Mustang Care partners with Silver City Care Center to host Valentine’s day dance


On February 14, the Silver City Care Center hosted a valentine’s day dance for their senior citizens that was made possible by the collaboration with the WNMU Mustang Care Club. Local middle school students also attended the event.   The residents enjoyed the company of the students, fun dances, and snacks. The purpose of the

Student Government Member, Fransisco Estrella, participates in student affairs conference

From left to right: Dayanara Beltran, Holly Gallegos, Gregory Romero, Catalina Arana- Mendoza, Francisco Estrella, and Thomasina Ortiz- Gallegos

The New Mexico Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NMASAP) Statewide Symposium 2020 is a bi-annual conference provided to student affairs professionals and colleagues to connect and learn from different schools. The NMASAP was hosted at The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque on February 20-21. Colleges and universities came from across the state to attend

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

The Mustang Goes to the St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

Green beer

Silver City, NM- On Saturday, March 17, the famed Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery hosted a pub crawl in honor of St. Patrick’s day. The Mustang Editor and his fiance participated in the event and took on the crawl. Introduction We woke up early on Saturday and start making breakfast- pork chops, chorizo and

Student Life Across Borders

Leron and lady

Aqua Prieta, MX- Student Life crosses the Mexican border to help those in need. Over the past weekend, Student Life teamed up with an organization called Rancho Feliz to help families across the border. Headed from WNMU to Mexico, Student Life drove through Douglas, Arizona to their destination, Agua Prieta, Mexico. While on this trip,

East Meets West: ENMU Native Affairs Policy Raises Questions


WNMU’s Mustang Newspaper is proud to announce that they have joined forces with ‘The Chase,’ the student-led campus newspaper out of Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico. Select stories from ‘The Mustang’ will begin running in the ENMU newspaper (both in print and online) while select stories from ‘The Chase’ will appear on

WNMU Golfers Invited to Play in Professional Tournament


Silver City, NM- Two members of the WNMU golf team, Pedro De La Vega and Gonzalo Pan De Soraluce, have been invited to play at a professional tournament in A Playa Del Carme, Cancun in the amateur leagues. Pedro hails from Toluca, Mexico and has been playing golf since he was thirteen years old. He

The Widespread Craze of Stranger Things

Stranger Things

After 8 months of short teasers and anticipated waiting, Stranger Things 2 is finally returning, with more spooks, flickering lights, and plenty of Eggo Waffles. For those late to the party, Stranger Things takes place in the fictional town of Hawkings, Indiana, and tells the story of how one night, a young boy named Will

“Celebrating Dreamers” Panel Held at Miller Library

Silver City, NM- On Wednesday October 5th, WNMU’s Miller Library placed their seats, couches, and chairs in a welcoming circle to initiate their panel titled “Celebrating Dreamers,” which spoke about the DACA program that is being rescinded by president Trump and gave a deeper perspective of the millions of lives being affected by the decision.