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Be Who You Wanna Be
Themed “Soy Yo: Be Who You Wanna Be” and organized by The Center for Gender Equity and Social Justice, GLAM week will be celebrated on campus Oct. 9-12. Headliner Dr. Alice Driver (pictured above) will speak about her experiences reporting on human rights, gender equality and migration in Latin America. Find a schedule of all the free GLAM week events here.

すごい! (pronounced Sugoi!)
is Japanese for “That’s awesome!”

Experience the American style of Taiko Japanese drumming at the Fine Arts Center Theatre at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, when the LA-based TAIKOPROJECT All-Stars, who have performed and recorded with the likes of John Legend and Kanye West, will showcase this innovative and fresh approach to the Japanese drum. Buy tickets to see TAIKOPROJECT All-Stars.
 
#MustangUp
Come out and support your Mustangs.

The football game against Tarleton State kicks off in Ben Altamirano Stadium at noon this Saturday. Volleyball plays at home versus Angelo State next week. Cheer them on at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. And check back here for coverage of the Mustangs' other upcoming competitions.

Fundraising Fiesta
The Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations will close with a Chicano Street Fest at Old James Stadium on the evening of Oct. 12. Attendees can dance to live music, grab snacks from various food vendors, and play games at this WNMU MEChA Club fundraiser. Get your fiesta on!
Professor-Created Art
An opening reception for WNMU adjunct assistant art professor Paul Hotvedt’s exhibit, “Landscapes,” at McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art will take place Oct. 12, at 4:30 p.m. Learn more about Hotvedt’s work here.
What the Regents Said: At the WNMU Board of Regents Meeting on Monday, Oct. 2, the board approved several initiatives that will begin this fall and roll out over the next few semesters. Among other things, regents gave WNMU the go-ahead to give out more scholarship money and to collaborate with the Town of Silver City on College Ave. renovations. Find out what else happened at the meeting here.
New Art Scholarship Op
The Western New Mexico University Foundation recently announced a new named scholarship. The Eulalia Lewis Memorial Scholarship supports students in any area of art, whether undergraduate or graduate, part- or full-time, international or local students. Learn more about the Eulalia Lewis Memorial Scholarship and its namesake here.
Rockin’ Employee

Barbara Perez was recently named Western New Mexico University’s 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. For more than two decades she has served in various roles central to the institution’s success, starting in WNMU’s Business Office and moving to Campus Police. Perez is currently the Campus Security Specialist. Read Barbara’s story.
WNMU in Deming
Western New Mexico University is hosting an In Your Community social gathering in Deming on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Luna County Courthouse Park (700 S. Silver Ave.). Attendees can explore booths, enjoy finger food, listen to music, play interactive family games, and hear President Shepard speak. Get more info about this outreach event.
A Look at the Future

Prospective WNMU students will be here for an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4. The WNMU Office of Admissions will showcase campus life and educate future Mustangs about degree options and financial aid opportunities. Learn more or register a student here.

Also, a Career Fair will be held on campus on Nov. 30. Get the details here.

WEEKEND MOVIES
at Light Hall Theater

$2 for adults, $1 for children,
free for WNMU students

The Emoji Movie
October 6-8

Annabelle: Creation
October 13-15
 
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
October 20-22
 
Atomic Blonde
October 27-29

See trailers and get showtimes here.
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