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LCSN: Las Crucen competes in ‘American Ninja Warrior’

August 16, 2013. Retrieved online August 16, 2013 from Matlin Smith. Former Sun-News intern Jocelyn Apodaca contributed to this report. Las Cruces Sun-News. Copyright 2013, Las Cruces Sun-News, reprinted with permission. College of Business Editor's Note: Jose Rodriguez (class of 2008) is a co-founder of ROJO Ink along with COB alum Aron Jones (class of 2009). Both have double majors from t More »

LCSN: Going green: Businesses work to become environmentally friendly

April 15, 2011. Retrieved online April 18, 2011 from Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES - Earth Day is Friday. There are a variety of Las Cruces area businesses who are making an effort to become environmentally friendly. Las Crucen Mae Walker can often be found at the Farmers and Craft Market Downtown on Saturdays. She has found a way to mix her hobby of making jewelry wit More »

KRWG TV: Newsmakers Episode 306, ROJO Goes Green

KRWG-TV: Newsmakers NewMexicoStateU | February 18, 2011 Fred Martino interviews John Hadley of Quick Care Clinics in Las Cruces. Field reports include: A New Mexico State University professor releases a book of photographs taken along the U.S.-Mexico border; a local non-profit (ROJO Apparel) goes green; and a retired Marine passes through Las Cruces on a new kind of mission. COB NOTE: More »

KRWG-TV News: ROJO Goes Green

KRWG-TV News KRWGnews | February 08, 2011 02.09.11 (LAS CRUCES) -- A local company geared towards helping people is adding a new line to its mission. KRWG's Carlos Correa reports. CoB note: ROJO Apparel was founded by CoB alumni Jose Rodriquez (class of 2008) and Aron Jones (class of 2009). More »

T-shirt-making NMSU alumni roll up their sleeves to fight hunger

October 11, 2010 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center Lots of people are concerned about world hunger. Not everyone makes it his or her career to tackle the problem. But that’s exactly what recent NMSU graduates Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones are doing with their company, ROJO Apparel. ROJO, based out of Las Cruces, started a little more than a year ago. Their mission is to help those More »

NMSU’s 2010 Innoventure Competition

NMSU AggieVision-July 14, 2010. The NMSU Arrowhead Center hosted the Innoventure Competition for high school and middle school students in March of 2010 at the Hotel Encanto of Las Cruces. Teams presented their business plans and inventions to a panel of judges, and learned about social entrepreneurship from Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes. The annual Innoventure program, a competition hos More »

KRWG-TV News: Help for Haiti

KRWG-TV News April 12, 2010 (LAS CRUCES) -- Hundreds of people are coming together to help earthquake victims in Haiti. KRWG's Carlos Correa reports. More »

LCSN: Hundreds lend hand to Haiti

April 12, 2010. Retrieved online: April 12, 2010, from Ashley Meeks/cite>, Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES – You’ve never seen so many happy people in hair nets. The crowd of 600 – mostly New Mexico State University students – clapped and sang along Saturday as indie Aggie star Daniel Park segues from Dave Matthews to A-ha on guitar. Someone yells “woo!” every few seconds. Eyes More »

Big Meal Packing Event to feed victims of Haitian quake

April 7, 2010 by Donyelle Kesler NMSU NewsCenter The Associated Students of New Mexico State University along with ROJO Apparel and Feed My Starving Children have teamed up to host the “Big Meal Packing Event” in an effort to package more than 100,000 meals to be sent to the earthquake victims in Haiti. Hundreds of volunteers will gather to package meals to feed thousands of starvi More »