April 22 is Earth Day. It is the day to give back to the planet that we have as our home. This day we increase awareness on how we should take care of our planet and all the organisms that live on it. Earth Day started in 1969 when US Senator Gaylord Nelson witnessed oil
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.
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
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,
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
National Siblings Day is on April 10 every year. This day is to honor our brothers and sisters. Siblings can be our best friends or our worst enemies. They can be many things like our biggest competition, most substantial encouragement, or the reminder of our most embarrassing moments. According to the National Holidays Calendar website,
National Student-Athlete Day (NSAD) is celebrated annually on April 6.. This day provides an opportunity to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of student-athletes. Many student-athletes take on roles as leaders in their community and serve as role models for other students. The day is dedicated to encouraging families, schools, and communities to support their student-athletes in
As March comes to a close, people around the country celebrated female leaders during Women’s History Month. The Mustang conducted several interviews with female students,staff, and faculty members to learn about their contributions to campus. Many students recognize Jennifer Olson by name, as they receive important emails about university deadlines and announcements, but not many
With the COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting WNMU and its community, The Mustang Staff reached out to members of the Mustang family to understand their thoughts on the current situation of the world. Elizabeth Sorells is a Silver City native who is double majoring in Mathematics and Forest Wildlife, currently a junior, Sorells is a math
With the COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting WNMU and its community, the Mustang Staff reached out to members of the Mustang family to understand their thoughts on the current situation of the world. Elizabeth Mireles is an international student studying Chemistry. A senior from Guanajuato, Mexico. Mireles’ program is only one semester of study at WNMU.