The Importance of Voting in the 2020 Elections


In our country, Election Day is a day set every four years by law, where US citizens can vote for candidates of public officials at national degrees. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. With elections approaching, voting has become a popular topic within social media. Why is it important to vote? According to Generation

“We need to come together as one, not just black students,” conveys Black Student Union (BSU) Vice President, DeAndre Williams.


Black Student Union (BSU) is a student-led club dedicated to unite, elevate, and empower Black People on the WNMU campus. Dr. Isaacc Brundage is the club advisor. The club’s executive members are Laruni Witty as President, DeAndre Williams as Vice President, and Breya Brown as Secretary. The Mustang Newspaper had the opportunity to interview Vice

Alejandra Estrada: Mexican American breaking stereotypes

Ale Estrada in Xochimilco

Alejandra Estrada is a level one nursing student at Western New Mexico University. Estrada is from Long Beach, California, and was raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Estrada was raised in a single parent household, where Estrada’s mom was the only figure of authority, therefore Estrada connects deeply with her mom’s Hispanic background. Estrada, is

Vielka Félix: Latina en Programa de STEM


Vielka Félix es actualmente una estudiante de intercambio en Western New Mexico University originaria de Agua Prieta, Sonora. Félix es una deportista retirada. Ella representó a México en varias ocasiones en competencias de atletismo. Félix decidió venir a WNMU porque la escuela ofrecía su carrera en la institución. Ella tiene dos puestos laborales como asistente

Guillermo Palacios: Miembro Mexicano de Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)

Guillermo Palacios

Guillermo Palacios es un nuevo individuo a la familia de Western New México Universito. Es nacido en Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, pero fue criado en Albuquerque, Nuevo México. Palacios forma parte del grupo de Mariachi Plata donde toca el violín. También es un miembro activo de MEChA.  Le hicimos unas preguntas a Guillermo para conocerlo mejor:

An interview with newly elected ASWNMU President Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez

Brenda Hernandez was born in Toluca, Mexico, and raised in San Diego, California. Hernandez is currently a senior majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Marketing. She was recruited in 2016 to run for theMustang Cross-Country Team. In her college experience, she has been active with ASWNMU, Ethics Club, Rotary Club, Marketing, and St. Francis

Superheroes at WNMU: Students Share Their Phenomenal Superpowers

Superhero Day

April 28 is National Superhero Day. This special day of super powers was created in 1995 by Marvel Comics employees. Plenty of fictional stories, movies, and video games include the main characters with superpowers, the ability of humans or creatures to possess superhuman abilities. Superman, Spiderman, and Captain America are a few superheroes in popular

Senior Student, Dorian Carrasco on National Pandemic

Dorian Carrasco

In the midst of this nationwide pandemic, many have lost or will be losing both memories and important milestones. However, it is important to aid in the understanding of those who have been affected by such a large epidemic. Therefore, in order to get some voices heard, The Mustang has been interviewing students while also

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,