Someone Whose Inspiration Runs True and Deep

By: Jena Slater When I think of an inspirational person many things come to mind: strong-willed, hardworking, and overcoming obstacles. A picture comes to mind of a strong woman who always encourages everyone else and who may not get enough recognition for all the challenges she has overcome throughout the years. For me, Rebecka Holman is an inspirational person since no matter what the given circumstances are, she always finds the strength within to surpass the struggles. Holman plans on graduating in December of 2017 with her Bachelor’s Degree in…

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How To Overcome Presentation Anxiety

By: Kendall Schneider If you’re anything like me, public speaking, including giving class presentations is (or was— in my case) a big fear. Of course with that big fear of mine, freshman me decided that public relations would be the best major. However, I am extremely glad that I chose public relations, because I have learned so many valuable skills including writing, design and you guessed it, public speaking. So, here is a list of five things that have helped me to overcome my presentation anxiety. 1. Make sure that…

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The College Experience

By: Matthew Artalejo As the days get shorter and our hot days turn to cool nights, students around the country are settling in to the new school year. Here at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is no different. For many of us, this won’t be our last rodeo. For others, it will be our last. Those of you who can see the finish line and life after college, do you ever think back to your first college experiences? Remember what it was like to be out on your own and…

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A Taste of the Season

By: Kendall Schneider One thing that all humans have in common is food. Everyone has to eat in order to survive, and almost everyone enjoys it. For thousands of years, food has been uniting people in a way that nothing else can. People have different opinions and beliefs; they are raised differently, and have different careers. People come together and are able to simply be together when sharing a meal. There are many occasions for sharing a meal, and a lot of them happen to be in fall. Fall is…

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Homecoming Musical: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

THE 25 TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, a musical featuring five male and four female actors written by Rachel Sheinkin with music and lyrics by William Finn, opens homecoming weekend at the University Theatre Center, Main Stage. Days and times are: Thursday October 5, 7 p.m.; Friday October 6, 3 p.m.; Saturday October 7, 2 p.m.; and Sunday October 8, 2 p.m. The production features the work of students and faculty in the Departments of Music and Theatre and Digital Filmmaking. The production is directed by Anne Beck, Professor…

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College Daze Rodeo 2017

By: Samantha Smith This year’s Eastern New Mexico University College Daze Rodeo will take place at the Lewis Cooper Arena, September 21-23 starting at 7 p.m. each night. For those who don’t know, the ENMU rodeo team is the most decorated sports team at the university, and they host only one “home rodeo” each year. This means there’s only one chance to take advantage of the free admission with a student ID, to watch the best competitors in the Southwest Region, and to cheer on your fellow Greyhounds. In the…

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My Experience Studying Abroad This Summer

By: Sophia Romero During September of last year, I saw an advertisement to study abroad in Malaga, Spain during summer 2017 for one month. I have always wanted to go out of the country and experience another culture, so this was the perfect opportunity. I took a photo of the flyer and sent it to my mom right away to tell her about it. She was on board, and our first meeting was in January to discuss the trip.   We had our first meeting, and I was getting more and more excited about the journey ahead. I could not even…

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Job Hunting After Graduation

By: Sharna Johnson Training – “Check!” Parachute – “Check!” Possibility you’ll freeze up, the parachute won’t open and the ground will rush up to meet you, or worse yet, you will get stuck in a tree, lost and suspended helplessly forever – “…gulp…check…” Celebratory as it may be to move past your formal education, achieving a college degree is not really the end, it’s the beginning and the challenges of stepping into the next phase of life can feel a little like jumping out of an airplane. You probably didn’t…

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