Homecoming 2017: Monday Game Night- “Finish the Lyric”

Game night

Silver City, NM- Mustang Entertainment kicked off this years Homecoming Festivities with a stirring round of “Finish the Lyric.” Students gathered into four teams in a game that was set up like the classic game show Jeopardy. Representatives of four teams of four would take the stage and categories included such 90’s/2000’s R&B, Today’s Hits,

Homecoming 2016: Mustang Spirit Alive and Well


Silver City, NM- Back in August, when the Mustang spoke with the Academic Advisor for SAAC, the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, she mentioned that one of the goals for the 2016-2017 year was to increase attendance and boost school spirit at WNMU games. If Homecoming 2016 is anything to go by, then that plan has

Homecoming 2016: 4th Quarter Dominance Helps MSU Push Past WNMU


Silver City, N.M. – A fourth quarter outburst from No. 10. Midwestern State University led them to the win, 43-22, over the Western New Mexico University football team last Saturday during homecoming. Even though WNMU outgained MSU in total yards of offense 467 to 398 and in time of possession 35:35 to 24:25, Midwestern’s 22

Homecoming 2016: Mustang Club of the Week: The Outdoor and Search and Rescue Programs


Silver City, NM – The Outdoor Program and The Grant County Search and Rescue Program attended Western New Mexico University’s tailgate last Saturday. Run by WNMU, the Outdoor Program allows students to roam and visit such locations as the Gila National Forest, Carlsbad Caverns, and the Grand Canyon. Founded in 2012, the program is intended

Homecoming 2016: The Return of the Queen


Silver City NM- Yesterday brought a flood of alumni out from the wood works in order to celebrate WNMU’s Homecoming 2016. Among the ranks was a former coach, a former Mustang Newspaper manager, and a past Homecoming Queen. Thirty years ago, Monica Carbajal-Alatorre was crowned the 1986 Homecoming queen. She was a Junior at the

Homecoming 2016: Korean War Veteran Thomas Davis Returns to WNMU

During his time at WNMU, Thomas Davis was the Business Manager of The Mustang Newspaper from 1956 to 1958

Silver City, NM – Navy Veteran and alumni Thomas Davis attended Western New Mexico University’s Homecoming 2016 this past Saturday. Davis is a Korean War veteran and graduated from WNMU in 1958. After attending the New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), Davis attended WNMU for more than year until he was drafted to go to Guam.

Homecoming 2016: Students, Faculty and Staff Go to Jail! ….for a Fundraiser.


Silver City, NM- The WNMU Criminal Justice and Chemical Dependency Clubs held a different sort of fundraiser on Thursday, September 29. With the cooperation of the Silver City, Bayard and Santa Clara Police Departments and the Grant County Sheriffs office, the club held an “Arrest a Professor” event in which police officers would arrest members

Homecoming 2016: The Origins of Homecoming: A Brief History


Silver City, NM- It’s that time of year again. As the nights get colder and the summer turns to autumn, WNMU celebrates it’s annual Homecoming week. Alumni from many years past can be seen walking the halls of their alma matter, while current students are participating in the weeks many scheduled activities. We’ve already had

Homecoming 2016: Mustang Entertainment Presents: Powderpuff Game


Silver City, NM – Last night, Mustang Entertainment hosted their annual Powderpuff Game at Old James Stadium. The football game was between teams Purple and Gold with flag football substituting for the usual tackle football. Both teams held only female WNMU students in a six-on-six contest. After winning the toss, Purple elected to defend first,