Black Student Union Launches On Campus


Silver City, NM- On the heels of Black History Month coming to a close in 2017, and an entire month of events being held around campus, WNMU has officially launched a Black Student Union on campus. This organization is open for the general student population to join, but its main focus is on students that

Student Spotlight: Karina Marin

Karina Marin

Silver City, NM- The end is almost in site for Karina Marin. A Psychology major with a minor in chemical dependency, Karina came to Western from her home town of Orange Grove, California. She is currently in her last semester of her undergraduate career and had a lot to share from her accomplishments in her last

President’s Chamber Music Series Features Pianist George Winston


Silver City, NM- The Grammy-award winning artist George Winston played to a full house in Light Hall, showcasing his significant talents on the piano. Winston is a renowned pianist that has been playing for over 40 years, and has released ten solo albums throughout his career. He is most famously known for his recording of

The Center Hosts Second Annual Black Lives Matter Night


Silver City, NM- The Center for Gender Equity hosted another Black Lives Matter event at the Fine Arts Center Theatre last night, full of activism and strong spirits in the face of social injustices that minorities not only in America, but globally, face because of the color of their skin. Terrence Holtz, Hakim Bellamy, and

President’s Chamber Music Series Features Pianist Awadagin Pratt


Silver City, NM- The first concert in The President’s Chamber Music Series for the Spring 2017 semester, hosted by Cultural Affairs, kicked off tonight with pianist Awadagin Pratt accompanied by a string quartet. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pratt played into the hearts and ears of an almost completely sold-out Light Hall audience. This concert was

The People’s Procession Hopes to Bring Unity and Love to Silver City


Silver City, NM- At noon on January 21st, the People’s Procession will walk across Silver City. The goal of the event, organized by Jim McIntosh and the People’s Procession Organizers, is to take a stand for diversity, compassion and justice, in a show of unity. The procession will start at La Capilla at 1pm and

ASWNMU Public Meeting Minutes for November 4th, 2016


ASWNMU PUBLIC MEETING November 4, 2016 I.  THE ASWNMU open meeting was held in on the Deming campus of Western New Mexico University on Friday, November 4, 2016. Dylan Kester, ASWNMU Vice President, called the meeting to order at 4:08 p.m.. II. Opening Ceremonies III. Roll call: Executive Officers present: President – Claudia Osuna Vice

Homecoming 2016: Mustang Spirit Alive and Well


Silver City, NM- Back in August, when the Mustang spoke with the Academic Advisor for SAAC, the Student Athletic Advisory Committee, she mentioned that one of the goals for the 2016-2017 year was to increase attendance and boost school spirit at WNMU games. If Homecoming 2016 is anything to go by, then that plan has