One Million Bones & One Million Stories: A project by Susan McAllister and Naomi Natale


Silver City, NM-  “Art is a beautiful tool to bring people together. We need more of that,” quotes the founder of the One Million Bones project Naomi Natale. The Directors of “The Art of Revolution,” an organization devoted to social chance and art, Naomi Natale and Susan McAllister visited Western New Mexico University to speak

WNMU Writer-In-Residence Presents Novel at Deming Library


Deming, NM- The Western New Mexico University Writer-in-Residence JJ Amaworo Wilson presented his novel Damnificados at the Marshall Memorial Library in Deming, NM on Friday, September 15.  With the Silver City-based Southwest Festival for the Written Word looming, Wilson was hoping to use his presentation to expand the festivities to the greater Southwest and hopefully draw

Status Of Higher Education Funding Still To Be Determined

New Mexico Roundhouse

Santa Fe, NM- A special session for the New Mexico House of Representatives was held on Wednesday, May 24. Among the topics on the agenda was funding for both the New Mexico Legislature and in-state universities. Funding for both had been vetoed by Governor Susanna Martinez earlier this year. After presenting an updated budget proposal

13 Questions About 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

There aren’t too many shows that create a controversy and have the entire world talking, but recently there has been one that has created quite an uproar, with some viewing the show as a learning experience, and others viewing it as inappropriate for certain audiences. Netflix has created much thought after the debut of “13

Academy of Arts and Sciences Host 89th Academy Awards


Hollywood, CA- The Academy of Arts and Sciences hosted their 89th Academy Award ceremony on Sunday, February 26, with late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel serving as master of ceremonies for the event. The award show spotlights excellence in both short form and long form filmmaking, including technical categories such as sound editing and

Native American Student Organization Hold Panel; Discusses Standing Rock

native panel

Silver City, NM- Last December, the Native American Student Organization traveled to Standing Rock, North Dakota to help those opposing the Delta Access Pipeline, that is currently back under construction. NASO Advisor and Director of Residence and Housing Paulo Veltri, Professor Scott Fritz, NASO President Benita Harry and special guests Orlando Cruz and Algun Croriz

Super Bowl LI: Patriots Pull Off A Historic Comeback For Fifth Title


Silver City, N.M. – Adding a fifth title to their franchise, the New England Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in NFL history as they defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, to win Super Bowl LI. After having a comfortable lead entering the second half, 28-3, the Falcons chance of winning looked good which would have

WNMU Representatives Meet with State


Santa Fe, NM- The first day of February was deemed “Grant County Day” at the State Capital, with many local business owners and investors, deemed prospectors, traveling to the roundhouse to lobby. Western New Mexico University presented their case to the New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Dr. Barbara Damron as part of the New Mexico Higher

Local Artist Remembers John Hurt

Remember John Hurt

Deming, NM- The world lost an icon on Friday, January 27 when acting legend Sir John Hurt passed away. He was widely known for his many versatile roles in The Elephant Man, Alien, Hellboy, Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, Spaceballs and the Harry Potter franchise. He was also a featured player in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal

The Road to Super Bowl LI: Atlanta vs New England


Silver City, NM – The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will look to add a Super Bowl title to their franchise as they compete in Super Bowl LI next Sunday on February 5th. The Patriots in the regular season, finished with the league’s best record, 14-2. The two losses came from the Buffalo