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

The Curse is Lifted: Cubs Win First World Series in 108 years!


Silver City, N.M. – The curse has finally been lifted after 108 years as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7, making them the 2016 World Series Champions. Some Cubs fans blame the “Billy Goat” curse for never winning a World Series since 1908. This curse came about in 1945, when

Homecoming 2016: The Origins of Homecoming: A Brief History


Silver City, NM- It’s that time of year again. As the nights get colder and the summer turns to autumn, WNMU celebrates it’s annual Homecoming week. Alumni from many years past can be seen walking the halls of their alma matter, while current students are participating in the weeks many scheduled activities. We’ve already had

Homecoming 2016: Mustang Entertainment Presents: Powderpuff Game


Silver City, NM – Last night, Mustang Entertainment hosted their annual Powderpuff Game at Old James Stadium. The football game was between teams Purple and Gold with flag football substituting for the usual tackle football. Both teams held only female WNMU students in a six-on-six contest. After winning the toss, Purple elected to defend first,

Student Spotlight: Linzy and Lacy Granger

Linzy and Lacy

Silver City, NM- Linzy and Lacy Granger were originally going to be just another student spotlight interview. As the pair sat expectantly by the deli, waiting to be interviewed, one could see that despite being identical twins, they weren’t exactly two of a kind. Linzy sat at the edge of her seat, waiting expectantly and

WNMU Captures First Game But Falls In Extras In Second Game


Silver City, N.M.- Last Saturday the Western New Mexico University softball team was able to come away with a split against the Metro State University Denver (21-11, 16-4 RMAC) winning the first game, 10-5, but falling short in extra innings in the second game, 9-8. With a scoreless first inning, Mustangs opened up on their

Softball Player Breanna Aker Joins Student Government


Silver City, NM- The Associated Students of Western New Mexico University (ASWNMU) have recently welcomed three new senators into their ranks, including one Breanna Aker, who will be representing District 4, the School of Business. Bre is a junior, hailing from Sunshine, Arizona and graduated from Apollo High School in Glendale, Arizona in 2013. Currently,