Fall 2017 Job Fair

By: Sophia Romero On October 12, 2017 the Roosevelt County Development Director, Orlando Ortega, held a job fair for Portales residents from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Memorial Building located at 200 E. Seventh Street in Portales, New Mexico. The Roosevelt County Economic Development hosts the job fair to help Portales residents who are in the job market, and employers seeking qualified employees for their businesses. “We hope the outcome of this job fair is to help the community, and help business find good employees,” said Ortega. Ortega…

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Portales’ Hidden Treasure – La Paz

By: Samantha Smith Years before I ever came to school at ENMU, I had to listen to my older sister, Taylor, our best friend, Gina, Taylor’s boyfriend/Gina’s brother Tel, and Gina’s oldest brother, Tyrel, rave about the greatest fajita burrito on earth. Growing up in Canada, you acquire a likability for bland foods with little flavor, and suddenly you move to New Mexico where the flavors run wild. When I decided to join Taylor at ENMU, I hadn’t thought of how different the food options would be. Where I come…

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Review: Vines Italian Restaurant

I recently had the opportunity of dining at Vines Italian Restaurant, located at 107 W. 2nd Street here in Portales. If you have not had the pleasure of attending this elegant eatery, you are in luck! This was my first time and I was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is quiet, the tables comfortable and well maintained, and the service is the best I have ever seen in Portales. Vines is the only restaurant to serve Italian food in Portales, and looks more like an eatery from a romance film than…

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27 SOW HOSTS AIRCRAFT DEDICATION CEREMONY

PRESS RELEASE 27th Special Operations Wing Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.                                                                                        PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                  May 7, 2014 Contact:  Capt. Anastasia Wasem   27 SOW HOSTS AIRCRAFT DEDICATION CEREMONY   CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – “Gravedigger,” a stately AC-130H Spectre gunship, stands sentinel May 6 near the main gate of Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., as tales of its extensive list of achievements echo across scores of spectators.   Characteristic New Mexico winds whip through Cannon’s Air Park and briefly, Gravedigger twitches to life, its rudder, flaps and ailerons shuddering…

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Spring at ENMU

Spring is here and ENMU students are excited about it. It is warm outside and summer is right around the corner.  Students are contemplating what they are going to do with their summer break. “I can’t wait to go the park with all of my friends. We love being silly. We dance around and sing like crazy, but it’s so fun,” said freshman Leesha Smith. Sophomore Britney Wood will be saying local. “I’m gonna stay in Portales, relax, soak up some sun, and get a tan!” Students like Wade Sultemeier…

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Irvyng Urquijo

By J.T. Keith   The toughest part of bull riding is to hang on for exactly eight seconds. Eight seconds to have the ride of a lifetime, to feel what most human beings live their whole lives trying to feel. Most never get to know that feeling of exhilaration and freedom in doing the thing you love and would die for. However, it only takes one second for things to go wrong. Last week, that second happened. , 20, a bull rider for the Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team,…

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The 38th Annual Williamson Lectureship Events

The 38th Annual Jack Williamson Lectureship takes place next week April 3-5. The event is an annual tradition here at Eastern, honoring Jack Williamson alum, professor and science fiction author.  “Dr. Williamson endowed ENMU’s literary magazine El Portal (still being published), and many scholarships for students.  He also set up an endowed chair (in Science and Humanities) which allows the college to invite guest lecturers on campus,” said Patrice Caldwell. The series is a benefit to the university said Caldwell, “the event brings authors from across the nation and New…

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NEWS RELEASE: ENMU HOUND WAVES

NEWS RELEASE March 24, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Roger Gatchet, Hound Waves faculty advisor Office (575) 562-2841 E-mail: Roger.Gatchet@enmu.edu   ENMU HOUND WAVES WILL BE AT THE SIDEWALK CHALK COMPETITION   PORTALES, NM— Hound Waves is runnin’ against the pack once again. DJs from Eastern New Mexico University’s student-run radio station will be at the Portales Art Council’s Sidewalk Chalk event on the square in downtown Portales on Saturday, April 5. The station will have a table set up where they will be selling stickers, lemonade, and raffle…

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Calendar March 25th-31st

Tuesday, March 25 Diaper and Wipes Drive. Help young expecting mothers at the nonprofit Pregnancy Resource Center by donating at the Hispanic Affairs Office of the Child Development Center. Thru April 17.   Fifth Annual K thru ENMU Community Youth Art Exhibition. Runnels Gallery, Golden Library. Thru March 28.   Radio Drama Auditions, 5-7 p.m. Open auditions for voice actors for a live radio drama production that will take place this semester. No previous acting or radio experience required. Department of Communication, room 127.   Student Senate Meeting, 7 p.m.…

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“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”

By Cody Artalejo   Most people have heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” However, most people do not understand how true this statement is and how much not eating breakfast could affect the average student at Eastern New Mexico University. Breakfast is very important, and, at the same time, it is very easy to skip. It’s natural for us to see 20 minutes of extra sleep being more appealing then eating, but the meal will help us much more in the long run. Without…

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