“Bordertown” writer comes to WNMU!


Silver City, NM- On Thursday October 8, Lalo Alcaraz, an artist most famous for his political cartoons, came to Western New Mexico University to speak with students and community members about his new show, Bordertown, and raise awareness on the immigration issues presented in his show. Alcaraz was invited to WNMU by Guadalupe Cano, a

Glam Week Is Coming!


Silver City, NM- There are many misconceptions about drag culture that the media has created and many people who do not even know what drag culture is. These misunderstandings can often have harmful consequences. Fortunately, the Center of Gender Equity is hosting a series of events from October 16 through October 22 educate and spread

Welcome Week Scholarship Winner


Silver City, NM- Cherokee Marquez, a 23-year-old senior from California, was able to start her year off with a pleasant surprise. As part of a new plan to encourage student participation in school events and show their Mustang pride, The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University, more commonly known as Student Government, decided to

The Center of Gender Equity Discuss What Really is Happening in ’50 Shades of Grey’


Silver City, NM – Friday, February 20, The Center of Gender Equity held an event called “50 Shades of Gender” the event was to discuss the false aspects of the popular movie and book “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, which thousands of adults and even teens have gone to watch. Guest speakers attending

‘Taste of Brazil’ Begins Carnival Celebration


Silver City, NM- Feb. 17, Western New Mexico University held its first “Taste of Brazil” lunch. University students, staff, as well as multiple community members enjoyed a variety of delicious Brazilian dishes. Among the students enjoying the lunch was Miles Parscal, a History major at WNMU and also a staff member at Sodexo, he said

Leadership Class Meets, Plans Community Events


The 2015 Southwest New Mexico Leadership Class had its initial meeting in January on WNMU’s Silver City campus. Those selected for the program come from the financial section, health care, education, county, city, town, and regional government units, the Forest Service, and non-profit organizations in Luna and Grant County. Those participating in the program this

Events To Commemorate Black History Month


Western New Mexico University is commemorating Black History Month with several events celebrating the history and culture of Black America during the month of February. The events include a black history film series in Light Hall Theater. The movies are free to WNMU students, $2 for adults and $1 for non-WNMU students. Concession items will