Student Service: Center for Student Success

CSS Covid-19

The Center for Student Success is a place for students to hang out, connect to resources across campus, and study. The CSS looks forward to giving students a friendly place that has an atmosphere somewhere in-between the Campus Recreation and Miller Library. The CSS is open from 8 am – 8 pm every weekday and 4

The Importance of Voting in the 2020 Elections


In our country, Election Day is a day set every four years by law, where US citizens can vote for candidates of public officials at national degrees. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. With elections approaching, voting has become a popular topic within social media. Why is it important to vote? According to Generation

Club Spotlight: Mustangs Care Club


Mustangs Care Club is a student-led volunteer group that is focused on giving back to the community. Bobby Marquez is the Club Advisor. The executive members of the Mustangs Care Clube are Eric Guerrero as President, Kassandra Segura as Vice President, Aja Sanchez as Secretary, and Ariana Medina as Treasurer. The club participates in service-learning

“We need to come together as one, not just black students,” conveys Black Student Union (BSU) Vice President, DeAndre Williams.


Black Student Union (BSU) is a student-led club dedicated to unite, elevate, and empower Black People on the WNMU campus. Dr. Isaacc Brundage is the club advisor. The club’s executive members are Laruni Witty as President, DeAndre Williams as Vice President, and Breya Brown as Secretary. The Mustang Newspaper had the opportunity to interview Vice

“All students should do yoga!” expressed by Yogitha Malkireddy, Campus Recreational Coordinator

Photo Credits: Yogitha Malkireddy

Yogitha Malkireddy originally from India. She has lived in Silver City since July of 2020. Malkireddy holds the title of Campus Recreational Coordinator for Student Life at Western New Mexico University. Since early childhood, she has been part of sports, and it always drove her towards fitness and wellness. Malkireddy has a degree in Engineering;

Alejandra Estrada: Mexican American breaking stereotypes

Ale Estrada in Xochimilco

Alejandra Estrada is a level one nursing student at Western New Mexico University. Estrada is from Long Beach, California, and was raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Estrada was raised in a single parent household, where Estrada’s mom was the only figure of authority, therefore Estrada connects deeply with her mom’s Hispanic background. Estrada, is

Vielka Félix: Latina en Programa de STEM


Vielka Félix es actualmente una estudiante de intercambio en Western New Mexico University originaria de Agua Prieta, Sonora. Félix es una deportista retirada. Ella representó a México en varias ocasiones en competencias de atletismo. Félix decidió venir a WNMU porque la escuela ofrecía su carrera en la institución. Ella tiene dos puestos laborales como asistente

Guillermo Palacios: Miembro Mexicano de Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)

Guillermo Palacios

Guillermo Palacios es un nuevo individuo a la familia de Western New México Universito. Es nacido en Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, pero fue criado en Albuquerque, Nuevo México. Palacios forma parte del grupo de Mariachi Plata donde toca el violín. También es un miembro activo de MEChA.  Le hicimos unas preguntas a Guillermo para conocerlo mejor:

An interview with newly elected ASWNMU President Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez was born in Toluca, Mexico, and raised in San Diego, California. Hernandez is currently a senior majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Marketing. She was recruited in 2016 to run for theMustang Cross-Country Team. In her college experience, she has been active with ASWNMU, Ethics Club, Rotary Club, Marketing, and St. Francis