Tapas Tree Grill Offers Discounts For Students!

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Silver City, NM- There’s a new restaurant in town that students and staff are sure to love. Located in the Hub Plaza downtown, Tapas Tree Grill has brought a delicious new twist to Silver City’s culinary scene, offering dishes inspired by street food from around the world. “We love to travel, and we never eat

Student Social Work Association Raises Money for Extended University


Silver City, NM – During the tailgate prior to the Homecoming game on Saturday October 10, the Student Social Work Association held a booth selling soda, water, fruit bowls, and free face-painting in order to raise funds for their club. Albert Placencio, a WNMU student and President of the Student Social Work Association, told the

Student Spotlight: Michaela and Miyana


Silver City, NM- This past Saturday, WNMU students Michaela Yoshida and Miyana Wagner both strolled around campus, enjoying the Homecoming Parade. Michaela and Miyana both hail from Hawaii and despite not knowing one another until they coincidentally became dorm mates, shared a few similarities, but also several differences. Michaela and Miyana are both freshman, though

Southwest Festival of the Written Word


This past weekend, Silver City hosted the Southwest Festival of the Written Word. The SWFWW is a biannual event that allows people to come together to meet and hear from some of their favorite authors. The festival focuses on authors who come from and write about the southwest region. Each of the authors featured comes

Bike Rental Program Expands Outdoor Opportunities


The Outdoor Program at Western New Mexico University has recently initiated a bike rental program, hoping to increase outdoor recreational opportunities for a. WNMU partnered with local bike shop Gila Hike & Bike to purchase 10 Trek 3500 mountain bikes in a variety of sizes. The new equipment is housed at The Outpost, a campus

LGBTQ Youth Suicide Tour To Stop At Gender Equity Center


A suicide prevention and self-confidence building presentation will take place at the on-campus Center For Gender Equity on Tuesday, March 24 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Pandora Scooter and her show I AM ENOUGH follows the story of Pan, who struggles with rejection from her parents and friends for being gay and different. After

Light Hall Theater Supported By Local Business Owner

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Grant County’s only movie theater is experiencing growing support by the local community and region with donations and regular event bookings. Chuck Johnson, a Silver City based State Farm Insurance agent, recently visited the newly renovated historic Light Hall Auditorium and subsequently donated to the University Foundation as a sign off support for the use

WNMU Jazz Concert Turned Up The Music for a Night of Fun and Dancing


Silver City, NM- Thursday, March 19, Western New Mexico University’s Music Department held its annual Jazz concert. Jazz fans were able to enjoy the music played by Western New Mexico University’s jazz ensemble and even dance around to the music. Featured musicians were Joe Chavez, Anna Daggett, Tausha Schysm,Peter Levine, Miguel Narvaez, Jaime Ramirez, Michael

Come Explore Your Grant County Trails

The Grant County Trails Group and the Grant County Fitness and Nutrition – Community Group encourages everyone in Grant County to explore three more local trails over the next three months. Members of these groups will meet with participants on one local trail, each second Sunday of the month, from 1:00 to 2:30p.m. Please be