Brenda Hernandez Runs for ASWNMU Executive Secretary


Silver City, NM- Cross-Country Athlete and Student Worker Brenda Hernandez is throwing her hat into the ring and campaigning for the Executive Secretary position of the Associated Students of Western New Mexico University. Born in Toluca, Mexico, raised in San Diego, California, and currently a Sophomore, Brenda has spent the past two years on campus

Candidates for ASWNMU Elections


Silver City, NM- Elections for next years Associated Students of Western New Mexico University officially start today. Below are the candidates and each position they are running for. Campaigns last until the end of the week, followed by a panel on Monday, April 16th at 6:30. Elections will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday. Executive

ASWNMU Elections Kick Off This Monday

ASWNMU Campaign

Silver City, NM- Campaigns for prospective student government members will officially begin on Monday, April 9th and last until Sunday, April 15th. A panel of students in the running will be held on Monday, April 16th in the J. Cloyd Miller Library at 6:30 pm, where The Mustang and representatives of the current student government will ask

New Mexico Japanese American Citizens League Brings Presentation to WNMU

Japanese American

The WNMU History Program and Dr. Scott Fritz are partnering with the New Mexico Japanese American Citizens League to bring a “Living History” presentation to Light Hall Auditorium on Saturday, April 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm. According to JACL, the presentation, NISEI, THE GREATEST GENERATION, presents authentic stories of the American-born sons and daughters

Mustang Newspaper Seeking New Editor

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Silver City, NM- The Mustang is looking for a new Editor for the 2018-2019 school year. Students with a passion for writing and working out in the community can apply on the WNMU website through hire touch at the link below. Be sure to include a resume and two or three writing samples. Good luck!

BREAKING: Disney-Mustang Merger Not Happening

Disney's The Mustang

Silver City, NM- Only mere hours after announcing their purchase from the Walt Disney Company, The Mustang announces that they were not purchased by Disney, nor was that deal ever going to happen. While more or less unheard of in media these days, The Mustang writers checked their facts and discovered two things- first, that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp,

Construction Crew on Western New Mexico Campus Discovers “Rare” Fossil


Silver City, NM – New Mexico is among one of the greatest sources for fossil finds and WNMU’s campus is proud to accommodate such an important piece of history. Buried underneath the road, a new species of dinosaur has been found in Silver City, New Mexico near one of the construction sites on campus taking

WNMU Alumni Returns to Teach Course on Emus.

Juan Pablo

Santa Teresa, NM- A new professor is visiting Western New Mexico University. Five-year-old Dr. Juan-Pablo Murillo, who graduated from Western New Mexico University last Spring, is returning to his alma-mater this Fall to teach Anthropology, with a focus on Emus. Dr. Murillo graduated from WNMU in 2017 with a degree in Early-Childhood Education. Dr. Murillo

Federal Government Cuts FAFSA After Viewing Spring Break Photos

Capital Hill

Silver City, NM- The United States government has released a statement, detailing their plans to eliminate FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This decision comes after government representatives allegedly viewed the spring break photos of college students on social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram. There were even a few photos posted on


Dylan Kester

Silver City, NM- The Pro-Temp of ASWNMU Student Senate Dylan Kester has been fired. While ASWNMU wouldn’t disclose the unspeakable reason why Kester was relieved of his duties, most signs point to Kester’s ridiculous spending, which can be seen in Treasurer reports handed out during ASWNMU public meetings. Among Kester’s outlandish purchases include a snow