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Aggie Attitude!!
Cover Photo

The tough guy behind the face mask is Aggie football's Charles Rotche, a junior offensive tackle from El Paso Cathedral High School. Meet the Aggies' new coach, Tony Samuel, and NMSU's new athletic director, Jim Paul, on pages 6-7.

Volume 47, number 1/September 1997

Aggie Panorama is published four times a year for the alumni and friends of New Mexico State University. Dues-paying members of the Alumni Association receive the publication four times a year as one of several membership benefits while all other alumni receive it twice a year (both printed and online versions). The magazine includes regular feature articles about NMSU and higher education, news about campus and athletic events, class notes, marriages, births and obituaries.

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Alumni Association Officers: Schuyler Armijo, '79, '87, president, Bonnie Pratt, '94, president-elect, Dinah Jentgen, '71, secretary/treasurer, Barbara Harrison, '84, past president

Executive Council: Anna Mejia Chieffo, '91, Brenda Baca Alvarez, '81, Steve Boudreau, '80, Anthony Chavez, '89, Jed Fanning, '83, Chuck Franco, '81, Paulina Salopek, '55, Sally S. Rovirosa, '85, Kerry Davis, '82, Connie Lee, '70, Jack Ward, '44

Alumni Association Staff: Executive Director/Debbie Widger, '81, '93

Panorama Staff: Editor/Nena Singleton, Managing Editors/Catherine Lazorko, '95, Rita A. Popp, '93, Aggie Whirl Editor/Sylvia Saenz Franco, '95, Writers/Karl Hill, Dan Trujillo, '92, Jess Williams, '85, '97

Sports Information Writer/Steve Shutt, Student Writers/Lena Parsons, Jean Renfroe, Photographer/Michael Kiernan, Student Photographers/Dale Kiehl, '92, Matt Gray, Designer/Ronnie Garver, '97