Eleven WNMU Students Running for Senator Positions in ASWNMU


The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University elections begin April 20 with voting on Canvas.. This year, eleven WNMU students are running to fill 10 senate positions. The following are the candidates:  Taylor Benavidez is a Sophomore majoring in Science Education with a certification in Life Science. Benavidez is from Deming, NM.  Francisco J.

Aundrea Romero and Sabrina Summers Running for ASWNMU Secretary Position


The Secretary position for ASWNMU is being sought by two Mustangs with visions for the future. Aundrea Romero is entering her senior year with a double major in Environmental Sustainability and Biology. Romero is from Safford, Arizona, and has lived in Silver City for the past two years. Sabrina Summers is a first-year student. She

Two students announce candidacy for ASWNMU Vice President


ASWNMU is hosting their annual elections for student government positions and two students have placed their name on the ballot for the student body vice-president position. Diego Luna De Leon is from Douglas, AZ. He will be a Senior in the fall semester and is seeking an Accounting degree.  Aja Corina Sanchez is from Albuquerque,

Three Mustangs run for student body president


That time of the semester has arrived where student leaders run for Student Government positions for the upcoming school year. This year, three WNMU students are running to be President of the Associated Students (ASWNMU).  Darlene Chavez is from Deming, New Mexico. She is currently a Senior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies which she expects to

Mustangs share their favorite sibling memories to celebrate National Siblings Day


National Siblings Day is on April 10 every year. This day is to honor our brothers and sisters. Siblings can be our best friends or our worst enemies. They can be many things like our biggest competition, most substantial encouragement, or the reminder of our most embarrassing moments. According to the National Holidays Calendar website,

Celebrating Mustangs on National Student-Athlete Day


National Student-Athlete Day (NSAD) is celebrated annually on April 6.. This day provides an opportunity to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of student-athletes. Many student-athletes take on roles as leaders in their community and serve as role models for other students. The day is dedicated to encouraging families, schools, and communities to support their student-athletes in

“Women in History Need to Be Honored and Celebrated,” expressed by Elaine Howard, Early Childhood Programs Lab Site Administrator


Elaine Howard has been living in Silver City for 20 years. Her family located here after her husband retired from the military. Howard became a teacher at the Child Development Center of Western New Mexico University 13 years ago. She went from being a teacher to a teacher supervisor at the Growing Tree facility. Howard

Assistant Dean of Student Life, Jessica Morales on Women’s Desire for Equity and Respect

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Jessica Morales is currently the Assistant Dean of Student Life. Morales started working at WNMU in 2003. About five years ago, Morales moved into the Student Life Department, which was an initiative brought forward by Dr. Isaac Brundage that didn’t previously exist on the WNMU campus. The Student Life Department is in charge of organizing

Student Athlete, Justyce Millan, on Rising Women

Justyce Millan

Justyce Millan is a double major in psychology and sociology. She started attending WNMU in 2016 and will be graduating in May. Millan played for the WNMU Softball Team for three years, was the President for the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, and is

Professor Roberta Brown on celebrating National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day

March 4 is National Grammar Day in the United States. According to Nationtoday.com, National Grammar day was established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, the founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar. The day’s motto is, “It’s not only a date, but it’s also an imperative: March forth on March fourth to speak