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Homecoming 2017 is here! 

#MustangsForever
Homecoming weekend is here. Join us for the parade, tailgating, and the big game on Saturday, September 23. See here for the complete alumni schedule of activities. 

Trio of Alumni Recognized
Western New Mexico University alumni Rosie Gomez (’02) and Thaxter “Scrappy” Richard (’97) will be honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award, while Larry Barstow (’62) will be receiving the Outstanding Alum Award during the 2017 Homecoming Alumni Awards Dinner on Friday, September 22. Be there to applaud them.
Brick by brick, a legacy is created
 
The first round of Legacy Bricks have been installed in The Gardens on the Western New Mexico University campus. Sold through the University Foundation, Legacy Bricks contain loved ones’ names, special dates, or words about favorite memories. Each leaves a lasting testament on campus. Do your part to salute the past, capture the present, and pave the future for our students and community by purchasing a brick. Learn how here.
Walk for the Heroes To Benefit Local Families
The 7th Annual James H. Pirtle Walk for Heroes starts and ends on campus for the first time this year. On Saturday, September 30, participants will walk three miles around campus and through the historic downtown Silver City area then enjoy speakers and food together in Old James Stadium afterward. Register to Walk with the heroes.
Victorian Impressionism Comes Alive at Foundation's Hats in the Garden event 
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WNMU Foundation’s third annual Hats in The Garden is set for 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 1. This Victorian Impressionism-themed event gives attendees a chance to unleash their inner British Queens and don their fanciest headwear. Attendees can bid on themed baskets during the silent auction and enjoy a fashion show that will evoke the sense of stepping into a late 19th-century painting. Get your tickets while they're still available.


String Quartet to Open Chamber Music Series

Violist Willy Sucre kicked off the inaugural season of the Western New Mexico University President’s Chamber Music Series last fall and returns to campus with a string quartet this Tuesday, September 26, in Light Hall Theater. Learn more and buy tickets.
WEEKEND MOVIES
at Light Hall Theater
$2 for adults, $1 for children, free to WNMU students

Spiderman: Homecoming 
September 22-24
 
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
September 29-October 1
 
Sin Nombre
October 5 (Free Admission) 
 
The Emoji Movie
October 6-8

See trailers and get show times here.
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