October 7, 2019

Nathaniel Minton, a freshman seeking a Bachelor of Science in music with a minor in music technology at Eastern New Mexico University, said he stays busy in his everyday life. “I have class at 8:30 in the morning on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Mondays, Wednesdays [and] Fridays I have class at 9 in the morning.” Minton said most of his classes include music courses and only a few general education courses. Some of his course...

October 7, 2019

Scott Golem is an art instructor at Eastern New Mexico University whose exhibit, “Circling the Horizon,” is on display at the Runnels Gallery in the Golden Student Success Center on campus. Golem answered a few questions regarding his work and the process he underwent to create this exhibit.

What was the inspiration for this?

I guess the beauty of being in Portales with all these beautiful skyscapes. It’s just what happens when...

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced her plans for free in-state college tuition for New Mexico residents on Wednesday Sept. 18.

If the bill is passed through the state’s legislature, the “New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship” will take effect in July of 2020 and help an estimated 55,000 New Mexico residents.

The scholarship will be available to all New Mexico residents, not just those who previously qualified for...

October 4, 2019

The College of Fine Arts at Eastern New Mexico University hosted a social at the pergola in the center of ENMU’s campus the evening of Friday, Sept. 6 for all CFA students. There, CFA faculty and students gathered for a potluck-style meal and live music courtesy of the ENMU Jazz Ensemble. The departments comprising CFA are Music, Theatre, Digital Filmmaking, Communication, and Art. The college hosted this event to show their a...

October 4, 2019

They say the show must go on, and at the Eastern New Mexico University College Daze Rodeo on Sept. 19–21, it sure did.

Despite lingering dark clouds after that Thursday’s storm, about 500 contestants from 17 schools showed their skills and played in the mud to see who would be the champion of each of nine events. From the ENMU rodeo team, both Taren Washburn and Madelyn Schauer were in the top 10 in their events, with Washburn...

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