Student Accessibility Services: Advocating for Those in Need

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The mission of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is to create an accessible, inclusive, sustainable learning environment, where disability is recognized as an aspect of diversity that is vital to the campus community and to society.  JoBeth Erling, Wellness & Disabilities Coordinator, leads WNMU’s accessibility services, connecting students with learning physical disabilities to academic resources. Erling

Club Spotlight: Art Club – creativity and imagination at work

Art Club

The Art Club is a club on the move. John Bjornstad is the President of the club, and he has been working for a few semesters to build awareness and membership of the club. He describes as the club as very casual. For meetings, members put tables together and take baked goods to share with

Registered Student Organizations show their Fall Spirit at Fall Fest

Fall Fest 2019

Student Life hosted a Fall Festival on October 25 in the Life Lounge. Clubs, community, and students got together to be part of the celebration.  The Western Horticulture Club put together a station for everyone to make their own candy apple. They could choose to dip from three different choices: caramel, white chocolate and dark

Student Government Members Present New Initiatives and Report on Upcoming Events

ASWNMU Fall 19

The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University (ASWNMU) held a public meeting on Wednesday, October 16 in the Miller Library. Several student senators reported on ongoing developments in their districts. District Senator 3, Brenda Dominguez, discussed that the head of the Natural Sciences department is currently in Chihuahua, Mexico, recruiting students for the Natural

Clara Diaz: Camino Hacia la Doble Titulación

Clara Diaz

Clara Díaz es una estudiante originaria de Asturias, España que a sus 24 años está trabajando en conseguir una doble titulación en Educación. Diaz está en WNMU gracias a una colaboración con su universidad. Díaz estaba por aplicar para su Masters cuando se le dio a conocer una oportunidad de doble titulación en WNMU. No

Marco Inga: Un Futuro Tenista Profesional

Marco Inga

Marco Inga es un estudiante proveniente de Lima, Perú. A sus 20 años está trabajando en su sueño de volverse un tenista profesional. Dejó su país para venir a los Estados Unidos con la intención de entrenar de una manera más efectiva. Mientras se esfuerza en el tenis, Inga estudia en Western New Mexico University

Cosmic Homecoming Recap


Mustangs celebrated their Homecoming week in an extraterrestrial way this semester. The celebration took place from September 29 to October 5. Students participated in events such as Survey Says, a Lip Sync Battle and the Bonfire. The Mustang Newspaper staff created a video to remember the moments students lived throughout the week. Check the full

Students participate in service learning through Mustangs Care programs

3rd Year Mexico Trip

On Wednesday, October 9, several WNMU students delivered a presentation, sharing their recent experiences with Mustangs Care initiatives. Mustangs Care is a program led by the Department of Student Life with the goal of improving student experiences through real-life opportunities. These opportunities help students realize their purpose in society while helping out communities with a

Mustangs Takeover Falcons in Homecoming Game

HOCO 2019

Mustangs gathered in Ben Altamirano Field on Saturday, October 5, to support their WNMU football team during the Homecoming Game, which was also the first night game for the university. Before the game started at 6:00 p.m., everyone had time to have a good time at the homecoming tailgate right outside Ben Altamirano Field. Students

Student Government holds public meeting, passes bills

ASWNMU Fall 19

The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University held a public meeting on Wednesday, October 2 in the Student Memorial Center. During the meeting, Darlene Chavez, the Student Government President, discussed the retreat Student Government held and how they worked on a unique mission statement that the current ASWNMU members created. ASWNMU Vice-President, Brenda Hernandez,