Diggin’ science

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Barry Elementary fifth-graders Ryan Curry, 10, left, and Michael Maese, 10, looks for articles in their plot during an archeological dig Friday at Highland Elementary. By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Clovis scientists are starting young these days. Barry and Highland elementary combined for a science project that left students piecing together artifacts and deciphering […]

Clovis professionals earn state honor

CNJ staff Two Clovis community leaders were honored at the New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award annual dinner on Thursday in Albuquerque. David Briseno, principal of La Casita Elementary, and Ken Huey Jr., chief financial officer of AccessBank in Clovis, were among 15 honored statewide. The NMDPSA recognizes New Mexicans for their “outstanding contribution to […]

ENMU finds middle ground in crime report

By David Arkin: CNJ Correspondent Eastern New Mexico University ranks in the middle of the pack among the state’s four-year colleges and universities for major crimes, liquor and drug law violations. Universities and colleges submit reported crimes to the U.S. Department of Education under a campus security and crime law. The Albuquerque Journal compiled the […]

Athletics benefits ENMU

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New athletic teams are part of an approach at Eastern New Mexico University called activity-driven enrollment. Illustration by Eric Kluth By Kevin Wilson High school soccer was a way of life for Anna Funck less than two years ago. She knew that college soccer could be the same. “It had always been an option since […]

ENMU to see tuition increase

By David Arkin Eastern New Mexico University would have a few things to look forward to and a list of items that aren’t so favorable if a senate committee’s budget proposal holds up. The Senate Finance Committee’s budget, which was approved Tuesday and now is headed for the Senate, requires universities to increase tuition by […]

American advances with win

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Clovis American first baseman Lucas Walthers releases a throw to gun down a Silver City runner during their first round state 9-10 little league tournament game Friday at Dickenson Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Defense and pitching — and a few breaks — helped Clovis American advance to the winners bracket finals […]

ENMU president happy about enrollment

By Jack King Eastern New Mexico University President Steven G. Gamble told the university’s Board of Regents on Saturday he is confident that for the first time since 1988, ENMU’s enrollment of full-time freshmen this fall will exceed 600. Gamble spoke at the regents’ regular meeting in Portales. He added the university’s goal this year […]

Reflection on Bush’s war plans

Tibor Machan The thing about this Iraqi war plan is that in a republic — or representative democracy, which is not the best form of government… Which is a constitutionally limited democracy wherein the “people” — i. e., the majority of them — can decided only a few matters and a sound, libertarian constitution guides […]