Mustang Newspaper conducts survey on ASWNMU awareness

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The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University (ASWNMU) is an organization that is led by elected and appointed WNMU students. According to the ASWNMU website and its constitution, the purpose of student government is to represent the students’ interests, safeguard academic freedom and student rights, provide campus events and activities, and promote student morale. 

Registered Student Organizations show their Fall Spirit at Fall Fest

Fall Fest 2019

Student Life hosted a Fall Festival on October 25 in the Life Lounge. Clubs, community, and students got together to be part of the celebration.  The Western Horticulture Club put together a station for everyone to make their own candy apple. They could choose to dip from three different choices: caramel, white chocolate and dark

Music Program’s Annual Haunted House to Feature Venomous Creatures


Are you afraid creepy crawlers? You will be in for a scare if you attend Mozart’s House of Horrors, the annual Haunted House in Parotti Hall. This year’s theme is Venom.  Bryant Chaffino is WNMU’s music program coordinator and director of Mariachi La Plata. Chaffino started working for WNMU six years ago, when he was

Students showcase piping talents in Cupcake Wars

Cupcake Wars

On Monday, October 22, students gathered to compete in Cupcake Wars, hosted by the Department of Student Life. The event was to test students on creativity and their piping skills to decorate a cupcake. There were three rounds where students showed their talents for this competition, which were Color, Theme, and Decoration.  The Color round

Student Government Members Present New Initiatives and Report on Upcoming Events

ASWNMU Fall 19

The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University (ASWNMU) held a public meeting on Wednesday, October 16 in the Miller Library. Several student senators reported on ongoing developments in their districts. District Senator 3, Brenda Dominguez, discussed that the head of the Natural Sciences department is currently in Chihuahua, Mexico, recruiting students for the Natural

Clara Diaz: Camino Hacia la Doble Titulación

Clara Diaz

Clara Díaz es una estudiante originaria de Asturias, España que a sus 24 años está trabajando en conseguir una doble titulación en Educación. Diaz está en WNMU gracias a una colaboración con su universidad. Díaz estaba por aplicar para su Masters cuando se le dio a conocer una oportunidad de doble titulación en WNMU. No

Student-Athletes showcase talent at Mustang Madness

On Monday, October 14, students gathered in Drag’s Court to celebrate the upcoming Mustang Basketball season with Mustang Madness. Students cheered for the members of the WNMU 2019-2020 mens and womens basketball teams as they were introduced in the dark with neon lights and fog adding to the excitement. The basketball teams tested their skills

Estudiante Hispano Toma Iniciativa en Actividades y Consejo Estudiantil

Francisco Estrella

Francisco Estrella es nacido en Douglas, Arizona, pero fue criado en Agua Prieta, Sonora. Tiene varios trabajos en campus. Estrella forma parte de ASWNMU, que es el cónsul estudiantil de WNMU. Fue fundador y presidente de un equipo de Great Race 52, Valhalla. En la preparatoria, Estrella tenía un profesor, que se llama el Profesor