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

Elizabeth Gonzales: Candidate for ASWNMU Treasurer

Elizabeth Gonzales

One WNMU student is running for the treasurer position for ASWNMU. Elizabeth Gonzales is a Sophomore majoring in Accounting here at WNMU. She is originally from Silver City. The Mustang Newspaper asked Gonzales some questions to get to know her better and the proposals she has as a future ASWNMU member.    Q: What led

Eleven WNMU Students Running for Senator Positions in ASWNMU


The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University elections begin April 20 with voting on Canvas.. This year, eleven WNMU students are running to fill 10 senate positions. The following are the candidates:  Taylor Benavidez is a Sophomore majoring in Science Education with a certification in Life Science. Benavidez is from Deming, NM.  Francisco J.

Aundrea Romero and Sabrina Summers Running for ASWNMU Secretary Position


The Secretary position for ASWNMU is being sought by two Mustangs with visions for the future. Aundrea Romero is entering her senior year with a double major in Environmental Sustainability and Biology. Romero is from Safford, Arizona, and has lived in Silver City for the past two years. Sabrina Summers is a first-year student. She

Two students announce candidacy for ASWNMU Vice President


ASWNMU is hosting their annual elections for student government positions and two students have placed their name on the ballot for the student body vice-president position. Diego Luna De Leon is from Douglas, AZ. He will be a Senior in the fall semester and is seeking an Accounting degree.  Aja Corina Sanchez is from Albuquerque,

Three Mustangs run for student body president


That time of the semester has arrived where student leaders run for Student Government positions for the upcoming school year. This year, three WNMU students are running to be President of the Associated Students (ASWNMU).  Darlene Chavez is from Deming, New Mexico. She is currently a Senior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies which she expects to

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. 

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

Student Government holds public meeting, passes bills

ASWNMU Fall 19

The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University held a public meeting on Wednesday, October 2 in the Student Memorial Center. During the meeting, Darlene Chavez, the Student Government President, discussed the retreat Student Government held and how they worked on a unique mission statement that the current ASWNMU members created. ASWNMU Vice-President, Brenda Hernandez,

Students with Power: Register for ASWNMU Elections


Students who believe in the power of the voice of the students and want to make positive changes on campus should consider running for office in this year’s election for an Associated Students of Western New Mexico University student government position. ASWNMU represents the students’ interests, safeguards academic freedom and student rights, provides campus events