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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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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Campus Blood Drive

The United Blood Services is a non-profit organization providing blood and blood products for local area hospitals throughout the United States. First founded in 1943 as the Salt River Valley Blood Bank in Phoenix, AZ, the organization has grown to serve more than 500 hospitals in 18 states. More than 25 million community members in these states depend on the United Blood Services to provide life-saving blood and byproducts. Each year the UBS collects a safe supply of more than a million units of red blood cells. Eastern New Mexico…

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Theatre of the Mind Announces New Production

Eastern New Mexico University is producing, performing, and recording an exciting new radio drama! As part of ENMU’s ongoing Theater of the Mind program, A Budding Connection will be performed for a live studio audience as well as recorded for download. The play is written and directed by student Amethyst Collins and stars an all-student cast. A Budding Connection is a witty, dynamic romantic comedy examining serendipity and chance in love. The program follows four characters through one long day, allowing listeners to immerse themselves in the small details of…

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09/29/14 Bits and Bytes

The Colorado CDC is investigating ten cases of muscle paralysis in children suffering from a respiratory virus. All of the children tested positive for Enterovirus-D68, a virus currently causing widespread respiratory issues in the United States. Jesse L. Matthew, Jr., currently the main suspect in the disappearance of UVA student Hannah Graham, has been linked to a previous abduction and murder. Virginia State Police say that Matthew’s arrest provides “a new forensic link for state police investigators to pursue.” Parties with information on Hannah Graham’s whereabouts can find information on…

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Santa Fe Fashion Week Photos

The third Santa Fe Fashion Week happened this past weekend and it was colorful. More than a dozen designers showed new collections during the Saturday night runway show featuring jewelry, evening wear, and couture. A majority of the designers were from New Mexico with a handful from other states including California, Texas, and Wyoming. Photos and text by Kat Moore

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HoundBytes Fashion Week News

Calling all Fashionistas! Kouture Konsignment in Albuquerque is having a boutique line launch for Monista Arts and Designs and Destinista Fashions. It is happening on Friday, September 12th from 6 to 8 p.m. This launch is the preview of what’s happening at Santa Fe Fashion Week, which is happening September 17th-20th. HoundBytes photographer Katherine Moore will be contributing ongoing Fashion Week coverage, so check back frequently! For more information check out Kouture’s Facebook Page.

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Let the Leaves Fall: Back to School at ENMU

Welcome back to another semester at the wonderful campuses of ENMU! While many of you may be disheartened that summer is over and it’s time to hit the books, I can assure you that there are events taking place throughout the semester that will wipe those blues away. First of all, while national football does not officially start until September 22nd, ENMU football breaks the ice on September 6th at New Mexico Highlands University. September 13th is the first home game, during which the Greyhounds will be battling it out…

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The Burning of Zozobra

The 90th Burning of Zozobra was held on Friday, August 29th at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe. More than 30,000 attendees vocalized their disdain for Zozobra (aka “Old Man Gloom”) by yelling, “Burn him!” His “trial” was surrounded with firework-filled ceremony as he was found guilty. Zozobra was taunted by the crowd, who wanted him to burn quickly. The pre-trial party was filled with the music of Nosotros to keep the attendees dancing. More than 50 vendors were there selling Zozobra merchandise, food, and drink. At approximately 9:45 p.m.…

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