Learning How to Win Again

By: Samantha Smith  “You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.” –Pat Riley First thing first, my name is Samantha Smith, I am from Rimbey, Alberta, Canada, and I am here at ENMU on a rodeo-scholarship. Both my freshman and sophomore years I was lucky enough to have success in the rodeo arena at college rodeos and other events. However, with some success I also found my fair share of failure. Over the winter…

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In Pursuit of Truth

By David Sanchez The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry. -William F. Buckley, Jr. Conversely, when citizenry of any governance lets such governance govern without oversight, treating such institutions with apathy, such governance invariably falls into habits of abuse, mismanagement, and pursuit of the interests of the institutions members, not the interests of those it governs. So while there is grounds to lament the actions of individuals within government structures such as Student Government, ultimately such a body politic will only be as dysfunctional as the Student…

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Community Member Speaks in Favor of Bond C

Dear Editor: I am a retired math professor from Eastern New Mexico University, and will vote for Bond C in the November General Election. As you may know, Bond C would bring over $11 million to ENMU to renovate Golden Library into the Golden Student Success Center. Due to an expiring bond, it would not result in a tax increase. As a math professor, I can tell you passing the bond makes financial sense. The $11 million it would bring to Roosevelt County in construction activity far exceeds the small…

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