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Letters not for eminent domain

Letters to property owners in the Socorro area in regard to right-of-way negotiations from SunZia on Sept. 10, 2014 and Feb. 19 stated SunZia is currently looking to obtain rights to federal and state lands in order to build a transmission line.

Tech to host science fair Saturday

For the 63rd year, New Mexico Tech will again host the New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair this Saturday. Director Rose Baca said over 800 students from the six state regionals will be converging on the campus Saturday morning.

Tech club takes Bataan hike at White Sands

The annual Bataan Memorial Death March took place March 22 at White Sands Missile Range to honor of the service members who were responsible for the defense of the islands of Luzon, Corregidor and the harbor defense forts of The Philippines.

Tech grad returns to Socorro for new career

Eric Heinz — El Defensor: Chieftain Melody Rattanapote, a doctor of physical therapy, has started her first month at Socorro General Hospital’s rehabilitation services.

Melody Rattanapote, a graduate of New Mexico Tech's chemical engineering department, has just joined Socorro General Hospital's rehabilitation services division, but it wasn't until she tested her degree that she found her true passion.

Tech researchers to take part in symposium

More than three dozen students, faculty and staff from New Mexico Tech's biology and chemistry departments are heading to Santa Fe this weekend for the annual New Mexico-IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (NM-INBRE) Symposium.