Agape Foh-Amoaning shares her insights on Black History Month


Agape Foh-Amoaning is an international student from Zambia which is in South Central Africa.  Foh-Amoaning is majoring in nursing and hopes to become a Nurse Practitioner. She has been attending WNMU for a year now. Foh-Amoaning participates in the Mustangs Care Club and Arts Club. She has a work-study position in the Facilities Department.  The

Taylor Allison on Strong African Americans in Today’s Society

Taylor Allison

Taylor Allison is a senior at Western New Mexico University majoring in Cellular Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She is from Frisco, Texas. Allison is a team member of the Lady Mustang basketball team. Her position on the court is center. The Mustang Newspaper Staff interviewed Allison in one of an ongoing series

For LeShauntai Adams, Black history is powerful history

Black History Month

In 2016, Adams arrived to Western New Mexico University from Shiprock, NM, on an academic scholarship for the fall semester. She is currently a Senior and will be walking in May with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Rehabilitation Services and a minor in Psychology. Adams has a work study position in the Center for

Navigating and Overcoming Culture Shock!

Photo Credit: Essmeralda Corn

  On Wednesday, February 12th,  Student Life Event Coordinator and part of the Cultural Committee, Ashley Templeton, created the event “Navigating Culture Shock”, along with student Andrew Ayala. This event was held in the Student Life Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. After interviewing Ayala, he mentioned his goal for this event was to

Black History Month Interview with Mustang Stevan Winn

Credits: Jay Hemphill during WNMU Homecoming Parade 2020

This is Stevan Winn, also known as Steve. Winn is originally from Inglewood, California. He is a junior year WNMU student-athlete, majoring in Business Management.  Winn is also a work-study office worker for the Student Accessibility Services located in the Center for Student Success (CSS). Winn shared with The Mustang his perspective on Black History

Black History Art Contest open for student contributions


The Department of Student Life is hosting an art contest to celebrate Black History Month. Any student can participate in this event. Students must submit their art submissions by February 13. The exhibit will open on February 14 in Miller Library. Contest submissions can include photography, fine art, digital art, and creative writing. Winners will

Students from Calvary Christian Academy present Diamante Poems

Diamante Poems

On Monday, January 20, students from Calvary Christian Academy exhibited their Diamante Poems in Light Hall Theater. This occurred at the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration. The Diamante Poems are poems that start with a word representing a concept and ends with the opposite of the first word. These poems are shaped into a

WNMU hosts annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration

MLK Celebration

On Monday, January 20, WNMU students, staff, and community members gathered to celebrate Martin Luther King (MLK) Day. This celebration took place in the Light Hall Theater.  Dr. Isaac Brundage, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, opened and welcomed everyone to the annual ceremony. Pastor Earseye Ross said a prayer to commence the

One-Day Exhibit: Items Showcasing Racism, Featuring Khalid El-Hakim


On Thursday February 28th, Western New Mexico University hosted a one-day exhibit for Black History Month. The exhibit was to show off all the trials and tribulations African-Americans face daily. It also showed all the racial slander that is displayed in our world today towards black individuals. The wise man in charge of this exhibit