, L. McCowen. C. Ferguson. M. Ashcraft. Third Row: M. Myerly, B. Jameson. K. Millican. C. Menefee. P. Sanchez. A. Hopkins, S. Garmon. C. Cooper. P. Armbrecht. M. Rosser. D. Powell. Fourth Row: M. Stefan. G. Ryanczak, C. Hillger. M. Lines, S. Ahrens. T. Hayes. G. Smallwood. A. Bliss, R. Lipira, B. Barrett, D. Makkonen, J. Wilson, A. Morrison, S. Grandle. Officers: First Row— M. Lines. J. Wilson, J. Heckler, L. Stefan. Second Row— B. Jameson, S. Garmon, S. Grandle, S. Ahrens, G. Ryanczak. D. Sloane, D. Powell, P. Armbrecht. 199 THETA CHI Gamma Nu Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity was founded at NMSU on April 9, 1948. During its 28 year history, Theta Chi has won many awards and trophies, in- cluding NMSU ' s Presidents trophy and being named first runner-up to Theta Chi ' s Lewis Memorial Award for the most improved chapter. Very active in campus affairs, Theta Chi sponsors the annual " Red OX Stampede " each fall, and in addition is very active during Homecoming week and Greek Week. Theta Chi was one of the first national fraternities to organize a little sisters program. Helen Stibbard, recently won first runner-up in this year ' s Miss NM Universe, com- peting as Miss Los Alamos. Active also in other activities is Russell Letz. an outstanding Basketball player. Front: D. Hewitt, L. Wachel. H. Baca. J. Sandoval. E. Trujlllo. P. Trujillo, D. Chavez. R. Trout. E. Spence. Back: J. Corder. G. Wooten, D. Cunningham, K. Wagner, W. Peterson, R. Cordova, S. Ramirez, J. Hale, J. Rogers, C. Wilson, M. Hunter. 200 Front Row: A. White, D. Segotta, C. Hall, P. Rutherford. Back; J. Caviggia, B Helwig, R. Singh, D. Hanson, D. Marsh, M. Chavez, G. Romero, K. Ott. Pledge Marshall Phil Trujillo, Ned Pendleton, Bruce Berry, Gilbert Casarez, Don Sparks, Hector Magallenas, Richard Cordova, Plege Marshall. Helen Stibbard 201 f ' f r r! Active Members: Front Row: M. Chambers, S. Haas, M. Meerscheidt, J. Jones. Second Row: A. Andress. D. Moreland, J. Johnson, M. Chavez, P. Cates, M. Hoffman, C. Hall, K. McSmith, C. Newsom. Third Row: P. Casselman. J. MacDougall, R. Porter, M. Birdwell, M. Hill, L. Campbell, L. Seale, P. Omick, P. Rutherford, M. Maars. ZETA TAU ALPHA The Beta Nu Chapter of ZTA has the distinction of being the first women ' s sorority on campus. It was installed on December 2, 1928, and since then has kept up an active reputation as one of the largest of the women ' s organizations. This year ' s activities included a window wash for the chapter ' s philantropy NARC, a service project with ATO to pick up trash by the river, a valentine party, Spring Final and participation in Derby Days, Greek Week, Intramuals and other interfraternity functions. 202 ( ek Officers: Leigh Ann Cannpbell, Patti Gates, Lisa Seale, Thonda Porter, Mary Helen Birdwell, Jacl ie MacDougall, Charlotte Hall, Cherri Newsom. Fall and Spring Pledge Classes: P. Wilson, K. Buchholz, S. Summers, N. Machin, C. Armbrust, T. Seale, K. Clendenen, D. Basham, B. Rodrigueq, C. Gantz, D. DeMarsh, C. Domingueq, K. Hudson, A. Trammell, C. Porter, M. Dorwart. L. Beeman. L. Schluter. 203 WRC ASSOCIATION The Women ' s Residence Center Association is connposed of those residents interested in arranging for ex- tracurricular activity within the residence hali. The organization serves as the prin- ciple coordinator for ail projects and social functions that the residents decide to have. This year ' s schedule included a Homecoming float, Halloween Carnival, Christmas party, participation in Derby Days and movies shown in the WRC rec room. Officers: First Row; Susan Dagnan. Cambria Montoya, sponser, Second Row: Debby Godley. Margy Wilkinson, Anita Archibeque. Active Mennbers: First Row: Patricia Gabaldon. Emma Phillips. Tomasita Roderiguez. Linda Mondragon, Susan Dagnan. Fran Utterback. Pam Boggus. Rhonda Shaffer. Second Row: Liz Hayes. Caroline Habacz. Namcy Brenton, Cam Montoya, Debby Godley. Anita Archibeque. f largey Wilkinson. Terry Porter. Cendy Dubay. Back Row: Beth Helwig, Bar Salazar, Jeanne Colbert. Babs Rochford. Viv Allen. Caria Watson. Sheryl Ingverson. Liz Bennett. 