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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...

October 4, 2019

As minimum wage has increased in the state of N.M. at the start of 2019 year, Eastern New Mexico University’s Human Resources Director, Benito Gonzales, discusses its impact within student hire jobs on campus.

Gonzales elaborates on both the positive and negative effects the increase in minimum wage has had for the Human Resources Department.  “Our budgets didn’t increase even though the minimum wage increased,” said Gonzales....

September 19, 2019

Every year across the United States, relays are organized to raise money for the fight against cancer. The Relay for Life relay walk will take place Oct. 12 at noon at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. The relay will benefit the American Cancer Society. 

Relay for Life is a charitable organization that relays all over the country in an effort to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. These relays have been happening in...

September 19, 2019

Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has a 2019 fall enrollment of 5,694. The total 2018 fall enrollment was 6,015, a decrease of 321 students.

Undergraduate numbers fell by 233 to 4,473 from 4,706. Graduate enrollment fell by 88 from 1,309 last fall to 1,221 following a record number of graduate students earning diplomas in spring. Overall, dual enrollment (high school students taking college classes) fell by 142, from 1,...

The Pregnancy Resource Center is a non-profit organization that provides free services for anyone, regardless of their age, religion, gender, race or income level. The Pregnancy Resource Center has two office locations, one in Clovis and one in Portales. 

“Our purpose for opening the Portales office was not only to serve the Portales community, but we also wanted to help empower college students to be able to continue with thei...

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