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

Paid research programs available in many disciplines

Joe and Student

Students at Western New Mexico University have access to enriching academic opportunities, some of them paid and in faraway places. One valuable resource they have is the opportunity to find the perfect research program. Research has a crucial role in education since it provides students with life-building experience for their futures. Joe Doyle is the

Methodist Church holds free monthly dinners for veterans, WNMU students


  On the first Wednesday of each month, the First United Methodist Church holds a free dinner for veterans and WNMU students Student Veteran dinner. The church has hosted this event since November of 2019. The event takes place at the First United Methodist Church, located at 300 College Avenue just a few steps from

WNMU students make chocolate for annual Fantasia fundraiser

Morning Star WNMU

On Saturday, February 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Mimbres Region Arts Council hosted their annual Chocolate Fantasia in downtown Silver City. Stores throughout the historic Mainstreet partnered with community chocolatiers to create 400 chocolates for over 20 sites. Tickets sold at $25, and participants were able to try up to 20 different

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

Meet Armando, the new Mustang writer from Deming, NM!


  Hello Mustangs! My name is Armando Adame, the new writer for The Mustang online newspaper. I’m very excited about this great opportunity. This will be my first-time writing in a journalistic way so please be patient with me. I’m really excited about this job and will try my best to create entertaining and informative

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS): Student Leaders at WNMU

Induction Ceremony

The National Society of Leadership and Success is a program for members to build their leadership skills through participation on campus or online. The university selects students for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. According to the NSLS website, “NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Candidacy is a nationally recognized