204 STUDENT NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION The Student National Education Association (SNEA) is a campus organization aimed at promoting professional development among future teachers and raising the teaching standards on the campus. With these goals in mind, the club had a display in the Corbett Little Gallery for American Eucation Week, they won the best theme award for their Homecoming float, and O ' Donnell Hall was festive for Christmas by decorations received from public school children. Spring projects included an education Workshop, spring dinner and awards banquet and also numberous speakers and films throughout both semesters. SNEA Officers J. Payne. K. Duhler, S. Hill, D. Fish, R Stefoin. D. Villalobos, R. Rockwell. A. Terrell. A. Chavez, N. Fish, S. Vancil, B Paden, V. Coleman. S. Graves, M. Phillips. B. Brousseau, C. Prichard, K. Jentette, S. Simpson, M. Trujillo, A. Rubio, N. Garcia, B. Rockwell, B. Langner, D. Brousseau. 205 Members- Top Row Geoffrey Poole, Bill Brownfield. Bob Schwritzer, Rick Antram, Jim Boice, Gary Young. Kelly Lupton, Jack Corder Bruce Beich. Cody Leser, Jim Coffer, Wally Henderson. Joe Loushine. Gary Desoto. Steve Blanco, Jon Emerick, Mike Hansen Tony Romo, Keith Risinger, Dr. James Bullock, advisor, David Labarge, Steven Mack, Edv ard Pacheco, Jeb Dickey. Richard Garcia, John Marshall, Gary Weese. John Herepin, Genaro Chavez, Rancy Fort, Mike Seibert, Rick Reiss, Sixto Aran- da. Daniel Espalin. Ken Perrone, Arthur Valdez. Carl Osborn. George Cooper. 206 Officers: Back Row: Tony Romo, Jon Emerick, Richard Antram. Second Row: Gary Young, Jeb Dickey. First Row: David LaBarge, President, Joe Loushire, Gary Weese. DELTA SIGMA PI An organization geared to fostering the study of business, the Delta Sigma Pi professional fraternity has been active at NMSU since May 3, 1964. For ten of the eleven years they have attained honor roll status in the fraternity and they tied for first in the country among all the other Delta Sigs during fall semester. Their activities include a businessman ' s seminar, scholarship contest on free enterprise, a goat roast, final dance and professional meetings with guest speakers. The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi Epsilon Epsilon Chapter 207 CHESS CLUB The NMSU Chess Club was organized three and a half years ago to encourage more competitive chess playing on campus. The group competes against other school clubs and participates in in- tercollegiate contests such as the Regional Association of Student Union Tournament. Members of the Chess Club. 208 ASNMSU SENATE Student Government works for maintaining effective, progressive improvement for the student body. Main- taining its autonomy, the Senate Supreme Court and Ex- ecutive Branches, worked for the betterment of the stu- dent situation at NMSU. This included providing playground equipment at Preciado Park, funding El Ojito, the campus literary magazine plus appropriating funds for all campus activities such as the intramural program, speakers, films and all concerts and entertainment in general. Forrest Bray. Senate President Row One: Stan Welling, Jim Weber, Pete Ratin. Alisa Ogden, Joe Knight, Scott Barber, Bill Barrett, Mel Gnatkowski, Berta Hernandez, David Labarge, Marv Goodman, Zeno Klehne. Joe Paul Lack, Ray Romero, Albert Sanchez, Rodrick Domlnguez. 209 MORTAR BOARD Mortar Board, a national senior honorary including students who have a GPA of 3.2 or better and have excelled in service, activity and scholastic achievements. In the past the club has donated to service organizations such as the Aggie Day Care Center. This year ' s activities include selling boutonnieres for homecoming, sponsoring a Valen- tine dance, and organizing rush and initiation activities for next year ' s candidates. Amanda Krivokapich, Pres, Gail Igel, Cecelia Pino, Laura Brose, Becky Teuber. Becky Teuber, Dena Harvey, Card Wright. Dr. Lucky. Kathy Dube, Laura Brose, Sandi KIser, Sally Hocker. 210 SPURS Spurs is a honorary service organization open to any Sophomore girls with a 2.7 GPA. The group was organiz- ed to serve the university and Las Cruces community, and to foster loyalty and personal helpfulness within each member. Activities this year included raffling a quilt which was handmade by the girls themselves, a dance in Corbett, a Halloween party for all the kids in married stu- dent housing, and Christmas baskets and decorations for the children at the San Miguel home. Officers: Top: Delane Sloane, Linda Tegtmeler, Maria Collier, Sandy Stulting, Amy Botwinis, Debbie Schroeter, Bernadette Vigil, Vivian Allen. Back Row: Left to Right: Nancy Dross, Linda Tegtmeier, Louise Wade, Bernadette Vigil, Lynn Steinpreis, D ' Elane Sloane. Susan Gran- dle. Amy Botwinis, Selma Pierce, Denise Barnes. Connie Pulley. Raeann Ayers. Peggy Arensdorf, Casilda Quinones, (i laria Collier, Julie Miller, Debbie Schroeter, Katie Weaver. 