Dear Crabby—Beautiful Person Who Happens to Have a Stress Related Blemish

Dear Crabby, Finals are almost here and I am becoming extremely overwhelmed with studying, final papers and work. I’ve read and taken your advice in previous columns; the suggestions have helped to manage my stress well. However, I am experiencing one of the unfortunate results of stress—acne! I’ve never had acne before and I know it is nothing to worry about (otherwise it will get worse), but it is noticeable and makes me feel uncomfortable. My friends have suggested I cover it up with makeup, but I’ve never been the…

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A Typical Slater Thanksgiving

By: Jena Slater My parents have always had traditions they have done throughout the years for Thanksgiving time. I always remember my mom making two pumpkin pies, a mincemeat pie, a buttermilk pie, and a pecan pie. She would have to hide some of these pies so my dad would not get into them, because he would eat some of them before they were ready. You may be wondering why she made so many different pies. That’s where one of our traditions begins. My dad’s favorite pie is pumpkin pie,…

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Making Your Own Traditions

By: Sophia Romero College students are transitioning and changing into different roles as they progress into adulthood and out of adolescence. Although it is wonderful to keep old traditions alive, it is also important to make new traditions and celebrate with family and friends. As we cross the threshold of adulthood, we are moving out of our college houses and starting homes of our own, or moving across the country for a new job or internship. It is easy to revert to childhood and recreate those cherished memories, however, it…

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Thankfulness

By: Rev. David Wilson Rogers We live in very challenging times. Political discourse and debate has given over to partisan division and distrust. Innocent people are dying at the hands of mass shooters and in response, people proclaim simple “thoughts and prayers” while they argue for and against gun ownership as the solution to the problem. Even within Christianity, many faithful believers have pitted themselves against other believers in a bitter contest of who is right and who is going to hell. There is good reason to understand why a…

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Finding the Courage to Discover a New Hobby

By: Kendall Schneider Do you ever see something and just think, man I wish I could do that…? Or create that? Or make that? Me too. I used to experience this a lot. A couple of years ago I started following several hand lettering artists on Instagram. People who turn words into an amazing piece of art with pencils, pens, and even watercolor paints. I was so in awe of their artwork and found myself wishing I could do something like that. I saw post after post and to be…

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ENMU Social Work Program Hosts Food Drive

Submitted by: Tyleen Caffrey, LMSW, CNP Faculty, ENMU Social Work Program PORTALES-Students and faculty from the ENMU Social Work Program team up to help feed the Portales community. Patricia Saylor, Program Director of the Social Work Program answered a need for the Community Services Center of Portales food pantry. The goal was to fill the food pantry which was in dire need. The drive was held on Saturday, November 4 at Walmart in Portales. Lourdes Terrazas, executive assistant of the Community Services Center of Portales stated it “was the most…

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ENMU Sports RoundUp: Week of Nov. 1-4, 2017

By: Penny Ortega Men’s Basketball: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017: Played Arizona @ Tucson, AZ *Exhibition game Lost 63-91 Women’s Basketball: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017: Played University of New Mexico @ Albuquerque, NM *Exhibition game Lost 66-80 Women’s Soccer: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017: Played Midwestern State @ Wichita Falls, TX Won 4-1 Friday, Nov. 3, 2017: Played Angelo State @ San Angelo, TX Lost 0-1 Football: Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017: Played West Liberty @ West Liberty, WV Won 45-24 Rodeo: Thursday, Nov. 2 – 4, 2017: Participated in Sul Ross State…

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Spotlight: Zuni Pueblo Maintains Traditional Lifestyle

By: Andrea Ramos Located 150 miles outside of Albuquerque, NM, the tribal land of the Zuni Pueblo—which is the largest of the 19 Pueblos in the state—spreads across over 450,000 acres of picturesque land, assisting the Zuni people in continuing their significant language, farming, cultural, and religious traditions today. Having lived in the southwestern part of the United States for over thousands of years, the Zuni people have developed deep cultural values that tie closely with their homeland, celebrating with annual events like: the Zuni Main St. Festival, Zuni Festival…

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