Students Line Up for Hair Cutting Event


Silver City, NM – Multiple WNMU Students lined up Friday night, February 27, at Mustang Village to get their hair done, whether it was getting a trim, or a complete new makeover. As students were waiting there were snacks and drinks to enjoy in the “waiting room”. Vanessa Isela, Coordinator of Multicultural Events and Student

The Center of Gender Equity Discuss What Really is Happening in ’50 Shades of Grey’


Silver City, NM – Friday, February 20, The Center of Gender Equity held an event called “50 Shades of Gender” the event was to discuss the false aspects of the popular movie and book “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, which thousands of adults and even teens have gone to watch. Guest speakers attending

WNMU Pep Band Shows Support at local High School Games


Silver City, NM – February 19, Western New Mexico Universities Pep Band played at the Silver High Colts girls’ basketball game against the Cobre Indians. This is the second high school game the WNMU Pep Band has played at and according to music Professor Bryant Caffin, “The reason we participate in the high school games

‘Taste of Brazil’ Begins Carnival Celebration


Silver City, NM- Feb. 17, Western New Mexico University held its first “Taste of Brazil” lunch. University students, staff, as well as multiple community members enjoyed a variety of delicious Brazilian dishes. Among the students enjoying the lunch was Miles Parscal, a History major at WNMU and also a staff member at Sodexo, he said

Leadership Class Meets, Plans Community Events


The 2015 Southwest New Mexico Leadership Class had its initial meeting in January on WNMU’s Silver City campus. Those selected for the program come from the financial section, health care, education, county, city, town, and regional government units, the Forest Service, and non-profit organizations in Luna and Grant County. Those participating in the program this

Events To Commemorate Black History Month


Western New Mexico University is commemorating Black History Month with several events celebrating the history and culture of Black America during the month of February. The events include a black history film series in Light Hall Theater. The movies are free to WNMU students, $2 for adults and $1 for non-WNMU students. Concession items will