211 AGGIE RODEO ASSOCIATION The aims of the Aggie Rodeo assoc. are to restore Am. tradition by Rodeo, and by sponsoring rodeos and ropings they ' ve been living up to their goals since the club was founded in 1948. Among its honors the association boasts having the number one women ' s team in the na- tion. Along with participating in the NIRA association competition. The rodeo club organized the Intramural Rodeo last fall, the NIRA rodeo in the spring and the Lester Harrelson Memorial roping contest. Officers: Sandy McLaughlin. Wendy Maloveck, Mark McKinley, Nancy Wilson, Albert Jaquez. ROW One- Wendy Maloveck. Eleanor Jaquez. Bow Two: Sandy McLaughlin, Km Bickley Sal ly W°°dwa d. Sharlene Ham , AlberV Lyons Row Three- Tana Johnson, Jennifer Haynes, Kathy Summers, Tom Lovett. Sid Morrow. Row Four. Cindy HaH Tck 1 Roberts Nancy Wilson. Trey Greenwood. Les Carnel, Ann Nelson. Ernie Jaquez. Steve Harper Johny Garca, Row Rve S Lyans Albert ' jaquez. Clyde Hudson. Queen Art Dunlap, Mike Harris, Casey Kemp, Row Six: Mark McKinely, Tom Mechachnie, Jim Cooper, Barry Thompson. Jerry Roberts. 212 Albert Jaquez, President Aggie Rodeo Association Directors 213 • ' . :4 : t ' to ' ... GRADUATES fii.: AvX- .-?- ' J AG. 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Main Las Cruces Breakfast Specials Served From 6 a.m.-l a.m. Lunch and Dinner Specials Served from 11 a.m. -8 p.m. " We Have Your Cup Of Tea " CHEVROLET • OLDSMOBILE • CADILLAC 1601 S. Main 532-8198 278 v " B al lards PHOTO SUPPLIES 505-526-2414 1414 South Solano Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001 " Your Camera and Projector Repair Headquarters " 279 Serving Las Cruces For 31 Years Furniture, Appliances, Carpet i GUTHRIE HALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ECONOMICS I 280 esUis inctee cUpDorc Dial 524-4341 119 North Main PoNCA Wholesale Mercantile Co. PHONE 526-6212 2900 HARRELSON P.O. BOX 841 Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001 281 PEPSI Southwest Bottling Company • • • » • •Mm% 9 • • ■• • ••- • • • t • t • •• • •• • •• fit • •• • r » » » w • • If • • f tf IS WEAR £ TAILORS Fitting your clothing needs for 24 years • famous brands • men ' s shoes • tuxedo rentals • free tailoring on all purchases • Eve ' s Corner (young ladie ' s sportswear) 523-6450 • LOMADOR CENTER • ASNMSU Student Discount Program 282 283 p -For rcaljy CLoTHtS Lorettb Qnier li ) Manager Flo Tcnrxock n 5 P R T S CORNER FOSTfR 1335 S. Solano Phone 526-6651 284 Quiet Cotintny Lii ing Clo se i-o Tou r " hi 52H080 HOrYlES FOR RENT ■ CLOSE TO CAMPUS WATSON LAME, MEsiLLApARK nmro mioxMr iir FLOWERS WHISPER WHAT WORDS NEVER SAY . . . CURT ' S FLOWER SHOP FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS •WEDDINGS ' BRIDAL ARRANGEMENTS •CHURCH DECORATIONS •HOSPITAL •CORSAGES •FUNERAL •ARTIFICIAL ARRANGEMENTS 1005 S. SOLANO DR. SOLANO AT NEVADA LAS CRUCES Call Day or Night Dial 524-3513 City-Wide Delivery 285 Helps You Do It All Carpet Floor Covering Wallpaper Paint Drapes Woven Woods Free Interior Decorating Service 55 ft «tn J .jpvjf 5 ff It. iiS! % g " prvf. U ' ltipatileS. Cdh t lo ' dd 3350 Linden Drive Mesilla Park, N.M. 526-6685 286 For The Amateur and Professional Looking for Electronic Parts And Supplies tr ' fflni- ' i ' iti- AUDIO Marantz Kenwood Dual Miracord Altec Lensing Empire Shure Electro-Voice CAMERAS AND SUPPLIES Nikon Cannon Rollei Pentax Honeywell Uni Color Besselar Pattersen Gaf Prinz Bell and Howell 802 S. Solano 524-3646 AUDIO Superscope Sony Sansui Klh Pickering AKG Panasonic ADC 287 rr f- ;v •..-•v, ' jsj;j a5»f The cai A fulln now " he lonliness I silent windows Who we Another year . . . 1 What did they do? the halls are vacant The moon illuminates the ghost buildings A day gone . . . It shines in the stillness Who will recall ... the day, the time, the year? We will. We lived it. And will always remember how a full moon slowly rises over the Organs. Catherine R. Chaney Editor-in-Chief


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